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INVENTORY #3229

Reliques of Ancient English Poetry

PERCY, Thomas; WHEATLEY, Henry B. (ed.)

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Percy's "Reliques" is a collection of ballads and popular songs collected by Thomas Percy and first published in 1765. Includes "The Ballad of Chevy Chase," "The Battle of Otterburn," "Lilli-burlero," "The Nut Brown Maid," etc. Indexed.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: Swan Sonnenschein, Lebas, & Lowrey
  • Edition: n/a
  • Date Published: 1886
  • Place Published: London
  • ISBN: n/a

Details

  • Condition: Good
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    3 vols.: 1: vii, 460; 2: vii, 397; 3: vii, 423 p. 24 cm. Purple cloth hardcovers have gold and blank impressing. Sunned spines, wear to boards, slightly softened spine ends, bumped corners. Vol. 1 has white mark on lower spine. Purple cloth hardcovers have gold and blank impressing. Sunned spines, wear to boards, slightly softened spine ends, bumped corners. Vol. 1 has white mark on lower spine. Small labels on front pastedowns. Pencil notations front pages. All three volumes signed by former owner in 1886. Some spotting of first pages. Small tear in page 147 of vol. 1.

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