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Howe's Songs of Scotland containing about 175 of the Gems of Caledonia's Songs and Ballads including songs of the affections, sentimental, patriotic, historical, military, political, comic and miscellaneous songs. Arranged for the pianoforte or melodeon.
1 Howe's Songs of Scotland containing about 175 of the Gems of Caledonia's Songs and Ballads including songs of the affections, sentimental, patriotic, historical, military, political, comic and miscellaneous songs. Arranged for the pianoforte or melodeon.
Boston. Elias Howe: 1864. Leather spine with papercovered boards. Fair. Scuffing and paperloss on boards. Some splitting of leather on spine. Very light foxing and soiling on pages. Quarto 
160 pp 
Price: 250.00 USD
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Pisni  Z Halychiny. Songs from Halychina. Collection of 150 songs from the Western Ukraine.
2 Pisni Z Halychiny. Songs from Halychina. Collection of 150 songs from the Western Ukraine.
Lviv, 1997. Hardcover. Good Octavo 
191 pp Those are ritual songs, such as koliadky (carols), wedding songs, lyrical and patriotic songs. The songs were transcribed from old men and women who lived there and remembered them from their childhood. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Zhniunya Pesni. Bielorussian Folk and Crop Songs  (approx trans.)
3 Zhniunya Pesni. Bielorussian Folk and Crop Songs (approx trans.)
Minsk, 1974. Hardcover. Good, sl shaken. Small Octavo 
814 pp In Bielorussian. 386 songs with lyrics and some musical scores. This comprehensive collection is dedicated to traditional songs connected with crops gathering. Extensive source notes, footnotes and bibliography in back. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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4 Allsop, Ivor Longsword Dances From Traditional and Manuscript Sources.
Northern Harmony Publishing Company. 1996. Hardcover . Good, corners lightly bumped. Quarto 
368 pages

The author Ivor Allsop is himself a past squire of the Morris Ring who keep alive the traditions of Morris and Sword dances throughout the world. Many clubs have found this book a useful accompanyment to teaching Traditional Sword Dances and many clubs in such places as America, Belgium, Australia, Holland and many other countries as well as here in Britain have adopted this book as their primary teaching aid and source of information. Indeed many new clubs have been formed throughout the world as a result of getting hold of a copy of this book and being able to learn the dances and the tunes from it.

in depth information on 28 traditional Longsword dances along with easy to follow diagrams and written instructions showing the figures of each dance, musical notation for the tunes and information on the origins and history of each dance. Also contained within the book are several black and white photographs showing the Sword Dance teams and their costumes.

Notations for the following dances are contained within the book - Ampleforth, Askham Richard, Bellerby, Boosbeck, Escrick, Flamborough, Goathland, Greatham, Grenoside, Handsworth, Haxby, Helmsley, Helmsley 2 (Stone), Hunston, Kirkby Malzeard, Kirkbymoorside, Lingdale, Loftus, North Skelton, Papa Stour, Poppleton, Riccal, Salton, Skelton, Sleights, Sowerby, Stillington, White Boys and Wigginton. Also there is information on the different designs of Longswords, different sword lock shapes, the plays which accompany some of the dances and much, much more information. 
Price: 100.00 USD

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The Old Songs of Skye. Frances Tolmie and Her Circle., Bassin, Ethel
5 Bassin, Ethel The Old Songs of Skye. Frances Tolmie and Her Circle.
London Routledge & Kegan Paul: 1977 hardcover in dj Ex-lib, usual lib markings Octavo 
227 pages including index.

"Frances Tolmie (1840-1926) was one of the foremost Gaelic folklore and folksong experts. The book includes a selection of the songs she heard and wrote down, together with the part they played in her life and that of her circle and the larger community The book reflects her profound study of the song and folklore or her people, and describes how she recorded a precious part of British traditional culture. " 
Price: 30.00 USD

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6 Brickdale, Eleanor Fortescue The Book of Old English Songs and Ballads.
Hodder and Stoughton n.d. @ early 1900's Hardcover Fair, tear on the spine else good and tight. Quarto 
198 pp 24 tipped in plates. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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Scotish Poems, of the Sixteenth Century., Dalyell,  John   edit.
7 Dalyell, John edit. Scotish Poems, of the Sixteenth Century.
Edinburgh Archibald Constable : 1801. Hardcover. Full leather, marbled endpapers, spine Hinges cracked, chipping at head and foot. Needs a bookbinder's tender mercies. Octavo 
2 vols. in one. 152 pp of biographies plus 381 pp of poetry. Glossary.

