Banks, Rev. Louis Albert
Title Immortal Songs of Camp and Field : The Story of Their Inspiration Together with Striking Anecdotes Connected with Their History
Book Condition Collectible-Very Good
Edition First Edition
Publisher Cleveland, Ohio The Burrows Brothers Company. 1899
Seller ID 14701
298 pages; illustrations, portraits; white cloth binding (some soiling) with gilt lettering and design on the cover and spine (6 1/4 x 9 1/4 inch). Collection of twenty-five songs, mainly military and the background story about them. Included are: 'The American Flag' by Joseph R. Drake; 'Adams and Liberty' by Robert Paine; 'Yankee Doodle'; 'The Star-Spangled Banner' by Francis Scott Key; 'Hail Columbia' by Joseph Hopkinson; 'John Brown's Body' by Charles S. Hall; 'Dixie' by Dan Emmett; 'The Battle Cry of Freedom' by George F. Root; 'The Battle Hymn of the Republic' by Julia Ward Howe; 'Just Before the Battle, Mother' by George F. Root; 'Marching Through Georgia' by Henry Clay Work; 'All Quiet Along the Potomac' by Ethel Lynn Beers; 'The Old Folks at Home' by Stephen Collins Foster; 'The Blue and the Grey' by Francis Mile Finch; 'Rule, Britannia' by James Thomson; 'The Watch on the Rhine' by Max Schneckenburger; 'The Marseillaise' by Claude Joseph Rouget de Lisle; and 'The Blue Bells of Scotland' by Annie McVicar Grant. Inscribed on the front end paper: "With the kindest good wishes of the author and his wife. Louis Albert Banks. Florence Aiken Banks. Roseburg, Oregon. May 29th, 1927."
SONGS MUSIC WAR CIVIL LYRICS HISTORY DK-214