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. Illustrated by One Hundred and Forty Engravings, in which are Represented most of the Popular Diversions; Selected from Ancient Paintings.

STRUTT, Joseph and William HONE
Published by William Tegg in London 1855
SKU: 58325
A New Edition, with a Copious Index, by William Hone. 8vo., in full calf gilt, with raised bands and gilt decoration to spine, a.e.g., marbled endpapers; [lxvii] + 420pp, with engraved portrait frontis of William Hone and 136 illustrations within text. Neat ink gift inscription dated 1857 to early blank within an engraved device that includes the Eton College motto. Foxing to endpapers, to the first and last few pages, plus some occasionally throughout, a few small marks to boards, edges a little rubbed. VG overall.

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