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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.
This book has 350 pages in the PDF version, and was originally published in 1870.
Production notes: This ebook of Traditions and Hearthside Stories of West Cornwall, Vol. 1 was published by Global Grey in 2018.
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