The Singing Campaign for Ten Thousand Pounds; or, The Jubilee Singers in Great britain

By: Pike, Rev. Gustavus D.

Price: $150.00

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Book Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth with gilt titles and decoration. This copy has some moderate corner wear but is otherwise bright and attractive with some light interior aging. A name and date (E. Coolidge, 1874) are barely visible on the black endpapers. Book is square and binding secure. This is, I think, the first edition of the book on the Fisk Jubilee Singers first tour in Great Britain. The Jubilee Singers were formed in 1871 and travelled in the US to raise money for Fisk. In 1873, they travelled to Great Britain where they sang for, among many others, the Royal Family. This is the Hodder and Stoughton edition from 1874 which appears to preceed the American Edition which has an 1875 date. WorldCat locates fewer than 20 copies of this edition. I find none in the trade. ; B&W Frontispiece; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 202 pages

Title: The Singing Campaign for Ten Thousand Pounds; or, The Jubilee Singers in Great britain

Author Name: Pike, Rev. Gustavus D.

Categories: African - American,

Edition: First Edition (?)

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1874

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 16726

Keywords: African - American Black Negro Fisk University Fisk Jubilee Singers Tennessee Nashville Music Spirituals