Item #39908 DEATH Of PARKER. Maritime Song Slip.


Preston: Harkness, Printer, 121 Church Street, (n. d.). Ca. Mid 1800s. Singe sheet, printed recto only. Small engraving to top of songster. 9-15/16" x 3-1/16". Buff printed paper. Now housed in a clear archival mylar sleeve. Modest wear to paper (slight age-toning to edges, faint creasing to bottom right-hand corner). An about VG example. Item #39908

"Ye-gods above protect the widow, and with pity look down on me,/ help me, help me, out of trouble, and out of all calamity./ For by the death of my brave Parker, Fortune hath prov'd to me unkind,/ Tho' doom'd by law he was to suffer, I can't erase him from my mind."

Only 1 institutional holding found on OCLC (Natl. Library of Scotland).


Price: $125.00

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