Reliques of Ancient English Poetry. Consisting of Old Heroic Ballads, Songs and Other Pieces of Our Earlier Poets, Together with Some Few of Later Date. And A Copious Glossary.

By: PERCY, Thomas;

Price: £68.00

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Hardback, Tall, 9.5 x 6 inches. In green full calf leather binding, gilt paneled boards, gilt lettering to red leather spine label, with raised banding and ‘crossed arrows’ decorations to spine. Marbled endpapers and page edges. In very good condition. Some handling marks to boards, darkening to spine and edges. Some rubbing to edges and corners. Bookplate to endpaper “Harrow School, 1851.” Blackwell’s bookseller label beneath. Pencil inscription to blank side of endpaper “Robert Cooke, 1950” (Athelhampton House, Dorset.) Some foxing to fore-edges of engravings at front and to edge of title page. Inside pages all clean, bright and tight throughout. Else a very clean and tight copy. 307pp. Illustrated with 2 B&W plates; an engraved frontispiece and title page vignette “Robin Hood & Maid Marian,” and “Queen Elizabeth in Woodstock Park” (firing crossbow.)

Title: Reliques of Ancient English Poetry. Consisting of Old Heroic Ballads, Songs and Other Pieces of Our Earlier Poets, Together with Some Few of Later Date. And A Copious Glossary.

Author Name: PERCY, Thomas;

Categories: POETRY,

Publisher: London, Henry G. Bohn, 1847 (4th):

Seller ID: 82842

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