The Saga of Frankie and Johnny

By: Held, John Jr.

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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.

Title: The Saga of Frankie and Johnny

Author Name: Held, John Jr.

Illustrator: Illustrated by John Held Jr.

Categories: AMERICANA,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New York, Clarkson N. Potter: 1972

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket

Seller ID: 16110

Keywords: Folklore Frankie and Johnny