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Buchan, Peter 1790-1854

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Works: 147 works in 339 publications in 2 languages and 2,251 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Drama  History  Sources 
Roles: Author, Composer, Printer, Contributor, Editor, Other, Compiler
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The high-kilted muse : Peter Buchan and his Secret songs of silence by Murray Shoolbraid( )

8 editions published in 2010 in Scots and English and held by 1,144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1832 the Scottish ballad collector Peter Buchan of Peterhead, Aberdeenshire, presented an anthology of risqué? and convivial songs and ballads to a Highland laird. When Professor Francis James Child of Harvard was preparing his magisterial edition of The English and Scottish Popular Ballads, he made enquiries about it, but it was not made available in time to be considered for his work. On his death it was presented to the Child Memorial Library at Harvard. Because of its unseemly materials, the manuscript has languished there ever since, unprinted, though referred to now and again, and a
Ancient ballads and songs of the north of Scotland, hitherto unpublished, with explanatory notes by Peter Buchan( Book )

25 editions published between 1828 and 2015 in English and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gleanings of scarce old ballads, with explanatory notes by Peter Buchan( Book )

11 editions published between 1891 and 2016 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ancient Scottish tales; an unpublished collection by Peter Buchan( Book )

6 editions published between 1908 and 1973 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scottish traditional versions of ancient ballads by James Henry Dixon( )

2 editions published in 1845 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scottish traditional versions of ancient ballads by James Henry Dixon( )

8 editions published between 1845 and 2015 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Peterhead smugglers of the last century : or, William and Annie, an original melo-drama, in three acts ; also, poems and songs, with biographical notices by Peter Buchan( Book )

8 editions published in 1834 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ancient Scottish tales by Peter Buchan( Book )

4 editions published between 1908 and 1973 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ancient ballads and songs of the north of Scotland : with explanatary notes by Peter Buchan( Book )

13 editions published between 1875 and 1973 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eglinton tournament and gentleman unmasked by Peter Buchan( Book )

3 editions published in 1840 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Witchcraft detected & prevented, or, The school of black art, newly opened by Witchcraft( Book )

7 editions published between 1823 and 1826 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The secret history of Macbeth, King of Scotland : with interesting memoirs of the ancient thanes by Peter Buchan( Book )

4 editions published in 1828 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scarce ancient ballads by Peter Buchan( Book )

2 editions published in 1819 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Recreation of Leisure Hours: being orig. songs and verses, chiefly in the Scottish dialect by Peter Buchan( Book )

3 editions published in 1814 in English and Scots and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The high-kilted muse : Peter Buchan and his Secret songs of silence
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Alternative Names
Buchan, P. 1790-1854

Buchan, P. (Peter), 1790-1854

Peter Buchan Brits bewerker (-1854)

Peter Buchan Scottish editor, publisher, and collector of ballads and folktales

Languages
English (168)

Scots (8)