Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company / The Riverside Press, 1904. Near Fine. Item #25130
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company / The Riverside Press, 1904. First Thus. Octavo. 729 pp. Frontispiece with tissue guard. Bound in full morocco, six compartments to spine, gilt tooling to boards, spine, and dentelles; all edges gilt; marbled endpapers. Bookplate of a Danford Barney to front pastedown and additional ownership stamp of Jonathan Edwards scholar Wilson H. Kimnach to front flyleaf.
Originally published in ten parts from 1882 to 1898, this posthumous edition includes three hundred and five distinct ballads with Child's brief notes for each.
Light rubbing to joints and edges. Binding is sound and pages unmarked. A handsome copy.