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Legends and Popular Tales of the Basque People

By: Monteiro, Mariana

Description: The Basques (Basque: Euskaldunak) are an indigenous people who inhabit parts of north-central Spain and southwestern France. The name Basque derives from Medieval French and ultimately from the ancient tribe of the Vascones, described by Ancient Greek historian Strabo as living south of the western Pyrenees and north of the Ebro River, in modern day Navarre and northern Aragon. This tribal name, of unknown etymology, was extended in late Antiquity and the e...

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Gods and Fighting Men

By: Gregory, Augusta

Description: Lady Augusta Gregory’s “Gods and Fighting Men” preserves the legends and lore of the earliest inhabitants of Ireland, the coming of the Tuatha De Danaan (The People of Dana) and the stories of Finn MacCumhail. Containing stories for Irish mythology form the earliest legends, Lady Gregory’s book preserves the native Irish sense of story-telling throughout her account of the Gaelic world. Lady Gregory's eloquent speech and style breathes life into Ireland's fo...

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Legends and Stories of Ireland

By: Lover, Samuel

Description: Legends and Stories of Ireland by Samuel Lover An early 19th century collection of comic Irish short stories. Most of the stories are given in the manner of the peasantry; and this has led to some peculiarities that might be objected to, were not the cause explained--namely, frequent digressions in the course of the narrative, occasional adjurations, and certain words unusually spelt. As regards the first, I beg to answer, that the stories would be deficie...

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Legendary Fictions of the Irish Celts

By: Kennedy, Patrick

Description: Legendary Fictions of the Irish Celts by Patrick Kennedy A huge collection of Irish folklore and legends, up through Christian times. About the Author: Kennedy, Patrick (1801–73), Irish folklorist, Dublin bookseller, and collector and preserver of the varied tales of County Wexford. Author of the important Legendary Fictions of the Irish Celts (1866), Kennedy is thought of as one of the fathers of the Irish folklore revival and is thus associated with the...

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In Wicklow and West Kerry

By: Synge, John M.

Description: This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.

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The King of Ireland's Son

By: Colum, Padraic

Description: Noted Irish author's selection of favorite tales from the Emerald Isle, brimming with sly humor, whimsy, and imagination. Fedelma, the Enchanter's Daughter, When the King of the Cats Came to King Connal's Dominion, The Town of the Red Castle, The King of the Land of Mist, and 3 more. 9 full-page illustrations.

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The Origins of Popular Supersitions and Customs

By: Knowlson, T. S.

Description: The Origins of Popular Superstitions and Customs by T. Sharper Knowlson. This books discusses the superstitions and customs of England.

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Fairies

By: Faulding, Gertrude M.

Description: Hardcover reprint of the original 1913 edition; hardbound in brown cloth with gold stamped lettering, 8vo - 6x9. This item is printed on demand. All of the pages are printed in full color as exact images of the original pages. This collector quality facsimile is crafted to hold its own in a library of first editions. Book Information: Faulding, Gertrude M.. Fairies . Indiana: Repressed Publishing LLC, 2014. Original Publishing: Faulding, Gertrude M.. Fairi...

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The Story of the Volsungs

By: Morris, William

Description: This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.

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The Crock of Gold

By: Stephens, James

Description: IN the centre of the pine wood called Coilla Doraca there lived not long ago two Philosophers. They were wiser than anything else in the world except the Salmon who lies in the pool of Glyn Cagny into which the nuts of knowledge fall from the hazel bush on its bank. He, of course, is the most profound of living creatures, but the two Philosophers are next to him in wisdom. Their faces looked as though they were made of parchment, there was ink under their na...

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Irish Fairy Tales

By: Stephens, James

Description: A collection of Irish Fairy tales and Folk legends with illustration

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Cath Maige Tuired, The Second Battle of Mag Tuired

By: Gray, Elizabeth A.

Description: I shall not see a world Which will be dear to me: Summer without blossoms, Cattle will be without milk, Women without modesty, Men without valor. Conquests without a king . . . Woods without mast. Sea without produce. . . . False judgements of old men. False precedents of lawyers, Every man a betrayer. Every son a reaver. The son will go to the bed of his father, The father will go to the bed of his son. Each his brother's brother-in-law. He will not seek an...

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The Coming of the Fairies

By: Doyle, A. C.

Description: Arthur Conan Doyle, the creator of Sherlock Holmes, in his later years became attracted to spiritualism and occult topics. This was after the death of his son Raymond during World War I. While researching the topic of fairies, some photographs from a working-class family in rural Yorkshire were brought to Doyle's attention by a Theosophist friend. These photographs appeared to show diminutive fairies cavorting in the presence of humans, specifically two teen...

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The Faerie Queene

By: Spenser, Edmund

Description: This anthology is a thorough introduction to classic literature for those who have not yet experienced these literary masterworks. For those who have known and loved these works in the past, this is an invitation to reunite with old friends in a fresh new format. From Shakespeare’s finesse to Oscar Wilde’s wit, this unique collection brings together works as diverse and influential as The Pilgrim’s Progress and Othello. As an anthology that invites readers t...

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Mission Memories, Score CA Mm

By: J. S. McGroarty

Description: The author of this book, John Steven McGroarty (1862-1944) was poet laureate of California, an author, journalist, dramatist, and unabashed booster for the preservation and celebration of the California Missions. He also served in Congress fr

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The Book Concerning the Tincture of the Philosophers by Paracelsus...

By: Paracelsus

Description: Philosopher of the Monarchia, Prince of Spagyrists, Chief Astronomer, Surpassing Physician, and Trismegistus of Mechanical Arcana.

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Zuñi Folk Tales, Score Nam Zft

By: F. H. Cushing

Description: This anthology is a thorough introduction to classic literature for those who have not yet experienced these literary masterworks. For those who have known and loved these works in the past, this is an invitation to reunite with old friends i

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The Babylonian Talmud Tract Sanhedrin, Score Jud Talmud

By: M. L. Rodkinson

Description: This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the

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Ragnarok, the Age of Fire and Gravel, Score Atl Rag

By: Ignatius Donnelly

Description: This companion book to Donnelly's Atlantis, the Antediluvian World, published one year later, is less well known today. Ragnarok is out of print except through specialty print-on-demand publishers, while Atlantis, the Antediluvian World is in

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The Satapatha Brahmana, Part Iv, Score Hin Sbe43

By: Julius Eggeling

DescriptionThis is part IV of the Sacred Books of the East Satapatha Brahamana translation, containing Books VIII, IX and X. Table of Contents: Eighth Kânda VIII, 1, 1. First Adhyâya. First Brâhmana VIII, 1, 2. Second Brâhmana VIII, 1, 3. Third Brâhman

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