Bishop Percy's Folio Manuscript. Ballads and Romances: Volumes I-III & Loose and Humorous Songs.


Four volumes. 8vo. Volume I: lxxiv (Forewords, Life of Bishop Percy, notes), [ii], 12 (list of subscribers), [ii], 536pp; folding facsimile. Volume II: lxxii, 610pp. Volume III: xliv, 596pp. [Vol IV] Loose & Humorous Songs: viii, 128pp. Contemporary brown half leather and cloth, gilt rules and spine lettering, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt, the others uncut; extremities slightly rubbed. Each front paste-down has two bookplates (of successive owners), with another owner's name writ small on a preliminary blank in each volume. A little pale foxing to early pages, otherwise a very good clean set.

Title: Bishop Percy's Folio Manuscript. Ballads and Romances: Volumes I-III & Loose and Humorous Songs.

Author Name: PERCY, Thomas : edited by John W. Hales & Frederick J. Furnivall.

Categories: Literature,

Publisher: London, Trubner & Co.: 1867-68.

Seller ID: 35686

Keywords: ballads cat91 english literature literature middle english old english poetry verse,