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The merry companion, or, Universal songster : consisting of a new collection of above 500 celebrated songs, with their tunes prefix'd to each song ...

Publication:
London : Printed for Ward and Chandler, and sold at their shops in York and Scarborough : Sold also by W. Sandby, at the Ship without Temple-Bar, London, MDCCXLII [1742]
Format/Description:
Book
[24], 372 pages, [1] leaf of plates : 1 illustration ; 13 cm (12mo)
Edition:
The second edition.
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Other Title:
Merry companion
Universal songster
Fingerprint:
e-gn 9793 s.e, I'Oh (3) 1742 (R)
Subjects:
Ballads, English -- Early works to 1800.
Songs, English -- Early works to 1800.
Ballads, English.
Songs, English.
Place of Publication:
England London.
England York.
England Scarborough.
Notes:
Signatures: [A]² a⁶ b⁴ B-2I⁶.
Engraved frontispiece (plate).
Woodcut factotums, head-pieces and tail-piece.
Type ornament head-pieces.
Without the music.
"66 Scots songs, with a glossary explaining the difficult words. 210 English love songs, expressing their different passions. 93 Songs for the bottle, and others of wit and humour. 139 Miscellaneous songs, including those of hunting and jollity, the Free-Masons, songs in praise of Admiral Vernon, and all the favourite ones in the late operas, entertainments, and farces - 508."
Errata on leaf b4v.
Includes index.
Local notes:
Kislak Center copy purchased for the Penn Libraries in 2020 from Simon Beattie.
Kislak Center copy has autograph ("EWelman") on front free endpaper.
Kislak Center copy: tail outer corner of leaf O5 torn off with minor loss of text; right board largely detached from spine.
Penn Provenance:
Welman, E. (autograph) (Kislak Center copy)
Penn Chronology:
1742
Cited in:
ESTC T77504
Case, A.E. Poetical miscellanies, 424(b)
Contributor:
Sandby, William, -1799, bookseller.
Caesar Ward and Richard Chandler (London, England), bookseller.
OCLC:
54260828