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The Praise of York-Shire Ale (1684-5) by  George Meriton - 1975 - from Christopher Baron and Biblio.com

The Praise of York-Shire Ale (1684-5)

by Meriton, George

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York: Ken Spelman - after John White, 1975 96mm x 154mm tall (3.75" x 6" approx.). Pp [x], 120. "The book is divided into three parts. The first gives a rollicking narrative of a Rabelaisian jaunt by Bacchus and his court to Northallerton, Easingwold and York, consuming astonishing quantities of the 'humming Yorkshire ale', whilst the second and third parts consist of a Dialogue and a Dialect Glossary" All earthy good humour. Covers lightly creased and a few external marks, otherwise a good copy, in the original pictorial black-printed soft brown card covers.


  • Bookseller: Christopher Baron GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 001356
  • Title: The Praise of York-Shire Ale (1684-5)
  • Author: Meriton, George
  • Book condition: Used
  • Publisher: Ken Spelman - after John White
  • Place: York
  • Date published: 1975
  • Keywords: Celia Sack Noisbn Beer Brewing Yorkshire Dialect Bawdy Ale Ales Drink Lexicon Lexicography Lexicons Dictionary Rabelaisian Rabelais Northallerton Easingwold York Bacchus Bacchanalia Photographed
  • Bookseller catalogs: Commerce and Commodities; Dictionaries and Languages;

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