The Myth of the Pent Cuckoo a study in folklore 1st Edition from the library of Charles Barrett

Field, John Edward


Publisher: Elliot Stock
Place Published: London
Edition: 1st Edition
Date Published: 1913
Illustrator: b&w plates
Size: 8vo

Study of the widespread story of the men who pent (or hedged in) the Cuckoo, which appears in the old ‘Tales of the Wise Men of Gotham’, and also giving an account of a series of sites bearing the traditional name of ‘Cuckoo Pens’ along the southern part of the Chiltern Hills and neighbouring districts; this copy signed by Australian naturalist Charles Barrett to fep; text block untrimmed; heavy tanning/foxing to endpapers, prelims and text block, occasional foxing in text, former owner’s name to fep, o.w. G-VG throughout; boards lightly sunned to front edge and spine.

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