The Resource The Book of English songs, edited by Charles Mackay

The Book of English songs, edited by Charles Mackay

Label
The Book of English songs
Title
The Book of English songs
Statement of responsibility
edited by Charles Mackay
Title variation
  • Songs of England
  • English, Scottish and Irish songs from the sixteenth to the nineteenth century
Creator
Contributor
Printer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
UIU
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1814-1889
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mackay, Charles
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1751-1816
  • 1808-1872
  • 1784-1842
  • 1799-1859
  • 1631-1700
  • 1685-1732
  • 1771-1841
  • 1623-1686?
  • 1828-1909
  • 1721-1802
  • 1635?-1691
  • active 1827-1846
  • 1717-1779
  • 1564-1616
  • 1564-1593
  • 1588?-1623
  • 1763-1855
  • 1674-1718
  • 1697-1733
  • 1573?-1637
  • 1794-1857
  • 1662-1732
  • 1788-1824
  • 1745 or 1746-1803
  • -approximately 1653
  • 1687?-1743
  • 1771-1832
  • 1729-1811
  • 1740-1802
  • 1663-1708
  • 1777-1844
  • 1812-1870
  • 1797-1839
  • 1797-1839
  • active 1600
  • fl. 1778
  • 1708-1778
  • d. 1641
  • 1639?-1701
  • 1797-1868
  • 1729-1773
  • 1592-1669
  • 1620-1666
  • 1618-1658
  • 1613?-1649
  • 1707-1754
  • 1536-1608
  • 1596-1666
  • 1809-1892
  • 1670 or 1671-1758
  • active 1588-1606
  • 1503?-1542
  • 1625-1678
  • 1590-approximately 1645
  • 1788-1865
  • 1752-1770
  • 1539 or 1540-1623
  • 1563?-1626
  • 1720-1777
  • 1618-1658
  • 1730?-1774
  • 1600 or 1601-1645
  • 1653-1723
  • 1821-1881
  • 1812-1890
  • 1667-1745
  • 1595-1639
  • 1517?-1547
  • 1591-1674
  • 1606-1687
  • 1763-1855
  • 1608-1674
  • 1787-1874
  • 1568-1639
  • 1721-1759
  • 1807-1874
  • 1543?-1608
  • 1588-1667
  • 1818-1889
  • 1618-1667
  • 1609-1642
  • 1552?-1618
  • 1503?-1542
  • -1714
  • 1572-1631
  • 1545?-1626?
  • active 1588-1606
  • 1575-1648
  • 1712-1757
  • 1712-1757
  • 1762-1812
  • 1562-1619
  • 1558?-1625
  • 1808-1877
  • 1762-1836
  • 1791-1852
  • 1763-1855
  • 1557-1603?
  • d. 1641
  • 1595?-1639?
  • 1865-1945
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Norris, J. T
  • Sheridan, Richard Brinsley
  • Chorley, Henry Fothergill
  • Cunningham, Allan
  • Hervey, Thomas Kibble
  • Dryden, John
  • Gay, John
  • Dibdin, Thomas
  • Playford, John
  • Meredith, George
  • Darwin, Erasmus
  • Etheredge, George
  • Stevens, C. A.
  • Hughes, Richard
  • Garrick, David
  • Shakespeare, William
  • Marlowe, Christopher
  • Fletcher, Giles
  • Rogers, Samuel
  • Rowe, Nicholas
  • Binning, Charles Hamilton
  • Jonson, Ben
  • Moncrieff, W. T.
  • Atterbury, Francis
  • Byron, George Gordon Byron
  • Pearce, Thomas
  • Basse, William
  • Carey, Henry
  • Scott, Walter
  • Percy, Thomas
  • Arnold, Samuel
  • Walsh, William
  • Campbell, Thomas
  • Dickens, Charles
  • Marston, Westland
  • Bayly, Thomas Haynes
  • Chalkhill, John
  • Upton, William
  • Pitt, William
  • Heywood, Thomas
  • Sedley, Charles
  • Lover, Samuel
  • Cunningham, John
  • King, Henry
  • Brome, Alexander
  • Lovelace,Richard
  • Crashaw, Richard
  • Fielding, Henry
  • Dorset, Thomas Sackville
  • Shirley, James
  • Tennyson, Alfred Tennyson
  • Leveridge, Richard
  • Alison, Richard
  • Wyatt, Thomas
  • Stanley, Thomas
  • Browne, William
  • Smyth, W. H.
  • Chatterton, Thomas
  • Byrd, William
  • Dowland, John
  • Fawkes, Francis
  • Lovelace, Richard
  • Goldsmith, Oliver
  • Strode, William
  • D'Urfey, Thomas
  • Kenney, Charles Lamb
  • Bennoch, Francis
  • Swift, Jonathon
  • Carew, Thomas
  • Surrey, Henry Howard
  • Herrick, Robert
  • Waller, Edmund
  • Rogers, Samuel
  • Milton, John
  • Cornwall, Barry
  • Wotton, Henry
  • Collins, William
  • Miller, Thomas
  • Still, John
  • Wither, George
  • Aytown, Robert
  • Cook, Eliza
  • Cowley, Abraham
  • Suckling, John
  • Raleigh, Walter
  • Wyatt, Thomas
  • Pope, Walter
  • Donne, John
  • Breton, Nicholas
  • Alison, Richard
  • Percy, William
  • Moore, Edward
  • Wastell, Edward
  • Cherry, A.
  • Daniel, Samuel
  • Lodge, Thomas
  • Norton, Caroline Sheridan
  • Colman, George
  • Payne, John Howard
  • Rogers, Samuel
  • Morley, Thomas
  • Heywood, Thomas
  • Carew, Thomas
  • O'Keefe, J
  • Montagu, E. L
  • Bickerstaffe, J
  • Williams, C. H
  • Pocock, S
  • Spencer, R. W
  • Lyttleton
  • Lewis, G. M
  • Highmore, Charles
  • Compton, Hugh
  • Rushton, Edward
  • Metcalf, Frank J.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ballads
  • Songs, English
  • Bawdy songs
  • Drinking songs
  • Folk songs, English
  • Humorous songs
  • Hunting songs
  • Love songs
  • Satirical songs
  • Sea songs
Label
The Book of English songs, edited by Charles Mackay
