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Jean Ritchie: Celebration of Life - Signed

By Jean Ritchie

Geordie Music Publishing, 1971. Jean Ritchie's older sister, Una Yahkub, lived in Plainfield, Vermont with her husband Tom. This copy of the book is signed and inscribed to their daughter. It is also signed by Jean Ritchie's husband, photographer George Pickow. Additionally, in a photo within the book of the very large Ritchie family (Jean was the youngest of 14 siblings), Jean has circled herself in the picture as a very young child. The book is clean, bright and tight and in Very Good condition. It is rare to find signed copies.. Signed by Jean Ritchie. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$125.00

DELMORE BROTHERS' FOLIO OF NATIVE AMERICAN MELODIES, NO. 1. - SIGNED BY BOTH BROTHERS

By Delmore Brothers

Portland, OR: American Music, Inc., 1940. On the verso of the paper cover, beside a picture of the Delmores playing music in a field, they have signed the book in pencil as follows: "Best regards, Rabon Delmore," and " Good Luck from Alton Delmore." The book itself is quite rare, but having it SIGNED makes this very special. The stapled book is holding tight, there is some edgewear and a bit of fading along the spine. Otherwise the book is in solidly Good or better condition.. Signed by Both Brothers. First Edition. Soft Cover. Good/No Dust Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$200.00

ROUSTABOUT SONGS: A COLLECTION OF OHIO RIVER VALLEY SONGS.

By Mary Wheeler

New York: Remick Music Corporation, 1939. Wheeler collected these songs and William J. Reddick provided the piano arrangements. Irvin S. Cobb added an introduction. The book is quite rare and is an important addition to our knowledge of Black steamboat workers and their songs. Except for some edgewear and some light fading of the covers, the book is almost Very Good.. First Edition. Spiral Bound Soft Cover. Good/No Dust Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$125.00

A Book of Scattered Leaves: Poetry of Poverty in Broadside Ballads of Nineteenth-Century England : Study and Anthology - 2 Volumes

By James G. Hepburn

Bucknell Univ Pr, 2000. 2 volumes. Bright, tight, looking new and unread. . Hard Cover. As New/As New. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$175.00

Theo: The Autobiography of Theodore Bikel

By Theodore Bikel

HarperCollins, 1994. A clean, tight, bright copy in a like dust jacket.. Hard Cover. Near New/Near New. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$20.00

WE WHO BELIEVE IN FREEDOM: SWEET HONEY IN THE ROCK...STILL ON THE JOURNEY
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WE WHO BELIEVE IN FREEDOM: SWEET HONEY IN THE ROCK...STILL ON THE JOURNEY

By Reagon, Bernice Johnson

New York: Doubleday, 1993. This is a Very Good copy in a Very Good dust jacket. It includes the musical CD which came with the book. But most importantly, it is SIGNED BY SEVEN MEMBERS OF SWEET HONEY IN THE ROCK on the title page. . Signed by 7 Members of Sweet Honey. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$75.00

COAL DUST ON THE FIDDLE: SONGS AND STORIES OF THE BITUMINOUS INDUSTRY - Horace Beck's Copy.

By Korson, George G.

Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1943. This copy, of a classic work on industrial folklore and folk music, is signed by folklorist Harace Beck - it was his copy. The book is in Very Good condition. The dust jacket shows a bit of fading to the spine and some spine edgewear - a generally Good DJ.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$125.00

THE FACE OF FOLK MUSIC

By Shelton, Robert

New York: Citadel Press, 1968. A landmark book in the 1960's history of the folk music revival. Contains the famous Dave Gahr photos from all the festivals and concerts and Washington Square folksingers, etc. The book is Very Good, tight. The dust jacket shows wear at all extremities but shows up brightly in a clear mylar protective cover.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. Illus. by David Gahr, Photographer. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$125.00

SOMETHING TO SING ABOUT! - Association Copy

By Okun, Milton (ed)

New York: Macmillan, 1968. Milton Okun was an American arranger, record producer, conductor, and singer. He created arrangements or produced for Peter, Paul and Mary, The Chad Mitchell Trio, John Denver and Miriam Makeba among others. In 1968 he interviewed many American folksingers and published the songs they chose in this book. One of the folksingers was Fred Hellerman, a founding member of The Weavers, who chose "I Ride an Old Paint" as his song in the book. This copy of the book was Hellerman's copy and is inscribed, "To Fred Hellerman, With my deepest affection - my highest respect - and best wishes for always. (signed) Milton Okun. The book itself is in Very Good condition. The dust jacket has a few small edge tears, but is in near Very Good condition and is protected by a clear mylar dust jacket cover. This association copy brings together two important names in the 1960's folk music revival.. Signed and Inscribed Milton Okun.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Near Very Good. 48mo - over 3" - 4" tall - square.

$150.00

THE PEOPLE, YES - Fred Hellerman's Copy.

