Item #12279 Frontier Ballads. Charles J. Finger, Paul Honore.

Frontier Ballads

New York: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1927.

First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine in a Good+ dust jacket. Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. 18 pp, indexed, with pictorial endpapers, 3 color plates, and several smaller illustrations in the text. Black cloth binding with illustration of a man playing the accordion stamped in gilt on the front. Very mild wear to extremities, else a fine copy. Dust jacket is heavily chipped at the corners and along the top edge, including a 1/2 inch loss at the head of the spine, and is rubbed at the folds. "Mr. Finger's own collection of favorite songs - both words and music. He gives you the song and he also tells you how it was sung and the circumstances under which he heard it....Not only do you hear the songs but you see the singer." Includes cowboy songs, sea shanties, and "other ancient ballads rescued from oblivion."

Item #12279

Price: $40.00

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