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Traditions and Hearthside Stories of West Cornwall, Vol. 1 By William Bottrell

Traditions and Hearthside Stories of West Cornwall, Vol. 1

William Bottrell

Available in PDF, epub, and Kindle ebook. This book has 350 pages in the PDF version, and was originally published in 1870.


In the 19th century William Bottrell compiled three volumes of Cornish folklore, legends and historical tales. This is the first book in that series. He tells stories of giants, mermaids, and a Cornish fairies including the spriggan, bucca, and the knackers. He also describes Cornish folk magic, and folklore about witches.

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