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"The slogans: or, gathering cries of the north of England... [with:] The Hylton chaplets of fugitive leaves and fading flowers... [with:] Folk-lore: or a collection of local rhymes, proverbs ... etc. relating to Northumberland, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, and Berwick-on-Tweed... "
"Newcastle-uupon-Tyne, Gateshead, & Richmond": [privately printed]. 1850-58. "3 volumes containing 27 items in all, 8vo, full divinity calf, one label missing, one leaf of the preface missing in the third work; moderately rubbed, top of one spine chipped, but in all, good and sound, or better.& & An interesting collection of these privately printed pieces, all produced in editions of no more than 50 copies; some are broadsides, some broadsheets, others larger tracts. Denham issued a catalogue of these so- called ""Denham Tracts"" in 1859, a xerox copy of which is included. Reprinted by the Folklore Society by David Nutt in the 1890s. & & Among those represented are: & & Folklore; or, manners, customs, weather proverbs, popular charms, juvenile rhymes, ballads, &c., &c. in the north of England, 1851; All the singular ghosts, hobgoblins, and phantasms..., 1853; A few popular rhymes, provers, and sayings relating to fairies, witches, & gypsies, n.d.; To Old Father Christmas and Janus the double- faced god, n.d.; To the presiding dieties of the lakes, rivers, and mountains of Cumberland, 1853; Northern horses and horse-racing in the seventeenth century, 1851. "
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