Find Your Next Favorite Book
Our Money-Back Guarantee

ISBN: 0330512927 / ISBN-13: 9780330512923

Curing Hiccups with Small Fires: A Delightful Miscellany of Great British Eccentrics

by

An 18th-century French scholar attributed the British talent for eccentricity to a "mixture of fogs, beef, and beer . . . aggravated by the tedium of ... Show synopsis

Find your copy

Buy it from  $4.35
Buy new from  $4.69

Change currency
  • Curing Hiccups with Small Fires: A Delightful Miscellany of Great British Eccentrics (Pan Books (UK)) – Trade paperback (2010)
    by Karl Shaw

    Curing Hiccups with Small Fires: A Delightful Miscellany of Great British Eccentrics

    Trade paperback, Pan Books (UK)
    2010
    English
    298 pages

    ISBN: 0330512927
    ISBN-13: 9780330512923

    'The English aristocrat John 'Mad Jack' Mytton died a bloated, paralysed and penniless debtor in prison. His premature demise was partly due to injuries sustained while setting fire to his own night-shirt to try to cure hiccups. Just before the horribly burned Mytton slumped into unconsciousness he said, "Well, the hiccups is gone, by God."' An 18th-century French scholar attributed the British talent for eccentricity to a 'mixture of fogs, beef and beer...aggravated by the tedium of the English Sunday'. Whatever the reason ... Show more

  • 1. Trade paperback, Pan Books (UK), 2010

    $4.69
    List price: $13.95
    You save: $9.26 (66%)

    Add to Cart

    Condition:
    New

    Ships from:
    PA, USA

    Description: New. 0330512927 Friendly Return Policy. A+++ Customer Service!

    Show details
  • 2. Trade paperback, Pan Books (UK), 2010

    $4.69
    List price: $13.95
    You save: $9.26 (66%)

    Add to Cart

    Condition:
    New

    Ships from:
    PA, USA

    Description: New. 0330512927! ! ! ! BEST PRICES WITH A SERVICE YOU CAN RELY!...

    Show details
  • 3. Trade paperback, Pan Books (UK), 2010

    $4.69
    List price: $13.95
    You save: $9.26 (66%)

    Add to Cart

    Condition:
    New

    Ships from:
    PA, USA

    Description: New. 0330512927 XCITING PRICES JUST FOR YOU. Ships within 24...

    Show details
  • 4. Trade paperback, Pan Books (UK), 2010

    $4.69
    List price: $13.95
    You save: $9.26 (66%)

    Add to Cart

    Condition:
    New

    Ships from:
    PA, USA

    Description: New. 0330512927! ! KNOWLEDGE IS POWER! ! ENJOY OUR BEST PRICES!...

    Show details
  • 5. Trade paperback, Pan Books (UK), 2010

    $4.69
    List price: $13.95
    You save: $9.26 (66%)

    Add to Cart

    Description: New. 0330512927 SERVING OUR CUSTOMERS WITH BEST PRICES. FROM A...

    Show details
  • 6. Trade paperback, Pan Books (UK), 2010

    $9.09
    List price: $13.95
    You save: $4.86 (35%)

    Add to Cart

    Condition:
    New

    Ships from:
    NJ, USA

    Description: BRAND NEW. 0330512927.

    Show details
  • 7. Trade paperback, Pan Books (UK), 2010

    $10.32
    List price: $13.95
    You save: $3.63 (26%)

    Add to Cart

    Condition:
    New

    Ships from:
    NJ, USA

    Description: New Book. Shipped from UK in 4 to 14 days. Established seller...

    Show details
  • 8. Trade paperback, Pan Books (UK), 2010

    $10.99
    List price: $13.95
    You save: $2.96 (21%)

    Add to Cart

    Condition:
    New

    Ships from:
    FIFE, UNITED KINGDOM

    Description: New. Ships from the UK. BRAND NEW Your purchase also supports...

    Show details
  • 9. Trade paperback, Pan Books (UK), 2010

    $16.99

    Add to Cart

    Condition:
    New

    Ships from:
    GLOS, UNITED KINGDOM

    Description: New Book. Shipped from UK in 4 to 14 days. Established seller...

    Show details

Reviews of Curing Hiccups with Small Fires: A Delightful Miscellany of Great British Eccentrics

Write this item's first Alibris review Review it now

Discussions about Curing Hiccups with Small Fires: A Delightful Miscellany of Great British Eccentrics

Start a new discussion
  1. What's on your mind? Review post guidelines

Join Today!

Share your ideas with other community members

Create account

Already a member?

Log in now

Subjects related to Curing Hiccups with Small Fires: A Delightful Miscellany of Great British Eccentrics

Get $300 in coupons and other goodies. Sign up for newsletter No, thank you.

You're signed up (and we you). Watch for our Welcome e-mail and your first coupon. Thanks!