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The Book Of Days: A Miscellany Of Popular Antiquities In Connection With The Calendar
by Robert Chambers
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Volume 3 of 4: Including Anecdote, Biography and History, Curiosities of Literature and Oddities of Human Life and Character. The Book of Days consists of: Matters connected with the Church Calendar, including the popular festivals, Saints' Days, and other holidays with illustrations of Christian antiquities in general; Phenomena connected with the seasonal changes; Folklore of the United Kingdom, namely popular notions and observances connected with times and seasons; Notable events, biographies, and anecdotes connected with the days of the year and; Articles of popular archaeology, of an entertaining character, tending to illustrate the progress of civilization, manners, literature, and ideas in these kingdoms. These volumes depict a day by day account of what has occurred in ancient times, including and proceeding the Middle Ages. Volume 3 covers July through October. Illustrations. Vol. 1 ISBN 0766183386, Vol. 2 ISBN 0766183394, Vol. 4 ISBN 0766183564.
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