1919. London: Constable, .
4to, color frontis. and 15 color plates mounted on stiff gray paper with tissue guards; additional text illustrations & pictorial endpapers by Arthur Rackham. Original quarter vellum and beige boards lettered in gilt, very lightly worn and toned, slipcase, a very good copy.
§ Signed limited edition, #303 of 575 copies. A lovely gift book containing some of Rackham's finest and most under-appreciated illustrations which was published just a year after the end of World War One. "No more effective inspiration for the gifted brush of Arthur Rackham could be found than these popular old ballads. Handsomely printed and bound, this magnificent work should appeal to all" (The Atlantic Monthly, Dec. 1920). Item #108713