Popular Romances of the West of England; or, The Drolls, Traditions, and Superstitions of Old Cornwall [Spine Title: Romances & Drolls of The West of England] [First + Second Series]

By: Hunt, Robert (editor)

Price: $95.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Fair


Complete in two (2) volumes, uniformly bound in dark violet-blue cloth, bordered in blind, lettered and decorated in gilt, beveled edges. Vol. I with thin strips of loss along spine extremities, mended cloth along lower rear joint. Vol. II spine panel chipped with 1/2" loss at head (including first line of spine lettering) and 1/4" loss at heel. Both spine panels darkened by age. Dampstaining to both volumes has led to dye lightening/spotting over about half of each cover, extending from fore-edges, with dampstaining to front endsheets and early leaves through main title, dampstaining light to margins of some late leaves and faint along fore-edge margins through portions of text block. Bindings firm, with one or two central gatherings projecting a bit in Vol. II but firm. Despite cosmetic issues, decent enough reference copies of a scarce issue.

Title: Popular Romances of the West of England; or, The Drolls, Traditions, and Superstitions of Old Cornwall [Spine Title: Romances & Drolls of The West of England] [First + Second Series]

Author Name: Hunt, Robert (editor)

Categories: Myth, Religion & Folklore, England, Scotland, & Ireland,

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: London, John Camden Hotten: 1865

Binding: Decorative Cloth

Book Condition: Fair

Jacket Condition: N/A

Type: Book

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Seller ID: 041605