Lot 4 of 221:
Bartholomew Faire 1641  

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Lot closed - unsold
Estimate:
$500 - $800

Title:
WITHDRAWN Bartholomew Faire, or Variety of Fancies, Where you May Find a Faire of Wares, and All to Please Your Mind. With the severall enormityes and misdemeanours, which are there seene and acted.

Author:

Place:
London

Publisher:
Richard Harper

Date:
1641

Description:

WITHDRAWN [ii], 5, [1 blank] pp. Woodcut illustration on title page. Self wrappers. First Edition?

The Bartholomew Fair was one of London's pre-eminent summer Charter fairs. A charter for the fair was granted to Rahere by Henry I to fund the Priory of St. Bartholomew; and from 1133 to 1855 it took place each year on 24 August. The earliest edition listed in ESTC.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Paper browned and chipped, name on title page splitting on spine fold; good.


 
Item number:
276459
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