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Select Scotish ballads.

Other records:
Author/Creator:
Pinkerton, John, 1758-1826.
Publication:
London, J. Nichols, 1783.
Format/Description:
Book
2 v. 19 cm.
Subjects:
Ballads, English -- Scotland.
Contents:
v. 1. Dissertations on the oral tradition of poetry, and on the tragic ballad. Romanze I-IV [Translated from the Spanish] Scotish tragic ballads. Notes. Glossary.
v. 2. A dissertation on the comic ballad. Scotish comic ballads. Notes. Glossary.
Notes:
Title vignettes.
Half-title (v. 1): The second edition, corrected and enlarged.
The first edition consisting of vol. 1 only was published in 1781 under title: Scottish tragic ballads.
Edited by John Pinkerton, who in his "Ancient Scotish poems, never before in print ... 1786" (v. 1, p. cxxviii-cxxxi) admitted the authorship of the second part of Hardyknute and several of the other poems.
Local notes:
Imperfect: v. 1 lacking.
Bound with the author's Scottish tragic ballads. London, 1781.
Penn Provenance:
Parsons, Coleman O. (donor)
Penn Chronology:
1783
OCLC:
13604598
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