Author:Blesh, Rudi and Harriet Janis

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They all Played Ragtime :The True Story of an American Music

By: Blesh, Rudi and Harriet Janis

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1950

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 9669

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


Slate gray boards with gilt tile on spine. Book has very light edge and corner wear with some aging on foredges and endpapers. Overall square and securely bound. Signed with gift inscription by former owners (Don Southgate and Tena (? ) Achilles) to Jerry Kelley, who has also signed. Basic work on ragtime by well-known musicologist Blesh. Signed and inscribed by Blesh and Janis on the title page with the date, 1950. The signatures other than the two authors are supposed to be associated but so far I cannot determine the association. ; B&W Photographs + Musical Notation; 8vo 8" - 9" ta... View more info