copyright 1967; University Books publishers, New York; hardbound; very good condition with unmarked pages; dust jacket good with a few minor edge tears.
from Introduction -
This unusual book is a fascinating study of those wonderful and romantic stories that inspired the popular imagination of ordinary people in Medieval times and for centuries afterwards. They have a special relevance to the study of comparative religion and folklore.
Here are miracles, tall stories, travellers' tales and haunting legends of the The Wandering Jew, Pope Joan, Antichrist, mermaids, tailed men, the Seven Sleepers, St. George, the Holy Grail...