Publication: The Macmillan Company, 1934, New York
First edition. 8vo. Brown cloth, titles stamped in red on front cover and spine, xxxix [blank], 625 pp., foreword, acknowledgment, introduction, bibliography, index. With an excellent foreword by George Lyman Kittredge. A splendid book of songs that illustrates many phases of our strangely multifarious life and manners. Chapters of songs of working on the railroad, the levee camp, Southern chain gangs, Negro bad men, white desperadoes, songs from the mountains, the blues, cowboy songs, the vaquero, the Erie Canal, the miner, and much more. Former owner's neat bookplate on the front pastedown sheet, contents clean and bright, in a price-clipped dust jacket lightly darkened on the spine, light wear to the spine ends, with two small closed tears to the top edge of the front cover. Scarce in such nice condition.
Inventory Number: 49915