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

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-270744

Description

8 v. 18 cm.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Ballads, English
Ballads, Scots

Originator

Child, Francis James, 1825-1896, ed.

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.

Publication

Boston, Little, Brown and Co. [etc.];
Cincinnati, Moore Wilstach, Keys and Co.

Publisher Series

British poets
British poets.

Description

8 v. 18 cm.

Notes

Vols. 5-8 have imprint: Boston, Little, Brown and company [etc.] 1858.
"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.

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

Material Type

Texts.
Bibliography.

Places

England
Scotland