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1 Authors Various >> Dean's Gift Book of Nursery Rhymes
London: Dean & Son; 1965 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket Illustrated by Janet & Anne Grahame-Johnstone 
74 pages; 4to (10.25") 26 cm; Tall hardcover, white boards, 74 unnumbered pages, about 80 favorite rhymes, illustrated throughout in full color including endpapers. ; Wonderfully lively illustrations of happy children, fairyfolk, chickens, geese, mice, etc. ; Book shows little wear. One very small mark in fountain pen on 'belongs to' page, just a line, not a name. No other marks. Pink illustrated jacket has a touch of edgewear, small sticker scar on upper front. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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2 Carawan, Guy, and Candie Carawan >> Freedom is a Constant Struggle : Songs of the Freedom Movement
N. Y. : Oak Publications; 1968 Second Printing Softcover Good+ 
224 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; SOFTCOVER. Brown pictorial covers, tons of b/w photos, numerous telling quotes and short poems from civil rights activists, 56 extraordinary songs with lyrics, guitar chords, and tunes in standard notation. ; Copyright 1968. This is 2nd printing, 1968. ; Quite worn. Top 1 inch of backstrip missing. Spine creased and rolled. Two page numbers penned on half title. Binding tight. Scarce in any condition. ; From estate of Bishop Moses Anderson of Detroit. Laid in: two small color glossy real photos of Anderson, who was an African American Roman Catholic Bishop. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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3 Chorbajian, Ropovt >> Shirag Songbook, Volume 3 : Popular and Classic Armenian Songs with Music
Beirut, Lebanon: Shirag Press; 1967 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
208 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall hardcover, blue boards, 208 pages, 80 songs with tunes, piano accompaniments, and most also with lyrics in Armenian. Each song includes at least one verse in transliterated Armenian, otherwise text is entirely in Armenian. Introduction in parallel English and Armenian. ; Volume 3 stated, of a series of at least 4. ; Wonderful collection of folklore songs, troubador songs, dance songs, art songs, etc, of Armenia. Published in Beirut by Shirag Press, Hannessian Brothers. ; Light bump to heel. Coating along hinges starting to flake, as usual. Interior clean, binding tight. Scarce. ; Shirag Songbook Series; Vol. 3 
Price: 32.00 USD
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4 Chorbajian, Ropovt >> Shirag Songbook, Volume 4 : Popular and Classic Armenian Songs with Music
Beirut, Lebanon: Shirag Press; 1970 Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
208 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall hardcover, blue boards, 208 pages, about 80 songs with tunes, piano accompaniments, and most also with lyrics in Armenian. Each song includes at least one verse in transliterated Armenian, otherwise text is entirely in Armenian. Introduction in parallel English and Armenian. Errata sheet bound in rear, as issued. ; Volume 4 stated, of a series of 4. ; Wonderful collection of folklore songs, troubador songs, jazz songs, love songs, songs by Gomidas, etc, of Armenia. Published in Beirut by Shirag Press, Hannessian Brothers. ; Very minor wear only. Scarce. ; Items laid in: 1) publisher's flyer, dated 1971, in Armenian. 2) publisher's pamphlet in English and Armenian. 3) original sales receipt dated 1972.; Shirag Songbook Series; Vol. 4 
Price: 38.00 USD
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5 Chroman, Eleanor >> Songs That Children Sing
N. Y. : Oak Publications; 1987 0825600111 / 9780825600111 Revised Edition Softcover Very Good+ 
120 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall softcover, 120 pages, 71 folklore songs from 29 countries, given in 24 different languages plus singable English, with tunes, lyrics, easy piano arrangements, and guitar chords, with brief info on background of each song. Illustrated throughout with wonderful b/w photos. ; Copyright 1970. This is revised edition, 1987. Authentic folklore children's songs from around the world. ; A few pages bound out of order but none missing. Heel bumped and lower front cover wrinkled. Otherwise appears unused. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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6 Cole, William, with Norman Monath >> Folk Songs of England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales
Garden City, N. Y. : Doubleday & Company; 1961 Hardcover Very Good+ in Good dust jacket Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone 
