DEALINGS WITH THE DEAD: NARRATIVES FROM "LA LEGENDE DE LA MORT EN BASSE BRETAGNE." Authorized Translation by Mrs. A. E. Whitehead. Preface by Arthur Lillie. London: George Redway, 1898. Octavo, pp. [1-5] 6-220 [221-224: ads], original dark gray cloth, front panel stamped in blind, spine panel stamped in silver, fore and bottom edges untrimmed. First edition in English. Thirty-seven very short narratives illustrative of Breton folklore and legends concerning the dead, selected from Le Braz's massive compilation. Each narrative carries an attribution as to its source: when, where and from whom the story was heard. See also Le Braz's THE NIGHT OF FIRES ... for similar but more fully developed material of this sort. Not in Bleiler (1948; 1978) or Reginald (1979; 1992). Gift inscription on front free endpaper. Free endpapers tanned, a tight, bright, nearly fine copy. An uncommon book. (#145506).
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