Franklin

The book of ballads / selected and edited by MacEdward Leach ; illustrated with woodcuts by Fritz Kredel.

Other records:
Publication:
[New York] : Limited Editions Club, 1967. , ©1967
Manufacture:
Mt. Vernon, New York : A. Colish
Format/Description:
Book
xxiv, 215 pages : color illustrations, music ; 28 cm
Subjects:
Ballads, English -- Great Britain -- Texts.
Narrative poetry, English.
Ballads, English.
Narrative poetry, English.
England.
Form/Genre:
Ballads.
Texts.
Ballads.
Contents:
Introduction
Old international ballads
Old Scottish and English Ballads
Historical ballads of Great Britain
Miscellaneous ballads of Great Britain
American ballads by origin or adoption
Appendix.
Credits:
Designer, George Salter.
Notes:
"Designed by George Salter ... an edition of fifteen hundred copies printed for members of the Limited Editions Club at the press of A. Colish in Mt. Vernon, New York. The illustrations have been cut in wood by Fritz Kredel and hand-colored at the Walter Fischer Studio in New York ... signed by the artist"--Colophon.
"The special contents of this edition are copyright ©1967 by The George Macy Companies, Inc."--verso of title page.
Issued in slipcase.
Includes index.
Local notes:
Kislak Center Vilain-Wieck Collection of Private Presses copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2015.
Vilain-Wieck Collection copy is number 1044 (signed).
Penn Provenance:
Villain, Jean-Franc̜ois, 1942- (donor) (Vilain-Wieck Collection copy)
Wieck, Roger S. (donor) (Vilain-Wieck Collection copy)
Kredel, Fritz, 1900-1973 (autograph) (Vilain-Wieck Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1967
Cited in:
Newman & Wiche. Great and good books, 394
Limited Editions Club. Bibliography of the fine books published by the Limited Editions Club, 1929-1985, no. 394
Contributor:
Leach, MacEdward, 1896-1967, editor.
Kredel, Fritz, 1900-1973, illustrator.
Salter, George, 1897-1967, book designer.
A. Colish (Firm), printer.
Limited Editions Club, publisher.
Walter Fischer Studio, illustrator.
George Macy Companies, Inc., copyright holder.
Jean-Franc̜ois Vilain and Roger S. Wieck Collection of Private Presses, Ephemera, & Related References (University of Pennsylvania)
United States New York (State) New York (City).
United States New York (State) Mount Vernon.
OCLC:
1974826
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