Reading, Connecticut: By the author, 1922. 4to (12 x 9½ inches). 259,  pp. Original gilt-lettered blue cloth. A fine copy with one small pale stain on the spine. Item #402876
FIRST EDITION, second issue, with pages 37-39 printed. When the first issue appeared, the pages for the song "Grantchester" were issued blank, pending permission to use Brooke’s poem. This second issue features the song missing from the first issue. "...114 Songs, privately printed and distributed without copyright and free of charge; no one was expected or allowed to pay for them. They were sent to libraries, music critics, and musicians, and to anybody else who asked for them... The 114 Songs forms the most original, imaginative, and powerful body of vocal music that we have from any American,..." (Cowell, Henry & Sidney, 'Charles Ives and His Music', New York, 1955). New Grove, 9: 425.