1823 1ed Ancient Mysteries Hone Mythical Creatures HELL Torture Giants Occult

HONE, William

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William Hone was a 19th-century English bookseller who found himself in a censorship fight with the government in 1817. Following that debate Hone produced a series of political satires and controversial works including ‘Ancient Mysteries Described’. This book includes mysteries found in the Bible, such as the birth of Jesus, but it also includes other oddities such as English giants, the decent into hell, and…more.

 

Hone includes bizarre and somewhat curious illustrations throughout – illustrations of mythical creatures, even a figure from hell torturing a Jew!

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1823 1ed Ancient Mysteries Hone Mythical Creatures HELL Torture Giants Occult

 

William Hone was a 19th-century English bookseller who found himself in a censorship fight with the government in 1817. Following that debate Hone produced a series of political satires and controversial works including ‘Ancient Mysteries Described’. This book includes mysteries found in the Bible, such as the birth of Jesus, but it also includes other oddities such as English giants, the decent into hell, and…more.

 

Hone includes bizarre and somewhat curious illustrations throughout – illustrations of mythical creatures, even a figure from hell torturing a Jew!

 

Item number: #10454

Price: $499

 

HONE, William

 

Ancient mysteries described, especially the English miracle plays

 

London : Printed for William Hone, 1823. First edition.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • X, 300, [3]
    • Some illustrations
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Cloth; tight and secure
  • Size: ~9in X 6in (23cm x 15cm)

 

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10454

Categories

Esoteric & Occult

Arts & Architecture

Religion

Authors

HONE, William

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Hardcover

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete