Forget Me Not Songster 1840's nautical songs sea ballads rare illustrated bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Leather Book Bindings, Collected Songs, Nautical Books, Sea Ballads).
The Forget Me Not Songster: Containing a Choice Collection of Old Ballad Songs as Sung by Our Grandmothers.
Published c. 1840's, Philadelphia by Turner & Fisher.
255  pages. Text in English.
Illustrated with dozens of engraved wood cuts.
Period pocket size 1/4 leather binding, smooth spine, gilt bands and title lettering.
Book is in very poor condition! Covers bowed, front cover detached, text block stained, spotted, old damp staining, etc. - please see photos.
Offered as it survives due to the rarity.
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Book Measures c. 4 3/8" H x 3" W.