Ballads and Sea Songs from Nova Scotia

By: MacKENZIE, W. Roy

Price: $150.00

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MacKENZIE, W. Roy (as collected by). Ballads and Sea Songs from Nova Scotia. Cambridge : Harvard University Press, 1928. Pp. 421. Port. frontis with tissue guard. 8vo, maroon cloth, gilt titles to front and spine, t.e.g. 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 Margaret and Sweet William","The Blaeberry Courtship"). Many haveseveral versions of the same ballad included. Light wear to spine ends and corners, bottom edges shelf worn, small inkspot to spine, front cover with a faint mark or two, previous owner's name inked to ffep, else a very nice copy. 150.00

Title: Ballads and Sea Songs from Nova Scotia

Author Name: MacKENZIE, W. Roy

Categories: 41,

Publisher: Harvard University Press, 1928,:

Seller ID: 13690

Keywords: NAUTICAL NOVA SCOTIA MUSIC POETRY CANADA CANADIAN ,