The Year Book of Daily Recreation and Information; Concerning Remarkable Men and Manners, Times and Seasons, Solemnities and Merry-Makings, Antiquities and Novelties, on the Plan of the Every-Day Book and Table Book, or Everlasting Calendar of, Etc.

By: Hone, William

Price: $42.00

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Double Columns, 1644 columns, 114 engravings. Everlasting Calendar of Popular Amusements, Sports, Pastimes, Ceremonies, Customs, and Events, Incident to Each of the Three Hundred and Sixty-Five Days in Past and Present Times; Forming a Complete History of the Year; and a Perpetual Key to the Almanack. Many quaint and interesting nuggets, much on chess, including engravings of chessmen designed by Flaxman. Contemporary ribbed cloth, blindstamped covers, bright gilt to spine, joints cracking and spine cover starting to lift, interior hinges cracking, 1873 owner's inscription, aging to the papers but nothing egregious, a fascinating ort of history.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Title: The Year Book of Daily Recreation and Information; Concerning Remarkable Men and Manners, Times and Seasons, Solemnities and Merry-Makings, Antiquities and Novelties, on the Plan of the Every-Day Book and Table Book, or Everlasting Calendar of, Etc.

Author Name: Hone, William

Categories: History:United Kingdom,

Publisher: London, Thomas Tegg: 1839

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition: Fair with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 001262

Keywords: British History; Victoriana,