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Selected Bibliography


We have selected a number of books that are relevant to the themes in this website. 

  • Alexander, Marc, Haunted Castles and Abbeys of Britain, Arthur Barker 1978.
  • Alexander, Marc, Haunted Houses, Sphere 1982.
  • Alexander, Marc, British Folklore. New York: Crescent Books, 1982.
  • Ashe, Geoffrey, Mythology of the British Isles, Methuen, London 1990.
  • Ashe, Geoffrey, A Guide to Arthurian Britain, Aquarian Press.
  • The Athenaeum, London 1847.
  • Baldwin, Gay, More Ghosts of the Isle of Wight, Cowes 1992.
  • Baker, Margaret. Folklore of the Sea, London: David and Charles, 1979.
  • Black, G.F, compiler, County Folklore: Examples of printed folklore concerning Orkney and the Shetland Islands, Edited by Northcote W. Thomas. Vol. 3. London: David Nult for the Folklore Society, 1903.
  • Bord, Janet and Colin, The Secret Country.
  • Briggs, Katherine, Abbey Lubbers, Banshees and Boggarts. An illustrated encyclopaedia of Fairies, New York: Pantheon Books 1976.
  • Briggs, Katherine, An Encyclopaedia of Fairies: Hobgoblins, Brownies, Bogies and other supernatural creatures. New York: Pantheon Books 1976.
  • Briggs, Katherine, A Dictionary of British Folk Tales in the English Language Vol I, Vol II. London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1971.
  • Briggs, Katherine, The Vanishing People: Fairy Lore and Legend. New York, Pantheon Books 1978.
  • Brooks, J. A. Britain's Haunted Heritage, Jarold 1990.
  • Burne, Charlotte, Shropshire Folklore, London 1883.
  • Campbell, John Francis, Popular Tales of the West Highlands, Edinburgh, 1860-1862.
  • Cavendish, Richard, Mythology An illustrated Encyclopaedia, London: 1980.
  • Cavendish, Richard, A History of Magic.
  • Cavendish, Richard, The Black Arts.
  • Cheung, Theresa, The Element Encyclopedia of Vampires, An A-Z of the Undead
  • Christian, Roy, Ghosts and Legends, David and Charles 1972.
  • Cimo, Shirley. Piskies, Spriggans and other magical beings; Tales from the Droll Teller, New York: Thomas Y Crowell. 1980.
  • Clark, Keith, The Ghosts of Gloucestershire
  • Clarke, David, Strange South Yorkshire, Sigma Press 1994.
  • Cohen, Daniel, A Natural History of Unnatural Things. New York: McCall 1971.
  • Coxe, Anthony Hippisley, Haunted Britain, Pan 1973.
  • Daniels, Cora Linn, and C.M. Stevans, eds, Encyclopaedia of Superstitions, Folklore and the Occult Sciences of the World, Vols. 1& 2 Detroit. Gale Research 1971 ( reprint of 1903 edition).
  • Davidson, H.R.E, Gods and Myths of Northern Europe, London: 1964.
  • Deane, Tony, and Tony Shaw, The Folklore of Cornwall. Totowa, New Jersey: Rowman and Littlefield, 1975.
  • Deveaux, Paul, Earth Memory, Quantum, 1991.
  • Deveaux, Paul, Secrets of Ancient and Sacred Places, Blandford, 1992.
  • Drury, Nevill and Tillet, Gregorey, The Occult Source Book, London 1978.
  • Emerson, P. H. Welsh Fairy Tales and Other Stories, London 1894.
  • Evens-Wentz, Walter, The Fairy Faith in Celtic Countries.
  • Eyre, Kathleen, Lancashire Ghosts, Dalesman books, Yorkshire 1974.
  • Foreman, Joan, The Haunted South, Robert Hale 1978.
  • Fraser, Shelagh, Strange Tales of The Scottish Highlands, Glasgow:1933.
  • Frond, Brian, and Alan Lee. Fairies. Ed by, David Lartin. New York: Harry N Abrams 1978.
  • Garnett William, Horrors and Hauntings in Devon, Tabb House 1989
  • Green Andrew, Ghosts in the South East, David and Charles 1976
  • Green Andrew, Our Haunted Kingdom, Wolfe Publishing 1973.
  • Graves, Tom, Needles of Stone. Turnstone Books, 1978.
  • Henderson, William, Notes on the folklore of the Northern counties of England and the Borders. London: W Satchell, Peyton 1879
  • Hare, Augustus, In My Solitary Life, London.
  • Hare, Augustus, Memorials of a Quiet Life, London, 1871.
  • Hainning, Peter, Ghosts; An Illustrated History, London: 1974.
  • Hallam, Jack, Ghosts of the North, David and Charles 1976.
  • Harries, John, The Ghost Hunters Road Book, Muller 1968.
  • Hole, Christina, A Dictionary of British Folk Customs London:1976.
  • Hole, Christina, Haunted England: A survey of English Ghost Lore. New York: Charles Scribners Sons, 1941.
  • Hunt, Robert, Popular Romances of the West of England.
  • Jacobs, Joseph, Celtic Fairy Tales, London 1892.
  • Ken, Rogers, The Warminster Triangle, Coates and Parker 1994.
  • Kirk, Robert, MA, The Secret Commonwealth of Elves Fauns and Fairies (1691).
  • Keightley, Thomas, The Fairy Mythology, London, 1828.
  • Knightly, Charles, Folk Heroes of Britain. New York: Thames and Hudson, 1982.
  • Leach Maria, ed. Funk and Wagnalls Standard Dictionary of Folklore Mythology and Legend, 2 Vols., New York: Funk and Wagnall, 1950.
  • MacNaghten, Angus, Haunted Berkshire

