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Folk tales of Devon.

V. Day Sharman

Folk tales of Devon.

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Published by Nelson in London .
Written in English

  • England,
  • Devonshire.
    • Subjects:
    • Tales -- England -- Devonshire.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementDrawings by Drake Brookshaw.
      LC ClassificationsGR142.D5 S45
      The Physical Object
      Pagination165 p.
      Number of Pages165
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6123863M
      LC Control Number52042194

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Folk Tales of Devon Paperback – January 1, by V. Day Sharman (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Paperback "Please retry" $ $ — Paperback $ Author: V. Day Sharman. The Folklore of Devon is organised into chapters and sections that are each devoted to a specific area of legend and myth.

The Devil seems to have a special place in Devon folklore, and many of the stories collected in this book involve someone who either makes or tries to get out of a deal with Old Scratch/5.

This is a collection of folk tales from Devonshire in the UK. It's part of a much larger series of books that tell tales from up and down the British Isles. As such they are useful books as they allow you to slowly build up a collection over time and you never dumped with a massive tome that will break your lap.3/5(1).

The parson and the clerk --The surprising hat --Disbelieving Jane --West Country May Day carol --The Lady Isabella's ring --The fairy ointment --The calling of Jan Coo --The tulip pixies --Lady Howard's coach --Gran Partridge's pixie --The woodcutter and the ploughman --The building of Guile Bridge --The dream of Crockern Tor --The changeling child --Franklin and the apple.

Contents Include - The Parson and the Clerk - The Surprising Hat - Disbelieving Jane - West Country May Day Carol - The Lady Isabella's Ring - The Fairy Ointment - The Calling of Jan Coo - The Tulip Pixies - Lady Howard's Coach - Gran Partridge's Pixie - The Woodcutter and the Ploughman - The Building of Guile Bridge.

From goblins tinkering in old ore mines to a changeling hare-woman, Devon Folk Tales for Children is a collection of tales from storyteller and artist Leonie Jane-Grey. Published by The History Press, the stories take readers on a wild and magical adventure through the ancient lands of Devon.

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Not this one; this is a labour of love, and shows a real love and knowledge of the county. You know that Michael Dacre has been out there and walked and felt the stories, listened to them; and told them - not just written them down!!/5(6).

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