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The Resource Folk-tales of the British Isles, chosen and with an introduction by Kevin Crossley-Holland ; wood-engravings by Hannah Firmin

Folk-tales of the British Isles, chosen and with an introduction by Kevin Crossley-Holland ; wood-engravings by Hannah Firmin

Label
Folk-tales of the British Isles
Title
Folk-tales of the British Isles
Statement of responsibility
chosen and with an introduction by Kevin Crossley-Holland ; wood-engravings by Hannah Firmin
Title variation
Folk tales of the British Isles
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Great variety of tales from the British Isles about knights, princesses, giants and many other exciting subjects
Member of
Cataloging source
FNP
Dewey number
398.2/0941
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Crossley-Holland, Kevin
  • Firmin, Hannah
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fairy tales
  • Tales
  • Legends
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Folk-tales of the British Isles, chosen and with an introduction by Kevin Crossley-Holland ; wood-engravings by Hannah Firmin
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 391-393)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Fairies: The legend of Knockgrafton, Ireland / Thomas Crofton Croker -- Tom Tit Tot, England / Edward Clodd -- The lady of Llyn y Fan Fach, Wales / Sir John Rhys -- The fairy horse dealer, Isle of Man / George Waldron -- The woman of the wea, Shetland / Helen Waddell -- The young Tamlane, Scotland / Sir Walter Scott -- Brewery of Eggshells, Wales / Joseph Jacobs -- Yallery Brown, England / Alan Garner -- The soul cages, Ireland / Thomas Keightley -- Departure of the fairies, Scotland / Hugh Miller -- Origins and causes: Assipattle and the Muckle Mester Stoor Worm, Orkney / Ernest W. Marwick -- Origin of the Welsh, Wales / P. H. Emerson -- The origin of the Wrekin, England / Charlotte Burne and Georgina Jackson -- Fior Usga, Ireland / Thomas Crofton Croker -- Origin of the arms of the island, Isle of Man / Joseph Train -- Byard's leap, England / S. O. Addy -- Kings and heroes: Fionn in search of his youth, Ireland / Sean O'Sullivan -- Diarmaid and Grainne, Scotland / John Francis Campbell -- Knight to knight, England / Sybil Marshall -- The sleeping warriors, Wales / Elijah Waring -- Fabulous beasts: The dragon of Wantley, England / Anon (Jacqueline Simpson) -- The black dog of the wild forest, Gypsy (Welsh) / Francis Groome -- The spirit horse, Ireland / Thomas Crofton Croker -- The black bull of Norroway, Scotland / Robert Chambers -- Nursery and Jocular: The story of the three bears, England / Robert Southey -- The wee bunnock, Scotland / Robert Chambers -- Munachar and Manachar, Ireland / Douglas Hyde -- The cow on the roof, Wales / T. Gwynn Jones -- The three wise men of Gotham, England / W. A. Clouston -- Ghosts: The ghosts and the game of football, Ireland / Patrick Kennedy -- The bewitched sixareen, Shetland / Ernest W. Marwick -- The great giant of Henllys, Wales / Anon (Athenaeum) -- Croglin Grange, England / Augustus Hare -- The men in the turnip field, England / Ruth Tongue -- Lamplighter's dream, England / W. H. Barrett -- Fables and animal tales: The fox and the wild goose, Scotland / John Francis Campbell -- How the wolf lost his tail, Scotland / John Francis Campbell -- The fox and the geese, England / Joseph Cundall -- Two women or twelve men, Ireland / Sean O'Sullivan -- The long-lived ancestors, Wales / P. H. Emerson -- Giants and strong men: The son of the king of Erin and the giant of Loch Lein, Ireland / Jeremiah Curtin -- A legend of Black Gang Chyne, Isle of Wight / Abraham Elder -- Tom Hickathrift, England / Joseph Jacobs -- The blacksmith and the horseman, Ireland / Sean O'Sullivan -- The history of Jack and the bean-stalk, England / Benjamin Tabart -- Historical: Garlatha, Harris (Hebrides) / John Gregorson Campbell -- Beth Gelert, Wales / William Robert Spencer -- Whittington, England / W. Carew Hazlett -- The wildman, England / Kevin Crossley-Holland -- Ivar and Matilda, Isle of Man / A. W. Moore -- Cromwell and O'Donnell, Ireland / Sean O'Sullivan -- Saints and devils: The fiend master, Wales / Wirt Sikes -- King O'Toole and his goose, Ireland / Samuel Lover -- The man that sold his soul to the devil, Scotland / Hamish Henderson -- The Crowza stones, England / Robert Hunt -- The demon cat, Ireland / Jane F. Wilde -- Enchantment: The three heads of the well, England / James Orchard Halliwell -- The story of Tom Thumb, England / James Reeves -- Daniel O'Rourke, Ireland / Thomas Crofton Croker -- Rashin Coatie, Scotland / Andrew Lang -- Frosty, Gypsy (Welsh) / Dora E. Yates -- Bewitched butter, Ireland / W.B. Yates -- The soul as a butterfly, Ireland / Sean O'Sullivan -- Black annis, England / Ruth Tongue -- The Paddo, Scotland / Robert Chambers -- The King o' the cats, England / Joseph Jacobs -- Envoi: Why everyone should be able to tell a story, Scotland / John Lorne Campbell
