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  • SONGS OF THE MICHIGAN LUMBERJACKS. by Beck, Earl Clifton.
    Beck, Earl Clifton.
    SONGS OF THE MICHIGAN LUMBERJACKS.

    Edition: First printing.

    Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1941. 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. 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.

    Book ID: 85112
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  • SONGS OF THE MICHIGAN LUMBERJACKS. by Beck, Earl Clifton.
    Beck, Earl Clifton.
    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.

    Book ID: 85113
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  • THE SPELL OF THE YUKON. by Service, Robert.
    Service, Robert.
    THE SPELL OF THE YUKON.

    Edition: Reprint.

    New York: Dodd, Mead, nd (ca 1980, c. 1907, 1916.) dj. Hardcover - Originally published in 1906, this was one of the earliest and most popular collections of Service's verse - includes 'The Shooting of Dan McGrew,' 'The Cremation of Sam McGee.' 'Fighting Mac,' 'The March of the Dead,' 'The Law of the Yukon' and more. 126 pp. ISBN: 0-399-150110.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (gift inscription, price-clipped.)

    Book ID: 54154
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