A Collection of Old Ballads. Corrected from the best and most Ancient Copies Extant. With Introductions Historical, Critical or Humorous
PHILIPS, Ambrose (comp.)
Ballads of merry old England tell the stories of such characters as the Fair Rosamond, St. George and the Dragon, King Alfred and the Shepherd, Robin Hood, Jane Shore, etc. Each is introduced by explanatory commentary.
Edition: Late 19th century reprint, originally printed for J. Roberts, 1723
Date Published: nd.
Place Published: n/a
Condition: Very good
Dust Jacket: No
Jacket Condition: n/a
Details: 3 books in one volume: viii, , 287, , xi, , 266, , xii, , 263 p. 18 cm. 45 copper plates. Half leather signed binding by Fazakerley of Liverpool, a firm founded by Thomas Fazakerley in 1835. Binding has wear to extremities, spotting on pages 143 to 176 in third section.