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  • Logan, W. H.
    A PEDLAR'S PACK OF BALLADS AND SONGS with Illustrative Notes.

    Edition: First edition.

    Edinburgh [Scotland]: William Patterson, 1869. Hardcover first edition - Uncommon first edition of this work compiled from older broadsheets. Includes Logan's comments about the history of the various ballads, the events to which they refer, and variations. Illustrated with small en-texte drawings. Preface, ix, 479 pages. Bound in smooth dark green cloth with a paper label on the spine.

    Condition: Poor but repairable condiition: Front cover detached. Embossed seal on title page, previous owner's name inside front cover, but contents are otherwise clean and tight.

    Book ID: 32401
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  • DARLING KATE: And Other Poems. by McCarthy, Sean (1923-1990.)
    McCarthy, Sean (1923-1990.)
    DARLING KATE: And Other Poems.

    Edition: First printing, a slightly oversized trade paperback.

    Tralee: Anvil Books, (1972) dj. SIGNED first edition - A collection of ballads by this Irish poet. INSCRIBED on the half title page in both English and Gaelic, "For Mary McGrath {herself} who threw her welcome shadow on our doorstep..." A prolific song writer and poet, his life and work is celebrated at a festival which is held each year in his hometown of Listowel in County Kerry. 32 pp.

    Condition: Very near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers in a very good+ dustjacket (a few corners dog-eared, some rubbing and minor wear to dustjacket).

    Book ID: 54618
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