ENGLISH BALLAD / BROADSIDE LITERATURE VOLUMES, LOT OF FIVE, comprising one 1907 first edition of "The Shirburn Ballads, 1585-1616" edited by Andrew Clark, one 1968 reprint of the 1898 "Catalogue of English Broadsides, 1505-1897", one 1961 reproduction of the 1729 John Gay "The Beggar's Opera" in a box, one 1968 reprint of the 1868 "Broadside Black Letter Ballads, Printed in the Seventeenth Centuries Chiefly in the Possession of J. Payne Collier", one 1963 first edition Dover Publication of "Joe Miller's Jests or, the Wits Vade-mecum" having a leather spine binding.
Very good condition overall, one with one loose page in front, some with expected wear to edges and corners, some toning/staining on interior of oldest volume, interiors generally very clean.
Provenance: From the research library of Ivor Noel Hume, O.B.E., F.S.A., Williamsburg, VA.
Catalogue Note: Ivor Noel Hume (1927-2017), O.B.E. (Order of the British Empire), F.S.A. (Fellow, Society of Antiquaries), was a distinguished scholar, author, and former director of the Department of Archaeological Research at Colonial Williamsburg.