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                          CELTIC CRAFT READING LIST - 6 JULY 1991 
                                      Rowan Moonstone

          *** Marks especially good books. Read these FIRST!!  Keep in mind,
          this is simply a listing of the books that I have found useful.
          Question everything.

          A.E.(GEORGE RUSSELL); "The Candle of Vision", Quest Books,
          Theosophical Pub. 1975

          ALFORD, VIOLET; "The Hobbyhorse & Other Animal Masks", Merlin Press

          AMERICAN CONFERENCE FOR IRISH STUDIES; "Guide to Irish Studies in
          the U.S.A." 1987

          ANWYL, EDWARD; "Celtic Religion in Pre-christian Times", Archibald
          Constable & Co. 1906 ***

          ARTOS, ALLEN; "Arthur, The King of Light", Lorien House 1986

          ASHE, GEOFFREY; "The Ancient Wisdom", London 1977

          BAIN, GEORGE; "Celtic Art: The Methods of Construction", Dover Pub.

          BARBER, CHRIS; "Mysterious Wales", Paladin Press 1983

          BOASE, WENDY; "Folklore of Hampshire & the Isle of Wight", Rowman
          & Littlefield 1976

          BONWICK, JAMES; "Irish Druids and Old Irish Religion", Arno Press

          BORD, JANET & COLIN; "The Secret Country", Grenada 1978 ***

          BORD, JANET & COLIN; "Mysterious Britain", Grenada 1974 ***

          BORD, JANET & COLIN; "Earth Rites", Grenada 1983 ***

          BORD, JANET & COLIN; "Sacred Waters", Paladin Books 1986 ***

          BREFFNY, BRIAN DE, ed.; "Ireland, A Cultural Encyclopedia", Thames
          & Hudson 1983

          BREFFNY, BRIAN DE; " The Irish World", Thames & Hudson 1986

          BRIGGS, KATHERINE; "Abbey Lubbers, Banshees, & Boggarts", Pantheon

          BRIGGS, KATHERINE; "Nine Lives; Cats in Folklore", Rudledge & Kegen
          Paul 1980

          BROWN, PETER, ed. & selected by; "Book of Kells", Alfred A. Knopf

          CAMPBELL, J.F. & GEORGE HENDERSON; "The Celtic Dragon Myth",
          Newcastle Pub. 1981

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          CARMICHAEL, ALEXANDER; "Celtic Invocations", Vineyard 1972

          CASTLEDEN, RODNEY; "The Wilmington Giant", Turnstone 1983

          CHADWICK, NORA; "The Celts", Pelician 1970

          CHANT,JOY; "The High Kings", Bantam 1983

          CHMELOVA, ELENA; "Celtic Tales", Exeter Books 1982

          CLARE, T.; "Archelogical Sites of Devon & Cornwall", Moorland Pub.

          COGHLAN, RONAN; "Dictionary of Irish Myth and Legend", Donard Press

          COHANE, JOHN PHILLIP; "The Key", Crown Pub. 1969

          COLLUM, PADRAIG; "Treasury of Irish Folklore", Crown Pub. 1967

          COLLUM, PADRAIC; "Treasury of Irish Folklore", rev. ed. Killenny
          Press 1967

          COLLUM, PADRAIC; "The King of Ireland's Son", McMillian & sons 1933

          CONWAY, D.J.; "Celtic Magic", Llewellyn Pub. 1990

          COOKE, GRACE & IVAN; "The Light in Britain", White Eagle Pub. Trust

          COSMAN, MADELEINE, PELNER; "Medieval Holidays and Festivals",
          Charles Scribmer & Sons 1981

          CROSSLEY-HOLLAND, KEVIN, ed.; "Mabon of the Mabinogion", Thorsen
          Pub. 1984

          CUNLIFFE, BARRY; "The Celtic World", McGraw Hill MCMLXXIX ***

          CURTAIN, JEREMIAH; "Myths and Folk Tales of Ireland", Dover Books

          DAMES, MICHAEL; "The Avebury Cycle", Thames & Hudson 1977 ***

          DANAHER, KEVIN; "The Year in Ireland", (Leinster Leader, Ltd. 1972)
          Mercier Press 1972 ***

          DANIEL, GLYN & PAUL BAHN; "Ancient Places - The Prehistoric &
          Celtic Sites of Britian", Constable 1987

          DAVIDSON, THOMAS; "Rowan Tree and Red Thread", Edinburgh 1949
          DAVIES, EDWARD; "The Mythology and Rites of the British Druids",
          J. Booth 1809

          DELANEY, FRANK; "The Celts", Little Brown & Co. 1986

          DILLON, MYLES; "Early Irish Literature", University of Chicago
          Press 1948

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          DINNENN, REV. PATRICK S.; "Irish- English Dictionary", Irish Textes
          Society 1927

          DUGGAN, COLM; "Treasures of Irish Folklore", Mercantile Marketing
          Consultants, Ltd. 1983

          DYER, JAMES; "The Penguin Guide To Prehistoric England & Wales",
          Penguin Books

