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Ballads and Songs of Brittany

by Taylor, Tom (transl.); Vicomte Hersant de Villemarque

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  • Hardcover
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About This Item

London: George Routledge and Sons, 1865. Ex-Library. Good. Cloth. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. Dark green cloth, spine panel lettered/decorated in gilt. Ex-library copy, relatively minor marking/stamping, call number disc on lower front cover, book plate mounted on front pastedown. Moderate shelf/handling wear, cloth mended along rear joint with 3/4" area of loss to lower spine, some surface flecking/spotting. xvi,176 pp. Interior OK. Copyright page states "First Edition 1865," but this copy is almost certainly a bit later by virtue of its binding, ca. 1880s-90s. Very scarce..

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Seller
Saucony Book Shop US (US)
Seller’s Inventory #
035172
Title
Ballads and Songs of Brittany
Author
Taylor, Tom (transl.); Vicomte Hersant de Villemarque
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Good
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
George Routledge and Sons
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1865
Size
16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall

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The Saucony Book Shop, located in the heart of scenic rural Berks County, epicenter of Pennsylvania German folk culture (our shop specialty), offers a full range of gently used, rare, and antiquarian books, with many volumes of scholarly merit and an unabashed emphasis on the quaint, the curious, and the utterly obscure. We make no attempt to be a general-service book shop. Our inventory is highly selective, individually chosen from among the hundreds of thousands of books to which we have access annually at auctions, library and estate sales, and through individual scouts and vendors. We do not handle material that does not meet our expectations in terms of condition or interest to our specialized, idiosyncratic customers. Despite maintaining a browsing inventory of more than 15,000 volumes, we have minimized our carbon footprint by maintaining our entire operation in a cozy ca. 1890 barn and lean-to adjacent to an historic creamery in rural Maxatawny Township. Our shop is available for browsing by appointment and occasionally, in temperate weather, by chance, so email or call ahead to peruse the eclectic selection gracing our shelves, or ask our ferociously over-read staff for recommendations. Selling antiquarian books of merit since 1981. Full search and appraisal services; always keenly interested in purchasing quality used books, whether by the piece or by the bushel. Thanks for reading about us! Go placidly amid the noise and haste, and remember what peace there may be in silence.

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