Catalogue of first editions of Stephen C. Foster (1826-1864)

 
9781236362537: Catalogue of first editions of Stephen C. Foster (1826-1864)
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1915 Excerpt: ... 36 x cyycm Ornamental title-page. At head of title: Foster's Melodies no. 36." In the lower margin of the title-page: "Greene & Walker, Eng. Boston." In the imprint the names of the following publishers are added to the name of "Firth, Pond & co., 547 Broadway.": "H. Kleber & Bro., Pittsburgh; C. Y. Fonda, Cin.; H. Pilcher & Son, St. Louis." The publisher's notice of copyright entry is repeated in lower margin of p. 2. The music on p. 2-5. Verso of p. 5 blank. First line: "Bloom bright fair flowers around the stone where sleepeth my Eva." On the title-page of this L. of C. copy, November 24, 1858, as date of deposit. My old Kentucky home, good night. Foster's plantation melodies No. 20 as sung by Christy's Minstrels. No. 18. Farewell my Lilly dear. No. 19. Massa's in the cold ground. Written and composed by Stephen C. Foster. New York, Firth, Pond & co., c1853. Publ. no. 1892. 5 p. 35 x 27cm. In lower margin of title-page: "Wakelam." In the imprint the names of H. Kleber, Pittsburgh; Holbrook & Long, Cleveland; and Balmer & Weber, St. Louis, are added to the name of "Firth, Pond & co. 1 Franklin Square." The publisher's notice of copyright entry is repeated on p. 2. The music on p. 2-5. The words and melody of second and third verses on p. 5. Verso of p. 5 blank. In lower margin of p. 5: "Quidor EngT" The caption title reads like the title on t.-p. On title-page of this L. of C. copy (in M1.A12, v. 57, 1853) January 31, 1853, as date of deposit. The L. of C. has another copy (M 3.3F7M92) identical with the last mentioned but with the Smithsonian Institution stamp on the title-page and the stamped date of February 22, 1853, on verso of p. 5. On January...

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