Illustrator Edmund Sullivan, colour illustrations. A.S. Hartrick, b&w frontispiece and vignette title.
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240 pp, 6 13/16" H. Medium brown cloth with gilt lettering and art nouveau floral decoration in orange on spine and front board, top edge gilt. One of 'The Golden Poets' series, edited by Oliphant Smeaton. No date. B&w frontispiece and decorated title page, 8 colour plates by Edmund Sullivan (collated). Section headings: Introduction; Narrative and Romantic Poems; Descriptive and Reflective Poems; Songs, &c.; Sonnets; Notes; Glossary; Index of First Lines. Two colour plates have a very small (partial) blue ink finger print in margin (does not effect picture), very faint foxing marks on endpapers and on some preliminaries, very light browning to fore-edge and bottom of text block, book is lightly cocked, very light edge wear, very light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine.
FOLK-TALES OF THE BRITISH ISLES. Crossley-Holland, Kevin, chosen and introduction by. (Thomas Crofton Croker, Edward Clodd, Sir John Rhys, George Waldron, Helen Waddell, Sir Walter Scott, Joseph Jacobs, Alan Garner, Thomas Keightley, Hugh Miller, Ernest M. Marwick, P.H. Emerson, et al.)
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