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Welsh Fairy Tales by P. H. Emerson

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Published by Dodo Press .
Written in English


  • Classic fiction,
  • Classics,
  • Fiction,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Literature: Classics

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages68
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11651813M
ISBN 101406500631
ISBN 109781406500639

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Welsh mythology consists of both folk traditions developed in Wales, and traditions developed by the Celtic Britons elsewhere before the end of the first millennium. As in most of the predominantly oral societies of prehistoric Britain, Welsh mythology and history were recorded orally by specialists such as druids (Welsh: derwyddon).This oral record has been lost or altered as a result of. You may copy it, give it away or re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included with this eBook or online at Title: Welsh Fairy Tales Author: William Elliott Griffis Posting Date: Ma [EBook #] Release Date: November, First Posted: Septem Language: English Character set. Enjoyable Welsh Fairy Tales, which are perfect for long journeys. Read by The lovely voiced, the late Angharad Rees whom many know as 'Griselda' from the 's Poldark TV series. A good selection of stories we have not heard before, a nice introduction to Welsh writing for the whole family. LibriVox recording of Welsh Fairy Tales by William Elliot Griffis. Read in English by Charlotte Duckett; James Lapine; Jacqui Castle; rosalinger; clarinetcarrot; BettyB; Kathleen Moore This is a collection of delightful tales that explore the uniqueness of the Welsh people, Welsh heroes, Welsh countryside, Welsh animals and Welsh pride.

The Welsh Fairy Tales is a very interesting and entertaining book with some of the oldest fairy tales to have been recorded. These tales have it all: Merlin, Arthur, magic, dragons, damsels, fairies, elves, witches, mermaids, knights, etc. Welsh Folk-Lore: A Collection of the Folk-Tales and Legends of North Wales, Being the Prize Essay of the National Eisteddfod, Revised and enlarged by the author. Revised and enlarged by the author. The Welsh Fairy-Book. Product Details. Category: books SKU: CIL Title: The Welsh Fairy-Book Author: W. Jenkyn Thomas Book binding: Hardcover Publisher: T. Fisher Unwin Year of publication: Condition: ACCEPTABLE Description. pages. No dust jacket. Blue illustrated cloth with gilt Rating: % positive. Definitive treasury of more than 80 traditional Welsh tales includes such favorites as "Elidyr’s Sojourn in Fairy-Land," "Pergrin and the Mermaiden," "A Strange Otter," "Nansi Llwyd and the Dog of Darkness," "The Bride from the Red Lake," "Lowri Dafydd Earns a Purse of Gold," and many more.