Crispine and crispianus, or, The delightful and princely history of the gentle-craft [electronic resource] : Containing many matters of great delight, very pleasant to read; shewing what famous men have been shoemakers in old times, with their worthy deeds and generous humours: also demonstrating why it was called the gentle-craft; and how the proverb first came, that a shoemaker's son is a prince born. Concluding with the shoemakers glory: being a merry song in the praise of shoemakers; to be sung by them every year on the twenty-fifth of October, being St. Crispine. Adorned with suitable pictures
- Deloney, Thomas, 1543?-1600
- Uniform Title:
- Gentle craft. Abridgments
- London : Printed and sold by J. Hollis, Shoemaker-Row, Black-Friars: also sold by the booksellers in town and country, [1800?]
- Physical Description:
- 72 pages : illustrations ; 24⁰.
- A version of stories in Thomas Deloney's 'Gentle craft', first published in 1637.
Reproduction of original from British Library.
AVAILABLE ONLINE TO AUTHORIZED PSU USERS.
- Citation/References Note:
- English Short Title Catalog, T195928.
- Reproduction Note:
- Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Cengage Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements.
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