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Folk-lore Bibliography.

Kurth (G.). Histoire poétique des Mérovingiens. 8vo. 522 pp. A. Picard.

(Symbol missingsymbol characters) Interesting study of the historic and social conditions underlying the oldest French epic poetry.

Macdonald (J.). Myth and Religion. 8vo, xvi, 240 pp. D. Nutt.
Matson (S. A.). St. George and the Dragon. Second edition.
Montefiore (C. G.). Lectures on the Origin and Growth of Religion, as Illustrated by the Religion of the Ancient Hebrews. (Hibbert Lecture, 1892.) 8vo. pp. 598. Williams and Norgate.
Morgan (Owen), "Morien". The Light of Britannia: The Mysteries of Ancient British Druidism Unveiled; The Original Source of Phallic Worship Revealed; The Secrets of the Court of King Arthur Revealed; The Creed of the Stone Age Restored; The Holy Grael discovered in Wales. Portrait and Illustrations. 8vo. pp. 431. Cardiff: D. Owen and Co.
Reissenberger (K.). Des Hundes Nôt. Vienna: G. Gerold's Sohn. [An edition of a Middle High-German poem from two MSS. of the 14th century, with Introduction and Notes, giving a list of variants of the story (of which Grimm No. 58 is the best known) and an attempt to trace its pedigree.]
Russell (Miss). A Recent Discovery in Rome in connection with Mythology and Symbolism in Britain (extr. Brit. Archæol. Assoc, 1892).

(Symbol missingsymbol characters) Discussion of cup and circle-markings.

Sturluson (Snorrie). The Stories of the Kings of Norway, called the Round World (Heimskringla). Done into English out of the Icelandic by William Morris and Eirikr Magnusson. Vol. i, with a large map of Norway. Crown 8vo. pp. 386. Quaritch.
Sudre (L.). Les sources du Roman de Renart. 8vo. viii, 356 pp. E. Bouillon.

(Symbol missingsymbol characters) One of the most important works ever published on the relations between mediæval literature and the current folk-tale. Folk-Lore will review it at some length shortly.

Transactions of the Gaelic Society of Inverness, vol. xvii (1890-91). 8vo. xvi, 273 pp. Inverness, 1892.

(Symbol missingsymbol characters) Among the contents are: The School of Birds, a Western Island Tale, by the Rev. J. G. Campbell of Tiree (master-thief and transformation-fight story). A. Macdonald, Observations on Highland Ethnology, with special reference to Inverness and the district. A. Macbain, Gaelic Incantations (valuable and exhaustive paper).