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Excerpt from Gaelic Fairy Tales The version of the Good Housewife here given is reprinted from Craigm'sh Tales Waifs and Strays of Celtic Tradition, Vol. By kind per mission of Lord Archibald Campbell and Mr. David Nutt. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
Leprechauns, fairies, and medieval heroes figure in the strange events related in this paperback reprint of twenty-six Celtic folk and fairy tales.
Twenty-six characteristic tales, both romantic and comic, from the folklore of the Celts of the British Isles, collected from both Gaelic and English speaking peasants.
Leprechauns, fairies, and medieval heroes figure in the strange events related in this paperback reprint of twenty Celtic folk and fairy tales.
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Offers an excellent introduction to the work currently and historically being done on fairy tales by folk-lorists. MEDIEVAL REVIEW

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