Item #45487 Fians, Fairies and Picts. David MacRitchie.

Fians, Fairies and Picts.

London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., Ltd., 1893. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Item #45487

8vo. Pp. xxii, (23)-77, [3]. Frontispiece with tissue guard and 21 black and white plates. Publisher's green cloth with gilt spine lettering. Corners and spine ends lightly bumped. Occasional scattered foxing, to plates mostly, but in all a rather fresh and tight copy. David MacRitchie, a Scottish folklorist and antiquarian founded the Gypsy Lore Society in 1888. He is probably best known as an enthusiast for the theory of Fairy Euhemerism , an idea which regarded fairies as being a folk-memory of a small-statured pre-Celtic race.' Scarce. Nice copy.

Price (CAD): $350.00

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