The Boar's Head Tavern in Eastcheap. With some account of the parish of St. Michaels Crooked Lane.

London: The Homeland Association Ltd., 1928.

Small octavo (18.5 x 12 cm.), 58 pages. Illustrated. Index. With a foreword by H.J. Fynes-Clinton. Errata slip tipped-in at page 15. FIRST EDITION. An historical guide to the Boar's Head Tavern in London's Eastcheap, featured in historical plays of Shakespeare as a favorite of the fictional character Falstaff and his friends. Includes a table of the Monthly Mortality in the Great Plague Epidemic. Internally clean and sound. In publisher's printed gray wrappers, printed in black. Wrappers a bit creased and worn at the spine. About very good. The free front endpaper contains the ownership signature of Vincent Starrett, the Chicago-based journalist, author and bibliophile.

Price: $300.00