MERRY GENTLEMEN A BACCHANALIAN SCRAPBOOK

By: WATSON, ROLAND

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1st ed. 250x190mm approx. Red cloth boards with black lettering to spine. 237pp + index. Tipped In Colour frontis + 39 other illust. Companion volume to the author's Scrapbook of Inns. A commemoration to famous drinking bouts, quaint toasts and pledges, drinking songs and lyrics and last but not least "gout!" This anthology from unusual sources over the past 3 hundred years has many original prints and pictures to accompany the text. Ideal for those whose smiling aspect bespeaks them a friends of the Good-natur'd God of Wine. VG+/VG (book - free of insc. and bumps. D/J - non price clipped. Rubbed at head and tail of spine with some loss. Significant triangular section of loss to rear of 95x45mm. Now in proprietory protective wrapper).

Title: MERRY GENTLEMEN A BACCHANALIAN SCRAPBOOK

Author Name: WATSON, ROLAND

Categories: Social History,

Publisher: LONDON: T. WERNER LAURIE 1951 FIRST EDITION:

Type: Book

Seller ID: 2526

Keywords: INBIBING, THE BACCHANALIAN ARTS, DRINKING TOASTS, PLEDGES, SONGS, TIPPLING, SOCIAL HISTORY,