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A pilgrimage to ye Pigge and Peas / by Five Bores

Author: Purland, Theodosius, 1805-1881.
Contributor(s): Lyell, James P. R. (James Patrick Ronaldson), 1871-1948 [former owner] |
McDonald Smith, D [former owner].
Production / publication: [England ; 1848]Description: 1 volume (various paginations) : illustrations ; 32 cm.General note: Illustrated by the insertion of more than 90 old and scarce engravings with views of London, portraits, autograph letters etc. Name of the author and the date of the manuscript from the spine. Volume dedicated to "Master H.G. Hine, author of the Antiquities of Brighton and Camden-Town".Language note: In English.Ownership note: Book labels of Theodosius Purland and James Patrick Ronaldson Lyell (1871-1948): “Ex libris Jacobi P.R. Lyell” on front pastedown; armorial bookplate of D. McDonald Smith ("Honestum utili prefero") also affixed to front pastedown.Binding note: Bound in one-quarter black morocco with title and name of author stamped in gold on spine. Other title: Pork and Peas. St. John's Gate. Tower. Charter House [Spine title] | A pilgrimage to the Pigge and Peas.Subject(s): London (England) -- Description and travel -- 19th century | London (England) -- Buildings, structures, etcSummary: Manuscript giving an account of pilgrimages to various parts of London, including "Ye Pigge and Peas" (the old "Kynges Hedde" on Fenchurch Street, now the London Tavern, where Princess Elizabeth is said to have dined off pork and peas after her release from the Tower on the 19th of May, 1554), St John's Gate (formerly the Grand South Gate of the Hospital of St John of Jerusalem), the Tower of London and the Charterhouse.
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