Echoes of Magic – C.A. Burland
Round the four seasonal Celtic festivals that preoccupied our ancestors spread a network of lesser feasts and, subsequently, saints’ days. May Queens, ‘rough music’, Lady Godivas, corn dollies, pumpkin-headed lanterns, and mistletoe gaieties – vividly the author shows that what may often seem like mere decorative paraphernalia today is at the core of much serious superstition and folklore, often reflecting the true spirit of an age.
Condition: Very Good. Unclipped dust jacket has signs of wear to all edges with numerous small chips, tears and creases. The spine is faded. There is mild bumping to the board corners and the spine ends. The gilt lettering to the spine is bright. The pages are flat and clean. The binding is tight.