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Illustrated British ballads

Illustrated British ballads

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Published by Cassell and Company in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ballads, English.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementselected and edited by George Barnett Smith.
    ContributionsSmith, George Barnett, 1841-1909.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18740351M

    London: Constable & Co. Ltd, Never did Old Poems Appear so Gayly Bedecked than Some British Ballads RACKHAM, Arthur. Some British Ballads. Read "Some British Ballads - Illustrated by Arthur Rackham" by Anon. available from Rakuten Kobo. Originally published in , Some British Ballads is a collection of verses and Brand: Read Books Ltd.

    Originally published in , this books contains a collection of traditional tales from the British Isles beautifully illustrated by Arthur Rackham. Pook, ISBN Buy the Some British Ballads - Illustrated by Arthur Rackham ebook. Description Some British Ballads – Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. Some British Ballads is a collection of verses and narratives, illustrated by Arthur Rackham. Many of the songs are taken from Francis James Child’s compilation; The English and Scottish Popular Ballads, which he collected during the second half of the nineteenth pioneering study into British folklore and song.

    Genre/Form: Texts: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Some British ballads. London, Constable & Co. [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book. Some British Ballads by Arthur Rackham (Illustrator) starting at $ Some British Ballads has 3 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace.


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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Smith, George Barnett, Illustrated British ballads, old and new. London, New York [etc.] Cassell, Peter, Galpin. The folk-lore element is never wanting at Christmas time; and we have it at its best in the noble book of British Ballads, illustrated by Arthur Rackham.

Everybody knows the drawings in color with which Mr. Rackham is wont to embellish the classics; and he embellishes all that he touches, so that if the text be not a classic it becomes so in. Some British Ballads is a selection of traditional ballads from England and Scotland.

Although far older, the ballads were anthologized during the second half of the nineteenth century by Francis James Child. Arthur illustrated Some British Ballads in New York: Dodd Mead & Co., Item # First American Trade EditionRACKHAM, Arthur. Some British Ballads. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.

New York: Dodd Mead & Co. n.d. First American trade edition. Quarto 10 x 7 1/2 inches; x mm. x,1, imprint, 1, blank pp. Partially uncut. Sixteen full color tipped-in plates and twenty-four black and white drawings. A book of British ballads / (London: J.M.

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Some British Ballads. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. London: Constable & Co. Ltd, n.d. First trade edition, later issue.Following the outbreak of war inRackham went into uniform with the Hampstead Volunteers and helped the war effort by digging trenches in Essex, while still finding time to complete his annual gift book commissions,” of which British Ballads was one (Golden Age of Children’s Book Illustration, 76).

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