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Size 6.0 x 8.75 inches. In green cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine number slightly faded. With two small nicks head of spine.Not Price clipped). Mild foxing to edges. Slight browning to endpapers. Else a clean and tight copy. 272pp. 55 photographs; 85 drawings in the text. The author has selected a number of familiar birds such as the swan, raven, owl, robin and wren, and traced the magico-religious beliefs concerning them as far back in time as possible. Archaeological data as well as oral and literary traditions are used to illustrate.
Title: The Folklore of Birds. An Enquiry into the Origin & Distribution of some Magico-Religious Traditions. The New Naturalist. No.34.
Categories: New Naturalist series,
Publisher: Collins. 1958 1st edition.:
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 83630
Keywords: New Naturalist series E.A.ARMSTRONG, Folklore, Birds, Origin, Distribution, Magico-Religious, Traditions, swan, raven, owl, robin, wren, dustwrapper first edition photographs Natural History New Naturalist series