American Folk Songs for Children in Home, School, and Nursery School. A Book for Children, Parents, and Teachers. Ruth Crawford Seeger, Barbara Cooney, Carl Sandburg, Lilla Belle Pitts, appreciation, preface.
American Folk Songs for Children in Home, School, and Nursery School. A Book for Children, Parents, and Teachers
American Folk Songs for Children in Home, School, and Nursery School. A Book for Children, Parents, and Teachers
American Folk Songs for Children in Home, School, and Nursery School. A Book for Children, Parents, and Teachers
American Folk Songs for Children in Home, School, and Nursery School. A Book for Children, Parents, and Teachers
American Folk Songs for Children in Home, School, and Nursery School. A Book for Children, Parents, and Teachers

American Folk Songs for Children in Home, School, and Nursery School. A Book for Children, Parents, and Teachers

Garden City: Doubleday & Co., (1948). Single volume, measuring 11 x 8 inches: [2], 190. Original pale green pictorial cloth stamped in red, original unclipped color pictorial dust jacket. Musical scores and black-and-white illustrations throughout text. Light shelfwear to jacket.

Early printing of this collection of American folk songs for children, chosen by composer Ruth Crawford Seeger, and drawn from a range of musical traditions: ballads, spirituals, work songs, hollers, and chants. Selections include “Down by the Greenwood Sidey-O,” “She'll Be Coming Round the Mountain When She Comes,” “Frog Went A-Courtin,’” “Jim Crack Corn,” “Eency Weency Spider,” “Pick a Bale of Cotton,” “John Henry,” “This Old Man,” and “Skip-a to My Lou.” A number of pieces are based on field recordings in the Archive of American Folklore at the Library of Congress. A bright near-fine copy, illustrated by two-time Caldecott medalist Barbara Cooney.

Price: $75.00