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Come away, O human child!

To the waters and the wild

With a faery, hand in hand,

For the world's more full of weeping than you can understand.

Yeats (1886)

The Celtic Cyclopedia delves deeply into the 6 Celtic kingdoms:

  • Ireland
  • Manx
  • Scotland
  • Wales
  • Cornwall
  • Brittany

The book explores the religions, cultures and mythology of the Celtic tribes, and touches upon those of the invading Vikings. The 10th century Celtic Twilight is explored, as one age ends and another begins.

Within these pages the stories come alive of kings, queens, heroes, saints, gods and monsters:

  • Tuatha Dé Danann
  • Fir Bolg
  • Fomorians
  • Pan-Celtic gods and goddesses
  • The Dark Ones
  • The historical tales of Arthur
  • Faeries, goblins and other curiosities
  • The walking Saints and their miracles
  • The kings, queens and heroes such as Cú Chulainn

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TOTHI J November 04, 2021 9:12 pm UTC
Hi. Full size preview does not seem to be working:

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Andrew V November 04, 2021 9:16 pm UTC
The page ranges have been setup, seems like a server side bug that should be reported to the IT team
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tommaso G June 19, 2021 9:54 pm UTC
Hi there, i am a kickstarter backer for the children of eriu. Is this also included in the ks ? or is a standalone product ?
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tommaso G June 19, 2021 11:58 pm UTC
nevermind, i found out :)
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Tobias S April 24, 2021 5:42 pm UTC
I just bought the book, and it appears to have 150 rather than 288 pages (which is the number given here).
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Guo C April 24, 2021 5:55 pm UTC
Tobias, I believe you are looking at the PDF. The PDF has many pages which are dual facing pages for a total count of 150pp (e.g., pages 2-3, 6-7, etc.). I believe the overall page count contained in all those pages individual page-wise (i.e., for paper copy) would be in the high 280’s, FYI.
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Tobias S April 24, 2021 5:58 pm UTC
Thank you for pointing this out to me, Guo! You are absolutely right. I hadn't noticed that.
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Guo C April 24, 2021 4:11 pm UTC
Is the premium hardcover still available? I only see “Hardcover, Standard Color Book”. I would prefer premium paper for legibility (and avoiding bleed through). TY
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Andrew V April 24, 2021 5:31 pm UTC
FYI: the standard printing is on 70lb paper (rather than 50 lb), so the ink is absorbed very well and images look good. If there's enough demand for full premium, we may fit that in later this year.
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Guo C April 24, 2021 5:34 pm UTC
TY! I guess I shall hold out since paper can make a difference. I also have one of your other books on order now, so I’ll have a peek at that one in “Standard Color”.

Thank you for (ultra-)fast response!
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Andrew V April 25, 2021 4:30 pm UTC
It's unfortunate that DTRPG doesn't list "standard 70" which is a hybrid between standard and premium. FYI: standard = standard ink on 50lb paper. Premium = premium ink on 70lb paper. But in book setup you can also pick a hybrid of both which is standard ink on 70lb paper which is the setup for this book. Which other title did you get so I can confirm the print type for you?
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Guo C April 25, 2021 4:42 pm UTC
Ahh, thank you. The other book is Standard hardcover color of “ Creatures from Fairy-Tale and Myth 5e”.
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Andrew V April 25, 2021 4:49 pm UTC
That one is also standard 70, so you'll get a good idea of the printing. Enjoy!
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Guo C April 25, 2021 7:19 pm UTC
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Sandro O December 26, 2020 4:48 pm UTC
I’m very confused here. There shows $19.98 erased and then show $29.98 like a promo price... but the price raise... no make sense for me...
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Stephanie M December 21, 2020 11:34 am UTC
This is perhaps the most beautiful book I own. It is an excellent resource for all who are interested in Celtic mythlore. Pendelhaven are experts in creating volumes that should transcend into mainstream booksellers. Buy the premium hardback version, you won't be disappointed.
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Andrew V April 24, 2021 5:27 pm UTC
Thanks for the kind words, we'd love to get a review from you on the DriveThruRPG page :)
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Paul R December 19, 2020 7:01 pm UTC
Love the preview but think it would work better with a few pages from each section instead of the one.
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Charlie S December 08, 2020 1:12 pm UTC
Will we see a preview? Don't get me wrong, I love your work, but when regarding cash of that caliber, I really at least need to see the table of contents.
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Andrew V December 08, 2020 2:57 pm UTC
But of course! Last night was the soft-launch, today is the big public launch day, so the full config wasn't up. Now you should have both previews configured. Enjoy! :)
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Charlie S December 08, 2020 3:48 pm UTC
Oh, okay! Thanks!
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