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Originally published in 1930, this book is a comprehensively detailed study of folklore and traditional ceremonies and beliefs in Britain, conveniently broken down into months of the year. Well-illustrated throughout with photographs, it has much to offer the student of folklore. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. Hesperides Press are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork. Contents Include: January, New Year's Day…mehr

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Originally published in 1930, this book is a comprehensively detailed study of folklore and traditional ceremonies and beliefs in Britain, conveniently broken down into months of the year. Well-illustrated throughout with photographs, it has much to offer the student of folklore. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. Hesperides Press are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork. Contents Include: January, New Year's Day February, Benediction of the Throat March, The Tichborne Dole April, Hocktide at Hungerford May, May Day Ceremonies June, Riding the Marches at Hawick July, The Historic Tynwald Ceremony August, Punch and Judy September, The Dance of the Deermen October, Fox Hunting, Etc Halloween November, Bonfire Night December, The Christmas Ceremony at Killin, Perthshire