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THE HISTORY OF JACK AND THE BEAN-STALK, (Francis Orr & Sons)
Author Name:    (Francis Orr & Sons)

Title:   THE HISTORY OF JACK AND THE BEAN-STALK

Book Condition:   Good

Publisher:    Glasgow [Scotland]: Francis Orr & Sons, circa [1845]. [1845].

Seller ID:   28530

Glasgow [Scotland]: Francis Orr & Sons, circa [1845].. [1845].. Good. - 12mo, softcover, bound in original self wraps. The chapbook is unbound and removed at some time in the past from a larger collection which were once bound togheter. 33 & [1] pages with a decorative woodcut frame on the cover title. "[No.] 162" is printed at the foot of the title. Very good.

Appended to the fairy tale is a six-and-a-half page biography of the medieval Scottish theologian, mathematician, alchemist and wizard Michael Scott. "Few names in Scottish annals are surrounded with so deep an air of mystery and romance as that of the Wizard Michael Scott...or, as he is sometimes denominated, Michael Mathematicus".

CHILDREN'S ; FAIRY TALE; JACK AND THE BEAN STALK; OCCULT; ALCHEMIST; WIZARD; MEDIEVAL; MICHAEL SCOTT; SCOTTISH; CHAPBOOK; NINETEENTH CENTURY; 19TH CENTURY; SCOTTISH THEOLOGIAN; MATHEMATICIAN.



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