Fairy and Folk Tales of the Irish Peasantry (1903)
Book ID: 66659
Fairy and Folk Tales of the Irish Peasantry. Edited and Selected by W.B. Yeats. London: Walter Scott, . Pp, xviii, 326, [adverts]. Publisher’s green cloth boards, lettered in gilt, floral corner pieces to upper cover. A nice bright copy.
First published in The Camelot Classic Series in 1888, this is a later issue of the first printing with a eighteen-page introduction by Yeats.
Compiled at the height of the Celtic Twilight, a movement to revive the myths and traditions of Ancient Ireland, Fairy and Folk Tales of the Irish Peasantry captures a wide range of stories, songs, poems, and firsthand accounts from artists and storytellers dedicated to the preservation of Irish culture.
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