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Work, John W.,

Published by Crown (1940)

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About this Item: Crown, 1940. Condition: Good. First Edition. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Seller Inventory # GRP73152172

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Work, John W.

Published by Handy Songs, Delaware, Ohio (1940)

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About this Item: Handy Songs, Delaware, Ohio, 1940. Softcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dustjacket. 1st Paperback Edition. a scarce Handy Songs book edition; very good in softcover; a solid copy; ALL ORDERS SHIPPED WITH DELIVERY CONFIRMATION; Size: 3 x 5". Seller Inventory # 50149E

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Work, John W. (Ed.)

Published by Bonanza Books, New York (1940)

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About this Item: Bonanza Books, New York, 1940. Hardcover. Condition: Fair. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. First Edition. pp vii 259 including index of titles and biblioghraphy with words and music. Grey paper-covered boards with blue cloth spine, with tape marks to boards and 2 areas of surface loss on front board where sellotape removed. Wear to top and bottom edges. Ex-Library with new endpapers, stamped and numbered on title page and bottom margin of last page. In protected dustjacket with some yellow tape marks showing through from the back. Seller Inventory # 016297

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Work, John W. (fwd., editor)

Published by Crown Publishers, New York (1940)

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About this Item: Crown Publishers, New York, 1940. Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. No Jacket. 1st Edition. Light green linen, lettered in brown. First (Crown) edition. Sunned on spine panel and portions of both covers, otherwise only slight shelf wear. vii,259 pp. Top corner crease to rear flyleaf. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Book. Seller Inventory # 041676

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Work, John W., Foreword By

Published by New York: Howell, Soskin & Co. 1940, New York (1940)

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About this Item: New York: Howell, Soskin & Co. 1940, New York, 1940. Hard Cover Library Binding. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. First. Hard Cover Library Binding. Very Good/No Jacket. First. Ex-Library. 4to - - 10" Tall. Stiched, hinges stretched in some places and clear tape applied between a few pages, call numbers on label on spine with clear tape over label, pocket and discarded stamp and marked out bar code on front cover, library name stamp on top and bottom page edges and on title page and some lower margins of text pages, Blue covers with white lettering on spine and darker blue swirls on covers. 259 pages. Ex-Library. Seller Inventory # 010579

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Niles, John Jacob, editor/compiler.

Published by G. Schirmer, Inc.; copyright .; presumed first edition., NY (1929)

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About this Item: G. Schirmer, Inc.; copyright .; presumed first edition., NY, 1929. . (illustrator). Good to Very Good: solid, unmarked, corners turned a little, one 1/4 inch tear on lower edge near spine; unmarked. We ship songbooks well protected in cardboard. Paperwraps, 9x12", 15 pages. . Very Scarce. . Seller Inventory # 663985

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Work, John W. Editor

Published by Bonanza Books, New York (1940)

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About this Item: Bonanza Books, New York, 1940. 1st Edition. New York: Bonanza Books. Very Good/Very Good, dj light edgewear & 3 repaired tears. 1940. 1st Edition. Very Good/Very Good, dj light edgewear & 3 repaired tears. Seller Inventory # NOV2018032843I

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American Negro songs and spirituals a comprehensive: Work, John W.,

Work, John W., ed

Published by Crown, New York (1940)

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About this Item: Crown, New York, 1940. Hardcover. vii, 259p. First edition. Slight wear to edges of navy blue cloth covered boards and across top rear board. Pages a bit browned and dusty. Jacket shows tears, creasing and wear to all edges and folds. Great art-deco style front cover illustration. Work, a professor at Fisk University, provides a 46-page introductory typology to the songs. Seller Inventory # 197881

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Work, John W. (editor)

Published by Crown Publishers, NY (1940)

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About this Item: Crown Publishers, NY, 1940. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. First Edition; First Printing. Light green cloth, brown lettering. Cloth has ome wear. DJ chipped, creased amd worn with small chips missing. ; 10.20 X 6.80 X 1.40 inches; 259 pages. Seller Inventory # 387286

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Frederick J. Work (Ed.)

Published by John W. Work and Frederick J. Work, Nashville, Tenn. (1907)

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About this Item: John W. Work and Frederick J. Work, Nashville, Tenn., 1907. Original Wraps. Condition: Very Good. First Edition. This first edition was published by John and Frederick Work in Nashville, Tenn. There is the stamp of a Philadelphia singing center on the cover. Tightly stapled, with good, unworn edges. 64 clean, but browned pages. There is no tearing to the pages. The paper is still supple. There is a large, but light discoloration on the front cover, with a small one on the back cover. The index to the songs is printed on the back inner cover. There are some newer price labels on the top of the front cover. Seller Inventory # 13243

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Work, John Wesley

Published by First edition, published by Press of Fisk University, Nashville, Tennessee, 1915. (1915)

