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Title(s):

Pieces of ancient popular poetry : from authentic manuscripts and old printed copies / by Joseph Ritson.

Edition:
Second edition.
Published/Created:
London : William Pickering, 1833.
Physical Description:
xvi, 172 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PR1203 .P53 1833
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Classification:
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Notes:
Advertisement: [1] p. at end.
Illustrations by Thomas Bewick.
Printed by C. Whittingham.
Hugo, T. Bewick collector, 488
Subject Terms:
Ballads, English.
English poetry -- Middle English, 1100-1500.
Pickering, William -- Publisher.
Whittingham, C. -- Printer.
Form/Genre:
Wood engravings -- 1833.
Contributors:
Ritson, Joseph, 1752-1803.
Bewick, Thomas, 1753-1828, engraver.
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  • Adam Bel, Clym of the Clughe, and Wyllyam of Cloudesle
  • A mery geste of the frere and the boye
  • The king and the barker
  • How a merchande dyd hys wyfe betray
  • How the wise man taught his son
  • Sir Peny
  • The life and death of Tom Thumbe
  • The lovers quarrel or, Cupids triumph

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