Westwood & Simpson - The Lore of The Land (2nd Hand Paperback)
- Format : Thick, Heavy, Full Colour Glossy 2nd Hand Paperback
- Condition : Very Good
- Category : Non-Fiction - Reference Books
- Published : 2005 (This Edition 2006 - Penguin - 1st Paperback Edition)
- ISBN : 9780141021034
- SKU : B002128
- PPC : SP1500gm
- RRP : £20.00
- Quantity Available : 1 only.
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Subtitled : A Guide to England's Legends, from Spring-Heeled Jack to the Witches of Warboys.
Almost 1000 very detailed pages.
Where can you find the 'Devil's footprints'?
What happened at the 'hangman's stone'?
Did Sweeney Todd, the demon barber of Fleet Street, ever really exist?
Where was King Arthur laid to rest?
Bringing together tales of hauntings, highwaymen, family curses and lovers' leaps, this magnificent guide will take you on a magical journey through England's legendary past.
"If English folklore is your thing, this is the book. An amazing collection of geographically organized legends, including tales of red-handed murderers, screaming skulls, demonic black dogs, witches, sunken churches and giant earthworks. Great fun."
"Fabulous gazetteer which deals with England county by county. A-Z entries for the myth, legend and folkore for each county. Treasure trove of England's myths." - Goodreads Reviews.
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