Oliver Ditson, 1850. Original sheet music. Folio. 5 Pages bound. Some foxing and thumb prints but still bright and clean. This sheet music is inscribed as a "New and Improved Edition" of an old song written by Rev. E. H. Chapin. The original song was published in the September 1839 issue of Poe's Southern Literary Messenger. When the words were set to music by George N. Allen, the song became a favorite and soon founds its way into the lumberjack's.....
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London: Heinemann, 1929. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham with 24 color plates, 12 tinted plates, and 66 black & white drawings in the text. 549pp. Thick tall 8vo, brownish pictorial cloth with gilt lettering (spine repaired). William Heinemann, 1929. Later printing. A good(+) copy. Humorous parodies of medieval folklore and poetry.
London: Bentley, 1855. Series I, II & III. Illustrations by George Cruikshank, John Leech, and Dalton. 3 volume, 8vo, full polished calf, gilt backs with green leather labels, gilt tops; original covers bound in. London: Bentley, 1855. Near fine. Eleventh Edition. Humorous parodies of medieval folklore and poetry.
New York: Hagstrom Company, 1946. Map. Color lithograph. Sheet measures 26" x 18 7/8" This vibrant pictorial map of the continental United States was designed as a collaboration between Dorothea Dix Lawrence, American soprano and folklorist, and artist Harry Cimino. The map is extensively illustrated to depict the broad influences of American folk music, with song titles and opening musical notations reflecting their respective geographical region. A decorative border includes instruments from various time periods and origins. It also features.....
Paris: Librairie de France, 1925. Profusely illustrated in black & white with 20 charming full page color plates. 4to, 447 pages, pictorial boards (dust soiled spine). Paris: Librairie de France, (1925). Very good. Images of all the French provinces of the fifteenth century. the Second Empire, laments, stories, songs, legends that inspired the image makers.