Shay, Frank >>
Title Drawn from the Wood : Consolations in Words and Music for Pious Friends and Drunken Companions
Book Condition Very Good with no dust jacket
Edition Second Edition; Fourth Printing
Publisher N. Y. : Macaulay Company; 1929
Illustrator Illustrated by John Held Jr.
Seller ID 6166
186 pages; 8vo (9") 21cm; Green cloth, brown illustrated endpapers (one nude) plus numerous folksy b/w woodcut illustrations in text, appendix of drink recipes, about 75 old drinking and barroom songs both folklore and composed, most with tunes. ; New updated edition of 'My Pious Friends and Drunken Companions', 1928. Musical arrangements 'for any degree of inebriety' by Helen Ramsey. One of the best books of drinking songs ever published. (We have two units of this title, the second is G only, no illustrated endpapers) ; Cloth tanned on spine and around edges. A few pages have faint thumb smudges. Cloth worn at ends of spine. Binding tight and square. Scarce.