The merry tales of the wise men of Gotham [by A.B.] ed. by J.O. Halliwell

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Page 14 - BIBLIOTHECA CANTIANA.— A Bibliographical Account of what has been published on the History, Topography, Antiquities, Customs, and Family Genealogy of the County of Kent, with Biographical Notes. By John Russell Smith. In a handsome 8vo volume (pp. 370), with two plates of facsimiles of Autographs of 33 eminent Kentish Writers.
Page 5 - The Harrowing of Hell, a Miracle Play, written in the Reign of Edward II., now first published from the Original in the British Museum, with a Modern Reading, Introduction, and Notes, by JAMES ORCHARD HALLIWELL, Esq.
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Page 9 - ECCLESIASTICAL DOCUMENTS, viz. 1. A Brief History of the Bishoprick of Somerset to the year 1174. — 2. Curious Collection of Charters from the Library of Dr. Cox Marco, now first published by Rev.
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