A BALLAD OF THE NORTH AND SOUTH.

By: Angle, Paul M. and Miers, Earl Schenck.

Price: $20.00 USD

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Book Condition: Very Good-


48 pp, 10 3/8" H. Blue and gray cloth with gilt lettering on spine, gilt decoration on front board, clear plastic dust cover - no slipcase. Kingsport Press presentation sheet laid in - signed by C.H. Wilhelm. The authors have used a 'Narrator' to link words and songs to capture the emotions of the Civil War era. Among the 'speakers' are Abraham Lincoln, George F. Root, Julia Ward Howe, and Walt Whitman. The songs, partial and not including musical notation, are used to link the narrative: Old Abe Lincoln Came Out of the Wilderness; Dixie; The Marseillaise; The Bonnie Blue Flag; John Brown's Body; Maryland, My Maryland; The Battle Cry of Freedom; The Yellow Rose of Texas; The Girl I Left Behind Me; Lorena; Weeping, Sad and Lonely; Goober Peas; The Battle Hymn of the Republic; We are Coming, Father Abraham; Kingdom Comin'; Tenting on the Old Camp Ground; When Johnny Comes Marching Home; Sherman's March to the Sea; Just Before the Battle, Mother. Soft crease down the rear free endpaper - migrates back into several adjacent pages, light browning to the fore-edge and bottom edge of the text block, light browning to the top 2" of the boards and spine. Plastic dust jacket has moderate browning, corner creases on front flap, large corner fold on the rear flap.