English Folk-Song and Dance

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1915. First edition. Hardcover. Small octavo. Blue-green cloth with text and image on front cover. Spine faded. Head of spine worn. Heel of spine bumped. Page edges rough cut, lightly soiled. Former owner's name in first pastedown. 178 (2) p. w/index, bibliogaphy, 2 p. catalog of the Press, and illustrations. An important dual work by noted music scholar Kidson and Mary Neal, a pioneering social worker and early collector of English folk dances.Neal especialy was a force behind the Revival movement in English folk practices., and Kidson was one of the founders of the Folk Song Society and an important collector of early printed folk music. Uncommon in this first edition. Good. Item #10376

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