MADEMOISELLE FROM ARMENTIERES [with:] MADEMOISELLE FROM ARMENTIERES VOLUME TWO
by [Cary, Melbert B., Jr. (ed. & pub)]
New York: Privately Printed at the Press of the Woolly Whale, 1930. Two volumes. Quarter crimson morocco and gilt black cloth, t.e.g. Pictorial endsheets and illustrations, tipped-in facsimile. Spine ends of first volume rubbed, tiny collector's bookplate and neat calligraphed shelf number of endsheets, otherwise a near fine set. First editions. Illustrations by Alban B. Butler Jr. The first volume bears an explicit limitation of 250 copies, the second bears no explicit limitation. An interesting and important collection and analysis of the scores of variants in English (most of them ribald) of this popular marching/drinking song. R.W. Gordon contributes an essay to the second volume. The first volume (only) is quite uncommon. PANKOW, pp.51 & 57. (Inventory #: WRCLIT75569)
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