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Roadside Songs of Tuscany. Translated from the Italian and Illustrated by Francesca Alexander - Edited by John Ruskin

RUSKIN, JOHN & ALEXANDER, FRANCESCA

Published by New York John Wiley & Sons 1887, 1887
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First Edition - American. 340 pages. Ownership inscription dated 1888. Illustrated. Very good copy with some minor dust soiling and edge wear and a few tiny tears to the cloth at the top of the spine. A collection of folk ballads and poems from Tuscany. From the preface by the bookÕs author and translator, Francesca Alexander: ÒThese songs and hymns of the poor people have been collected, little by little, in the course of a great many years which I have passed in constant intercourse with the Tuscan contadini. They are but the siftings, so to say, of hundreds and hundreds which I have heard and learnt, mostly from old people - many of them have never, so far as I know, been written down before, and others it would be impossible to find.Ó. Bookseller Inventory # 16467E

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Title: Roadside Songs of Tuscany. Translated from ...

Publisher: New York John Wiley & Sons 1887

Publication Date: 1887

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: 1st Edition

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