Withington, Robert ENGLISH PAGEANTRY: An Historical Outline
New York: Benjamin Blom, Inc., (1963). 0405090986 / 9780405090981 Reprint. Two volumes. Volume One originally published in 1918 and Volume Two in 1926 by the Harvard University Press. Hardcover. Faint dots of stain to both spines, Volume II has light soil to the page edges, a mildly bumped upper corner tip to the rear cover, else both splendid, near fine examples of this classic work; no dust jackets, as issued. 693 pages.
Fascinating history of the English pageant (or folk display, procession, or play) from its early forms in the Medieval era to its early 20th century incarnations in the U.S. With 34 b&w illustrations (including both frontispieces), bibliography, index.