Restoration Love Songs

INVENTORY #2875

Restoration Love Songs

HADFIELD, John (ed.); WHISTLER, Rex (illus.)

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A collection of lyrics from the period 1660 - 1714, with poets John Dryden, William Congreve and several other more obscure poets and anonymous lyrics, which the editor intended to highlight and "restore to a position worthier of their merits." Sumptuously printed in fine type and decorative embellishments by Charles Batey of Oxford University Press. Notes on the sources, index of first lines and index of authors.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: Cupid Press
  • Edition: Limited Edition
  • Date Published: 1950
  • Place Published: [Hitchin, Eng.]
  • ISBN: n/a

Details

  • Condition: Very good
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    xx, 153 p. 23 cm. 7 illustrations including 1 fold-out spread in two colours opposite title page. All illustrations have tissue guards intact. No. 125 of 660-copy edition. Gorgeous binding, blue cloth and marble paper. Top edge gilt. Front endpapers clean, all pages printed on fine paper. Some fingerprint smudges on title page and small stain on fore-edges of title and inscription pages. Pages 13 and 28 stained.

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