American Song Bag

by Sandburg, Carl

Famous poet Carl Sandburg was also a collector of American folk music. He compiled around 290 songs in this anthology, which contains singable words and music, including harmonies or accompaniment.

Some some titles include:

"No More Booze (Fireman Save My Child)" / "Driving Saw-Logs on the Plover" / 'The Foggy Dew' / 'Barbara Allen' / 'As I Was Walkin' Down Wexford Street' / 'Pretty Polly' / 'The House Carpenter' / 'The E-RI-E' / 'The Ballad Of De Boll Weevil' / 'The Buffalo Skinners' / 'Turkey In The Straw' / "When The Curtains Of Night Are Pinned Back'

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Harcourt, Brace and Co., Inc, 1927. Hardcover. Very Good. Collectible first edition, first printing of Carl Sandburg's groundbreaking compilation of 280 "songs, ballads, ditties, brought together from all regions of America," approximately 100 of which were published for the first time. Signed in black ink on half title page by three-time Pulitzer Prize winning author and poet Carl… Read more about this item
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495 pages. "...a ragbag of strips, stripes and streaks of color from nearly all ends of the earth." Black covers with bold orange lettering and blind stamp of Sandburg bust. Covers are clean with tight spine and light bumping on the corners. Pages are very clean with red edges on three sides and no markings noted, except for penciled price erasures on… Read more about this item
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New York: Harcourt, Brace & Co., 1927. Book. NVG. Hardcover. Inscribed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Book has slightly bumped corners, modest cover wear thus nearly very good. Dj is worn. What makes this copy special is that it is inscribed by Sandburg to a close friend. What is even more important is that in this copy Sandburg sent along 5… Read more about this item
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NY: Harcourt Brace. Very Good-. 1927. Hardcover. Rubbed at the spine ends and corners. Stained at the very top. Visible on the outer edge and the upper edge of the pages. Inscribed by Sandburg on the half-title. I guarantee the signature to be authentic. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 495 pages; Signed by Author… Read more about this item
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New York : Harcourt, Brace & Company, 1927. First edition. Cloth. Very Good. 10.5" by 7.5". None. A first edition comprehensive volume that beautifully celebrates the diverse melodies and verses of America. A first American edition of this work. This volume is a collection of two hundred and eighty melodies and verses that are from diverse regions of… Read more about this item
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New York: Harcourt, Brace & Company, Copyright 1927. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. The melodies and verses within volume are from diverse regions and communities, a collection of 280 songs, ballads, ditties brought together from all regions of America. Condition: Red boards, chipped head and tail of spine, faded title. Shelf and edge wear, markings and rubbing of… Read more about this item
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