DIXIE'S LAND [drop-title between color illustrated illustrations of two black-face minstrel performers, one seated and playing a banjo (2 3/4 x 2 1/4 inches), the other standing and singing (2 3/4 x 1 1/2 inches), and the printed song in six verses, with full chorus for the first verse and first line only of the chorus for the other five].

[New York: Charles Magnus?], nd [1860-1867]. Printed song sheet, 8 x 4 7/8 inches, the title in a nice display type, the text in dialect; printed on Venice Mill paper, with its blind stamp. First line: "I wish I was in de land of cotton." Wolf 487a. Magnus 220. Publication data given here comes from cataloguing for the copy in the Kenneth l. Goldstein collection of American song broadsides at Middle Tennessee State University ("assigned by the collector based on matching fonts, same-title publications, and/or textual references"). Traces of mounting on verso, otherwise a very good example, the original coloring bright. Folded. (10803). Item #64412

Price: $375.00

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