Title ANCIENT ENGLISH CHRISTMAS CAROLS, 1400-1700.
Book Condition Good
Publisher Toronto Musson
Seller ID 27545
317 pp, 6 5/8" H. B&w frontispiece. Maroon leather boards (front board with blind stamped decorative border and title/author in gold lettering). Spine is a recent replacement (red leather with gold lettering) - see attached scan. New marbled endpapers. Half title page removed. *Includes lyrics of carols only - no musical notation.* Contents: Introduction; Carols of the Nativity (Virgo Rosa Virginum / Ecce Ancilla Domini / In Die Nativitatis / O Jesu Parvule / Gloria in Excelsis Deo / Reges de Saba Venient / Nunc Gaudet Ecclesia / Appendix I / Appendix II / Notes); Carols of the Divine Mystery (Mirabile Misterium / In Dulci Iubilo); Carols of Yuletide Festivity (Proface / Wassail / Caput Apri Defero / Veni Coronaberis / Appendix I / Appendix II / Notes); Glossary; Index to First Lines. Small light soiling marks on verso of last page, small surface paper pull on verso of free front endpaper, small crease/bump at fore-edge of pages 1 to approx. 100, top edge gilt is mostly rubbed off, light edge wear to leather boards, some areas of variation in board color.