“STIMULATED AN EXTENSIVE REHABILITATION… OF ENGLISH BALLADRY”
PERCY, Thomas. Bishop Percy"s Folio Manuscript. London, 1867-68. Four volumes bound as seven. First edition, one of 50 quarto copies printed for subscribers, of this important publication of the original folio manuscript that “stimulated an extensive rehabilitation of the repute of English balladry,” expertly edited by Hale and Furnivall, beautifully bound by Hodgson of Liverpool, with the bookplates of subscriber E.J. Stanley. $4200.