The Jovial Songster or Musical Museum, Replete with Select Fashionable Songs
The Jovial Songster or Musical Museum, Replete with Select Fashionable Songs

The Jovial Songster or Musical Museum, Replete with Select Fashionable Songs

London & Paisley: Published by Vernor & Hood and H. Crichton, No date, early 1800s. 12mo. iv, [1], 6-180 pp. J. Neilson, Printer. Woodcut frontispiece of a womand playing a lyre; woodcut endpieces. Includes Contents alphabetically listing the poems by the first sentence of each poem with corresponding page number. Early three-quarter brown leather with five raised bands & gilt decoration to spine; gilt lettering on red leather label; marbled paper covered boards. Short closed tear on foreedge of one page; paper along front hinge separated but holding; light wear & rubbing to covers and joints; a very good copy. A curious little poetry book; we find no examples of this title in the market, in auction records nor online institutions. Item #21306

Includes Robert Burns' poems "The Soldier's Return", "Ae Day a Braw Wooer", "My Nanny, O", "On the Bank of Flowers"; and one poem by W. Reid. The author(s) of the remaing poems are not indicated.

Price: $150.00

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