Ancient Mysteries Described, Especially The English Miracle Plays Founded On Apocryphal New Testament Study, Extant Among The Unpublished Manuscripts In The British Museum; Including Notices Of Ecclesiastical Shows, The Festivals Of Fools And Asses - The English Boy-Bishop, The Descent Into Hell - The Lord Mayor's Show, The Guildhall Giants - Christmas Carols etc.

London: William Hone, 1823. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Engravings on Copper and Wood, including one fold-out engraving, 13 engravings in all. Original printed linen on boards, neatly re-backed and retaining original black morocco label, lettered in gilt. This copy has a title page printed in black only and is without advertisements. Minor scattered foxing. Previous owner book-plate on the front paste-down and a signature on the front free endpaper. The book is now very bright and solid.

Price: $150.00

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