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Old English Sports Pastimes and Customs

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ISBN-10: 1406795445

ISBN-13: 9781406795448

Edition: N/A

Authors: P. Ditchfield

List price: $25.95
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Originally published in 1891. The book describes the holiday festivals as they occurred in each month of the year; and the sports, games, pastimes, and customs associated with these rural feasts. it is a comprehensive history of the best features of old English village life. The illustrated contents include: Hunting - Cock Throwing - Easter Customs - May Day - Morris Dancing - Wrestling - Golf - Tennis - Cricket - Hawking - Dancing - Tournaments - Christmas Customs - Wakes - Fairs - Mummers etc. Many of the earliest history books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. Home Farm Books are republishing these classic works…    
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Book details

List price: $25.95
Publisher: Read Books
Binding: Perfect 
Pages: 144
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.34" tall
Weight: 0.418
Language: English