Ritson, Joseph 1887a

From International Robin Hood Bibliography
Ritson, Joseph, ed. Robin Hood: a Collection of All the Ancient Poems, Songs and Ballads, now Extant, Relative to that Celebrated English Outlaw, to which are prefixed Historical Anecdotes of his Life / By Joseph Ritson. With Eighty Wood Engravings by Bewick, printed on China Paper. Also Nine Etchings from Original Paintings by A. H. Tourrier and E. Buckman (Routledge Library of Folklore and Popular Culture). London: John C. Nimmo, 1997. 2 vols. xii, cxviii, cxviii, 148, [4 blank]; [6], 149-400, [4 blank] pp. Illus. (ports.); music. T.-p. in b./w. and red print. Half parchment. 15 x 22 cm. Gilt upper edge.

Bibliographical sources


  • British Library: W10/6668 DSC
  • British Library: W10/6669 DSC
  • Nottingham Public Libraries' Robin Hood collection (as of 1933).


Later editions/printings