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Songs of the West : folk songs of Devon & Cornwall collected by S. Baring-Gould et al under the editorship of Cecil J. Sharp

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Product description

Full sub-title is: "folk songs of Devon & Cornwall collected from the mouths of the people by S. Baring-Gould, M.A., H. Fleetwood Sheppard, M.A., and F.W. Bussell, Mus. Doc. D.D., under the musical editorship of Cecil J. Sharp". Collection of 121 songs with words and musical arrangements. Pagination: xii + 247 pages + 32 pages of notes on the songs. This is a reprint of a new and revised edition that was published in October 1905.

Quarter-bound: beige cloth binding with gilt lettering to spine and dark pink paper-covered boards and black lettering to front cover.

Good condition for a second-hand book: light wear to bottom edge of covers, light bumping to cover corners exposing board material; cracking between title page and following page and notes pages 30 and 31, pages 99 to 103 and pages 175 to 179 appear to have been cut from binding and then re-attached to their facing pages (pictured) with consequent wear to edges, 1.2cm x 1.3cm open tear to top edge of page 183/184, bookmark affixed to page 223/224 top edge, notes page 17/18 detached; light soiling to top edge of pages and hardcovers, light foxing to title and contents pages, occasional foxing/soiling elsewhere internally, inscription to front free endpaper, pencil markings to some pages, otherwise generally clean internally with clear text throughout.

Item details

Author(s):
Baring-Gould, S., Sheppard, H. Fleetwood and Bussell, F.W. with Sharpe, Cecil J. (musical editor)
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
4to - 10 - 13
Edition:
Reprinted January 1922.
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
247
Publisher:
Methuen and Co. Ltd.
Title:
Songs of the West

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Full sub-title is: "folk songs of Devon & Cornwall collected from the mouths of the people by S. Baring-Gould, M.A., H. Fleetwood Sheppard, M.A., and F.W. Bussell, Mus. Doc. D.D., under the musical editorship of Cecil J. Sharp". Collection of 121 songs with words and musical arrangements. Pagination: xii + 247 pages + 32 pages of notes on the songs. This is a reprint of a new and revised edition that was published in October 1905.

Quarter-bound: beige cloth binding with gilt lettering to spine and dark pink paper-covered boards and black lettering to front cover.

Good condition for a second-hand book: light wear to bottom edge of covers, light bumping to cover corners exposing board material; cracking between title page and following page and notes pages 30 and 31, pages 99 to 103 and pages 175 to 179 appear to have been cut from binding and then re-attached to their facing pages (pictured) with consequent wear to edges, 1.2cm x 1.3cm open tear to top edge of page 183/184, bookmark affixed to page 223/224 top edge, notes page 17/18 detached; light soiling to top edge of pages and hardcovers, light foxing to title and contents pages, occasional foxing/soiling elsewhere internally, inscription to front free endpaper, pencil markings to some pages, otherwise generally clean internally with clear text throughout.

Author(s):
Baring-Gould, S., Sheppard, H. Fleetwood and Bussell, F.W. with Sharpe, Cecil J. (musical editor)
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
4to - 10 - 13
Edition:
Reprinted January 1922.
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
247
Publisher:
Methuen and Co. Ltd.
Title:
Songs of the West

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