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Louisiana French Folk Songs by  Irène Thérèse Whitfield - First Edition - 1939 - from Inga's Original Choices and Biblio.com

Louisiana French Folk Songs

by Whitfield, Irène Thérèse

Condition: Very Good/No Jacket as Issued ?


Louisiana: Louisiana State University Press, 1939. A collection of Louisiana French folk songs with text and scores. Author's aim has been to give a reproduction of the songs just as [he] heard them, with special care as to phonetic and musical rendition. Songs evolved from known originals were transcribed as heard. Hard to find NON ex libri copy. Rust colored cloth boards, clean, brown paste-down leatherette labels at front and spine with bright gilt lettering, a few small bits missing along edges of both. Textblock pages [159 including index] clean, unmarked, binding tight and square. PO's last name at endpaper. Endpapers, feps, and page edges with mild age discolorations. Media Mail, Priority & most international shipping include free tracking information. Every book listed is located in my smoke free and climate controlled shop. All are inspected by me and will have qualities and/or flaws described. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket as Issued ?.
  • Seller: Inga's Original Choices US (US)
  • Seller Inventory #: 009969
  • Title: Louisiana French Folk Songs
  • Author: Whitfield, Irène Thérèse
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Jacket condition: No Jacket as Issued ?
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Louisiana State University Press
  • Place: Louisiana
  • Date published: 1939
  • Keywords: NOISBN, Music, Ethnomusicology, Folk & Traditional, Songbooks
  • Bookseller catalogs: Antiquarian Books; Reference; Music;


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