Title RELIQUES OF ANCIENT ENGLISH POETRY: CONSISTING OF OLD HEROIC BALLADS, SONGS, AND OTHER PIECES OF EARLIER POETS: TOGETHER WITH SOME FEW OF LATER DATE 3 Volumes
Book Condition Very Good
Edition First Edition Thus
Publisher LEIPZIG BERNARD TAUCHNITZ 1866
Seller ID 122741
Original Burgundy cloth boards with gilt titles to spine and upper panels and blind blocked decs. 155 x 120 mm approx. First printing by Tauchnitz in the "Collection of British Authors" series. No 847. Complete in 3 vols. Vol I cxii + 301 pp. Vol II viii + 324pp Vol III viii + 356pp Extensive Essay (32pp) On the ancient minstrels + 60pp of notes thereon. Contents include Chevy-Chase, The Battle of Otterbourne, Robin Hood and Guy of Gisborne, Ballards that illustrate Shakspeare, The Rising int he North, Gilderoy, The Witch of Wokey etc etc. VG (Vol I has been re-backed with the original spine laid on. All vols have new made end papers to match. Shelf wear to cloth to extremities and some general mild shelf soiling). Please see our images of the actual set offered for sale.