BRITISH LAMENTATION, / AND / GREEN ON THE CAPE. / [Three-line title, followed by lyrics for the two songs, in two columns divided by a double-rule containing the publisher’s imprint, with a cut, 1 ¼ x 1/12 inches, of a church at the head of the first column].

Boston, (MA): Sold wholesale and retail, by J.G. & H. Hunt, at N.E. Corner of Faneuil Hall Market, nd [1830s]. One of several editions of the songsheet issued in the 1830s (first published about 1814). Broadside, 9 ¾ x 7 inches, title in bold capitals. Patriotic song to the “brave American sons” of the Revolution. This printing not recorded in American Imprints. OCLC locates a single copy of this printing (Brown), but the Library of Congress also has a copy. Laid down on archival paper; some separation at central fold (without affecting text), several small holes and tears (taking part of one letter in the title and two words and several letters in the text). A good copy of a scarce printing of this songsheet. Item #65343

Price: $250.00