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English and Scottish ballads.Selected and ed. by Francis James Child.

Collection Type
Books
Originator
Child, Francis James, 1825-1896, ed.
Publication
Boston, Little, Brown and Co. [etc.];
Cincinnati, Moore Wilstach, Keys and Co.
Publisher Series
British poets
British poets.
Contents
V.1. Book I. Romances of chivalry and legends of the popular heroes of England. Book II Ballads involving various superstitions as Fairies, Elves, Magic and Ghosts. -- v.2. Book III. Tragic love-ballads. Book IV. Tragic Ballads (pt. 1-10). -- v.3 Book IV. Tragic Ballads (pt. 11-32). Book V. Love Ballads not tragic (pt. 1-8) v.4. Book V. Love Ballads not tragic (pt. 9-45). -- v.5. Book VI Robin Hood Ballads. -- v.6. Book VII Border Ballads. Book VIII. Historical and quasi -- Historical Ballads (pt. 1-3). -- v.7. Book VIII (pt. 4-25) Historical and quasi -- Historical Ballads. -- v.8. Book IX Miscellaneous Ballads (Humorous, satirical, Burlesque, Moral, Scriptural)., and Index.
Date
1857-58.
Description
8 v. 18 cm.
Notes
"List of the principal collections of English and Scottish ballads and songs;" p. [xviii]-xxxii.
Moved from PHI Carriage House to 3rd floor back hall, c. 1992. Moved to Haverhill storage, July, 2007.
Vols. 5-8 have imprint: Boston, Little, Brown and company [etc.] 1858.
GUSN
270744
Call Number
PHI PR1181.C5 1857 V. I
PHI PR1181.C5 1857 V. II
PHI PR1181.C5 1857 V. III
PHI PR1181.C5 1857 V. IV
PHI PR1181.C5 1857 V. V
PHI PR1181.C5 1857 V. VI
PHI PR1181.C5 1857 V. VII
PHI PR1181.C5 1857 V. VIII
Descriptive terms
Ballads, English
Ballads, Scots
Material Type
Bibliography.
Texts.
Places
England
Scotland

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