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Shanties and Sailors' Songs
New York: Praeger, 1969. Hardcover. Hardcover. 243 pp. with index, bibliography. Illustrated with drawings by the author. Very good in very good dust jacket. The author, who comes from a long line of sailormen and who himself served on sailing ships, has here carefully researched and documented his work on sea shanties and sailors' songs from sources dting as far back as Chaucer. He provies the historical background of the shanties and explains the manner in which bthey were sung. Some forty topical songs re included. Very Good / very good. Item #E27723
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