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1892 François Villon Poems Criminal Middle Ages French Poetry Ballads English

“I die of thirst beside the fountain.”

― François Villon

François Villon is arguably the most well-known French poet of the late Middle Ages. He was often involved in criminal behavior and had multiple encounters with law enforcement. His life experiences were indubitably inspiration for his poetic work.

This 1892 edition of “The Poems of Master François Villon” is stunningly bound in Vellum with golden decorative inlay. Some of the works featured are:

•Octaves

•Ballad of Old-time Ladies

•The complaint of the Fair Helm-maker grown old

•The Doctrine of the Fair Helm-maker to the light o’ Love

•Double Ballad of Light Loves

•Lay, or rather Roundel (To Death)

•Ballad and Orison (For Master Cotard’s Soul)

•Ballad of Women of Paris

•And many more!

Item number: #2446

Price: $299

VILLON, François

The Poems of master François Villon of Paris : now first done into English verse in the original forms with a biographical and critical introduction by John Payne

London, Printed for the Villon Society for private circulation, 1892

Details:

•Collation complete with all pages: xvi, cvi, 158, [2]

•Language: English

•Binding: Hardcover; tight & secure

•Size: ~9in X 6in (23cm x 15cm)

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1892 François Villon Poems Criminal Middle Ages French

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