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Ancient Legends, Mystic Charms, and Superstitions of Ireland is a book by Lady Francesca Speranza Wilde, first published in 1887. The mother of playwright Oscar Wilde, Lady Wilde had a special interest in Irish folklore. This comprehensive book is a treasure trove of fairy tales, folk-lore, mythology, and legends from Ireland, revealing the relation to a supernatural world. Subjects include; fairies, witches, festivals, banshees, animal folk-lore, cures, superstitions, charms, saints, and much more.
This book has 159,191 words, 292 pages in the PDF version, and was originally published in 1887.
Production notes: This ebook of Ancient Legends, Mystic Charms, and Superstitions of Ireland was published by Global Grey in 2018, and updated on the 20th December 2022. The artwork used for the cover is 'A Connemara Girl' by Augustus Nicholas Burke.
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