On the Trail of Negro Folk-Songs (Moses Asch's Copy). Dorothy Scarborough, Ola Lee Gulledge.

On the Trail of Negro Folk-Songs (Moses Asch's Copy)

Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1925. Cloth. AN HISTORICALLY SIGNIFICANT COPY, HAVING BELONGED TO THE PIONEERING RECORD EXECUTIVE MOSES ASCH, WHO WENT ON TO ESTABLISH FOLKWAYS RECORDS IN 1948. BEARING MOSES ASCH'S PROMINENT STAMP (INCLUDING HIS W. 46TH ST. ADDRESS IN NEW YORK) on the front free endpaper. A very sharp copy to boot of the 1925 1st edition. Tight and Near Fine in its dark-green cloth, with crisp gilt-titling along the front panel and spine. Small, decorative bookplate at the front pastedown, one tiny bump to the front panel's upper tip, one small chip at the front free endpaper's top-edge. Still though, very presentable. Octavo, chapter headings include "Negro Ballads", "Dance-Songs", "Children's Game-Songs", "Lullabies", "Work-Songs", "Railraod Songs", etc. Near Fine. Item #16910

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