The English and Scottish Popular Ballads, by Child, Francis James
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- ISBN: 9781428602465 | 1428602461
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 5/30/2006
Published between 1882 and 1898, the original ten-part study became the definitive collection of popular English and Scottish ballads. Francis James Child superceded previous and unreliable ballad editions by compiling all the extant ballads with all known variants, making them available for the first time. Features his invaluable commentary for each work.