243 pages; 4to (11.5") 30 cm; Tall hardcover, [xii] + 243 pages, 2 indexes, discography, illustrated throughout with charming monochrome drawings, about 100 songs with tunes, lyrics, guitar chords, and full piano accompaniments in standard notation, and with historical info. English throughout, with some songs in Irish and English, or Welsh and English. ; Music arranged by Norman Montath. Typography by Diana Klemin. Of one the best song collections of its type. Includes the rare beauty 'Fairest Gwen.' ; Owner name penned on reverse of front free endpaper. Otherwise book shows little wear. Jacket unclipped but has small edge chips. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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7 Collins, W. Lucas >> Homer's Iliad : (Homer, the Iliad, Ancient Classics Series, 1885)
N. Y. : John B. Alden, Publisher; 1885 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
141 pages; 16mo (6.25") 16 cm; Small hardcover (4.25 x 6.25 inches) 108 x 157 mm, green cloth, gilt spine lettering, footnotes, introduction and concluding chapter by the Rev. William Lucas Collins. English throughout, mostly in prose, but some passages in rhyming verse. ; This edition copyright 1883. This printing 1885. ; Cloth shows only minor wear. Owner name and date (Joseph A. Maggini Jr, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1886) very neatly penned on front endpaper. No other marks. Pages a bit yellowed from age. No other defects. Scarce in this condition. ; Ancient Classics Series 
Price: 15.00 USD
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8 Donohoe, Kitty >> Bunyan and Banjoes : Michigan Songs and Stories
St. Johns, Mich: Kidfolk Press; 1987 First Edition Softcover Near Fine Illustrated by Pasqua Cekola Warstler 
35 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall white softcover, black plastic comb binding, [iv] 35 pages, bibliography, 20 original songs with tunes, lyrics, and guitar chords, plus several recipes, tidbits of local history, folklore, etc. Illustrated throughout in b/w. ; 1st edition, 1987, stated. Words and music by Kitty Donohoe, copyright Roheen Music. Songs for children from pre-school to age 12. ; No defects apart from a touch of corner-wear. Amazonbuyers please note: Their image shows green 2nd edition, ours is white 1st edition. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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9 Dorne, Maxwell, and Bill Sass >> Mother Goose : A New Popular Edition
N. Y. : Random House; 1949 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
69 pages; 4to (11.25") 29 cm; Tall hardcover, slick illustrated boards, 69 pages, index, over 200 popular rhymes, over 60 illustrations in b/w and color including several full-page color photos of Claytoons (characters and sets made of polymer clay) ; Artwork and Claytoons directed by Maxwell Dorne and Bill Sass. Photos by Maxwell Dorne. ; Corners worn, a small area of coating peeling along rear joint. Gift note in a small hand penned on front endpaper dated 1956. No other defects. 
Price: 32.00 USD
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10 Gadsby, David, and John Hoggarth >> Alleluya ! : 77 Songs for Thinking People, Music Edition
London: A. & C. Black; 1982 071361997X / 9780713619973 Third Printing Softcover Near Fine Illustrated by David McKee 
160 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; Oblong softcover, 160 unnumbered pages, index, page of guitar chord diagrams, b/w line illustrations throughout, 77 popular and folklore songs of an earnest and intellectual nature, with tunes, lyrics, full piano and guitar chords, including Blowin' in the Wind by Bob Dylan, Nowhere Man by Beatles, Magic Penny by Malvina Reynolds, Make Me a Channel of your Peace by Sebastian Temple, many more. ; Songs suitable for all kinds of gatherings both sacred and secular. ; This title was published in three editions: words edition, melody edition, music edition. This is the Music Edition with full piano accompaniments. Copyright 1980. This is 3rd printing, with corrections, 1982.; No visible wear. ; Songbooks Series 
Price: 16.00 USD
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11 Goodwin, George >> World's Most Beloved Humorous and Nostalgic Songs, the : Song Dex Treasury of Humorous and Nostalgic Songs, Part 1
N. Y. : Song Dex; 1956 First Edition Softcover Very Good 
500 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Softcover, gray leatherette covers, brief glossary, chord list, 4 indexes, 740+ songs with tunes, lyrics and guitar chords, arranged in 30 categories, many never before published. Song Dex Organmaster codes on every song. ; Some songs give first verse only, fake book style. Includes folklore songs, college songs, sentimental songs, old showtunes, etc. ; Gilt lettering dull and hard to read on spine. Yellowing and light wear to edges. Interior clean, binding tight. Scarce. 
