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Author: Crawhall, Joseph (editor)
Title: Olde Tayles Newlye Relayted. Enryched with all ye Ancyente Embellyshmentes
Price: SOLD
Edition: First Edition
Publishers: Leadenhall Press London 1883
Hard cover in good condition no dust-wrapper.
Description: Hardback, original cloth. 29.5 x 23.5cm. Title printed in black and red. Approximately 370pp, colophon. 14 chap book ballads, each with their own divisional title page. Illustrated throughout with woodcuts and decorations by Crawhall. Bottom corner of front board worn and stained. Contents generally clean with just a little toning to paper. Contents: The Barkeshire lady's garland ; The babes in the wood ; I know what I know ; Jemmy and Nancy of Yarmouth ; The taming of a shrew ; Blew cap for me ; George Barnewel ; Ye louing ballad of Lorde Bateman ; A true relation of the apparition of Mrs. Veal to Mrs. Bargrave ; The long pack: a Northumbrian tale about an hundred & sixty year old ; The sword dancers ; Ducks & green peas ; Andrew Robinson Stoney Bowes esquire ; The gloamin' buchte.
Book Reference: 15352


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