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A Book of Old English Love Songs.

Author: Mabie, Hamilton Wright, ed.
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Price: $16.50
Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap
Publisher Location: NY
Book Condition: VG
Binding: Hardcover
Pub Date: 1907
A G&D reprint of the 1907 Macmillan reprint [originally published in 1897], 12mo, illustrated boards, 159 pages, decorative b/w drawings by Edwards [full page and text illus], introduction by Mabie.. VERY GOOD- / no jacket: ex-library [with call number hand-written on spine, pocket residue on front endpaper, a number on front endpaper and dedication page], light wear to spine extremities, toning to spine, faint spotting to fore edge, a handful of pages have been roughly opened at the bottom edge leaving small tears in the margin [does not affect reading enjoyment], clean and tight throughout. "Come live with me and be my Love / And we will all the pleasures prove / That hills and valleys, dales and field / And all the craggy mountains yield... "[The Passionate Shepherd to his Love" p. 32 - who can resist?...