Price: 28.00 USD
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12 Hullah, John >> Song Book, the : Words and Tunes from the Poets and Musicians
London: Macmillan & Company; 1877 Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket 
368 pages; 16mo (6.5") 17 cm; Small hardcover, dark blue-black cloth, gilt lettering, black endpapers, [xx] + 368 + 4 pages, index, endnotes, 264 songs collected from manuscripts of 1600s-1800s, with tunes in standard notation. ; Copyright 1866. This printing 1877. ; Wonderful collection of classic old songs of England, Scotland, Ireland, some by popular composers, some folklore. ; Cloth shows light wear. Front endpaper chipped and fragile. Binding tight. ; Golden Treasury Series 
Price: 18.00 USD
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13 Johnson, Mason Purnell >> History and Gossip in Mother Goose Rhymes : (Signed)
Detroit: Harlo Press; 1983 0818700513 / 9780818700514 Third Printing Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket Illustrated by Evelyn Wright Signed by Author
64 pages; 8vo (8.75") 23 cm; Hardcover, black boards, gold lettering and decor, 64 pages, bibliography, more than 50 well-known nursery rhymes given and explained. ; Copyright 1981. This is 3rd printing, 1983.; Minor exterior wear. One leaf has small spot in margin. Front endpaper SIGNED by author. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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14 Luther, Frank >> Americans and Their Songs
N. Y. : Harper & Brothers; 1942 Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket 
323 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Ex-Library; Hardcover, red cloth, gray endpapers, [xvi] + 323 pages, appendix, index, about 120 songs with lyrics and tunes in standard notation, most also with 2, 3 or 4 harmony parts, plus lyrics for about 100 additional songs, all with historical background info, all arranged in chronological order from 1620 to 1900. ; One of the best books of its type. Includes folklore songs, hymns, campaign songs, spirituals, glees, war songs, showtunes, more. ; Cloth worn at heel and crown, spine lettering dull and nearly unreadable. All the usual library marks. Interior clean, binding tight. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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15 MacColl, Ewan >> Folk Songs and Ballads of Scotland
N. Y. : Oak Publications; 1965 082560057X / 9780825600579 Softcover Near Fine 
96 pages; 4to (11.25") 29 cm; Tall softcover, 96 pages, index, bibliography, discography, glossary, illustrated throughout with old b/w photos and engravings, 70 songs with lyrics, tunes in standard notation, and with historical info. ; Music edited by Peggy Seeger. Music autography by Carl Rosenthal. A fine collection of authentic old Scottish songs. These are not the same tired old fake 'ethnic' songs you find in most modern books. ; Only a whisper of shelfwear. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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16 Malkov, Anna Maria >> Old Favorites for all Ages : Songs for Learners of American English
Washington, D. C. : English Language Programs Division United States Information Agency; 1993 Second Edition Softcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
131 pages; 4to (10") 27 cm; Yellow softcover, 131 pages, index, bibliography, 68 traditional non-copyrighted songs with tunes, lyrics, and guitar chords, with appendix of tips for using songs to teach English as a second language. Includes children's songs, dance songs, story songs, part songs, more. ; Compiled and edited by Anna Maria Malkoç (Malkov) for teaching English but it's a fine collection of folklore songs and children's songs for any occasion. Published by English Language Programs Division, US Information Agency. Copyright 1991. This is 2nd edition, 1993. Music notation by Lynn Ripka. Illustrations by Dee Seadler, Teresa Wilbik, Susan A. Lara. ; No defects. Appears unused. (Amazonbuyers please note: their image shows red 3rd edition; ours is yellow 2nd edition) 
Price: 19.00 USD
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17 McMorland, Alison >> Funny Family, the : Songs, Rhymes, and Games for Children
London: Ward Lock Educational; 1982 0706237196 / 9780706237191 Fourth Printing Softcover Very Good+ 
120 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; Oblong softcover, double wire spiral binding, 120 pages, index, page of guitar chord diagrams, b/w illustrations throughout, 80 traditional songs and singing games beloved of children, each with tunes, lyrics, guitar chords, and complete instructions. ; Copyright 1978. This is 4th printing, 1982. ; Almost no wear. Owner name penned and stamped on title page. A few songs have alternative lightly chords penciled in. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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18 Muller, Reinhard, and A. B. Noack >> Klingende Heimat, Eine Sammlung Der Schoensten Deutschen Volkslieder : Singing Homeland, a Collection of Beautiful German Folksongs
Hamburg, Germany: Musikverlag Hans Sikorski; Softcover Very Good 
160 pages; Folio (12.5") 32 cm; GERMAN text throughout. Tall softcover, white and red-brown illustrated covers, 160 pages, over 200 folklore songs with lyrics and full music. ; No date but about 1980. Code may indicate 221st printing. ; Covers show light wear, front cover lightly creased, tips starting to curl. Owner name penned on front, ink faded. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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19 Newell, William Wells, with Carl Withers >> Games and Songs of American Children : Collected and Compared by William Wells Newell, with a New Introduction and Index by Carl Withers
N. Y. : Dover Publications; 1963 Softcover Very Good 
289 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Softcover, 289 pages, footnotes, index, 2 appendixes, 190 games described, many with rhymes, 37 with songs. Includes tunes in standard notation, some also with piano parts; rules, movements, variations, etc. ; Author collected material in the field from children, and also from memories of adults. This is an unabridged facsimile reprint of the 2nd edition of 1903, based on 1883 original. This edition 1963. A m a z o n b u y e r s please note: image does not match this edition. This edition has white cover illustrated with children in blue and red. ; One of the best collections of authentic folklore games ever published. ; Covers show light sunning and wear. Front cover lightly creased. No marks. Binding tight. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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20 Nguyen, Phong Thuyet, and Patricia Shehan Campbell >> From Rice Paddies and Temple Yards : Traditional Music of Vietnam
Danbury, Conn: World Music Press; 1990 First Edition Softcover Very Good+ 
88 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall green softcover, 88 pages, index, bibliography, glossary, numerous b/w photos, 2 pronunciation guides, several tables, small map, numerous musical examples, 11 complete songs with Vietnamese lyrics, phonetic lyrics, English translation, tunes in standard notation. Study guide to each song. Small errata slip laid in, as issued. ; Isbn 0937203327. Authored by two PhDs in music. Foreword by Terry E. Miller. ; Spine faded from green to blue but still readable. Light bump to upper tip. No other flaws to book. Lacks cassette. Scarce. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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