Cowboy Songs and Other Frontier Ballads collected by John A. Lomax; with an introduction by Barrett Wendell. John A. Lomax.
Cowboy Songs and Other Frontier Ballads collected by John A. Lomax; with an introduction by Barrett Wendell

Cowboy Songs and Other Frontier Ballads collected by John A. Lomax; with an introduction by Barrett Wendell

New York: Sturgis & Walton Co., 1910. Hardcover. xxvi, 326 p.: music, facsimile of letter from President Theodore Roosevelt to John A. Lomax; 20 cm. Publisher's terra cotta cloth with black-stamped spine title and cover title. Red-, green-, and black-stamped cover illustration. First edition of John A. Lomax's first book, which inspired a great interest in American folk songs. Contains primarily lyrics, a few songs with music. Former owner's name written on front free endpaper: Pierce B. Reynolds. "The songs of this collection, never before in print, as a rule have been taken down from oral recitation." -- p. xxiv. In Good Condition: cover is lightly soiled; ends of spine and corners rubbed; hinges are weak; front free endpaper detached but present; back free endpaper lacking; pp. 92 and 93 soiled; otherwise clean. Good. Item #002608

Price: $375.00

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