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A broadside (new series) 1935 / editors W. B. Yeats and F. R. Higgins; musical editor Arthur Duff. - Dublin : Cuala Press, 1935. - 12 in 1 v. : col. ill., music ; 30 cm.

Title from spine. "300 copies only." "Second series : 1935. The second series of A broadside was edited by W. B. Yeats F.R. Higgins and consists of twelve parts, issued monthly ... The music editor was Arthur Duff. Page size is 11.5x 8.5 inches and three hundred copies of each part were printed. Single numbers were 2s. 6d each. As well as Jack B. Yeats there are drawings by Victor Brown, Harry Kernoff, Maurice McGonigal, Sean O'Sullivan and Arthur Peat... Esther Ryan did most of the typesetting and printing assisted by Máire Gill .... Colouring ... was done by Eileen Colum and Kathleen Banfield. (The Dun Emer Press later the Cuala Press, Liam Miller. Dublin: Dolman Press, 1973, pp.120-121)

No.1 (New series)---January 1935. The Spanish Man, F.R. Higgins, The Streams of Bunclody, illustrated by Jack B. Yeats ---No. 2 (New series)--- February 1935. The Wicked Hawthorn Tree, W. B. Yeats, The Groves of Blarney, attrib. Richard Milliken (1767-1815), illustrated by Victor Brown, E. C. Peet---No.3 (New series)---March 1935. Song of Repentance, Frank O'Connor, The Low Lands of Holland, trad, rewritten by F. R. Higgins, illustrated by Jack B. Yeats--- No. 4 (New series)---April 1935. The Kingdom of Down, Lynn Doyle, The Song of the Ghost, trad., rearranged by F. R. Higgins, illustrated by Maurice McGonigal---No.5 (New series)----May 1935. The Rose Tree, W. B. Yeats, The Boyne Water, trad., illustrated by Harry Kernoff---No.6 (New series)---June 1935. Song for the Clatter Bones, F. R. Higgins, The Riddle Song, trad., illustrated by Jack B. Yeats---No.7 (New series)---July 1935. A Ballad Maker, Padraic Colum, The Spanish Lady, trad., illustrated by Harry Kernoff---No.8 (New series)---August 1935. The Fifteen Acres, James Stephens, Pharao's Daughter, trad, illustrated by Victor Brown---No.9 (New series)---September 1935. An Old Air, F. R. Higgins, Johnny, I Hardly Knew Ye, trad., illustrated by Victor Brown---No.10 (New series)---October 1935. The Croppy Boy, trad, The Queen in the Desert, Byran Guiness, illustrated by Maurice McGonigal---No.11 (New series)---November 1935. The Ballad of O'Bruadir, F. R. Higgins, The Colleen Rue, trad., illustrated by Sean O'Sullivan---No.12 (New series)---December 1935. The Soldier Takes Pride, W.B. Yeats, Famine Song, trad., illustrated by Jack. B. Yeats.

Folk songs, English--Ireland.
Ballads, English--Ireland.
English poetry--Irish authors--20th century.


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