          EVANS-WENTZ, W. Y.; "The Fairy Faith in Celtic Countries",
          Universtiy Books 1966 ***

          FELL, BARRY; "America, B.C.", Wallaby Books 1976

          FITZPATRICK, JIM; "The Silver Arm", Paper Tiger Press 1981

          FITZPATRICK, JIM; "The Book of Conquests", E.P. Dutton 1978

          FLOWER, ROBIN; "The Irish Tradition", Clarendon Press 1947/1978

          FORDE, JOHNSTON J.; "Prehistoric Britian & Ireland", W.W. Norton
          & Co. 1976

          FRAZIER, SIR JAMES GORDON; "The Golden Bough", (The Macmillan
          Company, 1951) Avenel 1981

          FRENCH, J.M.F.; "Prehistoric Faith and Worship", London 1912

          FROUD, BRIAN & ALAN LEE; "Faeries", Harry M. Abrams 1978

          GANTZ, JEFFERY; "Early Irish Myths & Sagas", Penquin 1982

          GERALD OF WALES; "The History & Topography of Ireland", Penquin

          GLASSIE, HENRY; "Irish Folk History", University of Pennsylvannia
          Press 1982

          GREGORY, LADY AUGUSTA; "Visions and Beliefs in the West of
          Ireland", Colin Smythe 1920/1979

          GREGORY, LADY AUGUSTA; "Gods and Fighting Men of the Celts", John
          Murray 1913 ***

          GUARD, DAVID, "Dierdre: A Celtic Legend", Celestial Arts 1977

          HERM, GERHARD; "The Celts", St. Martin's Press 1975

          HIGGINS, GODFREY; "Celtic Druids", Philosohpical Research Society

          HOPE, MURRY; "Practical Celtic Magic", Aquarian Press 1987

          IRISH TEXTES SOCIECTY; "Poems of Egan O'Rahilly", Rev. P.S. Dinnenn
          & T.O. Donough 1966

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          IRISH TEXTES SOCIECTY; "Duanaine Finn", Vol VII, part 1, ed. &
          trans. Eoin MacNeil

          IRISH TEXTES SOCIECTY; Keating, "History of Ireland, Vol 1-4,

          IRISH TEXTES SOCIECTY; "Adventures of Suibhne Geilt", ed. & trans.
          J.G. O'Keefe 1913

          IRISH TEXTES SOCIECTY; "Poems on the Marcher Lords", ed. Anne
          O'Sullivan & Padrain O'Riain 1987

          IRISH TEXTES SOCIECTY; "Labor Gabala Erenn", parts 1-4, Trans.
          R.A.S. MacAlister 1941 ***

          JACKSON, KENNETH HURLSTONE; "A Celtic Miscellany", Penguin 1980

          JACKSON, KENNETH HURLESTONE; "The Oldest Irish Tradition; A Window
          on the Iron Age", Cambridge 1964

          JACOBS, JOSEPH; "Celtic Fairy Tales", Dover 1963

          JONES, GWYN & THOMAS; "The Mabinogion", Dragon's Dream 1982 ***

          JOYCE, P.W.; "Social History of Ancient Ireland", Vol 1 & 2
          Benjamin Blum Pub. 1968 ***

          Faires", Charles E. Merrill Co. 1946

          KINSELLA, THOMAS; "The Tain", Oxford Univ. Press 1969 ***

          KNEIGHTLY, THOMAS; "The World Guide to Gnomes, Fairies, Elves, and
          Other Little People", Avenel Press 1978

          KNIGHT, GARETH; "The Secret Tradition in Arthurian Legend",
          Aquarian Press 1983

          KRUTA, VENCESLAS & VERNER FORMAN; "The Celts of the West", Orbis

          LEAMY, EDMUND; "Golden Spears", Desmond Fitzgerald 1911

          LEHMANN, RUTH P.M.; "Early Irish Verse", University of Texas Press

          LOGAN, PATRICK; "The Old Gods", Apple Tree Press 1981

          LONSDALE, STEVEN; "Animals & the Origin of the Dance", Thames &
          Hudson 1982

          LUCY, SEAN; "Love Poems of the Irish", Mercier Press 1977

          MACALISTER, R.A.S.; "Tara; A Pagan Sanctuary of Ancient Ireland",
          Charles Schribner & Sons 1931 ***

          MACCANA, PROINSIAS; "Celtic Mythology", Hamlyn Pub. 1970

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          MACCULLOCH, JOHN ARNOTT; "Religion of the Ancient Celts", Folcroft
          Library, 1977rep.

          MACCULLOCH, JOHN ARNOTT; "The Mythology of all Races in Thirteen
          volumes; Celtic, Volume III.", Cooper Square Pub. 1967

          MACLENNAN, MALCOLM; "A Promouncing & Emtylogical Dictionary of the
          Gaelic Language", (Scots Gaelic) Aberdeen Univ. Press 1979

          MACMANUS, SEUMAS; "The Story of the Irish Race", Devin-Adair Co.

