The Chime Child or Somerset Singers - Being an account of some of them and their songs collected over sixty years

By: Tongue, Ruth L.

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Book Condition: Very Good


Grey hardcover with title in red on spine. Condition: Very good, with a hint of foxing to fore-edge of textblock. Binding sound, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Fair to good, generally lightly shelfworn, slightly more so to spine. Price-clipped. 102pp. This book contains a collection of Somerset folk songs, with their music, collected by Ruth Tongue who was a "Chime Child", born between midnight on a Friday and cockrow on a Saturday, and so welcomed by many folk-singers whose songs were usually kept strictly to themselves.

Title: The Chime Child or Somerset Singers - Being an account of some of them and their songs collected over sixty years

Author Name: Tongue, Ruth L.

Categories: Other,

Publisher: London, Routledge & Kegan Paul: 1967

ISBN Number: 0710029675

ISBN Number 13: 9780710029676

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Fair

Type: Book

Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall

Seller ID: 006295

Keywords: english folk-songs, folklore,