Includes Cursory Remarks on Ane Booke of Godly Songs, Incidents in the Life of Regent Murray, Biographical Sketches of Sir William Kircaldy and Battle of Strathaven. Ane Compendious Booke of Godly and Spirituall Songs. Ane Tragedie, in Form of Ane Diallog [by Robert Sempill]. The Lamentatioun of Lady Scotland [by Robert Sempill]. The Testament and Tragedie of Umquhile King Henrie Stewart [by Robert Sempill]. Ane Declaratioun of the Lordis Just Quarrel [by Robert Sempill]. Grange's Ballat. The Sege of the Castel of Edinburgh [by Robert Sempill]. The Legend of the Bischop of St Androis Lyfe [by Robert Sempill]. The Battell of Balrinnes. An anthology of 16th-Century Scottish poetry and biographies of well-known Scots - Sir William Kircaldy and George Gordon, Francis Hay, Archibald Campbell. 
Price: 200.00 USD

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Lyrics from English Airs 1596-1622., Doughtie, Edward
8 Doughtie, Edward Lyrics from English Airs 1596-1622.
Harvard University Press 1970 0674539761 / 9780674539761 Hardcover in DJ Good Good Octavo 
657 pp "He includes as well extensive incidental information - foreign models, explanations of difficult words and allusions, original spellings - which make this volume useful as well as fascinating. " 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9 Duggan, Anne The Teaching of Folk Dance.
Barnes 1948. Hardcover in DJ. Good Good Quarto 
116 pp

"...undertaken by the authors as the result of innumerable requests directed both to them and to the publishers...for a presentation of folk dance materials immediately adaptable to the teaching of folk dance as a cultural subject as well as a form of motor activity." 
Price: 20.00 USD

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Old Ballads, Historical and Narrative , with some of  Modern Date Collected from Rare Copies and Manuscripts...A New Edition, Revised and Considerably Enlarged from Public and Private Collections, by his son., Evans, Thomas  (1742-1784) and  Evans,  Robert Harding Evans  (1778-1857)
10 Evans, Thomas (1742-1784) and Evans, Robert Harding Evans (1778-1857) Old Ballads, Historical and Narrative , with some of Modern Date Collected from Rare Copies and Manuscripts...A New Edition, Revised and Considerably Enlarged from Public and Private Collections, by his son.
London Bulwer: 1810 Leather spine with marbled boards Scuffing and wear to spine and boards. Small octavo 
4 volumes. 384, 364, 364, 367 pp. Engraved frontispiece to volume one. In these volumes is a collection of ballads not found in Percy's "Reliques of Ancient Poetry". Evan's "Ballad's..." originally was published in 1777 then expanded to include others found in old manuscripts and broadsides on 1784 and published again by Evan's son on 1810. William Bulwer, the publisher, had type cast specifically for these volumes. He, with Thomas Bensley brought about the last great innovation of English typography in the age of of handwriting - the abolition of the long s. Each of these volumes has a bookplate of the noted Irish lawyer Gerald Fitzgibbons. He took up writing in later years with the book "Ireland in 1868, the Battlefield and Party Strife". 
Price: 600.00 USD
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11 Farmer, John S. edit.(pseudonym for E.O. Wolcott)  National Ballad and Song. Merry Songs and Ballads prior to the year AD 1800.
Privately printed for Subscribers only. 1897 Leather covers, ribbed spines Some have cracked hinges. Volume three has a 1.5 " tear to the leather at the hinge. Vol 5 has damage to spine. Needs a bookbinder's tender mercies.  Quarto 
5 vols.  
Price: 350.00 USD
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The Beggar's Opera to which is added music to each song., Gay, John
12 Gay, John The Beggar's Opera to which is added music to each song.
NY Heritage Press : 1937 Hardcover. Sl smoky smell, Quarto 
113 pp 
Price: 10.00 USD
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13 Gostling, John.  The Gostling Manuscript.
University of Texas 1977.  Hardcover.  Good  Octavo 
205 pp, 218 pp

