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The exile of Erin.

Author/creator Campbell, Thomas, 1777-1844
Format Electronic and Book
Publication Info[Massachusetts?] : [publisher not identified], [between 1790 and 1810]
Description1 sheet (1 unnumbered page) : illustrations (relief cuts) ; 25 x 19 cm
Supplemental Content Evans Digital Edition
Subject(s)
Series Early American imprints. First series ; no. 49633. ^A478749
General noteSong in five stanzas; first line: There came to the beach a poor exile of Erin.
General noteFollowed by A new song, called Jack's come home from sea; first line: Good people all I pray attend and listen to my song.
General noteThe first title only is included in Ford, W.C. Broadsides, ballads &c. printed in Massachusetts ... no. 3086a. Imprint dates suggested by typography. Attributed to Thomas Campbell in Philbrick, Thomas L. "British authorship of ballads in the Isaiah Thomas collection," Studies in bibliography, papers of the Bibliographical Society of the University of Virginia, v. 9, 1957, p. 255-258. Other editions have title: Erin go brah.
General noteRelief cut of the sun at head of first poem and of a ship at head of second; text in two columns; printed area measures 20.6 x 14.4 cm.
General noteNot in Evans or Bristol.
References Ford, W.C. Broadsides, 3086a
Reproduction noteElectronic text and image data. [Chester, Vt. : Readex, a division of Newsbank, Inc., 2002-2004. Includes files in TIFF, GIF and PDF formats with inclusion of keyword searchable text. (Early American imprints. First series ; no. 49633).
Genre/formBroadsides.
Genre/formPoems 1790.
Genre/formSongs.
Contains title Jack's come home from sea.

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