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8vo. In terra cotta cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. With black decor to front. All edges gilt. Dark green endpapers. In very good condition. Spine slightly faded. Corners slightly rubbed. A couple of slight separations at gatherings. Occasional small marks and foxing spots. Else a clean and tight copy. Neat inscription to half title page. 123pp. With b/w engravings. “The hibernation of the elite of Royston in the reign of Queen Anne forms the subject of a contemporaneous Latin poem, of which a translation is now given by the request of present residents in that town.” There is a short history of the town of Royston in Hertfordshire at the back with a list of subscribers.
Title: Royston Winter Recreations In The Days of Queen Anne. Translated into Spenserian Stanza from a Contemporary Latin poem by T.Wright, M.A.Physician. With Illustrations by H.J.Thurnall, Esq. And Notes on Royston Memorabilia by the Royston publishers.
Publisher: London. Longmans, Green, And Co. 1873:
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Seller ID: 60499
Keywords: Literature Rev.W.W.HARVEY, Royston, Winter Recreations, Queen Anne, Translated, Spenserian Stanza, Contemporary Latin, T.Wright, Royston Memorabilia,