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Reliques of Ancient English Poetry Consisting of Old Heroic Ballads, Songs and other Pieces of our Earlier Poets

Thomas Percy (editor)

Henry G. Bohn 1844

Binding:  Hardback  |  Condition: Good  | 

Rather nice divinity style leather binding of Percy's famous collection of old Ballads, poetry and songs culled from a variety of sources including Pepys' Library and the mysterious Percy Folio. First published in 1765. Full leather with elaborate blind-stamped decoration. Raised bands to spine with vine leaves in gilt. Marbled end-papers. Engraved frontispiece. Printed in double columns. 8vo. Foxing to half-title. Some bumping and rubbing to edges. Contents otherwise clean and binding tight. Good.

£78 + FREE shipping