SONGS OF THE MICHIGAN LUMBERJACKS.
Edition: First printing.
Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1941. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Collects many ballads, arranged topically - from the shantyman's life to moniker songs, French Canadian songs, bunkhouse ballads, Paul Bunyan songs and more. Illustrated with drawings of Paul Bunyan by Gustave Hildebrand, who also provided the colored endpapers. INSCRIBED on the first blank page "To the one who gave me the idea" and signed by the author with his initials. Frontispiece portrait of Perry Allen, an old time lumberjack. Appendix of tall tales from the North Woods, bibliography, index. 291 pp.
Condition: Near fine in tan cloth with gilt lettering on the spine (some toning to the pages), no dust jacket.