Bibliography



Much of this site has been unearthed from dark, dusty and long-forgotten regions of my brain. Consequently many of these references are incomplete. I will try to remedy this in future. They aren't formatted in any particular fashion either, but who really cares about that?

BEES:

1 Marija Gimbutas. Goddesses and Gods of old Europe 6500-3500 B.C Myths and cult images.
2 Pliny. Natural History. Book XI.
3 Douglas J.Brewer, Donald B.Redford and Susan Redford. Domestic plants and animals, The Egyptian origins. Aris and Phillips Ltd. Warminster, England
4 Marija Gimbutas. The civilisation of the Goddess. Harper Collins(1991)
5 W.F.Kirby (translator) The Kalevala Athlone press (1985)6 Thomas Muffet (1658) The Theater of Insects, Volume 3 of The History of Four-footed Beasts and Serpents and Insects by Edward Topsell
7 Malcolm Davies and Jeyaraney Kathirithamby (1986) Greek Insects Duckworth Press
8 Stephanie Pain (1999)Grog of the Greeks New Scientist 27 Nov 1999
9 Virgil's Georgics, translated by John Dryden. Euphorion Books. London 1949
10 Colin Clair (1967) Unnatural history: an illustrated bestiary Abelard Schuman
11 Louis J. Rodriguez (1993) Anglo Saxon verse charms, maxims and heroic legends Pinner: Anglo Saxon books, cited in Robert Lacey and Danny Danziger (1999) The year 1000, what life was like at the turn of the first millenium Little, Brown and Company

THE BOOKWORM AND THE CRAB

1 V.A.Firsoff (1959) Strange world of the moon. An enquiry into lunar physics Hutchinson and Co., London
[citing W.H. Pickering (1903) The Moon Doubleday, Page and Co., New York
& L.Rudeaux and G.De Vaucouleurs (1948)Astronomie Larousse, Paris. Neither of which I have managed to obtain]

CABBAGE

1 Margaret Baker The Gardeners Folklore
2 Nicolas Culpeper Complete Herbal

ELVES

1 Robert Graves. The White Goddess. Faber (1946)
2 John Michell and Robert Rickard Phenomena: a book of wonders
3 Katharine M.Briggs (1978) The Vanishing People: A study of traditional fairy beliefs B.T.Batsford London
4 Andrew Lang in The Secret Commonwealth of Elves, fauns and fairies by Robert Kirk, 1933 edition (Observer Press, Stirling), first published 1691
5 Gillian Edwards (1974) Hobgoblin and Sweet Puck: fairy names and natures Geoffrey Bles

IS THE MOON MADE OF GREEN CHEESE?

1 E.Schreiber and O.L.Anderson (1970) Properties and composition of lunar materials: Earth analogues Science 168 1579-1580

ERASMUS DARWIN AND THE BIRMINGHAM LUNAR SOCIETY

1 Desmond King-Hele. Erasmus Darwin and the romantic poets. Macmillan (1986)
2 Desmond King-Hele. Erasmus Darwin Macmillan (1963)
3 Desmond King-Hele. Doctor of revolution Faber (1977)
4 Patrick Moore (1976) Guide to The Moon Lutterworth Press

HEATHER BEER:

1 John Reid The Scots Gard'ner, together with The Gard'ners Kalender First published 1683 David Lindsay and Partners, Edinburgh. Reprinted 1907 T.N.Foulis, London
2 H.L.Edlin British Plants and their uses B.T.Batsford Ltd.(1951)
3 James H. Dickson (1978) Bronze age mead Antiquity 52108
4 Tess Darwin (1996)The Plant Lore of Scotland Mercat Press
5 Stephanie Pain (1999)Grog of the Greeks New Scientist27 Nov 1999

IMAGES SEEN IN THE CRATERS OF THE MOON

1 R.H.Codrington. The Melanesians: Their anthropology and folklore (1891) Oxford, Clarendon Press
2 Patrick Moore (1976) Guide to The Moon Lutterworth Press
3 Francis Huxley (1956) Affable Savages: An anthropologist among the Urubu Indians of Brazil Rupert Hart Davis (publisher)
4 Gerardo Reichel-Dolmatoff (1971) Amazonian Cosmos: The sexual and religious symbolism of the Tukano Indians University of Chicago Press
5 Geoffrey Parrinder (1967) African mythology Hamlyn, London
6 Sabine Baring-Gould (1869) Curious Myths of the middle ages Rivingtons

JACK:

1 Webster's English dictionary
2 Ronald Hutton. The Stations of the Sun. Oxford University Press (1996)
3 George Ewart Evans and David Thomson The Leaping Hare Faber and Faber Ltd. London (1972)
4 Robert Graves. The White Goddess. Faber (1946)
5 Readers Digest Guide to folklore myths and legends of Great Britain

LUNAR CALENDARS

1 Harold Bayley. The lost language of symbolism. First published 1912 by Williams and Norgate, reprinted 1996 by Bracken books
2 Robert Graves. The White Goddess. Faber (1946)
3 Patrick Moore (1976) Guide to The Moon Lutterworth Press
4 Edwin W.Smith and A. Murray Dale. The Ila speaking peoples of Northern Rhodesia (1920) Macmillan
5 R.H.Codrington. The Melanesians: Their anthropology and folklore (1891) Oxford, Clarendon Press



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