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[compiled by Peter Cunningham:]
The Songs of England and Scotland. [complete in 2 Vols]

London: James Cochrane, 1835. First edition. Vol I (songs of England and Ireland): (iv), xxxix, 313pp, [2] adverts; Vol II (songs of Scotland): (iv), (ii), xxxviii, 362pp. (Lyrics only, no music.) Some slight tanning and light occasional soiling to text in Vol II, Vol I text clean. Vol II has a half-title. Each vol has a frontis and an engraved title. These are foxed in Vol I, and are soiled in Vol II, with damage to both the engraved and the printed title pages (resulting in a hole to the former), where crude efforts have been made to scratch out 'Vol II', presumably to pass the odd vol as being complete. c18x11.5cms, in the original bindings of green cloth, rebacked, with the original spines, lettered and decorated in gilt, laid down. Binding matched except that Vol II is 2 or 3 mm wider and taller than Vol I. Bindings are firm, clean, and slightly knocked. VG.

Price: 55.00


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Maximilian A Mugge:
Serbian Folk Songs Fairy Tales and Proverbs. [Inscribed Copy]

London: Drane's, n.d. [1916]. First edition. 167pp, including a bibliography and a few pages of music. Front free endpaper bears a neat 1918 gift inscription by the author, followed by this note: 'Written under the auspices of the Serbian Government. The author's royalties go to the Berkshire home for Serbian Boys.' Contents otherwise clean and unmarked. In the original binding of grey buckram over bevelled boards, upper titled in blind, spine titled in gilt. Boards good and firm, spine slightly darkened, gilt bright, ends puckered, with slight fraying at the head. Good copy. VG.

Price: 35.00


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Collected by John Howson:
Songs sung in Suffolk: Folk Songs, Sentimental Songs, Comic Songs, Songs of the Sea.

Stowmarket: Veteran Tapes, 1992. First edition. [vi], 163pp, illustrated with photographs. Pages in very fresh unread condition. Pale ochre pictorial covers, firm, square and bright, with a few marks on the back cover. Very scarce! Near Fine.

Price: 45.00


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