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Celtic Fairy Tales
by Joseph Jacobs in the year 1892
Illustrations by John D. Batten. Dedicated to Alfred Nutt
[ iii ]

CELTIC

Fairy Tales

SELECTED AND EDITED BY
JOSEPH JACOBS
EDITOR OF "FOLK-LORE"

ILLUSTRATED BY
JOHN D. BATTEN

Field of Boliauns - Illustration 1.png

LONDON

DAVID NUTT, 270 STRAND

1892

Preface

[ xiii ]

CONTENTS
    PAGE
I. Connla and the Fairy Maiden 1
II. Guleesh 5
III. The Field of Boliauns 26
IV. The Horned Women 30
V. Conal Yellowclaw 34
VI. Hudden and Dudden and Donald O'Neary 47
VII. The Shepherd of Myddvai 57
VIII. The Sprightly Tailor 61
IX. The Story of Deirdre 65
X. Munachar and Manachar 83
XI. Gold-Tree and Silver-Tree 88
XII. King O'Toole and His Goose 93
XIII. The Wooing of Olwen 99
XIV. Jack and His Comrades 112

[ xiv ]

XV. The Shee an Gannon and the Gruagach Gaire 121
XVI. The Story-Teller at Fault 131
XVII. The Sea-Maiden 144
XVIII. A Legend of Knockmany 156
XIX. Fair, Brown, and Trembling 169
XX. Jack and His Master 182
XXI. Beth Gellert 192
XXII. The Tale of Ivan 195
XXIII. Andrew Coffey 200
XXIV. The Battle of the Birds 206
XXV. Brewery of Eggshells 223
XXVI. The Lad with the Goat-skin 226
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Notes and References 237
PD-icon.svg This work is in the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1923.

The author died in 1916, so this work is also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 80 years or less. This work may also be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.


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