Publication: The Macmillan Company, 1947, New York
First edition. 8vo. Decorated red cloth, blue ink stamping on front cover and spine,xi , 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." Fine in dust jacket with light wear to foot of spine and two tiny holes to edge of rear flap fold. Handsome copy.
Inventory Number: 30531