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Foster, Stephen (1826-1864)
A Treasury of Stephen Foster. Foreword by Deems Taylor, historical notes by John Tasker Howard, arrangements by Ray Lev & Dorothy Berliner Commins, illustrated by William Sharp Random House: New York, 1946. Limited edition. Large quarto. 222 pp. Three-quarter bound red morocco with decorative paper boards, in original matching slipcase. Excellent condition.
Fifty of Foster's most renowned songs, each illustrated in color with a text commentary. This copy is one of only a few which were custom bound by the publishers and was owned by a Random House executive.