Columbia, MO: University of Missouri Press, (1980). Hardcover. Fine in like jackets. Four volumes. 4to. Uniform beige cloth. Maroon and gilt title decoration to spines. Each in original illustrated dust jackets. About fine throughout. Fine / fine. Item #14808
Complete four volume set. 1980 University of Missouri revised printing of the original 1946-1950 editions issued by the State Historical Society of Missouri. A sprawling, important publication from the prominent Ozark folklorist, replete with printed music and lyrics. Volume I: British Ballads and Songs; Volume II: Songs of the South and West; Volume III: Humorous and Play-Party Songs; Volume IV: Religious Songs and Other Items. 450pp., 436pp., 399pp., 455pp.