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Author: Aspin, Jehoshaphat

Title: A Picture of the Manners, Customs, Sports, and Pastimes, of the Inhabitants of England, From the Arrival of the Saxons Down to the Eighteenth Century. Selected from the Ancient Chronicles, and rendered in Modern Phraseology. Illustrated by Numerous Engravings, From Strutt and Others

Price: £65.00

Year: 1825

Edition: 1st

Publisher: J Harris

Summary: iv -296, small 8vo, frontis and 11 engraved plates, some off setting from the plates to the text. Later not recent full calf raised bands and gilt tooling to the spine compartments an attractive binding VG. A variety of sports and pastimes covered. Hawking is mentioned in chapter ix, pages 129 -133 with a half page illustration. The hawking information consists chiefly of information taken from The Book Of St. Albans Swift 27- 01

Ref: 23505

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