Phillip Stubbes's Anatomy of the Abuses in England in Shakspeare's Youth, A. D.1583. Edited by Frederick J. Furnivall.

London: Publisht for the New Shakspere Society by N. Trübner & Co, [1876]-1882.

Price: $300.00

About the item

First edition. Illustrated. 1 vols. 4to. Two parts in one volume. Contemporary roan-backed maroon cloth. Some rubbing and discoloration of cloth, some light marginal browning. Jaggard p. 655 which describes the work as in three volumes and it “condemns ‘stage playes, enterludes, maie games, dauncing, feasts of musick, cards, dice, tenisse, bowles, cockkfighting, hawking , football, reading of wicked books, men's dress and its ’”.

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With membership information and list of members for the New Shakspere Society in 1879.