Author:Campbell, Olive Dame

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The Danish Folk School : its Influence in the Life of Denmark and the North

By: Campbell, Olive Dame

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York, The MacMillan Company: 1928

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 13075

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Maroon cloth with somewhat faded gilt titles and decoration. Spine is sunned but book is square and securely bound. Solid copy. ; B&W Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 359 pages; Olive Dame Campbell, famous for her English Folk Songs from the Southern Appalachians (co-authored with Cecil Sharp) toured Denmark and Scandinavia exploring the folk schools and their roles in preserving and expanding folk arts and crafts. Her husband, John C. Campbell, had promoted this idea but died before pursuing It. Olive Dame Campbell wrote this book after her trip and went on to found the John C. ... View more info

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English Folk Songs from the Southern Appalachians

By: Campbell, Olive Dame and Cecil J. Sharp

Price: $400.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons / the Knickerbocker Press: 1917

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 13057

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Deep blue cloth with gilt titles. Very light, general wear and aging. Square and securely bound. A very attractive, close to near fine copy. ; Map, Musical Notation; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 341 pages; Early and extremely important collection of English folk songs, stilll extant (1917) in the Southern Appalachians, collected mainly in North Carolina and Virginia. Olive Dame Campbell, who married John Campbell, founder of the famous Campbell Folk School in Brasstown, North Carolina, was one of the sources for the main character in the movie, Songcatcher, the other being Dorothy Scarbor... View more info