Title Bibliotheca Curiosa. A New Book of Old Ballads. Revised by Edmund Goldsmid, F.R.G.S., F.S.A. (Scot.).
Book Condition Used: Very Good
Publisher Edinburgh: Privately Printed, 1885
Seller ID KSF11113-95
LIMITED EDITION of 275 small-paper copies. 8vo. 7 x 4 1/2 inches. 57 pp. Typographic ornaments, text printed in red ad black; text clean, unmarked, edges toned. Plain wrappers, printed parchment folded over the covers; binding square and tight, toned, parchment chipped along spine, inside of covers foxed. Very Good. "The chief attraction of the present Collection consists in the recovery of early versions of two or three popular Scotish [sic] Ballads." Contains 20 songs, with notes. Maidmont was an antiquarian, collector, and lawyer who published many compilations of literary rarities.
Bibliotheca Curiosa. A New Book of Old Ballads. Revised by Edmund Goldsmid, F.R.G.S., F.S.A. (Scot.), James Maidmont, muir dawson