1899 Rare Book bound by Riviere - XXXII Ballades in Blue China, poems by Andrew Lang.
Author: Andrew Lang.
Title: XXXII Ballades in Blue China.
Publisher: London, Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co. Ltd., 1899.
Language: Text in English.
Size: 6 " X 4 ".
Pages: xi-119 pages.
Binding: Attractive and very good full dark green morocco leather binding, finely bound by Riviere bindery (hinges fine, overall slightly scuffed - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover. All edges gilt.
Content: Very good, near fine content (bright, tight and clean - as shown).
The book: Rare and attractive Victorian edition of this Poems collection by Andrew Lang in a beautiful Riviere morocco binding. Including ballades and verses on various subjects, including Cleopatra's Needle, Roulette, Sleep, Tweed, Book-hunter, Dead Cities, Royal Game of Golf, Worldly Wealth, Blue China, Bookworm, Dreams, Aucassin, and Fairy's Gift.
The author: Andrew Lang FBA (31 March 1844 – 20 July 1912) was a Scottish poet, novelist, literary critic, and contributor to the field of anthropology. He is best known as a collector of folk and fairy tales. The Andrew Lang lectures at the University of St Andrews are named after him.
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