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Adventures Of A Ballad Hunter. JOHN A. LOMAX

Adventures Of A Ballad Hunter.

JOHN A. LOMAX

Publication: The Macmillan Company, 1947, New York

First edition. 8vo. Decorated red cloth, blue ink stamping on front cover and spine,xi [2], 302 pp., preface, illustrated. Ballads and songs that reflect life from the cowboys, river boat captains, railroad track layers, penitentiary, saloons, dances, camp meetings, burials, and baptizings. Herd 1350 says, "Chapter III, 'Hunting Cowboy Songs,' deals with the cowboy and the author's experiences in gathering songs of the cow country." Near fine, bright copy in corner-clipped and lightly rubbed dust jacket with light wear to the spine ends, corners and extremities with a 1 1/2" chip and crease to top edge of rear cover

Inventory Number: 47079

$125.00