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‘Fairy legends and traditions of the south of Ireland. Part III’ (London, John Murray), 1828; containing 5 full-page wood-engravings by Brooke, with titles: ‘The “good Neighbour” spurred his horse’, ‘O Cherry tree, Cherry tree’, ‘Now the bear was not lazy; he sprang up and ran at him’, ‘Craig Y Dinas’ after Delamotte, and ‘No, no, sleep again’. Together with head and tail pieces, frontispiece by Brooke after Hoare, showing a large tree, titled ‘Cruben Yr Ellyll’, dedication to Dr. Wilhelm Grimm by T. Crofton Croker, and table of contents; with bookplate of Henry Wise Harvey. Bound by T. Dean in brown half-leather with marbled boards, raised bands, gold lettering on spine, and marbled endpapers.
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Height: 168 millimetres (approx. sheet size of each page)
Width: 100 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- Some of the head and tail-pieces have been cut from this book, including the title-page vignette.
Cataloguing supported by the Elizabeth Cayzer Charitable Trust
- Not on display
- Associated titles
Associated Title: Fairy legends and traditions of the south of Ireland
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