Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller
A Century of Ballads. John Ashton.
A Century of Ballads
A Century of Ballads

A Century of Ballads

London: Elliot Stock, 1887. First edition. Hardcover. Quarto. xx, 354pp. Original light brown illustrated cloth with gilt lettering on cover, illustrations and gilt lettering on spine. Frontispiece and publisher's device on title page. Title page printed in red and black. Decorative and historiated head and endpieces. Compilation of social, supernatural, historical, love, drinking, sea, naval and military, sporting local and miscellaneous ballads, illustrative of the life, manners and habits of the English Nation during the Seventeenth Century. Illustrated throughout with facsimiles of original woodcuts. Appendix with list of approximate dates when the publishers of the ballads contained in this book issued them. Binding with light wear along edges and slightly rubbed. Most pages uncut at top. Some age toning in margins of block. Binding and interior in overall very good condition. vg. Item #44006

Price: $150.00

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