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Alexander, Francesca, 1837-1917.
Roadside songs of Tuscany.
Orpington, Kent, G. Allen, 1885
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Francesca Alexander; John Ruskin
|Notes:||Issued in 1897 (without Ruskin's editorial matter) under title: Tuscan songs.
Italian and English.
|Description:||4 preliminary leaves, 340 pages frontispiece, plates 32 cm|
|Contents:||pt. I. The story of Lucia --
pt. II. The ballad of Santa Zita --
pt. III. Ballad of the madonna and the rich man. The story of Paolina. Notes on the priest's office / by the editor --
pt. IV. 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. V. The jessamine widow. The story of Gigia. The story of Fortunato. First part of the ballad of the madonna and the gipsy ... --
pt. VI. Second part of the ballad of the madonna and the gipsey. Notes on gipsey character. The story of Edwige ... --
pt. VII. The colonel's leave. The story of Faustina. The song of the roses. Translator's note on her drawing of the Lord and the Samaritan woman. Notes on idealism. The song of the shepherds ... --
pt. VIII. 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 Amidel. The leaves of maize. The story of Teresa and Petrucci. Editor's note on the drawing of St. Christopher and the king ... --
pt. IX. 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. X. 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 ... The story of Edwige's children. Evening prayer.
|Responsibility:||Translated and illustrated by Francesca Alexander, and edited by John Ruskin. Complete in ten parts, with twenty illustrations.|