Customs & Faces, photographs by Sir Benjamin Stone 1838-1914

By: JAY, Bill

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JAY, BILL. Customs & Faces, photographs by Sir Benjamin Stone 1838-1914, London: St. Martin's Press, 1972. Quarto, first edition, unpaginated with a 20-page introduction and 68 photolithographic reproductions of Stone's pictures, black cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine. Stone captured like nobody else the peculiar nature of Olde England, with photos of festivals, pageants, gypsies, the poor, the common and the just plain weird, like the men celebrating the Hare Pie and Bottle Kicking Festival in Holaton. Condition of this book: Dust jacket is chipped, price-clipped, and has small wrinkles. Boards very good, inscription inked onto inside cover, minor soiling at top edge, images fine.

Title: Customs & Faces, photographs by Sir Benjamin Stone 1838-1914

Author Name: JAY, Bill

Categories: Photography, Antiquarian, History,

ISBN Number: 0902620835

ISBN Number 13: 9780902620834

lbs: 2.00 lbs

Seller ID: 50563

Keywords: Old England festivals pageants gypsies poor people,