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Roadside songs of Tuscany

Title
Roadside songs of Tuscany / translated and illustrated by Francesca Alexander, and edited by John Ruskin ; complete in ten parts, with twenty illustrations.
Publication
Sunnyside, Orpington, Kent : George Allen, 1884-1885

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TextRestricted use Arents BIP+ (Ruskin, J. Roadside 1884) 04-146Schwarzman Building - Arents Collection Room 328

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Description
10 pts. ([7], 340 p., [20] leaves of plates) : ill.; 31 cm.
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Note
  • Each part in the original buff paper covers, as issued Apr. 1884-Aug. 1885. Title page and other preliminaries in pt. 10; each pt. has also special t.p. Part 6 contains a publisher's slip inserted after the t.p.
  • Illustrations: 20 mounted photomechanical prints : reproduction of drawings, platinotype ; full-page. Photos. by F. Hollyer of drawings by the compiler/translator. Cf. Wise.
Indexed In (note)
  • Wise, T.J. Ruskin,
Language (note)
  • Italian and English.
Contents
pt. 1. The story of Lucia -- pt. 2. The ballad of Santa Zita -- pt. 3. Ballad of the madonna and the rich man. The story of Paolina. Notes on the priest's office / by the editor -- pt. 4. Flower of the pea / by the editor. The dove. The stories of Isabella and Armida. The story of Maria and Metilde Seghi. Postscript / by the editor. Thou wilt be content -- pt. 5. The jessamine window. The story of Gigia. The story of Fortunato. First part of the ballad of the madonna and the gipsy -- pt. 6. Second part of the ballad of the madonna and the gipsy. Notes on gipsy character / by the editor. The story of Edwige -- pt. 7. The colonel's leave. The story of Faustina. The song of roses. Translator's note on her drawing of the Lord and the Samaritan woman. Notes on idealism / by the editor. The song of the shepherds -- pt. 8. Behold, my heart. The story of Emilia and her sister. The golden girdle. Translator's note to the Song of the golden girdle. The story of Gemignano Amidei. The leaves of maize. The story of Teresa and Petrucci. Editor's note on the drawing of St. Christopher and the king -- pt. 9. The palace on high. When the star. The story of Beatrice and her sons. Songs of country loves. Hear me, swallow dear. The legend of St. Christopher / by the translator -- pt. 10. Editor's note on the vision of St. Christopher. Editor's note on "Fatti alla finestra." Give me light, Lady. Nightfall. Talk under the olives / with editor's note. -- The story of Edwige's children. Evening prayer.
Call Number
Arents BIP+ (Ruskin, J. Roadside 1884) 04-146
OCLC
  • 18918728
  • 18918728
Title
Roadside songs of Tuscany / translated and illustrated by Francesca Alexander, and edited by John Ruskin ; complete in ten parts, with twenty illustrations.
Imprint
Sunnyside, Orpington, Kent : George Allen, 1884-1885 (London ; Hazell, Watson and Viney)
Indexed In:
Wise, T.J. Ruskin, 326
Language
Italian and English.
Local Note
Housed in slipcase (33 cm.).
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Added Author
Ruskin, John, 1819-1900.
Alexander, Francesca, 1837-1917.
Hollyer, Frederick. Photographer
Research Call Number
Arents BIP+ (Ruskin, J. Roadside 1884) 04-146
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