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Frank B. Converse's Banjo Instructor, Without a Master by  Frank B Converse - First Edition - 1865 - from Dale Steffey Books (SKU: 007091)

Frank B. Converse's Banjo Instructor, Without a Master

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Frank B. Converse's Banjo Instructor, Without a Master

by Converse, Frank B

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  • Hardcover
  • First
Good/No Jacket, As Issued
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New York: Dick & Fitzgerald, Publishers , 1865. Full title "Frank B. Converse's Banjo instructor, without a master : containing a choice collection of banjo solos, jigs, songs, reels, walk arounds, etc., progressively arranged, and plainly explained, enabling the learner to become a proficient banjoist without the aid of a teacher". 5 pp. advertisements front, 37 pp. rear, including ads to paste downs, 96 pp. of text in between. A good complete copy of this RARE early American book on the banjo. Boards rubbedand soiled, 1/2" chip from ad rear cover, front hinge starting, child's name in pencil front and rear. . First Edition. Pictorial Paper Covered Boards. Good/No Jacket, As Issued. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.


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Dale Steffey Books US (US)
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Frank B. Converse's Banjo Instructor, Without a Master
Converse, Frank B
Book condition
Used - Good
Jacket condition
No Jacket, As Issued
First Edition
Dick & Fitzgerald, Publishers
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
Bookseller catalogs
Americana; Music;
16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall

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About Dale Steffey Books

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Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps...[more]
First Edition
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The portion of the book closest to the spine that allows the book to be opened and closed.
Generally refers to minor discoloration or staining.

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