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1 CAREY, George G., ed CONNOR, Timothy. Sailor's Songbag. in dj.
University of Massachusetts, 1976, 
CAREY, George G., ed. A Sailor's Songbag : An American Rebel in an English Prison 1777-1779. Edited with an introduction by George G. Carey. Amherst, Mass.: University of Massachusetts Press, 1976. Pp 164. 8vo, red cloth. A collection of songs written by an American privateer of the Revolutionary War while in a British prison: "...the songs are a vivid expression of the vernacular tastes of the time and of the common sailor's feelings about love and war, sex and the sea. Blunt (often obscene) in diction and straightforward in narration and sentiment, they provide a keen and honest index to the feelings, ideas, and attitudes captured in and fostered by popular songs of the late eighteenth century." -from the dj. Edges very slightly specked, else vg in dj. 60.00

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