Anonymous: Five Songs : Whistle O'er the Lave O't ; Auld Janet Baird ; The Boatie Rows ; I Gaed a Waefu' Gate Yestreen ; Auld John Borthwick

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Anonymous : Five Songs : Whistle O'er the Lave O't ; Auld Janet Baird ; The Boatie Rows ; I Gaed a Waefu' Gate Yestreen ; Auld John Borthwick

Printed for the Booksellers, Glasgow, Scotland

Circa 1840-1850. Original chapbook, once bound, with an illustration of a man and woman embracing on the front. One sheet of paper folded to make 8 pages, unopened. 3 3/4 x 6 inches. Chapbooks were an early form of popular literature, originating in the 16th century and fading out of use by the mid-19th century. They were cheaply printed booklets that "chapmen" would sell door to door or at fairs to the common people. This one contains lyrics to five popular songs of the day.. Book. Book Condition: Collectible-Very Good. Binding: No Binding

Anonymous : Five Songs : Whistle O'er the Lave O't ; Auld Janet Baird ; The Boatie Rows ; I Gaed a Waefu' Gate Yestreen ; Auld John Borthwick is listed for sale on Bibliophile Bookbase by Barry Cassidy Rare Books.

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