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The Resource Ancient mysteries described : especially the English miracle plays, founded on apocryphal New Testament story, extant among the unpublished manuscripts in the British Museum : including notices of ecclesiastical shows, the festival of fools and asses, the English boy bishop, the descent into hell, the lord mayor's show, the guild hall giants, Christmas carols, &c., by William Hone ; with engravings on copper and wood

Ancient mysteries described : especially the English miracle plays, founded on apocryphal New Testament story, extant among the unpublished manuscripts in the British Museum : including notices of ecclesiastical shows, the festival of fools and asses, the English boy bishop, the descent into hell, the lord mayor's show, the guild hall giants, Christmas carols, &c., by William Hone ; with engravings on copper and wood

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Ancient mysteries described : especially the English miracle plays, founded on apocryphal New Testament story, extant among the unpublished manuscripts in the British Museum : including notices of ecclesiastical shows, the festival of fools and asses, the English boy bishop, the descent into hell, the lord mayor's show, the guild hall giants, Christmas carols, &c.
Title
Ancient mysteries described
Title remainder
especially the English miracle plays, founded on apocryphal New Testament story, extant among the unpublished manuscripts in the British Museum : including notices of ecclesiastical shows, the festival of fools and asses, the English boy bishop, the descent into hell, the lord mayor's show, the guild hall giants, Christmas carols, &c.
Statement of responsibility
by William Hone ; with engravings on copper and wood
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Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Hone's summaries and excerpts from medieval Coventry plays or mysteries in the British Museum
Cataloging source
DLC
Citation location within source
401
Citation source
Cohn, A.M. George Cruikshank
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1780-1842
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Hone, William
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
PR643.M8
LC item number
H6 1823a
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1792-1878
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Cruikshank, George
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  • Mysteries and miracle-plays, English
  • English drama
  • English drama
  • Mysteries and miracle-plays, English
Label
Ancient mysteries described : especially the English miracle plays, founded on apocryphal New Testament story, extant among the unpublished manuscripts in the British Museum : including notices of ecclesiastical shows, the festival of fools and asses, the English boy bishop, the descent into hell, the lord mayor's show, the guild hall giants, Christmas carols, &c., by William Hone ; with engravings on copper and wood
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Publication
Note
  • Last page blank
  • Includes two plates by George Cruikshank
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Notices of ecclesiastical shows -- Fools and asses -- The English boy bishop -- The descent into Hell -- The Lord Mayor's show -- The guildhall giants -- Christmas carols
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
[2], x, [11]-299, [1] p., [4] leaves of plates (1 folded)
Lccn
31019124
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)2948676
Label
Ancient mysteries described : especially the English miracle plays, founded on apocryphal New Testament story, extant among the unpublished manuscripts in the British Museum : including notices of ecclesiastical shows, the festival of fools and asses, the English boy bishop, the descent into hell, the lord mayor's show, the guild hall giants, Christmas carols, &c., by William Hone ; with engravings on copper and wood
Link
Publication
Note
  • Last page blank
  • Includes two plates by George Cruikshank
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Notices of ecclesiastical shows -- Fools and asses -- The English boy bishop -- The descent into Hell -- The Lord Mayor's show -- The guildhall giants -- Christmas carols
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
[2], x, [11]-299, [1] p., [4] leaves of plates (1 folded)
Lccn
31019124
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)2948676

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