Near Fine in Near Fine jacket. Book 1st printing. Large 8vo cloth. 891pp. Illus. Appendices. Definitions. Bibliography. Indices (titles, first lines, general. Musical scores as part of the book are abundant. Slight foxing to white linen covers; near fine in near fine dj. A heavy book.
Near Fine in Near Fine jacket. Numerous textual illustrations. A panoramic survey of the Hispanic folk music of the Southwest, including representatives of every formal type and dozens of subjects, both secular and religious, from Arizona, California, Colorado, New Mexico, and Texas. Contains more than seven hundred songs and melodies, most with English translation and musical transcription. From the James S. Copley Library, with the San Diego newspaper publisher and philanthropist's bookplate to the front pastedown. Original cream cloth binding, with brown and red titles. Small bookseller's label to the rear pastedown. The dust jacket is a touch sun faded along the spine; otherwise a near fine copy.
VG+/G. Short 4to (10") in ivory cloth. DJ is burnt sienna (warm tan) w/ title on cover and spine in white. Cover has minor dirt staining, light general wear. DJ has significant fading along spine, small closed tears along edges, a long tear an 2" x 2" section missing from DJ on back cover. Spine crooked but intact. 891 pp. Shelved in Music-History. Dupont.
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