The Cambrian popular antiquities; or, An account of some traditions, customs, and superstitions, of Wales with observations as to their origin ROBERTS Peter 1760-1819 Publisher: E Williams Publish Year: 1815 Publish Place: London: No. 11, Strand Illustrator: HAVELL I Category: Miscellaneous, Foreign Travel, Antiquarian Book, History, Reference Book No: 007378 Status: Sold Out Book Condition: Very Good Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Jacket Condition: Binding: Hardcover Book Type: Unknown Edition: First Edition Inscription: Unknown £300.00 Ask a question Refer to a friend Additional information In contemporary dark green half morocco over yellow marbled boards, some gilt tooling, corners & edges rubbed. Spine, raised bands, decorative gilt tooling & titles, light wear along upper joint. Internally, , (vi-viii), , 2-353 pp,  pl list, 10 pls (9 coloured), lacks dedication leaf, yellow marbled endpapers & text block edges, evidence of removed bookplate to fpd, ink name to verso of fep (Louisa Selena? Culling Smith). A Welsh version was published at Carmarthen in 1823, with illustrations by Hugh Hughes (211*132 mm). (Tooley 403. Allibone 1819). It has articles on Druidism, Merlin, King Arthur, Lent, Wakes, Christmas, Welsh Music, Corpse-candle, Burials, Faries, Sacrilege punished, Eagle of Snowdon, Maen Morddwyd in Anglesea, Cock-fighting to mention but a few!