Opera and concert minstrel.

[Templeton, John].

Published by Joseph Torr [ca. 1860], 1860
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Uncommon songbook from the "Torr's Superior Editions of Song Books" series: "Templeton's Songs of Scotland ? England and Ireland." John Templeton (1802?86), a Scottish-born tenor, was primarily an opera singer but enjoyed a very successful tour of the United States in which he performed many of these songs, which include "Auld Robin Gray," "Jessie, the Flower o' Dunblane," "Young Lochinvar," "Oh, Blame Not the Bard," "Bruce's Address to His Army," etc. (lyrics only provided, without melodies). The front wrapper's illustration is of a young woman playing harp, attended by a dashing young gentlemen while another young lady makes a rather sour face in the background ( one imagines the publisher's message, "Play music and you too will win hearts and make your friends jealous!"); the back wrapper advertises Torr's "comic, Negro, sentimental, patriotic, political, temperance, &c." songbook offerings. WorldCat locates => only one U.S. institutional holding. 16mo (11 cm, 4.3"). 33, [1] pp. (front wrapper incl. in pagination). Publisher's printed yellow paper wrappers; front wrapper with crease along inner margin, spine and extremities lightly worn. Pages age-toned, otherwise clean. => A gratifying record both of nationally favored verses, and of a once-famed singer's repertoire. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: Opera and concert minstrel.
Publisher: Joseph Torr [ca. 1860]
Publication Date: 1860

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