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Creator:
Campbell, Alexander, 1764-1824.
Title(s):

Prospectus of a national work entitled Albyn's anthology, or, a select collection of the more ancient melodies, and vocal poetry, of the lowland and highland districts of Scotland and the Isles, hitherto unpublished.

Published/Created:
[Edinburgh?] : [Oliver & Boyd?], [1815?]
Physical Description:
[4] pages ; 27 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
M1746 .C36 1816a+ Oversize
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Copyright Status:
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
"Together with the dancing measures, rural airs, and martial movements, as performed on the several instruments in common use among the natives. As a supplement to the work, will also be published, many traditionary anecdotes, historical coincidences, biographical sketches, and local notices, connected with the music and poetry of our ancestors. The whole arrange in systemic order, by Alexander Campell, author of the History of Poetry in Scotland, a journey through parts of Scotland, &c. who collects on the spot subject-matter for the present undertaking."--Page [1]
The work was published by Oliver and Boyd (Edinburgh), 1816-1818.
Prospectus.
Last page blank.
Subject Terms:
Ballads, Scots.
Book industries and trade -- Scotland.
Campbell, Alexander, 1764-1824. Albyn's anthology.
Songs, Scots.
Form/Genre:
Prospectuses.
Contributors:
Oliver and Boyd (Edinburgh, Scotland)
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