[YORKSHIRE CHAPBOOKS] FEDERER, Charles A. (author). Yorkshire Chap-Books.

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[YORKSHIRE CHAPBOOKS] FEDERER, Charles A. (author). Yorkshire Chap-Books. London: Elliot Stock. 1889.

Large 8vo. Original cream parchment-backed marbled boards, spine with onlaid black leather lettering-label, edges untrimmed; pp. [vi], 7-279; externally dusted and rubbed with some minor shelf-wear to edges of boards; endpapers, half-title, title and final two leaves heavily spotted, but otherwise internally quite clean, with the armorial bookplate of C. Geoffrey Bailey of Selby to the inner upper cover; scarce.
First edition, with 14-page introductory Memoir of the Yorkshire printer and author Thomas Gent followed by reproductions of three of his works: The Holy Life and Death of St. Winefred; and Other Religious Persons. In Five Parts; The History of the Life and Miracles of our Blessed Saviour, Jesus Christ, etc., and Piety Display'd in the Holy Life and Death of the Antient and Celebrated St Robert, Hermit at Knaresborough, with a select number of the original cuts.