A banquet of jests and merry tales,
by Archie Armstrong, court jester to King James I. and King Charles I, 1611-1637. In the original quaint spelling.
|Related Names:||Armstrong, Archie -1672.|
London, Hamilton, Adams & co.; [etc., etc.] 1889.
English wit and humor
Appendix (p. -236): "Archy's dream ... printed in the year 1641."
The earliest editions appeared anonymously, making no mention of the jester's name, and its use in later editions may have been a mere trade device. cf. Pref., also pref. to ed. of 1872.
2 p.l., 236 p.
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