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Books

A Bibliography of Folklore [Index 1878-1957]

A Bibliography of Folklore as contained in the first eighty years of the publications of The Folklore Society by Wilfrid Bonser London: William Glaisher, for The Folklore Society, 1961 OUT OF PRINT Download a pdf copy:  The pdf is free to download but donations are welcome:

Unlucky Plants: A Folklore Survey

— Roy Vickery

Unlucky Plants: A Folklore Survey compiled by Roy Vickery London: The Folklore Society, Folklore Surveys 1 (1985) £4.95 Contact thefolkloresociety @ gmail.com for orders  

Bibliography of Folklore for 1958-1967

— Wilfrid Bonser

A Bibliography of Folklore for 1958-1967…subject index to vols. 69-78, of the Journal Folklore, compiled by Wilfrid Bonser. London: The Folklore Society, 1969. OUT OF PRINT Download the pdf here The pdf is free to download but donations are welcome:

A Coven of Scholars

— Caroline Oates and Juliette Wood

OUT OF PRINT Presented here is a selection of items from the Margaret Murray Collection in the Folklore Society Archives. Murray’s notes and correspondence relate mainly to witch beliefs and legends, seasonal customs, and fairy lore – including first-hand accounts of sightings of fairies and other apparitions. Of particular interest are the materials concerning Fenland...

Ballads in Wales/Baledi yng Nghymru

— Edited by Mary-Ann Constantine

Popular ballads provide a vibrant record of Welsh society over the last two hundred years. The contributors study both Victorian parlour songs and Welsh street-ballads. Their production and dissemination are examined, as well as their vital role in forming public opinion, making this collection invaluable for students of popular culture both in and outside Wales.

Boundaries & Thresholds

— Edited by Hilda Ellis Davidson

Papers from a colloquium of The Katharine Briggs Club at Maddingley Hall near Cambridge, April 1991. Contents: Hilda Ellis Davidson, Introduction; Alan W. Smith, Crossing the Other Line: Some Arctic Analogues of the Traditional Equator Ceremony; Patricia Lysaght, Beataine: Irish Maytime Customs and the Reaffirmation of Boundaries; Samuel Pyeatt Menefee, Megalithic Movement: A Study of Thresholds in Time; Juliette Wood, Another...

Cunning Folk: An Introductory Bibliography

— Owen Davies and Lisa Tallis

Cunning Folk: An Introductory Bibliography by Owen Davies and Lisa Tallis FLS Books (2005) OUT OF PRINT Download the pdf here: Davies & Tallis, Cunning Folk (2005) Until a century ago cunning-folk were well-known figures in English and Welsh society. These practitioners of popular magic offered to solve a myriad of problems relating to ill health,...