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Leland, Charles Godfrey 1824-1903

Overview
Works: 522 works in 1,995 publications in 5 languages and 18,916 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Folklore  Dictionaries  Biography  History  Chronologies  Legends  Caricatures and cartoons  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Former owner, Signer, Composer, Inscriber, Creator, Compiler
Classifications: PS2242, 398
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The Algonquin legends of New England; or, Myths and folk lore of the Micmac, Passamaquoddy, Penobscot tribes by Charles Godfrey Leland( Book )

53 editions published between 1884 and 2004 in English and held by 768 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dictionary of slang, jargon & cant, embracing English, American, and Anglo-Indian slang, pidgin English, tinker's jargon, and other irregular phraseology by Albert Barrère( Book )

38 editions published between 1889 and 2012 in English and Multiple languages and held by 623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gypsy sorcery and fortune telling : Illustrated by incantations, specimens of medical magic, anecdotes, tales by Charles Godfrey Leland( Book )

52 editions published between 1891 and 2013 in English and held by 623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hans Breitmann's ballads by Charles Godfrey Leland( Book )

77 editions published between 1869 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 585 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fusang; or, The discovery of America by Chinese Buddhist priests in the fifth century by Charles Godfrey Leland( Book )

43 editions published between 1873 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meister Karl's sketch-book by Charles Godfrey Leland( Book )

19 editions published between 1855 and 1970 in English and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historisch-kritische Gesamtausgabe der Werke by Heinrich Heine( Book )

53 editions published between 1855 and 2000 in English and German and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gedetailleerd chronologisch overzicht van leven en werk van de Duitse dichter (1797-1856)
The English gipsies and their language by Charles Godfrey Leland( Book )

35 editions published between 1873 and 2015 in English and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Gypsies by Charles Godfrey Leland( Book )

31 editions published between 1882 and 2010 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sunshine in thought (1862) by Charles Godfrey Leland( Book )

17 editions published between 1862 and 1976 in English and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Etruscan magic & occult remedies by Charles Godfrey Leland( Book )

11 editions published between 1963 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Legends of Florence; collected from the people by Charles Godfrey Leland( Book )

48 editions published between 1895 and 1996 in English and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of legends or traditions of a varied character, referring to places and buildings in Florence, such as the Cathedral and Campanile, the Signoria, the Bargello, the different city gates, ancient towers and bridges, palaces, crosses, and fountains, noted corners, odd by-ways, and many churches
Hans Breitmann's party. With other ballads by Charles Godfrey Leland( Book )

35 editions published between 1868 and 1882 in English and Undetermined and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Humorous poems written in dialect
Etruscan Roman remains in popular tradition by Charles Godfrey Leland( Book )

30 editions published between 1842 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cast a spell against gossips, deflect unwanted romantic attention, or bring the dead back to life. The renowned 19th-century folklorist and expert on witchy cultures Charles Leland believed he had uncovered the secrets of practical domestic magic as the ancient pagans of Italian Tuscany performed it, and he shared all in this classic 1892 study. Considered by the author to be his own masterwork, this enthralling work--one still the subject of heated debate among modern pagans, some of whom embrace it while others deny its accuracy--here are detailed examinations of the "gods and goblins" of the
Aradia; or, The gospel of the witches by Charles Godfrey Leland( Book )

47 editions published between 1899 and 2015 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The text is a composite. Some of it is Leland's translation into English of an original Italian manuscript, the Vangelo (gospel). Leland reported receiving the manuscript from his primary informant on Italian witchcraft beliefs, a woman Leland referred to as ""Maddalena"" and whom he called his ""witch informant"" in Italy. The rest of the material comes from Leland's research on Italian folklore and traditions, including other related material from Maddalena. Leland had been informed of the Vangelo's existence in 1886, but it took Maddalena eleven years to provide him with a copy
Pidgin-English sing-song, or, Songs and stories in the China-English dialect. With a vocabulary by Charles Godfrey Leland( Book )

54 editions published between 1876 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Breitmann ballads by Charles Godfrey Leland( Book )

75 editions published between 1871 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abraham Lincoln and the abolition of slavery in the United States by Charles Godfrey Leland( Book )

25 editions published between 1879 and 1975 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The alternate sex; or, The female intellect in man, and the masculine in woman by Charles Godfrey Leland( Book )

16 editions published between 1904 and 1910 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ye book of copperheads by Charles Godfrey Leland( Book )

8 editions published between 1863 and 1977 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of cartoons and satirical verses
 
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Gypsy sorcery and fortune telling : Illustrated by incantations, specimens of medical magic, anecdotes, tales
Alternative Names
Breitman, Hans 1824-1903

Breitmann, Hans

Breitmann, Hans 1824-1903

Charles Godfrey Leland Amerikaans journalist (1824-1903)

Charles Godfrey Leland giornalista e etnologo statunitense

Charles Godfrey Leland US-amerikanischer Abenteurer, Journalist und Mythenforscher

Charles Leland

Godfrey Leland, Charles 1824-1903

Leland, Charles G.

Leland, Charles G. 1824-1903

Leland, Charles-Godfrey 1824-1903

リーランド, チャールズ・G

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Gypsy sorcery and fortune telling : Illustrated by incantations, specimens of medical magic, anecdotes, talesHans Breitmann's balladsFusang; or, The discovery of America by Chinese Buddhist priests in the fifth centuryThe GypsiesEtruscan magic & occult remediesLegends of Florence; collected from the peopleEtruscan Roman remains in popular traditionAradia; or, The gospel of the witches