Mudcat Café message #2851844 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #102326   Message #2851844
Posted By: Gibb Sahib
27-Feb-10 - 06:00 PM
Thread Name: Sailors' Songs or Chanties- Songbook Index
Subject: RE: Sailors' Songs or Chanties- Index
For your "Drunken Sailor" entry, don't forget to check out ...

Olmsted, F.A. 1841. Incidents of a Whaling Voyage. New York: D. Appleton & Co.

...which appears to be the first printing of it. Available on Google Books.