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The Saga of Frankie and Johnny, Held, John Jr.

Author Name    Held, John Jr.

Title   The Saga of Frankie and Johnny

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   New York Clarkson N. Potter 1972

Illustrator   Illustrated by John Held Jr.

Seller ID   16110

Light wear to extremities. Dust jacket is price-clipped, light water staining on upper front, short tear top edge. Top page corners appear bumped. ; A tight solid book. DJ in Mylar ; Woodcuts; 25 pages; An illustrated edition featuring the jazz-era folk song "Frankie and Johnny". This book was originally published towards the end of the 1920's, but the bawdy woodcuts were considered too risque for the times. John Held Jr's twenty three woodcuts (one for each verse) are shown in this volume.

Folklore Frankie and Johnny

Price = 14.95 USD

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