Greek Folk Poesy annotated translations from the whole cycle of Romaic folk-verse and folk-prose in 2 Volumes Vol I Folk-Verse Vol II Folk-Prose by Lucy M.J. Garnett edited with essays on The Science of Folklore Greek Folkspeech and The Survival of Paganism by J.S. Stuart-Glennie 1st Edition 1896 – From the Library of philosopher and writer Hartley Burr Alexander with his bookplate to both volumes

Garnett, Lucy M.J.; Stuart-Glennie, J.S.


Edition: 1st Edition
Date Published: 1896
Size: 2 vols 8vo

2 Volume set of Lucy Garnett’s translations of Greek Folk verses and songs, edited and with essays on folk-lore by J.S. Stuart-Glennie; mythological idylls, social songs, historical ballads, tales, historical legends – Byzantine, Ottoman, Hellenic, etc – Zoonist, Magical, Supernalist, etc; Stuart-Glennie’s essays reference aspects of collecting folk-lore, folk-lore research etc; from the library of American philosopher, writer, iconographer (and sometimes poet) Hartley Burr Alexander whose bookplate appears to front pastedown of both volumes; blue cloth boards with gilt device to front and gilt titling to spine; both vols with bookshop labels to front endpapers, tanning to prelims and endpages, rear endpaper creased at gutter (vol 1), o.w. Very Good throughout; vol 1 boards lightly rubbed, and with minor worn spots, tanned to spine; vol 2 with some wear and scratches to front board, spine tanned, and with some wear to head of spine; PLEASE NOTE: HEAVY TWO VOLUME SET WILL INCUR INCREASE IN SHIPPING IF DESTINATION IS OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA

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