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About this Item: First edition, published by Press of Fisk University, Nashville, Tennessee, 1915., 1915. Hardcover. Condition: Good. No Jacket. 1st Edition. Fair to good condition. Name at top of front fly leaf. Spine tips and cover corners are well worn. Cover edges are rubbed. A few small spots on covers. A small hole in cloth near bottom of spine. Front hinge starting to crack. Seller Inventory # 15017

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FOLK SONGS OF THE AMERICAN NEGRO. Number: Work, Frederick J.,

Work, Frederick J., edited by; Introduction by John W. Work

Published by Work Bros. & Hart Co., Nashville, Tenn. (1907)

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About this Item: Work Bros. & Hart Co., Nashville, Tenn., 1907. Wraps. Condition: Very Good +. Dust Jacket Condition: No jacket as issued. 1st Edition. 1st edition, thus. A Very Good copy. 8vo., 63, (1) pp. Bound in a stapled gray manila wrapper, with title printed on the front wrap. Very minor soiling on the wraps; one very small closed tear, and upper left corner of front wrap creased. Internally clean and bright. A Very Good copy. **** Number one in F.J. Work's FOLK SONGS of America series. Advertised on the rear wrapper as "A collection of Jubilee Gems scientifically set to music. The Songs that Negro Mothers and Fathers Sang Before the War". ****. Seller Inventory # 001754

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Work, John W (Editor)

Published by Bonanza Books, New York (1940)

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About this Item: Bonanza Books, New York, 1940. Cloth. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. 230 religious and secular songs. Explains the origins and nature of various types of Afro-American folk songs. This book by Work did much to establish the Negro folk song as musical form. A magnificent collection of genuine negro folk songs assembled by Dr. John W. Work of Fisk University. "Here are the original, great and exalted spirituals, the true, sad and mournful Blues, the rhythmic work songs, the gay and high-hearted cake-walk and dance tunes, here is the unique and beautiful music of the American Negro.". Seller Inventory # 007867

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Botkin, B.A., editor.

Published by Washington: Library of Congress Division of Music Recording Laboratory, n.d.

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About this Item: Washington: Library of Congress Division of Music Recording Laboratory, n.d. First Edition. 33 1/3 rpm recording. This record is on red vinyl and was not issued as a commercial release and, thus, for limited distribution by the Library of Congress. The record is at least near fine in sleeve with an inch spilt on the bottom e dge and minor additional wear. The texts of these songs are included on five single sheets housed in the record sleeve. Seller Inventory # 12290

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WORK, Frederick J., edited by

Published by Work Bros. & Hart Co, Nashville, Tenn (1907)

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About this Item: Work Bros. & Hart Co, Nashville, Tenn, 1907. Condition: Very Good. First edition. Introduction by John W. Work, Jr. Stapled printed gray wrappers. 63, [1]pp. A little pulled from the staples but holding, small nick sand modest tear on front wrap, else very good. John W. Work, a member of the Fisk University faculty, and his brother Frederick collected spirituals in rural communities, which they published in several volumes, and which almost single-handedly preserved and gave this folk music permanent form. Seller Inventory # 416289

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Newman I. White

Published by Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA (1928)

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About this Item: Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA, 1928. Cloth. Condition: Fair. First Edition. Small Quarto. Hardcover. First Edition. 1928. Ex-Library with the usual treatments. Bound in original green cloth with gilt lettering. Some surfaces wear, with peeling at the extremities. Hinges and textblock ends are tender, but intact. Top edge gilt. Pages show occasional pencil marginalia. Seller Inventory # GRP102832639

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White, Newman I.

Published by Folklore Associates, Inc., Hatboro, PA (1965)

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About this Item: Folklore Associates, Inc., Hatboro, PA, 1965. Cloth. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good++. Reprint. Originally published in 1928 by Harvard University Press. Frontis. xxiv. Footnotes. Appendices. Bibliography. Index of titles. Index of first lines. 501pp. Green cloth boards with gilt title on spine. Dust Jacket with sunned spine panel. INSCRIBED on f.f.p. by wife of author: "For f.W. With great affection and respect. Marie Anne White.". Signed by Author. Hardcover. Seller Inventory # 002873

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White, Newman I.

Published by Harvard University, Cambridge, MA (1928)

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About this Item: Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, 1928. Hardbound. first. Red library buckram. x, 501 pp. An excellent reference copy, with the usual library markings within. Fair. Sold as a complete reading copy only. Exlibrary. Seller Inventory # 125695

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Newman I. White

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About this Item: Cambridge: Harvard University Press, [1928]. 501pp., untrimmed, partly unopened. First Edition. Tall 8vo. Publisher's dark green cloth lettered in gilt, top-edge gilt. Trifle rubbing to spine and front cover; a near fine copy. An important gathering of folk songs, often citing where from reported, and often with detailed scholarly and explanatory notes. The author was a Duke University English professor with a professional interest in folklore and folksongs. Reviit, G.P. Jackson of Southern Hymnody, #110. Work p434. Seller Inventory # 3727289

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Work, John Wesley

Published by Fisk University, Nashville, Tennessee:(1915) (1915)

