Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller
Popular Ballads and Songs, From Tradition, Manuscripts, and Scarce Editions; with Translations of Similar Pieces From the Danish Language, and a Few Originals by the Editor (2 vols). Robert Jamieson.
Popular Ballads and Songs, From Tradition, Manuscripts, and Scarce Editions; with Translations of Similar Pieces From the Danish Language, and a Few Originals by the Editor (2 vols)
Popular Ballads and Songs, From Tradition, Manuscripts, and Scarce Editions; with Translations of Similar Pieces From the Danish Language, and a Few Originals by the Editor (2 vols)

Popular Ballads and Songs, From Tradition, Manuscripts, and Scarce Editions; with Translations of Similar Pieces From the Danish Language, and a Few Originals by the Editor (2 vols)

Edinburgh: Archibald Constable, 1806. First edition. Hardcover. Octavos. Vol.1: (xix) 352pp. Vol.2: (iii) 409. Green 3/4 calf over marbled boards, with gilt lettering and ruling on spine. Raised bands. All edges marbled. The work is a historically significant attempt to collect many of the most popular Scottish folks ballads and songs of the time, in one work. The author is able to draw clear connections between some Danish ballads and the Scottish material. The publication includes the author's annotations throughout, giving historical context and academic references. Bindings with some soiling rubbing and sunning to covers, spines, edges and corners. Interiors with some age toning and light foxing throughout. Volumes with a few markings in pen to top of front free endpapers. Book blocks tight. Bindings in good to good-, interiors in overall good- to good condition. g- to g. Item #41298

Price: $125.00

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