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North Pennsylvania Minstrelsy as Sung in the Backwoods Settlements, Hunting Cabins and Lumber Camps in Northern Pennsylvania, 1840-1910

North Pennsylvania Minstrelsy as Sung in the Backwoods Settlements, Hunting Cabins and Lumber Camps in Northern Pennsylvania, 1840-1910

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North Pennsylvania Minstrelsy as Sung in the Backwoods Settlements, Hunting Cabins and Lumber Camps in Northern Pennsylvania, 1840-1910

by [MUSIC] SHOEMAKER, Henry W. (compiler)

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Altoona: Altoona Tribune Company, 1919. First Edition. Octavo. Pictorial buff card wrappers; 176pp; portrait frontispieces (2). Slight toning and wear to wrappers; bold ink ownership signature at upper margin of front wrapper ("R.E. Goettman"); still a solid, VG copy of the rather less common first edition (the collection was revised and re-issued in 1923). Collection of ballads and work songs from Pennsylvania's north woods, collected by Shoemaker with the assistance of native ballad singers John French and John Chatham (whose portraits appear as frontispieces). Reissued in 1923; the first printing is notably uncommon in commerce. COHEN ("Work & Sing") 149.

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Bookseller
Lorne Bair Rare Books US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
34023
Title
North Pennsylvania Minstrelsy as Sung in the Backwoods Settlements, Hunting Cabins and Lumber Camps in Northern Pennsylvania, 1840-1910
Author
[MUSIC] SHOEMAKER, Henry W. (compiler)
Book Condition
Used
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1
Edition
First Edition
Publisher
Altoona Tribune Company
Place of Publication
Altoona
Date Published
1919
Bookseller catalogs
Social History; American Folk Music; Lumber Industry;

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