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Mona Miscellany: A Selection of Proverbs, Sayings, Ballads, Customs, Superstitions, and Legends, Peculiar to the Isle of Man (Second Series)

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Title:Mona Miscellany: A Selection of Proverbs, Sayings, Ballads, Customs, Superstitions, and Legends, Peculiar to the Isle of Man (Second Series)
Price:GBP£50.00 (about USD$62.60)
Book ID:B009-3619
Quantity:1
Publisher:The Manx Society, Douglas, Isle of Man, 1873
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Hardcover (Original Cloth)
Condition:Very Good Condition
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
The Manx Society, 1873, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition

publication number XXI of The Manx Society for Publication of National Documents & one of only 208 copies printed; pre-title page of Manx Society giving date established (1858), logo, volume number, & date of publication, followed by list of officers of the society. Yellow end-papers. Illustrated by 2 plates (one fold-out copy of the scarce print of the shipwreck of the herring fleet in Douglas Bay in 1787) & music to 1 song. The second volume in this series completing what is probably the largest collection of the folklore of the Isle of Man to be found. Preface & contents list to the front & information relating to the Manx society with a list of their publications to the rear We also have for sale the first series of the miscellanies. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 294 pages. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Gilt titles spine with gilt Manx coat of arms within blind-stamped decorative borders front & rear covers. brown cloth. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Genealogy & Local History; Myths, Legends & Folklore; Isle of Man; Sociology & Culture; Britain/UK; History. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 3619.
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