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Songs and Ballads from Nova Scotia. in dj, CREIGHTON, Helen ROBINS, John D., preface KNOWLES, Reginald
Author Name:    CREIGHTON, Helen ROBINS, John D., preface KNOWLES, Reginald

Title:   Songs and Ballads from Nova Scotia. in dj

Publisher:    J.M. Dent & Sons, 1932, 

Seller ID:   54282

CREIGHTON, Helen. Songs and Ballads from Nova Scotia. Tor.& Vancouver : J.M. Dent & Sons, Limited, (1932). Pp (8),vii-xxii,1-334,(2), frontis. Large 8vo, elaborate pictorial cloth designed by Reginald L. Knowles, (also end-papers and dj). The copyright page is dated 1932, although some copies have had the date changed by pen to 1933. Preface by John D. Robins. This volume,one of the most attratcively produced Canadian books of the 20th century, contains 150 entries (plus a few variants), each with lyrics and musical notation. The following are either obvious sea-songs or, otherwise involve sailors. 10. Sweet Trinity, or, The Golden Vanity; 28. Broken Ring; 29. The Dark-Eyed Sailor; 33. Caroline and Her Young Sailor Bold; 34. Female Sailor Bold; 35. The Gay Spanish Maid; 36. Gallant Brigantine; 37. Homeward Bound;38. It Is of a Rich Lady; 39. Jack the Sailor; 40. Jack Robson; 43. Lion's Den; 44. (1) My Sailor Lad; 44. (2) Sailor Bold; 48. Rose of Britain's Isl e; 49. A Sailor Courted; 52. Bay of Biscay Oh; 53. Bold Princess Royal; 54.Captain Burke; 55. Captain Glen; 56. Shanty Song; 57. Shanty Song; 58. Cit y of Baltimore [ship]; 62. Flying Cloud [ship]; 63. Van Diemen's Land; 64. Western Ocean; 66. Ye Gentlemen of England; 80. Mary Nail; 98. Alphabet Song [2 of the 3 variants given are ship-based]; 100. As Now We Are Sailing;103. Banks of Newfoundland; 104. The Banks of Newfoundland; 105. Barrack Street [now Market Street, Halifax]; 106. Brigantine Sinorca; 107. Canso Strait; 108. Captain Conrod; 109. Charles G. Anderson; 110. George Jones; 111. Saladin's Crew [109 to 111 all to do with the 1844 mutiny on the Saladin]; 113. Cumberland's Crew [on the 1862 sinking of the U.S. frigate by the Merrimac]; 115. The Flemmings of Torbay [two Newfoundland dorymen in 1888]; 117. The Ghostly Sailors; 119. Guysboro Song; 124. Joe Livermore; 125. Jolly Fisherman; 126. Liverpool Girls; 127. Loakie's Boat [cf. the Newfoundland Lukey's Boat]; 128. Loss of the Philosophy [shipwreck]; 131. Maggie Mac [the Merrimac]; 132. The Mary L. MacKay [based on Frederick William Wallace's poem,about his experience aboard the fishing schooner Effie Morrissey] ; 136. Ocean Queen; 139. Prentice Boy; 142. Sable Island Song; 143. Sable Island Song; 144. The Seizure of the E.J. Horton; 147. Tacking of a Full-Rigged ShipOff Shore; 149. Unicorn [ship]. Also of interest: 68. Bonny Bunch of Roses O [on Napoleon]; 72. Napoleon's Farewell to Paris; Light wear, else vg edg eworn dj. 275.00

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