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CollectionsFolklore and Mythology (3), Your library (982), Wishlist (1), All collections (984)

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Tagsfolklore and mythology (335), picture books (115), young adult fiction (98), Irish folklore and mythology (95), fiction (83), children's fiction (80), art (79), general folklore and mythology (73), antique and rare (60), fairy tales (58) — see all tags

MediaNot set (16), Book (966), Paper Book (870), Other (2), Calendar (1)

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About meI'm a 24-year-old editor, with a degree in writing, literature, and publishing. Books and the English language are my greatest passions in life. I also enjoy cooking, farmers markets, knitting, and Star Trek.

About my libraryMy library is focused on folklore and mythology, with an emphasis on faerylore. I also collect rare and antique books concerning folklore, mythology, and faeries. A few highlights of my antique collection include a first edition of Yeats' Fairy and Folkltales of the Irish Peasantry as well as a first edition of The Celtic Twilight, a first edition presentation copy of Wirt Sikes' British Goblins, four first editions of Cicely Mary Barker's flower fairy books and first editions of The Grey Fairy Book and The Yellow Fairy Book by Andrew Lang. I also have a copy of Christina Rossetti's poems signed and annotated by Cicely Mary Barker and a complete collection of the Strand magazines chronicling the Cottingley Fairy events.

GroupsBostonians, Druidry, From Avalon to Tir Na Nog, Golden Age Illustrators, Irish Mythology

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Favorite bookstoresBarefoot Books, Barnes & Noble Booksellers - Boston University Bookstore, Barnes & Noble Booksellers - Burlington, Barnes & Noble Booksellers - Prudential Center, Barrow Bookstore, Book Ends, Books of Wonder (Downtown), Books With A Past, Borders - Boston, Brattle Book Shop, Brookline Booksmith, Commonwealth Books, Commonwealth Books - Milk St, Curious George Goes to Wordsworth, Emerson College Book Store, Harvard Book Store, McIntyre and Moore Booksellers, New England Mobile Book Fair, Odyssey Bookshop, Porter Square Books, Rodney's Bookstore, The Book Rack: Arlington, MA, The Concord Bookshop, The Harvard Coop, Trident Booksellers & Cafe, Waldenbooks - Lexington

Favorite librariesBoston Public Library, Educator Resource Center and Lyman Library at the Museum of Science, Boston, Iwasaki Library - Emerson College, The Boston Athenaeum, Winchester Public Library

Other favoritesMuseum of Fine Arts (museum and shop), The Boston Antiquarian Book and Ephemera Fair

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Member sinceApr 13, 2007

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