Coridon’s Song and Other Verses (1894) (1st ed)


Coridon’s Song and Other Verses (1894) (1st ed)


Title: Coridon’s Song and Other Verses

Author: Various, Austin Dobson (intro), Hugh Thomson (illus)

Publisher: Macmillan & Co, 1894.

Condition: Hardcover, decorative cloth. Some small remnants of stuck tape on cover, barely noticeable. Overall very good, interior is spotless, gilt on boards is bright, minor edgewear, bumping and rubbing. With many beautiful illustrations by Hugh Thomson.

A nicely-illustrated book of songs and verses from various traditional sources.


Coridon’s song, from Walton’s Complete angler —

The angler’s song —

Who liveth so merry —

Come sweet lass —

A description of morning in London —

A journey to Exeter —

How happy could I be with either —

A hunting we will go —

Oh! Dear! What can the matter be? —

Sir Dilberry Diddle —