1854 The Flitch of Bacon Or, The Custom of Dunmow A Tale of English Home
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Author's Presentation Copy, First Edition, Illustrated, Signed
With many illustrations by John Gilbert. The awarding of a flitch of bacon to married couples who can swear to not having regretted their marriage for a year and a day is an old tradition, the remnants of which still survive in some pockets in England.
Expertly rebacked to original blue cloth binding. Externally, sound with slight shelfwear. Internally, firmly bound. Generally bright with foxing, mainly to frontispiece.
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