Yorkshire Oddities, Incidents, And Strange Events..
Bound in original maroon cloth, gilt with black borders and block of gilt device. Bevelled edges. Extremities worn with slight damage to head and tails of spines, damp stains and hinges starting to crack; very occasional spotting but otherwise good interiors.
John Hodges, 24, King William Street, Strand.,
Second edition. 2 vols.
TWO VOLUMES. 8vo. 5.25 x 7.5 inches. Vol. I, vi + [ii] + 279 pp.; Vol. II, [viii], including 2 pp. publisher's advertisements + 271 +  + 16 pp. publisher's advertisements.
Decorated by head and tailpiece vignettes and by initials.
A collection of short accounts relating to events of Yorkshire life, history and folklore. It includes accounts of crimes, rebels and Catholic recusants. Sabine Baring-Gould (1834-1924), Anglican clergyman, antiquarian, folklorist. folk song collector, hymn writer and novelist. Educated at Cambridge, he served two parishes as curate in Yorkshire, 1864-71, before moving south to livings in Essex and then Devon, where, from 1881, he became both parson and squire of his ancestral estate. This work, whose contents were collected during his residence in Yorkshire, was first published in 1874 and appeared in numerous later editions.
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