Sutton Publishing, 1986. Hardcover. Gloucester, England, Alan Sutton Publishing, Ltd., 1986, first edition. Clean, tight 4to, 257pp. Illustrated. Near Fine / very good +. Item #16578
Contains all aspects of the gods, ritual customs, cult-objects, and sacred places of the ancient Celtic peoples from Ireland to Austria. Describes the geographical and chronological scope of the book and examines the nature of the evidence. The various cults of sun and sky, mother-goddesses and fertility, war, death, and the underworld, and many more aspects of this intricate society are explained. Sections examine water gods, healers, animals and animism, symbolism and imagery.