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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.
[privately printed] 1850-58, Newcastle-uupon-Tyne, Gateshead, & Richmond - 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.
      [Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books (ABAA / ILAB)]
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