Recueil des Chansons de la Vieille France


[La Liberté]; Ariel-Duprat; Armand Duprat


[La Liberté]; Ariel-Duprat; Armand Duprat]; Ariel-Duprat; Armand Duprat. Recueil des Chansons de la Vieille France ; chantées par France Ariel-Duprat et Armand Duprat, dans les Anciens Costumes des Provinces Francaises. St. Boniface, Manitoba, Canada: La Liberté; Ariel-Duprat; Armand Duprat, N.D. [Circa 1935]. First Edition, First Printing. pp. 16. Small 8vo., measuring 6″ x 8.75″. Illustrated, twice-stapled, card covers. Rich with many black-and-white period advertisements by a variety of prominent local, and national businesses and merchants including the Hudson’s Bay Company, the General Motors Company (Chevrolet), Richard & Beliveau, the Western Canada Bond Co., Ltd., Picardy’s, Contant Motors Limited, the Winnipeg Electric Company, the T. Eaton Co., et al. Additionally, comprises of a selection of photographs of the performers in traditional French costumes, and song lyrics. No detectable flaws, contents remain equally bright, clean, and unmarked with tight, sound binding; near fine. Rare in commerce, our offering being the only extant copy at time of cataloguing. Unrecorded in OCLC. Not in Peel, University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections, etc. Rare piece of historical Franco-Manitoban ephemera. Text entirely in French. Stapled Wraps. [English translation of the title: ‘Collection of Songs from Old France; sung by France Ariel-Duprat and Armand Duprat; In The Ancient Costumes Of The French Provinces”.] (#3420) $85.00