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Creator:
Strutt, Joseph, 1749-1802.
Title:
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: illustrated by engravings selected from ancient paintings; in which are represented most of the popular diversions / by Joseph Strutt.
Edition:
2d ed.
Published/Created:
London : Printed, by T. Bensley, for White and co.; Longman, Hurst, Rees and Orme; Lackington, Allen, and co.; John and Arthur Arch; John Murray; John Harding; Crosby and Co.; and Charles and Robert Baldwin, 1810.
Physical Description:
[2], xlix, [7], 357, [1] p. : 39 sepia plates. ; 31 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Sporting 2147
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
BEIN: From the collection of Herbert B. Lazarus.
BAC: British Art Center copy: Second edition. Brown calf, rebacked; tooling on front and back covers and spine, gold lettering on spine, all edges gilt; paper watermarked "1799". 40 plates of hand-colored etchings. Spine height: 12 inches.
Includes references to wrestling (p. 73-77); a reference to prize fighting referred to fighting with swords.
First edition 1801.
Subject Terms:
Boxing.
England -- Social life and customs.
Games -- Great Britain.
Lazarus, Herbert B. -- Ownership.
Sports -- Great Britain.
Wrestling.
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