1952 First Edition bound by Bayntun - Elizabethan Lyrics, Lutanist, Plays & Masques Songs.
Author: Various. (Kenneth Muir, Editor).
Title: Elizabethan Lyrics. A Critical Anthology.
Publisher: London: George G. Harrap & Co., Ltd., no date (1952). First Edition.
Language: Text in English.
Size: 7 " X 5 ".
Pages: 219 pages.
Binding: Attractive and very good full morocco leather gilt decorated binding with a figure wearing a wreath and carrying an Elizabethan wind instrument on front cover, finely bound by Bayntun-Riviere (hinges fine, slightly scuffed - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover. All edges gilt.
Content: Very good content (bright, tight, and clean).
Illustrations: Complete with a nice frontispiece illustration.
The book: Rare and very attractive First edition bound by Bayntun-Riviere of this wonderful anthology collected by Muir of Elizabethan Lyrics including Poems from miscellanies, Sonnets, Poems from prose works, Songs from plays and masques, Lutanist songs, and Poems from various sources.
The editor: Kenneth Arthur Muir (5 May 1907 – 30 September 1996) was a literary scholar and author, prominent in the fields of Shakespeare studies and English Renaissance theatre. He served as King Alfred Professor of English Literature at Liverpool University from 1951 to 1974.
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