The Ingoldsby legends – mirth and marvels

author : Thomas Ingoldsby
illustrations : G. Cruikshank, J. Leech, J. Tenniel
publisher : New York : Scribner and Welford
date : 1848

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A collection of myths, legends, ghost stories based on medieval folklore and poetry .  The name of the author “Thomas Ingoldsby of Tappington Manor” is actually a pen-name of  an English clergyman named Richard Harris Barham.  The stories proved immensely popular and were compiled into books published in 1840, 1842 and 1847 by Richard Bentley.






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