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Glig-Gamena Angel-Deod, or, The Sports and Pastimes of the People of England: Including the Rural and Domestic Recreations, May-Games, Mummeries, Pageants, Processions, and Pompous Spectacles from the Earliest Period to the Present Time
Printed by T. Bensley for J. White, London 1801 - Full straight grain morocco leather binding by Root & Son (late Victorian period). Professionally rebacked with original spine laid over. Spine has five raided bands and gilt decorated compartments. Decorative gilt panels to boards, gilt decorated turn-ins. Marbled endpapers, all page edges gilt. Engraved bookplate to front pastedown endpaper: Charles G. King Jr. Collection, The Western Reserve Historical Society. Lightly embossed stamp of the Society to title page and a few margins within the text. A few short tears to outside edge of front free endpaper and first few preliminary pages, some scattered light foxing to text. Frontis and all 39 hand coloured plates are present and in excellent condition. Includes a vast array of sport and games, from hunting and jousting to chess and card games. A wonderfully illustrated work in a very attractive later binding. Overall condition is Very Good. Hardback. Printed pages: Large 4to. l, [6], 301, [1] [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: Tarrington Books]
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