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ROUND-ABOUT OUR COAL FIRE; OR, CHRISTMAS ENTERTAINMENTS (London 1740)

"...Wherein is described an Abundance of Fiddle-Faddle-Stuff, Raw-heads, Bloody-bones, Buggybows, and such like Horrible Bodies; Eating, Drinking, Kissing, & other Diversions; Witches, Wizards, Conjurers, and their merry Pranks; Fairies, Spectres, Ghosts, & Apparitions; A Right Merrie Tale:- The Story of Jack Spriggins and the Enchanted Bean; Curious Memoirs of OLD FATHER CHRISTMAS. Illustrated with MANY DIVERTING CUTS."

Facsimile of a Victorian reprint of a bizarre, amusing little book from 1740, which relates various forms of holiday evening entertainments including ghost stories and a hilariously convoluted version of Jack and the Beanstalk. 58 pages. Softcover. Import.



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CHRISTMAS ENTERTAINMENTS [London 1740]
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