In researching for this site the out-of-copyright texts available at have been invaluable, but in trying to read them in electronic form I often found that the scanned pages had just been thrown through an Optical Character Recognition (OCR) program with no attempt to moderate the gibberish that these programs often produce.

Whilst proof reading these texts for my own use therefore I ended up with documents I could then publish myself.

These books are printed on demand by

I’ve also added a cafepress shop should you want T-shirts, Mugs, etc. adorned with Folkcustoms imagery.

I make a small profit on these items (most of the price is dictated by manufacturing costs.) Any profits will be used to offset the costs of running this site.

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CafePress Shop