oblong 4to., 50 pp. Very good condition-1/2 of front endpaper missing, edges chipped. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: IMPROVING SONGS FOR ANXIOUS CHILDREN words, ...
Publisher: G. Shirmer (1913)
Publication Date: 1913
Illustrator: Color, Black & White Illus.
Book Description G. Schirmer, New York, 1913. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Carpenter, Rue Winterbotham (illustrator). 50 p.: color illustrations, music; 28 x 36 cm. Orange cloth spine with yellow, blue, and black decoration paper over boards. The original orange printed label was removed from the front board and a color illustration of a knitting woman, a girl, and a cat was attached to the front board. Pink endpapers. The 17 songs include: Stout -- Practising -- For Careless Children -- Red Hair -- The Liar -- A Wicked Child -- Maria, Glutton -- Good Ellen -- Vanity -- Humility -- Making Calls -- Contemplation -- When the Night Comes. Amusing songs by American composer John Alden Carpenter (1876-1951), charmingly illustrated by his wife, American artist and decorator Rue Winterbotham Carpenter(1876-1931). In Good Condition: front cover label replaced with another illustration; front cover scraped where label was removed; edges rubbed; small scrape on p. 12 with loss of one word in lyric; several closed tears of up to 7 cm. from lower edges; closed tear of 5 cm. from fore-edge of p. 17/18; pages are clean and tight. Bookseller Inventory # 004684