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Illustrated by one hundred and forty engravings, in which are represented most of the popular diversions; selected from ancient paintings. A new edition, with a copious index, by William Hone. [vii]-lxviii, 420pp, numerous text illustrations. Original (or contemporary morocco-grained cloth, leather spine label; wear to head and tail of spine, some slight damp fading on both boards (not affecting the pages). Two signatures a bit loose and slightly proud, the edges a little soiled, some light spotting to the title-page. A good clean copy. ***Apparently the sheets had been sold to the Teggs who reissued the title leaving out the few preliminary pages not herewith.
Title: The Sports and Pastimes of the People of England : including the rural and domestic recreations, May games, mummeries, shows, processions, pageants, and pompous spectacles from the earliest period to the present time.
Categories: British History,
Publisher: London, T.T. and J. Tegg: 1833
Item: 1.00 Item
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