S. C. Hall (Editor)
Title The Book of BRITISH BALLADS
Book Condition Very Good- with no dust jacket
Publisher London Henry G. Bohn
Seller ID 2182
Presents a collection of 52 ballads with elaborate page decorations and engraved designs from a number of noted artists and engravers. Bound in full leather with five raised bands, embossed cover decorations and beveled edges. Marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. Printed by J. E. Adlard, London. The first edition from this publisher was in 1853; this copy is not dated apart from the prior owner inscription. ; 7-3/4" x 10-1/4"; vi, 441 pp; Boards worn at spine and hinges with some rubbing elsewhere, hinges solid, scattered foxing to pages, prior owner inscription on front flyleaf dated 1864, pages free of tears or additonal writing.