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The Book of British Ballads, Vol. 1

Editor:
Samuel Carter Hall (Irish, Wexford 1800–1889 London)
Publisher:
Jeremiah How (London)
Illustrator:
Edward Henry Corbould (British, London 1815–1905 London)
Illustrator:
Thomas Creswick (British, Sheffield 1811–1869 London)
Illustrator:
Richard Dadd (British, Chatham, Kent 1817–1886 Berkshire)
Illustrator:
John Franklin (Irish, 1828–1868 London)
Illustrator:
William Powell Frith (British, Aldfield, Yorkshire 1819–1909 London)
Illustrator:
Sir John Gilbert (British, London 1817–1897 London)
Illustrator:
John Rogers Herbert (British, Maldon, Essex 1810–1890 London)
Illustrator:
Thomas Musgrave Joy (British, Maidstone, Kent 1812–1866 London)
Illustrator:
Robert Ronald McIan (British (born Scotland), 1803–1856)
Illustrator:
Joseph Kenny Meadows (British, Cardigan, Wales 1790–1874 London)
Illustrator:
William Bell Scott (British, Edinburgh, Scotland 1811–1890 Ayreshire)
Illustrator:
Henry James Townsend (British, Taunton, Somerset 1810–1890)
Illustrator:
Edward Matthew Ward (British, London 1816–1879 Windsor)
Illustrator:
Henry Warren (British, London 1794–1879 London)
Illustrator:
Charles Harvey Weigall (British, 1794–1877 London)
Illustrator:
Samuel Williams (British, Colchester, Essex 1788–1853 London)
Engraver:
Thomas Armstrong (British, active 1840s)
Engraver:
John Bastin (British, active 1840s–1851)
Engraver:
Frederick William Branston (British, 1805–1849 (active until))
Engraver:
Edmund Evans (British, Southwark, London 1826–1905 Ventnor, Isle of Wight)
Engraver:
William Armstrong Folkard (British, active 1830–50)
Engraver:
W. T. Green (British, active ca. 1837–72)
Engraver:
Ebenezer Landells (British, Newcastle-upon-Tyne 1808–1860 West Brompton)
Engraver:
William James Linton (British, London 1812–1897 New Haven, Connecticut)
Engraver:
George Pike Nicholls (British, active 1841–87)
Engraver:
Thomas Sibson (British, Cumberland 1817–1844 Malta)
Engraver:
Harvey Orrin Smith (British, active 1847–70)
Engraver:
Henry Richard Vizetelly (British, 1820–1894 Farnham)
Engraver:
John Walmsley (British, active 1839–78)
Engraver:
Joseph Lionel Williams (British, ca. 1815–1877 London)
Engraver:
Mary Ann Williams (British, born 1788)
Engraver:
Thomas Williams (British, Colchester 1798–1862 after)
Engraver:
Samuel Williams (British, Colchester, Essex 1788–1853 London)
Engraver:
Josiah Wood Whymper (British, Ipswich 1813–1903 Haslemere)
Published in:
London
Date:
1847
Medium:
Illustrations: wood engraving
Dimensions:
10 1/4 x 7 1/2 x 1 in. (26 x 19.1 x 2.5 cm)
Classification:
Books
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1967
Accession Number:
67.802.12(1)
Not on view
Vol. 1 of 2; 234 pp., index at back lists illustrators and engravers. Red leather binding, front & back gilt tooled design of urn with flowers and fruit within a decorative frame, gilt lettering on the spine. Reissue of book first published in 1842.
Illustrations (in alphabetical order by title):
"Chevy Chase," p. 1: designer: John Franklin / engravers: William James Linton, Thomas Williams, John Bastin, Thomas Armstrong, Ebenezer Landells.
"Fair Margaret and Sweet William," p. 179: designer: Henry Warren / engraver: Jackson [?Mason Jackson, 1819-1903 or his elder brother John Jackson, 1801-1848].
"Fair Rosamond," p. 21: designer: John Franklin / engravers: Thomas Williams, Orrin Smith, Edmund Evans, John Walmsley, Miss Williams [either Mary Ann Williams, British, b. 1788, or her niece Miss E. Williams].
"Fause Foodrage," p. 163: designer: T. M. Joy [?Thomas Musgrove Joy, active 1842] / engraver: Miss Williams [either Mary Ann Williams, British, b. 1788; or her niece Miss E. Williams].
"Genevieve," p. 173: designer: John Franklin / engravers: Thomas Armstrong, George Pike Nicholls.
"Gil Morrice," p. 97: designer: Joseph Kenny Meadows / engravers: Smith and Linton.
"Johnie of Breadislee," p. 223: designer: Thomas Sibson / engraver: William James Linton.
"Katherine Janfarie," p. 267: designer: Charles Harvey Weigall / engraver: Ebenezer Landsells
"Kempion," p. 51: designer: William Bell Scott / engraver: Smith and Linton.
"King Arthur's Death," p. 125: designer: John Franklin / engravers: W. T. Green, George Pike Nicholls, Thomas Armstrong.
"Lord Soulis," p. 145: designer: Robert Ronald McIan / engravers: Smith and Linton.
"Lord Thomas and Fair Annet," p. 157: designer: Henry James Townsend / engravers: William Armstrong Folkard, Frederick William Branston, John Walmsely, John Bastin.
"Lord Ullin's Daughter," p. 207: designer: Edward Corbould / engravers: Josiah Wood Whymper, S. Williams [?Samuel Williams].
"Robin Goodfellow," p. 83: designer: Richard Dadd / engraver: W. T. Green.
"Sir Aldingar," p. 107: designer: John Gilbert / engraver: Giles and Folkard [?William Armstrong Folkard].
"Sir Lancelot du Lake," p. 117: designer: Edward Corbould / engravers: Smith and Linton [Harvey Orrin Smith, act. 1847-70, who worked as Smith and Linton with William Henry Linton].
"Sir Patrick Spens," p. 91: designer: John Franklin / engraver: Thomas Armstrong.
"The Birth of St. George," p. 185: designer: William Bell Scott / engravers: William Armstrong Folkard, Henry Vizetelly, Thomas Armstrong.
"The Blind Beggar of Bednall Green," p. 73: designer: John Gilbert / engraver: Henry Vizetelly.
"The Childe of Elle," p. 57: designer: John Franklin / engraver: Thomas Williams.
"The Children in the Wood," p. 12: designer: John Rogers Herbert, A.R.A. / engraver: W. T. Green.
"The Demon Lover," p. 31: designer: John Gilbert / engravers: Wiliam Armstrong Folkard and John Bastin.
"The Dowie Dens of Yarrow," p. 229: designer; John Franklin / engravers: Frederick William Branston and Edmund Evans.
"The Heire of Linne," p. 135: designer: Edward Matthew Ward / engraver: John Bastin.
"The Mermaid," p. 195: designer: John Franklin / engravers: W. T. Green, Frederick William Branston, George Pike Nicholls, Thomas Armstrong.
"The Nut-Brown Maid," p. 37: designers: Thomas Creswick, William Bell Scott, Samuel Williams / engravers: Samuel Williams, Joseph Lionel Williams, Ebenezer Landells, and Henry Richard Vizetelly.
"The Twa Brothers," p. 67: designer: William Powell Frith / engraver: John Bastin.
Inscription: Inside first page top "2 volumes" L.L. "Ballads 2 vols."
Vendor: Bertram Rota (London)
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