English Folk-Chanteys; with Pianoforte Accompaniement, Introduction and Notes

Price: 350.00 USD

London: Simpkin Marshall, 1932. Oversized in red cloth hardcovers with spine stamped in gilt. The second edition (first was 1914). xvi+ 75 pp. (comprised of 60 Capstan chanteys and notes on each), 31 pp. (comprised of Songs and Incedental Music Arranged & Composed by Cecil Sharp for Granville Barker's Production of a Mid-Summer Night's Dream at the Savoy Theatre in January , 1914--introductory essay and music) , 28 pp. (comprised of the 1930 Oxford Unversity Press printing of A Midsummer Night's Dream: Songs, Incidental Music and Dances arranged and composed by Sharp including an introduction by Maud Karpeles and diagrams of the dances). A tight, fine example, some light foxing to the front and rear endpapers, previous owner's stamp front free endpaper. Issued without dust jacket. Remarkably scarce in either of the two original editions. Second edition. Fine.

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