Music scores. Orchestral Anthems at beginning. Turn book over to see the Choral Anthems. 
Price: 20.00 USD

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Irish Minstrelsy, or Bardic Remains., Hardiman,  James (1790-1855)
14 Hardiman, James (1790-1855) Irish Minstrelsy, or Bardic Remains.
London 1831. Hardcover. One volume rebound in leather with original boards, the other volume has boards detached but present.   Octavo 
376, 435pp. Some in Gaelic.

b. Westport, Mayo; native Irish speaker [Seamas Ó hArgadáin]; prepared for priesthood but prevented from proceeding due to blindness in one eye (acc. John O’Donovan); moved to Dublin and worked as sub-commissioner in Public Records Office, 1811-1830; purchased land in Mayo, c.1818; issued History of the County and Town of Galway (1820); returned to Galway, 1830; issued Irish Minstrelsy, or Bardic Remains (2 vols., 1831), and suffered a severe review by Samuel Ferguson in successive issues of the Dublin University Review underscored by religious and political objections to the Jacobite tendency of the notes and translations; refused Chair of Irish and became first librarian of Queen’s College, Galway shortly after its foundation [1845], 1848; d. Galway; a section of the Book of Fermoy consisting in at least 32 folios, separated from the main volume, came into his possession, and subsequently passed to the British Museum; the university library at University College, Galway is named after him. Princess Grace Irish Library (Monaco) 
Price: 550.00 USD

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15 Hustvedt, Sigurd Bernhard Ballad Books and Ballad Men. Raids and Rescues in Britain, America, and the Scandinavian North since 1800.
Harvard University Press 1930. Hardcover. Good, stain on foreedge. Octavo 
376 pp

"This book may be regarded as a sequel to my 'Ballad criticism in Scandinavia and Great Britain during the Eighteenth Century,' published in 1916. The geographical field is much the same in this work as in that: Britain, America and the Scandinavian countries; in this instance, however, I have given relatively greater space to the English and Scottish ballads and their history than in the other." Grundtvig-Child index in book, as well as extensive bibliography. 
Price: 20.00 USD

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Balladak Foldjen., Jozsef, Farago
16 Jozsef, Farago Balladak Foldjen.
Kriterion 1977. Hardcover in DJ. Good, some wear/Poor dj, wear and tears. Octavo 
575 pp In Hungarian with summary in Roumanian and German. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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17 Labelle, Nicolle Les Differents Styles De La Musique Religieuse In France 1539 - 1572.
Institute of Medieval Music. 1981 0912024976 / 9780912024974 Green cloth hardcover. Good. 1 Octavo 2 quartos. 
3 vols. 228, 172, 172 pp Text is in French. Text is in French. Small volume 1 is almost all text. Vol. 2 and 3 are music – scores, notation, “sheet music.” 
Price: 75.00 USD
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Five Centuries of Music in Venice., Landon, H. C. Robbins and  John Julius Norwich
18 Landon, H. C. Robbins and John Julius Norwich Five Centuries of Music in Venice.
Thames and Hudson 1991 0028713184 / 9780028713182 Hardcover in DJ Good Good Quarto 
200 pp 
Price: 20.00 USD
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19 Lewis, Anthony and Nigel Fortune, edit. Opera and Church Music 1630-1750. The New Oxford History of Music: Volume V.
London Oxford University Press: 1975 Hardcover in DJ Good/Good Octavo 
869 pp 
Price: 32.00 USD
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20 Nichols, Beverly intro. Old Ballads.
London Hutchinson & Co., Ltd.: 1934. Cloth hardcover with gilt lettering. Spine is sunned and lightly soiled. Some wear to head and foot. Corners bumped. 4 " vertical closed tear in the margin of one of the last text pages. Quarto Illustrated by H. M. Brock. 
280 pp with 16 full page color plates by H.M.Brock..

41 Ballads include "Barbara Allen's Cruelty", Wilde's "The Ballad of Reading Gaol", "Robin Hood and Guy of Gisborne" as well as others. 
Price: 30.00 USD

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