Oliver Ditson, 1850. Original sheet music. Folio. 5 Pages bound. Some foxing and thumb prints but still bright and clean. This sheet music is inscribed as a "New and Improved Edition" of an old song written by Rev. E. H. Chapin. The original song was published in the September 1839 issue of Poe's Southern Literary Messenger. When the words were set to music by George N. Allen, the song became a favorite and soon founds its way into the lumberjack's.....
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London: Heinemann, 1929. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham with 24 color plates, 12 tinted plates, and 66 black & white drawings in the text. 549pp. Thick tall 8vo, brownish pictorial cloth with gilt lettering (spine repaired). William Heinemann, 1929. Later printing. A good(+) copy. Humorous parodies of medieval folklore and poetry.
London: Dent, 1898. 12 color plates with tissue guards, 90 in-text figures, and pictorial end papers, all by Arthur Rackham. xxiv, 638 pages. Thick 8vo, original green gilt pictorial cloth (light wear at spine ends; front end paper detached and with bookplate), t.e.g., uncut edges. London: J.M. Dent, 1898. First edition with these illustrations. A very good copy. Latimore & Haskell 11. Humorous parodies of medieval folklore and poetry.
London: Bentley, 1855. Series I, II & III. Illustrations by George Cruikshank, John Leech, and Dalton. 3 volume, 8vo, full polished calf, gilt backs with green leather labels, gilt tops; original covers bound in. London: Bentley, 1855. Near fine. Eleventh Edition. Humorous parodies of medieval folklore and poetry.
Boston: American Folk-Lore Society, 1896. With notes and an introduction by William Wells Newell. x + 161 pages, tall 8vo, purple cloth; ex-lib., with library markings on title page and small stamp on first page, spine ends mended. Boston: American Folk-Lore Society, 1896. A very good copy. Number 137 of 450 copies printed. Memoirs of The American Folk-Lore Society, Vol. IV.
Paris: Librairie de France, 1925. Profusely illustrated in black & white with 20 charming full page color plates. 4to, 447 pages, pictorial boards (dust soiled spine). Paris: Librairie de France, (1925). Very good. Images of all the French provinces of the fifteenth century. the Second Empire, laments, stories, songs, legends that inspired the image makers.