- Mabie, Hamilton Wright, Editor
A Book of Old English Ballads: With an Accompaniment of Decorative Drawings by George Wharton Edwards
Macmillan, New York, 1914, Decorative Cloth, , Later Printing, Good /No Jacket
Green Cloth with gilt stamping. 187 pp. Generously illustrated with head- and tail-pieces and plates. Rubbing on corners, top and bottom, spines and headbands gone. The binding is otherwise intact, and the textblock is clean with no foxing. Includes Chevy Chase, King Copheua and the Beggar-Maid, King Leir and his Three Daughters, Fair Rosamond, Phillida and Corydon, Fair Margaret and Sweet William, Annan Water, The Bailiff's Daughter of Islington, Barbara Allen's Cruelty, The Douglas Tragedy, Young Waters, Flodden Field, Helen of Kirkconnell, Robin Hood and Allen-a-Dale, Robin Hood and Guy of Gisborne, Robin Hood's Death and Burial, The Twa Corbies, Waly, Waly, Love be Bonny, The Nut-brown Maid, The Fause Lover, The Mermaid, The Battle of Otterburn, The Lament of the Border Widow, The Banks o' Yarrow, Hugh of Lincoln, Sir Patrick Spens. 'As I was walking all alane, / I heard twa corbies making a maen: / The tane unto the t'ither did say, / Whaur shall we gang and dine the day? // O doun beside yon auld fail dyke, / I wot there lies a new-slain knight; / And naebody kens that he lies there / But his hawk, his hound, and his lady fair.'