Lot 94 of 373:
Near Fine Copy of Shay's Second Volume of Convivial Songs  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$216
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$300 - $500

Title:
More Pious Friends and Drunken Companions: Songs and Ballads of Conviviality Collected from Curious Sources
Author:
Shay, Frank, ed.
Place:
New York
Publisher:
Macaulay
Date:
[1928]
Description:

Illustrated with numerous woodcuts by John Held, Jr. Musical arrangement "for any degree of Inebriety" by Helen Ramsey. 8½x6½", half cloth & boards, rose-colored jacket. First Edition.

Beautifully illustrated with woodcuts by Held, and with musical arrangements for classic songs by Ramsey, including "Dis Mornin', Dis Evenin', So Soon," "The Letter Edged in Black," "I've Only Been Down to the Club," "In Bohemia Hall," and "Cocaine Bill and Morphine Sue." 

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Condition:
Near fine in scarce, near fine jacket.
 
Item number:
297429
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