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About this Item: Fisk University, Nashville, Tennessee:(1915), 1915. Hardcover. Condition: Fair. 1st Edition. First Edition, 131 (1) pp bound in navy blue cloth lettered in gilt, edge wear with corners worn, with name stamped on top fore-edge of book. a good copy. Previous owner's stamp on the inside front cover which offset to the ffep. Scarce book. Nice piece of African American History. 8vo. Seller Inventory # we.0435

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Work, John Wesley (1901-) , [Ed. ]

Published by New York : Bonanza Books (1940)

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About this Item: New York : Bonanza Books, 1940. First Edition. Fine cloth copy in a good if somewhat edge-nicked and dust-dulled dw, now mylar-sleeved. Remains particularly and surprisingly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. ; 259 pages; Description: vii, 259 p. : music ; 26 cm. Subjects: African Americans --Songs and music. Afro-Americans --Music. Afro-American songs --Anthologies. Notes: Bibliography: p. 252-256. 1 Kg. Seller Inventory # 94658

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Work, John Wesley (1901-) , [Ed. ]

Published by New York : Bonanza Books (1940)

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About this Item: New York : Bonanza Books, 1940. First Edition. Fine cloth copy in a good if somewhat edge-nicked and dust-dulled dw, now mylar-sleeved. Remains particularly and surprisingly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. ; 259 pages; Description: vii, 259 p. : music ; 26 cm. Subjects: African Americans --Songs and music. Afro-Americans --Music. Afro-American songs --Anthologies. Notes: Bibliography: p. 252-256. 1 Kg. Seller Inventory # 94658

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White, Newman I.

Published by Harvard University Press, Cambridge (1928)

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About this Item: Harvard University Press, Cambridge, 1928. Condition: Very Good. First Edition.. First edition. Original green cloth, gilt titles. Large octavo, 501pg. "Sing, Sing! Darkies, Sing - Don't You Hear De Banjo Ring, Ring, Ring? Sing, Sing! Darkies, Sing - Sing for De White Folks Sing." Scarce and important study of African American music. Seller Inventory # 007515

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White, Newman I.

Published by HARVARD UNIVERSITY PRESS, CAMBRIDGE (1928)

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About this Item: HARVARD UNIVERSITY PRESS, CAMBRIDGE, 1928. HARD BACK GREEN. Condition: GOOD. FIRST ED. Boards: gilt title on cover and spine, mild to moderate book, shelf, edge wear, rubs, corner bumps, some edge fraying, some soil marks, front hinge loose resulting in cloth separation from the spine but in place. Interior: #352 written on the title page, pages browning, rubber stamp identification from the previous owner on the front/back paste-down papers, due date slip on the back paste-down paper. Top edges gilt. DATE PUBLISHED: 1928 EDITION: FIRST ED 501. Seller Inventory # 048769

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Metfessel, Milton, Ph.D.

Published by The University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill, NC (1928)

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About this Item: The University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill, NC, 1928. Hardcover. Condition: Good. No Jacket. 1st Edition. SIGNED BY MILTON METFESSEL. 1st Edition. RARE! Hard bound. No dust jacket. Pages show toning. Boards show wear, otherwise in very good condition. Signed by Author(s). Seller Inventory # 47347

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WHITE, Newman I.

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About this Item: hardcover. 501pp. tall 8vo, cloth. Harvard UP, 1928. First Edition. vg Work, p. 434. Seller Inventory # 121277

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American Negro folk-songs: White, Newman I.

White, Newman I.

Published by Harvard University Press, Cambridge (1928)

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About this Item: Harvard University Press, Cambridge, 1928. x, 501p., preface, bibliography, appendices, indexes, very good first edition in green cloth boards and gilt, top edge gilt. The European American scholar, who began his work collecting black songs in Alabama, categorizes his lyrics by topic. Two chapters on work songs are included. Seller Inventory # 31701

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White, Newman I.

Published by Cambridge: Harvard University Press.

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About this Item: Cambridge: Harvard University Press. First Edition, 1928. A Fine hardcover copy in dark green woven cloth stamped in gilt with blindstamped margin rule on front cover, top edge gilt, fore- and bottom edges untrimmed. Virtually no wear. 501pp with Index. An important compendium. Seller Inventory # Q02773

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Newman I. White

Published by Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA (1928)

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About this Item: Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA, 1928. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. First Edition. Small Quarto. First Edition. 1928. Beige dustjacket with red borders and black lettering has sizable chips along top and bottom, toned along edges. Bound in original forest green cloth with gilt lettering. Edges of spine lightly rubbed. Binding strong, many pages uncut. A small and faint "Research Collection" stamp is applied to the top corner of the dustjacket, front free endpaper, and title page. Pages lightly toned but otherwise clean. At the time of its publication the most the fully annotated and referenced collection of African-American folk-songs by the distinguished Duke Professor and folklorist. Beige dustjacket with red borders and black lettering has sizable chips along top and bottom, toned along edges. Seller Inventory # GRP102832271

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