Old Time Punishments

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Titel en schrijver
Old Time Punishments, William Andrews
ISBN nr.
9780880297035
Uitgeverij, drukjaar en drukversie
Uitgeverij Dorset, 1991, Eerste druk
Paperback of hardcover
Hardcover
Aantal pagina’s
251 pagina’s
Taal en categorie
Engels, Geschiedenis & Politiek
Korte samenvatting
Uit het voorwoord van Old Time Punishments :

In the year 1881, I produced a small work, entitled, “Punishments in the Olden Time,” and, to my surprise, in less than three months four thousand copies were sold. After that number had been published, and numerous flattering notices given by the critical press, I resolved to write a larger book on the same subject. The result of my labour is presented in the following pages. I hope this volume contains interesting information which does not usually come under the notice of the reader, but nevertheless important in throwing light on the history of bygone times.

In the preparation of this book, I have consulted several hundred works, and drawn facts from ancient records which still remain in manuscript; and the daily and weekly newspapers have also supplied me with items I have deemed worthy of quotation.

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Gewicht 0.46 kg
Afmetingen 21.1 × 13.9 × 2.6 cm