American Murder Ballads and Their Stories. Olive Woolley Burt.

American Murder Ballads and Their Stories

New York: The Citadel Press, 1964.

First Paperbound Edition, First Thus. Paperback. 8 1/4" X 5 1/2". xiii, [iii], 272pp. Mild wear to paper wraps, with surface scratching, rubbing to edges, heavy sunning to spine, and some creasing to spine. Binding is sound. Pages are clean and unmarked. A solid and attractive copy of this "adventure down an exciting sidestreet of American history" through this story of American murder balladry, full of wronged husbands, victims of unrequited love, reluctant suitors, theives, oppressed union members, outlaws, bandit heroes, and vigilantes (rear cover). Very good. Item #3611

Price: $40.00