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London, Richard Bentley 1842 - THE INGOLDSBY LEGENDS Thomas Ingoldsby; 1st Series 1848 4th Edition, 2nd Series 1842 3rd Edition, 3rd Series 1847 2nd Edition; London, Richard Bentley; Full Rebound Leather, Zaehnsdorf Bindery; Illustrated by George Cruikshank, John Leech; 338, 288, 364 Pages; w5.3"xh8"; Rare!!! Great For any Ghost/Macabre Fan or of the Famous Classic or Collector. Great Gift Idea; Complete in Three Volumes!!! ATTRIBUTES: Three Beautiful, sleek full dark green leather cover designs with gold pinstriped borders, ornate gold floral bindings with half circle designs and labels, gold pinstriped gilding to cover edges, gold floral gilding to inner cover edges, gold tops of pages, with three great illustrated title pages with red/black text, with 17 Brilliant Macabre Illustrations, two Portrait Plates, and some Fascinating Stories!!! SOME CONTENTS INCLUDED: The Spectre of Tappington The Hand of Glory: the Nurse's Story 'Look at the Clock!': Patty Morgan the Milkmaid's Story Grey Dolphin: a Legend of Sheppey The Ghost The Cynotaph The Leech of Folkestone: Mrs. Botherby's Story The Legend of Hamilton Tighe The Witches' Frolic A Singular Passage in the Life of the Late Henry Harris, D.D. The Jackdaw of Rheims A Lay of St. Dunstan A Lay of St. Gengulphus The Lay of St. Odille A Lay of St. Nicholas The Lady Rohesia The Tragedy Mr. Barney Maguire's Account of the Coronation The 'Monstre' Balloon The Execution: a Sporting Anecdote Some Account of a New Play The Bangman's Dog: Mr.Peters's Story Introduction to the Second Series The Black Mousquetaire: a Legend Of France Sir Rupert the Fearless: a Legend Of Germany The Merchant of Venice: a Legend of Italy The Auto-Da-Fé: a Legend of Spain The Ingoldsby Penance: a Legend of Palestine—and West Kent Netley Abbey: a Legend of Hampshire Fragment Nell Cock: a Legend of the Dark Entry. -- The King's Scholar's Story Nursery Reminiscences Aunt Fanny: a Legend of a Shirt Misadventures at Margate: a Legend of Jarvis's Jetty The Smuggler's Leap: a Legend of Thanet Bloudie Jacke of Shrewsberrie: a Legend Of Shropshire The Babes in the Woody; or, The Norfolk Tragedy The Dead Drummer: a Legend of Salisbury Plain A Row in an Omnibus (Box): a Legend of the Haymarket The Lay of St. Cuthbert; or the Devil's Dinner-Party: a Legend Of The North Countree The Lay of St Aloys: a Legend of Blois The Lay of the Old Woman Clothed in Grey: a Legend of Dover Raising the Devil: a Legend of Cornelius Agrippa Saint Medard: a Legend Of Afric {sic} Preface to the Third Series The Lord of Thoulouse: a Legend of Languedoc The Wedding-Day; or, The Buccaneer's Curse: a Family Legend The Blasphemer's Warning: a Lay of St. Romwold The Brothers Of Birchington: a Lay of St. Thomas à Becket The Knight and the Lady: a Domestic Legend of the Reign of Queen Anne The House-Warming!!: a Legend of Bleeding-Heart Yard The Forlorn One Jerry Jarvis's Wig: a Legend of the Weald Of Kent Unsophisticated Wishes Miscellaneous Poems BACKGROUND: Richard Harris Barham (6 December 1788 – 17 June 1845) was an English cleric of the Church of England, novelist, and humorous poet. He was known better by his nom de plume Thomas Ingoldsby. The Ingoldsby Legends is a collection of myths, legends, ghost stories and poetry written supposedly by Thomas Ingoldsby of Tappington Manor, actually a pen-name of an English clergyman named Richard Harris Barham. CONDITION: Conditions are Very Good/Excellent. Small wear to edges, lighten/faded mark to upper front board of one, pages/hinges/text blocks are very good/excellent for over 155 years old!!! [Attributes: Hard Cover]
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