Curiosities of Olden Times by S. Baring-Gould

By S. Baring-Gould

This number of literature makes an attempt to collect the various vintage works that experience stood the attempt of time and supply them at a discounted, cheap expense, in an enticing quantity in order that each person can take pleasure in them.

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