Wine, women and song : medieval Latin students' songs now first translated into English verse / with an essay by John Addington Symonds.
|Main Author:||Symonds, John Addington, 1840-1893.|
|Related Names:||Strang, William 1859-1921.|
|Language(s):||English ; Latin|
[Portland, Me. : T. B. Mosher, 1918]
Students' songs > Great Britain.
Songs, Latin (Medieval and modern) > Translations into English.
Another edition issued under title: Mediaeval Latin students songs. 1928.
"Five hundred copies ... printed on Van Gelder hand-made paper ... and the type distributed ... September ... 1917."
Frontispiece, reproduction of the original pen and ink drawing of the author's portrait by Samuel Richards, preserved in the Art institute of Indianapolis.
Title within ornamental border. The illustrations are from woodcuts by William Strang. "The two border designs and tail-piece are taken from the Essex house press edition (250 copies, London, 1901) of Erasmus on The praise of folie, while the two full page illustrations come in reduced form out of The doings of death, a series of twelve woodcuts, (140 copies only and blocks destroyed, London, 1901)"--Foreword, p. xiv.
Largely composed of translations from "Carmine burana". (First edition, London, 1884, reprinted by Mosher in 1899)
xvi, 187 p.
illus., port., plates.
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