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Observations on the Popular Antiquities of Great Britain: Chiefly Illustrating the Origin of Our Vulgar and Provincial Customs, Ceremonies, and Superstitions

by John Brand, M.A., Fellow and Secretary of the Society of Antiquaries of London
Format
Book
Published
London : Henry G. Bohn, York Street, Covent Garden, 1849.
Edition
A new edition, with further additions. / Arranged, revised and greatly enlarged by Sir. Henry Ellis, K.H., F.R.S., Sec. S.A., &c., Principal Librarian of the British Museum
Language
English
Variant Title
Popular antiquities of Great Britain
Brand's popular antiquities
Description
3 volumes : illustrations ; 18 cm
Notes
  • "Third edition"--Preface. Additions made by J.O. Halliwell. Originally published in 1777; arranged and revised, with additions, by Ellis, 1813; arranged revised, and greatly enlarged by Ellis, 1841.
  • Includes index.
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Original (?) green cloth with dark green morocco backstrip and corners; marbled edges and endpapers. Spine and back cover of Vol. 1 detached, revealing the use of printed waste to wrap the spine. Labels inside front covers of each volume read "This book was supplied by Edward Baker ... Birmingham, England, The most Expert Bookfinder Extant. Submit your wants." From the library of J.J. Lankes, unsigned, but dated March 1919 in Vol. 1. Acidic page markers removed from: Vol. 1, p. 37, 51, 197, 341 and 503; Vol. 2, p. 449; Vol. 3, p. 495. C. Venable Minor Endowment Fund, 2014/2015.
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