An encyclopedia of fairies: hobgoblins, brownies, bogies, and other supernatural creatures

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Pantheon Books, 1976 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 481 pages
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A complete guide to fairy lore from the Middle Ages to the present. Both an anthology of fairy tales and a reference work with essays about the fairy economy, food, sports, powers and more.

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Review: Encyclopedia of Fairies: Hobgoblins, Brownies, Bogies, & Other Supernatural Creatures

User Review  - Emma - Goodreads

Known in the UK as The Dictionary of Fairies, published by Penguin. Read full review

Review: Encyclopedia of Fairies: Hobgoblins, Brownies, Bogies, & Other Supernatural Creatures

User Review  - Fraser Sherman - Goodreads

Folklore expert Briggs converts her research into a handy guide to British fae: spriggans, daione sidhe, kelpies, knockers, nuckelavee and others, all recorded here. This also covers themes (fairy ... Read full review

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