Australasian Book Society, 1964, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First
176 pp, chapter -- head illustrations, dustwrapper illustrated by Paula Bloch. Slight yellowing of the edges of the text block, bumping to the heel of the spine, short tear in the middle of the bottom edge of the back panel. Queensland born John Manifold presents a scholarly and intensely interesting study of "Who Wrote the Ballads" and in doing so provides us with an answer to many of the questions about folk songs of Australia, their origins and place in our culture. It is obvious that he agrees with political leaders have seen that in any just cause "a song is worth of thousand speeches". Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: History; Australiana; Music; Inventory No: 0216445.