Publisher: Chatto & Windus, London, 1897, 5th edition. Hardback, 181 pages + 32 pages of publisher lists. No dustjacket. Cover, in black cloth boards with gilt titling and decoration to spine and gilt lining to front, is in fair to good condition for its age with very light shelfwear, a few handling marks and a little bit of creasing to front. Internally the book is in generally good, clean and firm condition with light tanning to pages commensurate with age and no tears, creases, inscriptions or significant marks. Black endpapers. Pages are rough cut commensurate with age of book. Front hinge is slightly weakened exposing a small part of binding but overall tightness of book is not significantly affected. Contains 35 of Swinburne's most admired ballads and poems including The Armada, A Ballad of Bath, A word with the wind, In Time of Mourning, By Twilight, Caliban on Ariel, New Year's Day, Neap Tide, The Recall. Wonderful, stirring works.