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Posted By: Steve Gardham
10-Oct-17 - 05:47 PM
Thread Name: New Book: Folk Song in England
Subject: RE: New Book: Folk Song in England
Yes, localisation was one of their tricks, but it wasn't that common. The printers were generally in too much of a hurry to worry about the finer points. The type setting of the ballads was often left to an apprentice. Perhaps this was down to the writers.