Bishop Percy's Folio Manuscript: Ballads and Romances.

PERCY, (Thomas).

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Place Published: London
Publisher: Trubner
Date Published: 1867

Description: Edited by John W. Hales and Frederick J. Furnivall. 3 thick volumes. Tall 8vo, straight-grain 3/4 dark green morocco, t.e.g. London: N. Trubner & Co., 1867-68. Fine.

Comments: "Foundation document of English balladry." 42 of the merriest ballads ever sung. Bishop Percy had them in Ms., but never dared to shock his times by printing them. "A Maide and a Younge Man," "Come Wanton Wenches," "Blame not a Woman," "O Nay: Not Yett," etc.

Edition: First Edition
Binding: hardcover
Condition: fine
Language: English
Type: Books

Book ID: 155914


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