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Signatures (Estimated) : [20] gatherings of [8] leaves ; wove paper
  • ca. 311 songs, without music ; written by British poets and composers ; arranged topically ; each section with its own topical heading and individual introduction
  • Vol. 2 of English, Irish, and Scottish songs, from the sixteenth to the nineteenth century, edited and annotated by Charles Mackay & Samuel Lover
  • "Contents" : p. [vii]-xvi
  • "J. T. Norris, Printer, 128, Aldersgate Street, London" -- verso of half-title page
  • Includes separate t. p. for the three volume set -- front flyleaf recto and verso
  • "Songs of England"--at head of title
  • Frontispiece : engraved vignette of young people playing music ; t. p. vignette : man in Renaissance dress, strumming a lute ; numerous engraved illustrations throughout, usually paralleling topic of proximate songs
  • "Preface" : " ...[this] is offered ... with the hope that it will be found to present ... a large portion of the most celebrated effusions ... The ordinary songbooks ... are for the most part valueless to those who desire to know the age in which the songs were written, the names of the authors, the circumstances which led to their production, or any fact of interest concentrated with their origin ... [this] collection ... aims to supply a deficiency in these respects ..." -- p. [v]-vi
  • Binding of wave grain red linen ; front cover stamped with gold title and image of cherub at center ; framed by straight rule and ornaments at corners
Contents
  • Sea songs
  • p. 167-205
  • Patriotic and military songs
  • p. 206-224
  • Sporting songs
  • p. 225-252
  • Mad songs
  • p. 253-265
  • Miscellaneous songs
  • p. 266-318
  • Songs of the affections
  • p. 17-83
  • Pastoral and rural songs
  • p. 84-113
  • Convivial songs
  • p. 114-139
  • Moral and satirical songs
  • p. 140-166
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
319 p.
Note
  • Frank Metcalf's bookplate -- front pastedown ; Ephemera : newspaper clipping of "Cleon and I", by Charles Mackay (now placed in mylar).
  • In very poor condition : front board and first two signatures detached ; sewing structure broken ; paper extremely brittle and friable, with multiple breakages ; much of spine lacking.
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)24831778
Label
The Book of English songs, edited by Charles Mackay
Publication
Note
  • Signatures (Estimated) : [20] gatherings of [8] leaves ; wove paper
  • ca. 311 songs, without music ; written by British poets and composers ; arranged topically ; each section with its own topical heading and individual introduction
  • Vol. 2 of English, Irish, and Scottish songs, from the sixteenth to the nineteenth century, edited and annotated by Charles Mackay & Samuel Lover
  • "Contents" : p. [vii]-xvi
  • "J. T. Norris, Printer, 128, Aldersgate Street, London" -- verso of half-title page
  • Includes separate t. p. for the three volume set -- front flyleaf recto and verso
  • "Songs of England"--at head of title
  • Frontispiece : engraved vignette of young people playing music ; t. p. vignette : man in Renaissance dress, strumming a lute ; numerous engraved illustrations throughout, usually paralleling topic of proximate songs
  • "Preface" : " ...[this] is offered ... with the hope that it will be found to present ... a large portion of the most celebrated effusions ... The ordinary songbooks ... are for the most part valueless to those who desire to know the age in which the songs were written, the names of the authors, the circumstances which led to their production, or any fact of interest concentrated with their origin ... [this] collection ... aims to supply a deficiency in these respects ..." -- p. [v]-vi
  • Binding of wave grain red linen ; front cover stamped with gold title and image of cherub at center ; framed by straight rule and ornaments at corners
Contents
  • Sea songs
  • p. 167-205
  • Patriotic and military songs
  • p. 206-224
  • Sporting songs
  • p. 225-252
  • Mad songs
  • p. 253-265
  • Miscellaneous songs
  • p. 266-318
  • Songs of the affections
  • p. 17-83
  • Pastoral and rural songs
  • p. 84-113
  • Convivial songs
  • p. 114-139
  • Moral and satirical songs
  • p. 140-166
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
319 p.
Note
  • Frank Metcalf's bookplate -- front pastedown ; Ephemera : newspaper clipping of "Cleon and I", by Charles Mackay (now placed in mylar).
  • In very poor condition : front board and first two signatures detached ; sewing structure broken ; paper extremely brittle and friable, with multiple breakages ; much of spine lacking.
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)24831778

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