A garland of new songs : The storm / by Mrs. Robinson. A free mason's song, My eye and Betty Martin.
Bibliographic Citation:
A garland of new songs : The storm / by Mrs. Robinson. A free mason's song, My eye and Betty Martin. Newcastle upon Tyne : Printed by J. Marshall, [between 1800 and 1831]
Alternative Title:
A free mason's song.
My eye and Betty Martin.
Printed by J. Marshall, [between 1800 and 1831]
  • Undated. Date range from trading dates of J. Marshall, cf. The British book trade index WWW site.
  • Without music.
  • Title vignette.
  • First sentence of The storm: "Dark was the dawn!"
  • First sentence of A free mason's song: "Come all you Free Masons that dwell around the globe, Who wear the badge of innocence, I mean the royal robe, Which Noah he did wear in the Ark wherein he stood, When the world was destroyed by a deluge and flood."
  • First sentence of My eye and Betty Martin: "In Yorkshire I wur born and bred, And knaws a thing or two, sir; Nay what be more, my father said, My wit would bring me thro', sir."
  • Includes 1 woodcut.
  • Copy in McGill Library’s Rare Books and Special Collections: With: A garland of new songs : The bonny Scotch lad and his bonnet so blue, The blackbird, My sailor dear shall guard my pillow, Bundle of truths. Newcastle upon Tyne :Printed by J. Marshall, in the Old Flesh-market,[between 1800 and 1823?]. Bound together subsequent to publication. Uncut pages.
Physical Description:
text.chapbook.black and white, 16 cm.
Chapbook Category:
Song Books
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