- "A selection from the materials collected and edited by Mr. Child ... prepared in accordance with a plan which he had approved. Each of the three hundred and five ballads in his large collection (except no. 33, 279, 281, 290, and 299) is represented ... without the apparatus criticus, and with very short introductions. The notes ... necessarily brief ..."--Pref.
Volume 1 contains Book I (also called vol.I) as well as Books II & III (also called vol.II). Volume 2 contains Books III continued & IV (also called vol.III) as well as Book IV continued (also called vol.IV). Volume 3 contains Book V (also called vol.V) as well as Books VI & VII (also called vol.VI). Volume 4 contains Book VII continued (also called vol.VII) as well as Book VIII (also called vol.VIII).
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