A glance at the "Passion-Play." Richard F. Burton.
A glance at the "Passion-Play."

A glance at the "Passion-Play."

London: W. H. Harrison, 1881. First edition, small 8vo, pp. 168; title-p. printed in red and black, pages ruled in red throughout; frontispiece, 3 illustrations in the text, a number of pages of printed music; spine slightly discolored and one small, unobtrusive stain, else very good and sound in original red cloth lettered in gilt on upper cover and spine, a.e.g. Penzer, p. 106; Casada 36: "Burton went to Bavaria in 1880 with an object 'artistic and critical, with an Orientalistic and anthropological side, the wish to compare, haply to trace, some affinity between this survival of the Christian "Mystery" and the living scenes of El-Islam and at Meccah' ... The book is now quite rare." Item #30246

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