Hampton and its Students With Fifty Cabin and Plantation Songs Arranged by Thomas P. Fenner

By: Armstrong, Mrs. M. F. and Helen W. Ludlow

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Book Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Green cloth with gilt titles. Contains foldout view of Hampton with one-inch tear on one fold. Some edge, corner and surface wear but still square and securely bound. This is a well-known chronicle of Hampton Institute (originally Hampton Normal and Industrial Institute, now Hampton University) located near Hampton Roads Virginia by two professors. The Institute was originally an African-American college and the authors were professors there. The last 85 pages are arrangements of African-American songs by the Chairnan of the music department at the college. Interesting bookplate of Dion A. Stams, Sr. On front pastedown. Stams was an African-American book collector from New York. This plate, which is a copy, is dated 1969. (Interestingly, we once had a Carter Woodson book that had a color bookplate for Stams that may have been the original from which this copy was produced. ) Blockson 5958. ; Foldout panoramic engraving of Hampton Institute. ; B&W Illustration; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 256 pages

Title: Hampton and its Students With Fifty Cabin and Plantation Songs Arranged by Thomas P. Fenner

Author Name: Armstrong, Mrs. M. F. and Helen W. Ludlow

Categories: African - American Paper,

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Publisher: New York City, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1874

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 13977

Keywords: Virginia South African - American Black Negro Music