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ROBIN HOOD

By: Ritson, Joseph

Price: $100.00

Publisher: East Ardsley, EP Publishing, Ltd.: 1972

Edition: First Edition. 1

Seller ID: 2704

ISBN: 0854099255

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Full red cloth, gilt lettering on spine. Several B&W illustrations throughout.. Former owner's bookplate and inscription on front endpapers, some light foxing on top edge, else fine. Price-clipped dust jacket show mild shelf-wear. NEAR FINE/VERY GOOD+ . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. (lxxiv), 240 pp View more info

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A Life Of King Arthur: From Ancient Historians And Authentic Documents

By: Ritson, Joseph

Price: $50.00

Publisher: NY, Kessinger Publishing: 2004

Edition: First Edition. 1

Seller ID: 3166

ISBN: 0766181006

Condition: Fine


Publisher's glossy wraps.. The volume is inexcellent condition, unmarked, tight, square and clean. FINE. 4to 11" - 13" tall. (xliii), 172 pp View more info

Robin Hood: A Collection of all the Ancient Poems, Songs, and Ballads, now extant, relative to that celebrated English Outlaw: to which are prefixed Historical Anecdotes of his Life

By: Ritson, Joseph

Price: $250.00

Publisher: London, C. Stocking: 1823

Edition: First Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 25962

Condition: Very Good with No dust jacket as issued


First edition thus. Recently rebound by Reliure Multi-Services - Diane Blais (Quebec) in full green cloth, black embossed lettering on spine and cover, patterned endpapers. Illustrated with several woodcuts by Thomas and John Bewick, reprinted from the first edition of 1795. This edition, dedicated to His Grace, Walter Francis Montagu Douglas Scott, Duke of Buccleuch and Queensberry, etc., then age 14, was specially prepared for younger readers. The first edition, first published in 1795, was reprinted in 1820. . Some occasional light foxing, else fine; pages supple, beautiful fresh binding... View more info

ROBIN HOOD: A COLLECTION OF ALL THE ANCIENT POEMS, SONGS, AND BALLADS, NOW EXTANT, RELATIVE TO THAT CELEBRATED ENGLISH OUTLAW: TO WHICH ARE PREFIXED HISTORICAL ANECDOTES OF HIS LIFE

By: Ritson, Joseph (Ed)

Price: $500.00

Publisher: London, Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown, Paternoster-Row; and T. Boys, Ludgate-Hill: 1820

Edition: Second Edition. 1

Seller ID: 584

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Half calf, gilt, over marbled boards. Spine in five compartments, separated by gilt-ruled raised bands, title in gilt, decoration at head and heel; cover borders gilt-tooled with small flower tools. All edges marbled. Numerous head and tailpieces and in-text illustrations. Rare. The tales of Robin Hood were most famously collected and edited by Joseph Ritson. Ritson (1752-1803), antiquary, vegetarian, conveyancer, barrister, and subsequent psychotic, is best remembered for his work in the field of literature, particularly in the field of popular poetry, where, the DNB politely says, "he wo... View more info

The Poetical Works of Goldsmith and Scott and The Poems, Songs and Ballads relating to Robin Hood

By: Ritson, Joseph (Ed), Goldsmith, Oliver & Scott, Sir Walter

Price: $150.00

Publisher: London and Glasgow, Richard Griffin and Company:

Edition: First Edition Thus. 1

Seller ID: 1988

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


(viii),71,(v),46,48,40,(vi),112 Engravings (5) Publisher's blue blind-tooled cloth, circa 1861, with embossed gilt medallion surrounding titles on cover; titles in gilt compartment on spine with additional blind-tooled and embossed gilt decoration. Book is in three sections, the pagination being taken from the plates with which the publisher was working. The first section is "The Poems and Plays of Oliver Goldsmith" (71 pages with b&w frontis and illust title page by Dalziel). The next section is "The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott" in which each of the works is paginated i... View more info