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MELLOWS a Chronicle of Unknown Singers

Kennedy, R. Emmet

Published by Albert and Charles Boni, New York, 1925
Condition: Good Hardcover
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HC 1925, 9 1/2 x 12" 183 printed pages, great information regarding the Melodies - Mellows of the Southern African American Plantation people. Reference to Edgar Allen Poe's admiration for the Negro spritiuals. History of Irish and british Folk Songs, harmonized and unharmonized Spirituals, street cries of New Orleans, work songs (Railroads and cane fields, butterbean pickers/.Notes with lyrics in African American dialect, composers unknown, very religious, full of longing and hoping. BEautifully illustrated with "folks" in b&w ink drawings and woodcuts by Simmons PersonsThe book is bound in royal blue cloth, paper label with title on the spine. cream paper shows scattered foxing. Book is tight, no markings Great musical reference on America's original art. Bookseller Inventory # 003040

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Title: MELLOWS a Chronicle of Unknown Singers

Publisher: Albert and Charles Boni, New York

Publication Date: 1925

Binding: HC

Illustrator: SImmons Persons

Book Condition:Good

Edition: First

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