Celtic Myth and Legend (1900s)

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Celtic Myth and Legend (1900s)

S$98.00

Title: Celtic Myth and Legend – Poetry & Romance
Author: Charles Squire
Publisher: The Gresham Publishing Company. No date, research reveals it to be early 1900s, probably 1910-1920.
Condition: Decorative cloth. Very good. Gilt to top edge showing some wear, some tanning to fore-edge. Otherwise clean, well-bound, generally excellent.

Contains 24 illustrations on individual plates.

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About the book (from Goodreads):

A comprehensive study of Celtic mythology, legend, and poetry provides background information on the Celts, Ancient Britons, and Druids, and includes the tales of such noted figures as Cuchulain, Blodeuweek, Branwen, and Fenn.

The book is divided into the following sections:

1. Introduction – including the religion of the Ancient Britons and Druidism

2. The Gaelic Gods and their Stories

3. The British Gods and their Stories

4. Survivals of Celtic Paganism