A Collection of old ballads.

Corrected from the best and most ancient copies extant. With introductions historical, critical, or humorous.
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Printed for J. Roberts; and sold by J. Brotherton [etc.] , London
Ballads, English -- England -- Texts -- Early works to



ContributionsPhilips, Ambrose, 1674-1749, supposed comp.
LC ClassificationsPR1181 .C736 1723
The Physical Object
Pagination3 v.
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Open LibraryOL6493457M
LC Control Number45044841

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A Book of Old English Ballads Illustrations by George Wharton Edwards Introduction by Hamilton W. Mabie [] Contents Start Reading. This collection of ballads contains some of the best known English folk lyrics.

It is nowhere near as comprehensive as other books. A Book of Old English Ballads: This collection of ballads contains some of the best known English folk lyrics. It is nowhere near as comprehensive as other books, such as the massive Child ballad collection.

However, the illustrations are gorgeous, and the selection is excellent. Two of the ballads in this collection are examples of this type of traditional ballad, anonymous retellings of local legends: the spooky fairy tale “Tam Lin” and “Lord Randall,” which reveals the story of a murder in the question-and-answer dialogue between a mother and ballads also told love stories both tragic and happy, tales of religion and the supernatural, and.

InChild published an eight-volume collection entitled English and Scottish Ballads, generally presenting just one variant of each ballad, via Little, Brown and Company. However, as a scholarly edition this was superseded by his later and similarly named The English and Scottish Popular Ballads.

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The first edition of Child's book was. A book of old English ballads, with an accompaniment of decorative drawings (New York, Macmillan, []), by Hamilton Wright Mabie and George Wharton Edwards (page images at HathiTrust) The book of British ballads / (New York: G.

Putnam's, ), by S. Hall (page images at HathiTrust). A Collection of Old Ballads: Corrected from the Best and Most Ancient Copies Extant. With Introductions Historical, Critical Or Humorous. Illustrated with Copper Plates Volume 2 of A Collection of Old Ballads, Ambrose Philips Volume 2 of A Collection of Old Ballads.

Corrected from the Best and Most Ancient Copies Extant. Introduction Traditional ballads are narrative folksongs - simply put, they are folksongs that tell stories. They tell all kinds of stories, including histories, legends, fairy tales, animal fables, jokes, and tales of outlaws and star-crossed lovers.

("Ballad" is a term also used in the recording industry for slow, romantic songs, but these should not be confused with traditional or folk. EVANS'S COLLECTION OF.

OLD BALLADS. "A Nosegaie alwaies sweet, for Lovers to send for Tokens of Love, at Newyres Tide, or for fainings as they in their minds shall be disposed to write." Reprinted from a very rare volume entitled a “Handefull of pleasant Delites," by Clement Robinson and divers others; printed by Richard Ihones,12mo.

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A collection of shanties with no instruments. There are far too many videos with cheesy and otherwise childish sea shanties, so I compiled some real shanties that only have vocals. Track List   Ballads: Scottish and English. Illustrations by J. Lawson. London: W.P. Nimmo, Alden 5th Floor Archives & Special Collections (Edmund Blunden Collection) PRB35 x By Lauren Farnsworth Physical Description Physically, this book was clearly very old, to the point where I was fearful to pick it up or flip through the pages.

It is neither. Discover releases, reviews, track listings, recommendations, and more about Cliff Richard - The EP Collection - Ballads And Love Songs at Discogs. Complete your Cliff Richard collection/5(7).

