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Juke Joint (Signed Limited Edition): Imes, Birney (photographer); Richard Ford (essay)

Juke Joint (Signed Limited Edition)

Imes, Birney (photographer); Richard Ford (essay)

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ISBN 10: 0878054405 / ISBN 13: 9780878054404
Published by University Press of Mississippi, Oxford, MS, 1990
Hardcover
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First Edition. One of 100 lettered copies (this being No. 41) SIGNED by both Barney Imes and Richard Ford, with Ford contributing the introduction. A stunning color monograph of the juke joints of Mississippi, birthplace of the Delta blues, many of which have already disappeared. Indispensable for students of American blues music and the ethnology of the rural American south. Fine in black cloth and a Near Fine, lightly rubbed illustrated slipcase as issued. Bookseller Inventory # 135662

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Title: Juke Joint (Signed Limited Edition)

Publisher: University Press of Mississippi, Oxford, MS

Publication Date: 1990

Binding: Hardcover

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First Edition.

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Gathers photographs of taverns and cafes in rural Mississippi, and discusses what they reveal about Delta life

From the Inside Flap:

"These photographs explore the wildly expressive interior decor of these bars with their spray-painted walls, hand-lettered signs, plywood floors, and well-kept pool tables." --David Featherstone, The Friends of Photography

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