Popular Ballads and Songs, From Tradition, Manuscripts, and Scarce Editions; with Translations of ... Popular Ballads and Songs, From Tradition, Manuscripts, and Scarce Editions; with Translations of ...

Popular Ballads and Songs, From Tradition, Manuscripts, and Scarce Editions; with Translations of Similar Pieces From the Danish Language, and a Few Originals by the Editor (2 vols)

Jamieson, Robert

Published by Archibald Constable, Edinburgh, 1806
Condition: g- to g Hardcover
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Octavos. Vol.1: (xix) 352pp. Vol.2: (iii) 409. Green 3/4 calf over marbled boards, with gilt lettering and ruling on spine. Raised bands. All edges marbled. The work is a historically significant attempt to collect many of the most popular Scottish folks ballads and songs of the time, in one work. The author is able to draw clear connections between some Danish ballads and the Scottish material. The publication includes the author's annotations throughout, giving historical context and academic references. Bindings with some soiling rubbing and sunning to covers, spines, edges and corners. Interiors with some age toning and light foxing throughout. Volumes with a few markings in pen to top of front free endpapers. Book blocks tight. Bindings in good to good-, interiors in overall good- to good condition. Bookseller Inventory # 41298

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Title: Popular Ballads and Songs, From Tradition, ...

Publisher: Archibald Constable, Edinburgh

Publication Date: 1806

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:g- to g

Edition: First edition.

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