OLD FOLKS AT HOME ["Way Down Upon the Swanee Ribber"]. Stephen Collins FOSTER.

OLD FOLKS AT HOME ["Way Down Upon the Swanee Ribber"]

Troy, NY: Nims and Knight, 1890. Hardcover. 8vo. Decorated, floral embossed, paper covered boards. Silver lettering to front. Moderate handling wear. Paper loss from spine ends. A touch shaken. Previous owner inscription to first endpaper. Overall good or better with illustrations clean, bright. Good. Item #15047

12 full page black and white lithograph illustrations by Charles Copeland plus frontispiece portrait of Christine Nilsson. A handsome, Victorian printing of Foster's famous song, referred to on the cover title as its better known name: "The Swanee River." With African-American themed illustrations by Charles Copeland and printed lyrics and music throughout.

Price: $25.00

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