ANCIENT MYSTERIES DESCRIBED, ESPECIALLY THE ENGLISH MIRACLE PLAYS, FOUNDED ON APOCRYPHAL NEW TESTAMENT STORY, EXTANT AMONG THE UNPUBLISHED MANUSCRIPTS IN THE BRITISH MUSEUM.

  • London: William Hone, 1823.
  • 8vo.
  • later cloth spine with original cloth covers preserved, new endpapers.
  • Frontispiece; (iv), 300 pages.
  • ISBN: none

Price: $75.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 54227

Contains numerous mysteries taken from old black letter books. Includes excerpts taken from various English plays. With engravings on copper and wood. Two engravings lacking (facing p. 263 and p. 270). Upper spine splitting. Light rubbing to extremities. White spotting to the rear panel. Bookplate on front pastedown of Edward Sothern Hipp.