Título: THE PHYNODDERREE
Edición: 1st Edition
& Other Legends of the Isle of Man. With 60 illustrations, drawn expressly for this work, and engr'd on wood by W.J. Watson. Pub. J. Dean & Son, nd (1882). 1st edn. pp. xii + 115, 12pp adverts rear. Dark maroon cloth, gilt & black decor. & titling fr. cvr. & bkstrip., a.e.g. 7 3/4 x 6". (Bkstrip. & hinge edge rear cvr. faded & bkstrip. worn top/bottom - corners some wear - cvrs. sl. marks & sl. wear at foredge - fr. eps. cracking at hinge - one page re-inserted with sl. wear at edges - some thumbing & odd marks contents) Still a good copy. scarce. Chapter one tells the tale of the Beautiful mortal Kitty Kerruish & her lover Uddereek, a handsome fairy mannikin. Estella, a fairy of similar beauty becomes jealous and seeks revenge when Uddereek spurns her advances. The spiteful elfin Estella surrounds Kitty in a mist of deadly vapours of Nightshade, henbane & other poisonous plants - to the desired effect. Uddereek, meanwhile is banished from the fairy community & transformed from a handsome elfin to a satyr, half boy, half billy-goat - from when he derives his present name Phynodderree - or Hairy One. N° de ref. de la librería 10102
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