"The Whorehouse Bells Were Ringing" And Other Songs Cowboys Sing. Guy Logsdon.

"The Whorehouse Bells Were Ringing" And Other Songs Cowboys Sing

Hardcover, Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 1989. First Edition; First Printing. Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket. SIGNED and INSCRIBED by Author in black ink on the full title page. Inscription reads: "To Jerry Hays with appreciation, Guy Logsdon." Author was the Director of Libraries and Professor of American Folklore at Tulsa University. This book is a collection of real songs sung by real working cowboys in the American West. The songs tend toward the bawdy, the humor ranging from gross to clever. Includes 61 songs with music and lyrics. One of the songs is a Texas Ranger protest song, probably dating from the Republic of Texas, in which the Rangers protest their very low wages and skimpy rations. Text, photographs, lyrics and music clean and bright. Spine very slightly tilted. Light soiling to top page edges. Dust jacket has light soiling to spine panel. Three small tears to top edge of dust jacket. One 1-inch tear to top of DJ. Dust jacket now protected in Mylar. Ships same or next business day. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author. [Item #70944]

Price: $55.00

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