Greig, John, Joseph Parry, F. W. Bussell, H. Fleetwood Sheppard, and W. H. Hopkinson.
British Minstrelsie, a Representative Collection of the Songs of the Four Nations.
Seller ID: 1745
London: Caxton, no date. In six volumes, with articles, notes, and illustrations (pp. xii, 160; xxii, 160; x, 160; x, 160; x, 159; x, 159). Small folio (32 cm) in red publisher's cloth, gilt decoration and titles to front covers and spines, decoration in blind to back covers. Each volume with a full page colour photo frontispiece, additional full page photo portraits of singers and composers (quite a good photo of Edward Elgar), and about fifty songs of variable interest-- some lyrics by Scott, Byron, Burns, and Shakespeare, some music by Purcell and Handel. Corners bumped, backstrips faded, heads and tails abraded; one hinge and backstrip section neatly repaired; otherwise clean and bright.
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