Page:An Elizabethan garland; being a descriptive catalogue of seventy black-letter ballads, printed between the years 1559 and 1597.djvu/18

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The writer cannot conclude this brief introduction without acknowledging how much he is indebted to two literary friends, Mr. Staunton and Dr Rimbault, for their kind assistance in ascertaining the dates of many of the Ballads, by the printer's name. To them this laborious task has, in truth, been a labour of love.

Canonbury, June 14, 1856.