Control code
ocm18288118
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
xiii, 393 pages
Isbn
9780394563282
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
398.20941 F718 ; XX-JN/WN-JHN ; SMS ; SJ ; DonationSchmidt9/05.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o18288118
  • (Sirsi) o18288118
  • (Sirsi)5162302
Label
Folk-tales of the British Isles, chosen and with an introduction by Kevin Crossley-Holland ; wood-engravings by Hannah Firmin
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 391-393)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Fairies: The legend of Knockgrafton, Ireland / Thomas Crofton Croker -- Tom Tit Tot, England / Edward Clodd -- The lady of Llyn y Fan Fach, Wales / Sir John Rhys -- The fairy horse dealer, Isle of Man / George Waldron -- The woman of the wea, Shetland / Helen Waddell -- The young Tamlane, Scotland / Sir Walter Scott -- Brewery of Eggshells, Wales / Joseph Jacobs -- Yallery Brown, England / Alan Garner -- The soul cages, Ireland / Thomas Keightley -- Departure of the fairies, Scotland / Hugh Miller -- Origins and causes: Assipattle and the Muckle Mester Stoor Worm, Orkney / Ernest W. Marwick -- Origin of the Welsh, Wales / P. H. Emerson -- The origin of the Wrekin, England / Charlotte Burne and Georgina Jackson -- Fior Usga, Ireland / Thomas Crofton Croker -- Origin of the arms of the island, Isle of Man / Joseph Train -- Byard's leap, England / S. O. Addy -- Kings and heroes: Fionn in search of his youth, Ireland / Sean O'Sullivan -- Diarmaid and Grainne, Scotland / John Francis Campbell -- Knight to knight, England / Sybil Marshall -- The sleeping warriors, Wales / Elijah Waring -- Fabulous beasts: The dragon of Wantley, England / Anon (Jacqueline Simpson) -- The black dog of the wild forest, Gypsy (Welsh) / Francis Groome -- The spirit horse, Ireland / Thomas Crofton Croker -- The black bull of Norroway, Scotland / Robert Chambers -- Nursery and Jocular: The story of the three bears, England / Robert Southey -- The wee bunnock, Scotland / Robert Chambers -- Munachar and Manachar, Ireland / Douglas Hyde -- The cow on the roof, Wales / T. Gwynn Jones -- The three wise men of Gotham, England / W. A. Clouston -- Ghosts: The ghosts and the game of football, Ireland / Patrick Kennedy -- The bewitched sixareen, Shetland / Ernest W. Marwick -- The great giant of Henllys, Wales / Anon (Athenaeum) -- Croglin Grange, England / Augustus Hare -- The men in the turnip field, England / Ruth Tongue -- Lamplighter's dream, England / W. H. Barrett -- Fables and animal tales: The fox and the wild goose, Scotland / John Francis Campbell -- How the wolf lost his tail, Scotland / John Francis Campbell -- The fox and the geese, England / Joseph Cundall -- Two women or twelve men, Ireland / Sean O'Sullivan -- The long-lived ancestors, Wales / P. H. Emerson -- Giants and strong men: The son of the king of Erin and the giant of Loch Lein, Ireland / Jeremiah Curtin -- A legend of Black Gang Chyne, Isle of Wight / Abraham Elder -- Tom Hickathrift, England / Joseph Jacobs -- The blacksmith and the horseman, Ireland / Sean O'Sullivan -- The history of Jack and the bean-stalk, England / Benjamin Tabart -- Historical: Garlatha, Harris (Hebrides) / John Gregorson Campbell -- Beth Gelert, Wales / William Robert Spencer -- Whittington, England / W. Carew Hazlett -- The wildman, England / Kevin Crossley-Holland -- Ivar and Matilda, Isle of Man / A. W. Moore -- Cromwell and O'Donnell, Ireland / Sean O'Sullivan -- Saints and devils: The fiend master, Wales / Wirt Sikes -- King O'Toole and his goose, Ireland / Samuel Lover -- The man that sold his soul to the devil, Scotland / Hamish Henderson -- The Crowza stones, England / Robert Hunt -- The demon cat, Ireland / Jane F. Wilde -- Enchantment: The three heads of the well, England / James Orchard Halliwell -- The story of Tom Thumb, England / James Reeves -- Daniel O'Rourke, Ireland / Thomas Crofton Croker -- Rashin Coatie, Scotland / Andrew Lang -- Frosty, Gypsy (Welsh) / Dora E. Yates -- Bewitched butter, Ireland / W.B. Yates -- The soul as a butterfly, Ireland / Sean O'Sullivan -- Black annis, England / Ruth Tongue -- The Paddo, Scotland / Robert Chambers -- The King o' the cats, England / Joseph Jacobs -- Envoi: Why everyone should be able to tell a story, Scotland / John Lorne Campbell
Control code
ocm18288118
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
xiii, 393 pages
Isbn
9780394563282
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
398.20941 F718 ; XX-JN/WN-JHN ; SMS ; SJ ; DonationSchmidt9/05.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o18288118
  • (Sirsi) o18288118
  • (Sirsi)5162302

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