A Williamsburg Song Book
Edmunds, John (ed.)

New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1964. First edition First edition. Large quarto sized volume in marbled paper-covered boards over brown cloth spine lettered and lined in gilt. xiv+138 pp. Illustrated with line drawings. "Being songs convivial, sporting, amorous, &ct, from Eighteenth Century collections know to have been inthe libraries of colonial Virginia." Collection of 53 songs, selected and set for medium voice and keyboard by composer John Edmunds. The natural settings for these songs was the 18th century theaters and taverns, the subjects usually wine, women and war.A fine, fresh example. In dust jacket, price clipped and with a couple minor flaws. Fine Hardcover (Item ID: E12226B)


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