Folk-Lore of Waterloo County, Ontario -National Museum of Canada - Bulletin No. 116 - ...

Folk-Lore of Waterloo County, Ontario -National Museum of Canada - Bulletin No. 116 - Anthropological Series No. 28

Wintemberg, W. J.; preface by F. J. Alcock; intro by Douglas Leechman

Editorial: Department of Resources and Development, Ottawa, 1950
Condición: Very Good Plus Encuadernación de tapa blanda
Librería: Nessa Books (Hamilton, ON, Canada)

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-----The scan you see is the book you get. Larg soft cover, clean tight ans square, vii + 68 pages, Very Good Plus condition with minor edge wear. "The present volume is a study of the folk-lore of an areaa settled to a considerable extent by people of German descent." Contents include: Preface by F. J. Alcock / Intro by Douglas Leechman / The Heavenly Bodies / Natural Phenomena / Weather Lore / Animal Lore / Plant Lore: Dyes used by early settlers / Mineral and Stone Lore / Lore About Children: Bogies to frighten children / Folk-Medicine & Materia Medica / Love, Courtship, and Marriage / Death and Burial: Death Signs; Burial customs & beliefs / Omens and Signs: Ghost Light / Good and Bad Luck / Dreams / Divinatory Practices / Charming, Conjure, or Pow-Wow Doctors, and Formule: A charm for goitre; A charm for toothache / Charms, Customs, and Practices / Proverbs and Sayings / Folk-Names of Native Animals / Folk-Names of Native & Introduced Plants / Similes / Witches and Witchcraft: Fairy Gold; Race Smell; Bavarian Witchcraft; Ghost Stories; An Alsatian ghost story / Games and Amusements / Folk-Rymes: General; The Tailor; Children's rhymes; The Vagabond; Worabinchia; Paddy Cake; Ride a Cock-Horse; Rhyme for hands or feet; Mock sermon; Counting-out rhymes; Rhyme ring game; Pennsylvania German alliterative rhyme / Riddle / Folf-Songs / Lullabies / Folk-Tales: Will-o'-the-Wisp; Walking in the Water; A Maistre Pierre Pathelin story; The Long and the Short Thread; The Devil's Bridge; A Fairy Wife or Nightmare; The Blacksmith & Beelzebub's Imps; Snake King / To Render Oneself Invisible at Pleasure / Conclusion / Publications / Bibliography. (plus a lot more I did not put down) Check out the scans. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12". N° de ref. de la librería 009229

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Título: Folk-Lore of Waterloo County, Ontario -...

Editorial: Department of Resources and Development, Ottawa

Año de publicación: 1950

Encuadernación: Soft Cover

Condición del libro: Very Good Plus

Edición: First Edition

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