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Black Beauty, White Heat: A Pictorial History of Classic Jazz, 1920-1950

Driggs, Frank;, and Harris Lewine; foreword by John Hammond

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ISBN 10: 0688037712 / ISBN 13: 9780688037710
Published by William Morrow & Co, New York, 1982
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Hardcover in dust jacket. First printing. Book is crisp and clean in price-clipped dust jacket. Small stamp of bookhop owner on frist several pages. Reverse side of jacket has water stains at spine. A richly illustrated history. Introduction by Paul Bacon. 4to. 360 pp. In protective Mylar. Heavy--will require additional postage if shipped outside the U.S. Bookseller Inventory # 83854

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Title: Black Beauty, White Heat: A Pictorial ...

Publisher: William Morrow & Co, New York

Publication Date: 1982

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Very good +

Edition: First edition.

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An outline of the development of jazz is accompanied by photographs of musicians ranging from Louis Armstrong and Sidney Bechet to Charlie Parker and Miles Davis

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Frank Driggs, noted jazz historian, record producer, and photo archivist, operates the renowned Frank Driggs Collection of jazz history and American popular culture. Harris Lewine, acclaimed art director and book packager, has worked in jazz at Riverside Records, been art director for five major publishing houses, and written, co-written, and edited a myriad of books.

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Warwick Books, is an Internet-only bookseller that specializes in hard-to-find books for avid readers and collectors. Many of our books are out of print. Specialties include literature, signed firsts, art and photography, design, illustrated books, cookbooks, field guides, children's books, needlecraft books, and Americana. We recently acquired a large private collection of books on military history. The focus is on World War II as well as aviation history. Warwick Books is a member of IOBA, the Independent Online Booksellers Association.

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