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Lot Description

GEORGE BORROW: ROMANTIC BALLADS TRANSLATED FROM THE DANISH AND MISCELLANEOUS PIECES, Norwich, S Wilkin 1826, 1st edition, 1st issue, 3 page subscribers list, title page signed “From the author” and above it the faintest remains of a line of wording, almost completely lost when the book was hard bound, old calf marbled boards, book plate of Roger Allday Kerrison (1802-1864), important George Borrow autographed draft of one of his ballads “Fridleif and Helga from the Danish”, together with envelope addressed to R A Kerrison loosely inserted, the ballad published in George Borrow Bulletin 2nd series No 1 Autumn 2010, pages 40-44, from the collection of the late Ron Fiske of Morningthorpe Manor

Est. Price £1200 - £1500

This lot achieved £520

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