          MACNEILL, MAIRE; "The Festival of Lughnasa", Oxford, 1962 ***

          MARKALE, JEAN; "Women of the Celts", Inner Traditions International
          Ltd. 1986

          MARRIS, RUTH; "The Singing Swans & Other Irish Stories", Fontana
          Lions 1978

          MARSH, HENRY; "Dark Age Britain", Dorset Press 1970

          MATTHEWS, CAITLIN; "The Elements of The Goddess", Element Books

          MATTHEWS, CAITLIN; "The Elements of The Celtic Tradition", Element
          Books 1989

          McNEIL, F. MARTIN; "The Silver Bough, Vol 1.: Scottish Folklore &
          Beliefs", Cannon Gate Classic 1956/1989

          O'BRIEN, CHRISTIAN; "The Megalithic Odyssey", Turnstone 1983

          O'CONNOR, FRANK; "Short History of Irish Literature", Capricorn
          Books 1967

          O'CONNOR, NORREYS; "Battles & Enchantments", Books for Libraries
          Press 1922/1970

          O'DRISCOLL, ROBERT; "The Celtic Consciousness", George Braziller

          O'SULLIVAN, DONALD; "Carolan: The Life & Times & Music of an Irish
          Harper", Vol 1 & 2, Celtic Music 1983

          PEPPERS & WILCOCK; "A Guide to Magical & Mystical Sites - Europe
          & the British Isles", Harper Colophon Books 1977

          POWELL, T.G.E.; "The Celts", Thames & Hudson 1980

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          QUILLER, PETER & COURTNEY DAVIS; "Merlin, The Immortal", Spirit of
          Celtia 1984

          REES, ALWEN & BRINLEY; "Celtic Heritage", Oxford 1971 ***

          RHYS, JOHN; "Celtic Folklore, Welsh & Manx, Vol.I"

          ROLLESTON, T.W.; "Myths & Legends - Celtic", Avenel Press 1985

          ROSS, ANNE; "Pagan Celtic Britian", Rudledge & Kegen Paul 1967 ***

          ROSS, ANNE, & DON ROBBINS; "The Life & Death of A Druid Prince",
          Summit 1989 ***

          RUTHERFORD, WARD; "Celtic Mythology", Aquarian Press 1987

          RUTHERFORD, WARD; "The Druids, Magicians of the West", Aquarian
          Press 1978 ***

          SEYMOUR, ST. JOHN; "Irish Witchcraft and Demonology", 1913

          SHARKEY, JOHN; "Celtic Mysteries", Thames & Hudson 1975/1987

          SJOESTEDT, MARIE-LOUISE; "Gods and Heroes of the Celts", Methven
          & Co. Ltd. 1949 ***

          SMITH, LESLEY M.; "The Dark Age: The Making of Britian", Schocker
          Books 1984

          SPENCE, LEWIS; "The Minor Traditions of British Mythology", Rider
          & Co. 1948

          SPENCE, LEWIS; "The Magic Arts in Celtic Britain", Anchor Press

          SPENCE, LEWIS; "British Fairy Origins", Aquarian Press 1946

          SQUIRE, CHARLES; "Celtic Myth & Legend, Poetry & Romance",
          Newcastle 1975 ***

          STEWART, R.J.; "Book of Merlin", Blandford Press 1988

          STEWART, R.J., ed.; "Merlin & Woman", Blandford Press 1988

          STEWART, R.J.;  "Mystic Life of Merlin", Arcana Press 1986

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          STEWART, R.J.; "The Underworld Tradition", Aquarian Press 1985

          SUTHERLAND, ELISABETH; "Ravens & Black Rain", Corgi Books 1985 ***

          THURNEYSON; "Old Irish Reader", Dublin Institut for Advanced
          Studies 1968

          TOULSON, SHIRLEY; "The Winter Solstice", Jill Norman & Hobhouse
          1981 ***

          WHITE, CAROLYN; "A History of Irish Fairies", Mercier Press 1976

          WHITLOCK, RALPH; "In Search of Lost Gods", Phaidon Press 1979

          WILDE, LADY; "Ancient Legends, Mystic Charms, & Superstitions of
          Ireland With Sketches of the Irish Past" Chatto & Windus 1925

          WILLIAMS, GWYNN A.; "Madoc, The Legend of the Welsh Discovery of
          America", Oxford Univ. Press 1987

          WILLIAMSON, JOHN; "The Oak King, the Holly King & the Unicorn",
          Harper & Row 1974 ***

          WOOD-MARTIN, W. G.; "Traces of the Elder Faiths of Ireland, Vols
          1 & 2", Kennicat Pub. 1902/1970 ***

          YEATS, W.B.; "Fairy & Folktales of Ireland", Pan Books 1882 & 1882/

          YEATS, W.B. & LADY GREGORY; "Irish Myth, Legend, & Folklore",
          Avenel Press 1986

          YOUNG, ELLA; "The Wondersmith and His Son", David McKay Co. 1927

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