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Christmas Entertainments: 1740 - Merryman, Dick

Christmas Entertainments: 1740 - Merryman, Dick

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Clean, tight, unmarked; two very light creases to front cover and first page; otherwise very minimal wear; tiny book; originally published by Field & Tuer in the Vellum-Parchment Shilling Series of Miscellaneous Literature; No. iv; Christmas entertainments, illustrated with many diverting cuts - a reprint of the very amusing and scarce 1740 edition, an original copy of which now commands more than twice its weight in gold. Christmas Entertainments: 1740 Wherein is described Abundance of Fiddle-Faddle-Stuff, Raw-heads, Bloody-bones, Buggybows, and such like Horrible Bodies; Eating, Drinking, Kissing, & other Diversions; Witches, Wizards, Conjurers, and their merry Pranks; Fairies, Spectres, Ghosts, & Apparitions; A Right Merrie Tale: --- The Story of Jack Spriggins and the Enchanted Bean; Curious Memoirs of Old Father Christmas
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Soft cover

Pryor Publications
Kent, UK

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