1969 Hardcover Book, Jenny Lind's America, Frances Cavanah, Biography, History, Illustrated, First Edition
A 1969 hardcover book titled Jenny Lind's America. This book author is Frances Cavanah. It has a blue cloth cover with the title in gold on the spine. The dust cover has a plastic cover over it.
This book is a biography of the Swedish soprano Jenny Lind, often known as the "Swedish Nightingale". She was one of the most highly regarded singers of the 19th century. At the height of her fame, she was persuaded by the showman P. T. Barnum to undertake a long tour of the United States. The tour began in September 1850 and continued to May 1852. Barnum's advance publicity made Lind a celebrity even before she arrived in the U.S., and tickets for her first concerts were in such demand that Barnum sold them by auction.
Frances Cavanah (1889-1982) was born in Indiana and attended DePauw University. She wrote many short stories, articles, and textbooks for children.
8 1/4 inches in height
5 3/4 inches in width
Blue Cloth Cover With Gold Title on the Spine.
Published by Chilton Book Company -- 1969
This book is in Used and in Fine condition. The book's binding is tight. The dust cover in unripped and enclosed in plastic. The only mark in the book is a sticker on the inside front cover with the name of the previous owner.
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