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