An Introduction to Chapbooks
- McKay, Barry
- New / Hardback/ Quanitity available: 1
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2003. One of a limited edition of 250 numbered copies (this #15), each SIGNED by Barry McKay. The book offers a brief introduction to Chapbooks: circulating popular songs, poems, news, and stories, and which were hawked publicly during the 16th to the 19th centuries. The book is based on a talk given by the author to the Manchester Bibliographic Society. Hardback book, p.38, printed on archival quality paper in Bell type, and bound by hand in cloth and paper over boards.Illustrated with tipped-in examples of facsimile title-pages, woodcuts, and two relevant illustrations taken from engravings done in Bewick's workshop. There is a small chapbook, printed on handmade paper by Graham Moss at the Incline Press, titled 'A Garland of Excellent Old Songs' along with three other ephemera items contained in a pocket at rear end paper. as new. Price shown includes tracked shipping to most destinations.