Welsh Folk=Lore: OWEN Rev Elias 1833-1899 Publisher: Woodall, Minshall and Co. Publish Year: 1887 Publish Place: Oswestry & Wrexham Illustrator: Unknown Category: Miscellaneous, Foreign Travel, Antiquarian Book, History, Reference Book No: 000589 Status: For Sale Book Condition: Very Good Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Jacket Condition: Binding: Booklets Book Type: Unknown Edition: Pre-Publication Edition Inscription: Unknown £175.00 Add to Basket Ask a question Refer to a friend Additional information Ist Ltd ed 213 copies. Very Rare. This is the pre-publication edition. Bound by hand in five separate booklets and housed in a hard cardboard mailing box. , (iv-xii), , 2-372, 73-144, 145-216, 217-288, 289-359 pp, horizontal tear to p1 (scotch taped), paper wrap top covers for Part 2, 3, 4, & 5 loose but present, With an interesting list of subscribers at the rear. (Folio, 15*22.3 cms). Title continues: A Collection of the Folk-Tales and Legends of North Wales Being the Prize Essay of the National Eisteddfod 1887. OWEN, cleric and antiquary, whose best-known literary work was The Old Stone Crosses of the Vale of Clwyd, 1886. Another work, Welsh Folklore, 1896, was a prize-essay at the 1887 national eisteddfod (London). At the time of his death he was engaged on a book on ' The Holy Wells of North Wales,' the uncompleted manuscript of which is preserved in the N.L.W. See NLW WBO for a full Bio.