Author:Odum, Howard W. and Guy B. Johnson

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The Negro and His Songs A Study of Typical Negro Songs in the South

By: Odum, Howard W. and Guy B. Johnson

Price: $115.00

Publisher: Chapel Hill, University of North Carolina Press: 1925

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 12217

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Black boards with gilt titles. Edge, corner and surface wear along with some sort of staining on back and at top of spine, edging onto the front. Not clear if this is an old dampstain or something else. It is unobtrusive but noticeable. It seems to have affected the last two endpapers especially with the top two corners missing. Also, the opening pages are not in proper order -- two half-title pages, last page of Preface before first two, title page after Contents. Obviously this was caused by some printing error. (I have noticed that some copies on-line also have opening problems, though not ... View more info

Image for The Negro and His Songs A Study of Typical Negro Songs in the South

The Negro and His Songs A Study of Typical Negro Songs in the South

By: Odum, Howard W. and Guy B. Johnson

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Chapel Hill, University of North Carolina Press: 1925

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 14966

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Deep blue cloth with gilt titles. Corners are rubbed and there is some light edge wear. The book seems to have been owned originally by the Race Relations Commission of the Federal Council of Churches. There is some residue near the base of the spine that may indicate that call numbers once were attached. From this first owner, the book went to Izzy Young's Folklore Center in New York. Young was an important figure in the folk song revival in the 1960's. The stamps of both the Race Relations Commission and the Folklore Center are on the front pastedown and the ffep. The front hinge has a small... View more info