[Early American Ballads]. Group of Nine Nineteenth-Century Broadsides. Various Publishers, circa 1810-1837. Krown & Spellman retail: $2,500. Titles include: Adam and Eve's Wedding Song (recited by Abraham Lincoln at his sister's wedding in 1826); The Good Old Way; Bold Soldier and Blue Ey'd Mary (lacking title); The Grand Sweeper: Together with the Woodman; Prince of Wales' Nurse/Steer My Bark to Erin's Isle; Harry Bluff and the Female Sailor; Bunch of Rushes and the Sprig of Shillelah and Shamrock So Green; Hard Times; and Auld Lang Syne, Parody on Sweet Home, and My Old Horse. Each with folding creases. Some foxing, toning, soiling, creasing and chipping with some holes and tearing along seams and edges. Some with contemporary ink signatures on versos. Good or better. From the Krown & Spellman Collection.

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