Garden City: Doubleday & Co., (1950). Barbara Cooney. Stated first edition. Black cloth covered boards stamped in copper metallic ink. Very good, tight clean copy with just a trace of rubbing at corner tips / Price clipped dust jacket has a 2-1/2" closed tear at top of front joint and several small closed tears, a few dirt specks on front panel, some shallow chipping at top and bottom edges and a faded spine. Item #23
80 pp. 4to. with more than forty American folk songs concerned with animals of all kinds. All of them songs that are fun to sing. Barbara Cooney's lively, charming illustrations are a delight. A wonderful collaboration between a folklorist-musician- teacher and an accomplished illustrator.