Author:Handy, W. C. (Ed.)

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A Treasury of the Blues : Complete Words and Music of 67 Great Songs From Memphis Blues to the Present Day

By: Handy, W. C. (Ed.)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Boni (Simon & Schuster): 1949

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 12964

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Black cloth with red backstrip and gilt titles. Some edge, corner and surface wear with a small dampstain on the lower left corner and spine area, that affects, to a lessening degree on each page the first 25 pages or so. The stain touches no text and is not especially noticeable. ; B&W Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 258 pages; Great collection of blues, and other songs, with both words and music. Handy desreves more credit in the history of blues than many purists give him credit. This is considered the 2nd edition after the 1926 1st. View more info