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Observations on popular antiquities

John Brand

Observations on popular antiquities

chiefly illustrating the origin of our vulgar customs, ceremonies, and superstitions

by John Brand

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Published by Printed for F.C. and J. Rivington ... in London .
Written in English


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Statementby John Brand ... ; arranged and revised, with additions, by Henry Ellis. vol. 2.
ContributionsEllis, Henry.
The Physical Object
Paginationxi,731p.
Number of Pages731
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19143080M

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  : Observations on the popular antiquities of Great Britain: chiefly illustrating the origin of our vulgar and provincial customs, ceremonies, and superstitions: Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. John Brand. Observations on Popular Antiquities. Birthplace: Washington, Durham, England Location of death: London, England Cause of death: unspecified. Gender: Male Religion: Angl. English antiquary, was born on the 19th of August at Washington, Durham, where his father was parish clerk. His early years were spent at Newcastle-on-Tyne with his uncle Born:

Observations on the popular antiquities of Great Britain: chiefly , Volume 3 By John Brand5/5(1). Observations on popular antiquities: including the whole of Mr. Bourne's Antiquitates vulgares, with addenda to every chapter of that work: as also, an appendix, containing such articles on the subject, as have been omitted by that author.


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