The Sports and Pastimes of the People of England: including the Rural and Domestic, May Games, Mummeries, Shows, Processions, Pageants, And Pompous Spectacles From The Earliest Periods To The Present Time; A New Edition With A Copious Index By William Hone. Joseph Strutt.
The Sports and Pastimes of the People of England: including the Rural and Domestic, May Games, Mummeries, Shows, Processions, Pageants, And Pompous Spectacles From The Earliest Periods To The Present Time; A New Edition With A Copious Index By William Hone

The Sports and Pastimes of the People of England: including the Rural and Domestic, May Games, Mummeries, Shows, Processions, Pageants, And Pompous Spectacles From The Earliest Periods To The Present Time; A New Edition With A Copious Index By William Hone

London: William Reaves, 1830. Hardcover. 420 pages. 22 x 14 cm. Bound by Baynton of Bath. Illustrated with 140 engravings, in which are represented most of the popular diversions; selected from ancient paintings. For first edition commentary [see: BRYAN'S DICTIONARY OF PAINTERS AND ENGRAVERS Vol.V, p.138]. BRUNET Vol.V, p.138]. Faded owner inscription title page. Text generally clean and fresh. Raised bands decorated in gilt, red leather spine label printed in gilt. Three quarter brown calf and marbled boards. Fine. Item #23088

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