Pipetown Sandy

By: Sousa, John Philip

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Olive green cloth with pictorial design by Margaret Armstrong and gilt tiles. Some edge, corner and surface wear but square and securely bound. Former owner's name stamp of front pastedown and ffep. Overall VG. This was the second novel by the March King, John Philip Sousa. It is set in a section of Sousa's hometown of Washington DC called Pipetown, and is at least in part a picture of his youth. There is some emphasis on music in the book. Today, Sousa's importance, particularly on the development of jazz and swing music, is often overlooked. ; B&W Illustrations, Cover Design; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 383 pages

Title: Pipetown Sandy

Author Name: Sousa, John Philip

Illustrator: Illustrated by Charles Louis Hinton, Margaret Armstrong

Categories: Music,

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Publisher: Indianapolis, Bobbs-Merrill Company: 1905

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 15817

Keywords: Music Marches John Philip Sousa Novel Fiction American Literature