Traditional Ballads of Virginia. Collected Under the Auspices of the Virginia Folk-Lore Society.
An exhaustive study of Virginia balladry
First Edition of this important collection of American balladry, edited by Arthur Kyle Davis, Jr., Archivist of the Virginia Collections of Ballads. Davis, Jr. presents, inscribes, and autographs this copy, thus: “To Magaret Snowden Broomall. In friendship, and in sincere appreciation of her cordial and capable help with the music of this volume. Arthur K. Davis, Jr. December 8, 1929.”
Description: Traditional Ballads of Virginia. Collected Under the Auspices of the Virginia Folk-Lore Society.
Cambridge: Harvard University Library, 1929. xiii, 634pp. + color folding map. Illustrated. First Edition. Presentation Copy. Large 8vo, publisher’s cloth, top-edge gilt. Spine gilt-lettering dulled; else a near fine copy.