Book digitized by Google from the library of Oxford University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user : Ancient Poems, Ballads and Songs of the Peasantry of England, ed.

by Robert Bell (Gutenberg text) Ballad Book, ed. by Katharine Lee Bates (Gutenberg text) A Book of Old English Ballads, contrib. by Hamilton Wright Mabie, illust.

by George Wharton Edwards. illustrated HTML at ; Gutenberg text (no illustrations). Addeddate Collectionid OldBallads Identifier OldBallads Numeric_id Printable 1 Public_date Scanningcentre Gretchen Phillips. : Old Time Ballads: Assume a 1st printing and a pretty little 12mo book with quarter cream leather.

and lovely girl and harp illustration to front. Illustrated endpapers. Sadly the rear endpaper has a small tape repair. Lovely illustrations Edition: 1st Edition. a collection of old scots/irish/british folk songs, each set to Charles Vess' lovely illustrations.

some are left traditional, most have a subtle expansion on the strict lyrics of the ballad to flesh it out into a bit more of a story, but none are updated or modern reworkings - go ahead and ignore the list of contributing authors, this is % /5. EVANS'S COLLECTION OF OLD BALLADS, Continued.

XXXI. "A rare example of a virtuous maid in Paris, who was by her own mother procured to be put in prison, thinking thereby to compel her to Popery: but she continued to the end, and finished her life in the fire.".

A Book of Old Ballads — Complete Contents: Foreword -- Mandalay -- The frolicksome duke -- The knight and shepherd's daughter -- King Estmere -- King John and the Abbot of Canterbury -- Barbara Allen's Cruelty -- Fair Rosamond -- Robin Hood and Guy of Gisborne -- The boy and the mantle -- The heir of Linne -- King Cophetua and the beggar maid.

A ballad is a form of verse, often a narrative set to music. Ballads derive from the medieval French chanson balladée or ballade, which were originally "dance songs".Ballads were particularly characteristic of the popular poetry and song of Britain and Ireland from the later medieval period until the 19th century.

They were widely used across Europe, and later in Australia, North. THE BOOK OF BRAVE OLD BALLADS. Illustrated with Sixteen Coloured Engravings, FROM DRAWINGS BY JOHN GILBERT.

"I never heard the old song of Percie and Douglas, that I found not my heart moved more than with a trumpet."— Sir Philip Sidney. LONDON: WARD, LOCK, AND TYLER, WARWICK HOUSE, PATERNOSTER ROW. FP now includes eBooks in its collection. main page.

A Book of Old English Ballads. Book Details. Title: A Book of Old English Ballads: Illustrator: Edwards, George Wharton: Contributor: Mabie, Hamilton Wright (1 of 2 for author by title).

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This collection of ballads contains some of the best known English folk lyrics. It should be noted that 'Old English' in this case doesn't mean 'Anglo-Saxon'; strictly speaking these are written in late Middle or early Modern English.

This makes them Author: George Wharton Edwards. Books shelved as ballads: The English And Scottish Popular Ballads by Francis James Child, An Earthly Knight by Janet McNaughton, Fire and Hemlock by Dia. Read "A Collection of Ballads" by Andrew Lang available from Rakuten Kobo. *** Original and Unabridged Content.

Made available by GOLDEN CLASSIC PRESS*** Synopsis: A Collection of Ballads is a bo Brand: GOLDEN CLASSIC PRESS. Hardcover. Condition: GOOD. A charminglyillustrated collection of old ballads, selected by Beverley Nichols. Illustrated throughout with many coloured plates, and vignettes in the text by H.

Brock. Including The Heirof Linne, The Spanish Lady's Love, Chevy Chace and many more. Previous owner's bookplate to front free-endpaper. A Collection of old ballads. Corrected from the best and most ancient copies extant. With introductions historical, critical, or humorous.

A BOOK OF OLD ENGLISH BALLADS. With an Accompaniment of Decorative Drawings.

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By George Wharton Edwards. And an Introduction by Hamilton W. Mabie [] CONTENTS. Introduction. Chevy Chace. King Cophetua and the Beggar Maid. King Leir and his Three Daughters.

Fair Rosamond. Phillida and Corydon. Fair Margaret and Sweet William. Annan .Get this from a library! Old English ballads.

A collection of favourite ballads of the olden time.The Book of Ballads in question is the Great American Songbook, and Carmen McRae breathes new life into some of its most dog-eared pages on this wonderful session that heralded the close of her Kapp Records tenure.

McRae tackles material like "When I Fall in Love," "Isn't It Romantic?" and "How Long Has This Been Going On?" with uncommon care and intelligence, 8/