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SONG LITERATURE WITHOUT MUSIC xxxi
Songs, and other pieces of our earlier Poets (chiefly of the lyric kind). Together with some few of later date. By Thomas Percy. London, 1765.' 3 vols. Second English edition in 1767, third in 1775, fourth edition Improved 1794, fifth in 1812.
' The ancient and modern Scots Songs, Heroic Ballads, &c. Now first collected into one body, from the various miscellanies wherein they formerly lay dispersed. ' Containing likewise, a great number of original songs from manuscripts, never before published. Edinburgh : printed by, and for, Martin & Wotherspoon. mdcclxix.' l2mo. This is Herd's original edition in one volume, which is very rare.
The Glasgow Miscellany : a select collection of Scots and English Songs. Glasgow, n. d. 8vo.
' The Caledoniad. A collection of Poems, written chiefly by Scottish authors. London: Printed by W. Hay. . . 1775-' 16mo. 3 vols. A curious arid rare collection of Poems and Songs, including satirical pieces by Sir Robert Keith Murray (1732-95), Ambassador-Extraordinary to the Court of Vienna.
' Ancient and Modern Scottish Songs, Heroic Ballads, &c. Collected from memory, tradition, and ancient authors. The second edition. In two volumes. Edinburgh : Printed by John Wotherspoon for James Dickson and Charles Elliot,' mdcclxxvi. 12mo. This is the second edition of Herd's Collection. Another and different edition in 1791 by Laurie and Symington.
' The Nightingale: a collection of ancient and modern Songs, Scots and English, none of which are in Ramsay.. . . Edinburgh: Printed for J. Murray, 1776.' 12mo.
Essay on Poetry and Music ... [Dr. Beattie.] Edinburgh, 1776. 8vo.
' Letters from Edinburgh. [Captain Edward Topham.] Written in the years 1774 and 1775: containing some Observations on the Diversions, Customs, Manners, and Laws of the Scotch nation, during a six months' residence in Edinburgh. London : J. Dodsley, 1776.' 8vo.
' The Scots Nightingale; or Edinburgh Vocal Miscellany. A new and select collection of the best Scots and English Songs, and a great number of valuable originals by Drs. Beattie, Goldsmith, Blacklock, Scrymgeour, Webster, Innes, Sir Harry Erskine, Messrs. Tait, Boswell, Ferguson. . . . The second edition: with the addition of one hundred modern Songs. Edinburgh: Printed by James Murray, Parliament Square, 1779.' 18mo.
Dissertation on the Scottish Music by W. Tytler, of Woodhouslee. First printed at the end of Arnot's History of Edinburgh, 1779.
' The True Loyalist; or Chevalier's Favourite. Being a collection of elegant songs, never before printed. Also several other loyal compositions, wrote by eminent hands. Printed in the year 1779.' l8mo.
' The Sky-Lark ; or the Lady's and Gentleman's Harmonious Companion. Edinburgh,'n.d. 12mo.
' St. Cecilia; or the Lady's and Gentleman's Harmonious Companion : being a select collection of Scots and English Songs; many of which are originals.... Edinburgh : Printed by W. Darling for C. Wilson . . . 1779.' 16mo.
' Scottish Tragic Ballads. [John Pinkerton.] London: J.Nichols, 1781.' Cr. 8vo.