MacKENZIE, W. Roy LAWS, G. Malcolm, Jr., foreword
Title: Ballads and Sea Songs from Nova Scotia. reprint ed. cloth.
Publisher:  Folklore Associates, Hatboro, PA , 1963,
Seller ID: 8408
MacKENZIE, W. Roy (ed.). Ballads and Sea Songs from Nova Scotia. Foreword by G. Malcolm Laws, Jr. Hatboro, PA : Folklore Associates, Inc., 1963. Pp (6),I-IX,(5),[vii]-xxxvi,(4),-421,(7). 8vo, maroon cloth. Facsimile reprint of original Harvard University Press 1928 edition. A collection of 162 ballads and songs, several retelling tales of famous ship battles (The Chesapeake and the Shannon), ships lost at sea ("The Old Ramillies", "The Wreck of the Atlantic"), brave sea-faring men ("Frank Fidd", "We're All Went to Sea") and dastardly pirates of days gone by ("Captain Kidd", "Kelly the Pirate"), in addition to a selection of more romantic endeavours ("Fair Margaretand Sweet William","The Blaeberry Courtship"). Many have several versions of the same ballad included. Vg. 60.00