BLACK DOG FOLKLORE by Mark Norman (Limited Edition Hardcover) Import

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BLACK DOG FOLKLORE by Mark Norman (Limited Edition Hardcover) Import

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Description

Special Edition; a limited edition of 300 hand-numbered examples, bound in a red cloth, with black foil blocking to the front and spine, black endpapers, with black head and tail bands.

Book is in fine unread condition.

A comprehensive study of the image of the Black Dog in folklore, with an extensive gazetteer of over 700 UK sightings and traditions.

Contents:

Pagination: 248 pages, on 80gsm paper stock including line drawings and figures, plus 12 pages of black and white photographic plates.

  • Acknowledgements
  • Introduction
  • Chapter 1 – A general description of dog ghosts
  • Chapter 2 – Dogs of the westcountry
  • Chapter 3 – Family dogs
  • Chapter 4 – Protective dogs
  • Chapter 5 – Shucks and barguests
  • Chapter 6 – Roads and bridges
  • Chapter 7 – Church grims and death folklore
  • Chapter 8 – Dreams and visions
  • Chapter 9 – The black dog in the landscape
  • Chapter 10 – The black dog in modern times
  • Appendix – A gazetteer of uk black dog sightings and traditions
  • Index

Additional information

Weight 2.5 lbs

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