THE HISTORY OF JACK AND THE BEAN-STALK.

By: (Francis Orr & Sons).

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- 12mo, softcover, bound in original self wraps. The chapbook is unbound and removed at some time in the past from a larger collection which were once bound togheter. 33 & [1] pages with a decorative woodcut frame on the cover title. "[No.] 162" is printed at the foot of the title. Very good.

Appended to the fairy tale is a six-and-a-half page biography of the medieval Scottish theologian, mathematician, alchemist and wizard Michael Scott. "Few names in Scottish annals are surrounded with so deep an air of mystery and romance as that of the Wizard Michael Scott...or, as he is sometimes denominated, Michael Mathematicus".

Title: THE HISTORY OF JACK AND THE BEAN-STALK.

Author Name: (Francis Orr & Sons).

Categories: Children's & Illustrated,

Publisher: Glasgow [Scotland]: Francis Orr & Sons, circa [1845].: [1845].

Book Condition: Good

Seller ID: 28530

Keywords: CHILDREN'S ; FAIRY TALE; JACK AND THE BEAN STALK; OCCULT; ALCHEMIST; WIZARD; MEDIEVAL; MICHAEL SCOTT; SCOTTISH; CHAPBOOK; NINETEENTH CENTURY; 19TH CENTURY; SCOTTISH THEOLOGIAN; MATHEMATICIAN.