  • MacRitchie, David, Fians Fairies and Picts. London: Norwood Editions, 1974.
  • Maple, Eric. Supernatural England, London:1977.
  • McEwan, Graham J, Haunted Churches of England, Robert Hale 1989.
  • Mc Gowen, Tom, Encyclopaedia of Legendary Creatures. Chicago. Rond Mc Nally. 1981.
  • Moakes Len, Haunted Nottinghamshire, J.H Hall, Derby 1987.
  • Newnan, Paul, The Hill of The Dragon: An Enquiry into the nature of the Dragon Legend, Totowa, New Jersey: Rowman and Littlefield, 1980.
  • Nicholson, John, Some Folk-Tales and Legends of Shetland.
  • O'Donnel Elliot, Haunted Britain, Rider and Company, 1949.
  • Owen, Elias, Welsh Folklore, A Collection of Folklore and Legends of North Wales, 1896.
  • Pennick, Nigel, Practical Magic in the Northern Tradition, Aquarian Press 1989.
  • Playfair, Guy Lyon, The Haunted Pub Guide, Javelin Books 1987.
  • Poole, Keith B, Ghosts of Wessex, David and Charles 1976.
  • Readers Digest Association, Discovering Britain. London: Drive Publications, 1982.
  • Readers Digest Association, Folklore Myths and Legends of Britain.
  • Robertson, Lawrence Durdin, The Year of the Goddess, Bycornute Books, 1990.
  • Robetson MacDonald, R. More Highland Folk Tales, Edinburgh and London, 1964.
  • Robertson, William Historical Tales and Legends of Ayrshire, London, Hamilton Adams and Co, 1889.
  • Rutherford, Ward, Celtic Mythology, Aquarian Press, 1987.
  • Sampson, Charles. Ghosts of the Broads, Yachsman Publishing 1931.
  • Sikes, Wirt British Goblins: Welsh Folklore, Fairy Mythology, Legends and Traditions, London, 1880.
  • Spence Lewis, British Fairy Origins: Wellinborough, England: The Aquarian Press, 1981
  • Spence Lewis, The Fairy Tradition in Britain.
  • Stewart R.J, Celtic Gods and Goddesses, Blandford Press 1990.
  • Thomas, Keightley, The Fairy Mythology, William Harrison Ainsworth 1828.
  • Tongue, Ruth L., Forgotten Folk Tales of The English Counties. London: Michael Joseph, 1983.
  • The Best of Fortean Times, Futura, 1991
  • Underwood, Peter, A Gazetteer of Scottish and Irish Ghosts. London: Souvenir Press, 1973.
  • Underwood, Peter, A Gazetteer of Scottish Ghosts. Fontana, 1974
  • Underwood, Peter, Dictionary of the Supernatural, London: 1978.
  • Underwood Peter, Mysterious Places, Bossiney Books, St. Teath 1989.
  • Walker, Charles, The Atlas of Occult Britain
  • Westwood, Robert, Mysterious Places of Dorset
  • Wilcock, John, A Guide to Occult Britain. Sphere, 1977.
  • Wiltshire, Kathleen, Ghosts and Legends of the Wiltshire Countryside, 1973

 

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