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Roberts, Peter
The Cambrian Popular Antiquities, Or, An Account of the Traditions, Customs, and Superstitions of Wales
London: Printed for E. Williams, 1815. First edition. 8vo. Contemporary half black calf, spine with six compartments and raised bands, the bands tooled in gilt; red leather lettering label, gilt. Drab cloth sides. Pumpkin colored endpapers. Illustrated with nine finely colored plates and one black and white plate. Foxing to the preliminary blanks and some aging to the paper, a closed tear to the inner part of the dedication page, else a very good copy.<br/>Contents include chapters on King Arthur, Merlin, Druids, Stone Circles, Halloween, Christmas, Burials and Funeral customs, Fairies, The Corpse Candle, Marriage Ceremonies, Holy Wells, The Eagle of Snowdon, The Blade Bone, Cader Idris, of Wearing the Leek, The Bow of War and Peace.<br/> <br/>Armorial bookplate of Almeric Hugh Paget, 1st Baron Queenborough.
Bookseller: Thorn Books [United States]
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