British Fairy Origins by Lewis Spence
British Fairy Origins by Lewis Spence, published in 1946. Sections Include: The Fairy Superstition, Theories Concerning Fairy Origin, Fairies As Spirits of the Dead, The Ancestral Character of Fairy Spirits, Fairies as Elementary Spirits, Were Fairies a Reminiscence of Aboriginal Races?, Are Fairies Derived from Godlike Forms?, Vestigies of Cult in Fairy Tradition, etc. etc. Hardcover with light shelfwear and missing jacket.