Old English Ballads George Edwards 1914
Offering this handsome old book titled A Book of Old English Ballads, with beautiful illustrations by George Wharton Edwards, and an introduction by Hamilton Wright Mabie. Published by Macmillan Co, 1914. Green cloth hardboards with ornate gold lettering and illustration on front & gold lettering on spine. Good condition on cover, no spine cracks, missing top corner edge of spine cloth and a small strip across back top. Otherwise, good and secure. Pages are clean and tight, slight age toning, cover page is missing bottom corner (see photo), and one other page had a margin tear that has been mended with clear archival tape. Contents include Chevy Chase, King Leir and his three daughters, Fair Rosamond, Barbara Allen's Cruelty, Helen of Kirkconnell, Robin Hood, The Battle of Otterburn, and many more. Beautiful full page illstrations throughout, plus ornate illstrations at the beginning and ending of each ballad. Even with its imperfections, this is a very lovely old book!