Games and Songs of American Children : Collected and Compared by William Wells Newell, with a New Introduction and Index by Carl Withers

By: Newell, William Wells, with Carl Withers

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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.

Title: Games and Songs of American Children : Collected and Compared by William Wells Newell, with a New Introduction and Index by Carl Withers

Author Name: Newell, William Wells, with Carl Withers

Categories: Literature & Fiction,

Publisher: Dover Publications: 1963

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 12841

Keywords: Folklore ; Games ; Children's Entertainment ; Folk Rhymes ; Folk Songs ; Ethnomusicology ; Songbooks ; Uuauthors ;,