Musical Dates for Little Pates ... with illustrations by H. Lancing Smith. Isabel Stevens LATHROP.

Musical Dates for Little Pates ... with illustrations by H. Lancing Smith

n.p. Duffield & Co., [1912].

Quarto. Original publisher's dark yellow cloth-backed ivory illustrated boards printed in orange and black. [1] (title printed in orange and black), [2]-[30] pp.

With humorous rhymes dedicated to select composers, with accompanying illustrations.

"All of these verses / You read from my pen, / Are facts about Music; / And Musical Men. / I hope you will like / All the stories I tell / And trust when you're big / You'll love music as well."

Binding somewhat worn, soiled, rubbed, and bumped; upper hinge split. Small tear to lower inner corner of first two leaves repaired with archival tape.

Very scarce.

Lathrop, an American singer, studied with Jean de Reszke in Paris. Interested in music education, she described her Musical Dates for Little Pates as "funny jingles and rhymes" for teaching the alphabet. Wikipedioa.

Item #37099

Price: $135.00  other currencies

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