Johnson, John Henry >>
Title Bawdy Ballads and Lusty Lyrics : A Curious Collection of Somewhat Salty Classics Seldom Sung in Sunday School
Book Condition Good+ with no dust jacket
Edition First Edition
Publisher Indianapolis: Maxwell Droke, Publisher; 1935
Seller ID 18017
80 pages; 12mo (7.5") 19 cm; Small hardcover, brown cloth over spine, pale orange illustrated boards, 80 pages, 66 poems of questionable taste. Introductiony commentary and a few footnotes. Some entries from famous poets, some obscure, some anonymous; many are song lyrics but there are no tunes. ; 'A gallimaufry of ballads, lyrics and songs, of soldiers, sailors, cowboys, tough men and wanton women, gin, sin and debauchery.' ; Boards show soiling around edges. Owner name, address, and date penned on front endpaper in old ink. A few small spots to pages. Everything readable. Binding tight.