By Sandburg, Carl

New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1936. This book is from the library of Fred Hellerman, a founding member of the folksinging group The Weavers. It is signed by him and has a small photo of him pasted in. Under his signature is a notation, in his hand, indicating that he was then stationed on the U.S.S. Greenboro. The book is in Good condition with some browning of the pages due to the kind of paper used in the printing. The dust jacket is only partially present but has been saved in a mylar protective clear cover.. Signed By Fred Hellerman. Hard Cover. Good/Fair. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$50.00

OZARK FOLKSONGS - Fred Hellerman's Copy - 4 Volumes Complete

By Randolph, Vance

Columbia,MO: State Historical Society of Missouri, 1946. This is the complete first printings of this important collection. 4 volumes dated between 1946 and 1950. The set belonged to Fred Hellerman, one of the 4 founding members of the Weavers, a folksinging group that recorded such favorites as "Good Night Irene," "On Top of Old Smokey," and many other songs that set the stage for the folk revival in the 1960's and 1970's. Hellerman's stamped name and address is in each volume and there are some notations in the volumes in his hand. The books are tight and very usuable, in better than Good condition, with only some darkening of the spines to bring the condition to Good. The spine and front cover titles are clear and quite readable.His stamped address at 15 West 11th Street in Manhattan was, incidentatlly, right across the street from the building that exploded when the Weather Underground was trying to construct a bomb in 1970.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/No Dust Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$350.00

The Skye Lochinvar

By Budge, Donald

Glasgow: John Smith, 1961. The Story of Donald of Monkstad and Jessie of Balrandald. "Nearly fifty years ago two young children who had been living for a short time in North Uist returned with their family to their father's homeland, the Isle of Skye." Darkening around spine. Illustrated cover. Included at conclusion of book is a Postscript which includes versus of folk songs written commemorating the events of this exploit. 36 pp.. Soft Cover. Good Plus/No Dust Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$20.00

SING OUT! THE FOLK SONG MAGAZINE: Vol. 27, No. 6, Nov./Dec., 1979

By Editorial advisory board

New York: Sing Out!, Inc., 1979. Paper. Good/No Jacket. Magazine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. 45pp. Songs:South Bound, Roll the Old Chariot Along, Black Jesus, The Pub with No Beer. Articles, Ring the Banjo, Zodico Black Creole Music, Seeger column.. Soft Cover. Good Plus/No Dust Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$9.99

Johnny Cash: 35 Years in Country Music 1955-1990

By Todd, Alma and Jeanne Witherell

Winston-Salem, NC and East Peoria, IL: Johnny Cash Fan Club, 1990. Extremely rare retrospective look at the career of Johnny Cash. Compiled by the leaders of his fan club. Reprints newspaper articles, photos, awards, personal and professional highlights etc. Excellent condition, hardly read.. First Edition. Spiral Bound. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$150.00

Vermont Folk-songs & Ballads

By Flanders, Helen Hartness and George Brown

Brattleboro, VT: Stephen Daye Press, 1931. minimal wear.. Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$35.00

Folk Music: Yearbook of Artists 1964

By Clark, Jim

Fairfax, Virginia: Jandel Productions International, 1964. A 1964 First Edition release of Folk Music Yearbook. Artists include: Woody Gutherie, Pete Seeger, Bob Dylan, Cisco Houston, Joan Baez, Peggy Seeger, Ewan MacColl, The Carter Family, Jack Elliot, Burl Ives, Jimmie Rodgers, Judy Collins, Alan Lomax, John Hurt, Huddie Ledbetter, Harry Belafonte, Peter, Paull & Mary and dozens more. Front cover shows heavy rubbing but is still very readable. All edges show wear and wear along spine (spine is easilly readable). Small creases and scuffs on covers. Name on inside cover. Inside of book in wonderful shape. . First Edition. Paper Back. Good/No Dust Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$39.95

Vermont Folk-songs & Ballads

By Flanders, Helen Hartness and George Brown

Hatboro, PA: Folklore Associates, Inc., 1968. Horace Beck wrote the Forward to this collection by Vermont's premier folksong collector.. Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$35.00

SING OUT! THE FOLK SONG MAGAZINE. Vol. 31, No. 4, Oct./Nov/Dec. 1985

By Moss, Mark D.

Easton, PA: Sing Out! Corporation, 1985 Paper. Good/No jacket. 8vo. 113pp. In this issue: Songs-- Aint You Got a Right, Bring Flowers, Buck Dancer's Choice, Christmas In the Trenches, More Wood, Tails and Trotters, Old Blue. Articles--Faith Petric, Singing in South Africa, Children's Songs, Sea Island. Seeger column, Roads Scholar.. Staple. Good Plus/No Dust Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Oblong.

$10.00

SING OUT!: THE FOLK SONG MAGAZINE. Vol. 30, No. 1, Jan/Feb/Mar, 1984

By Moss, Mark D. Editor

Easton, PA: Sing Out! Corporation, 1984 Paper. Good plus/No jacket. 8vo. 96pp. In this issue: Songs: The Blarney Pilgrim, Brother Can You Spare a Dime, Crispus Attucks, Greisly Bride, Jock Stewart, Mothers Daughters Wives, Rowdy Soul, Rooty Toot Toot For the Moon. Articles - Dan Smith, Play Party, Seeger column, Hawaiian Folk Music.. Staple. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Oblong.

$10.00

SING OUT!: THE FOLK SONG MAGAZINE. Vol. 29, No. 4, Oct., Nov., Dec., 1983

By Moss, Mark D. Editor

Easton, PA: Sing Out! Corporation, 1983. Paper. Good plus/No jacket. 8vo. 89pp. In this issue: Songs - Carrick Fergus, Welcome Home Weary Traveler Little Darlin'. Articles - Balfa and Schwarz Interview, Charlie King, Seeger column, Open tuning guitar and dulcimer Teach-Ins. . Staple. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 8vo.

$10.00

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