D. Lothrop, 1886, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No, First
Various authors. Children's Ballads From History and Folk Lore, Boston: D. Lothrop, 1886. Octavo, first edition, unpaginated, blue cloth boards with blue stamped lettering to spine and blue and brown illustrations and lettering on front, monotone lithographic illustration, gift inscription on free front endpaper. Ten poems (not songs) illustrated by E.H. Garrett, G.F. Barnes and Jessie McDermott. The ballads are mostly European with one Algonquin tale. Condition of this book: Covers discoloring with rubbing at corners and spine ends. A few stains on endpages; overall good to very good. Size: Octavo (standard book size). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Children; 19th century; Antiquarian & Rare. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 54604.