50: W.C Handy A Treasury Of The Blues - Signed
Title: A Treasury of the Blues: Complete Words and Music of 67 Great Songs from Memphis Blues to the Present Day
Author: Handy, W.C., editor
Description: 258 pp. With historical and critical text by Abbe Niles. Illustrated from paintings by Miguel Covarrubias. (4to), cloth-backed boards, dust jacket. First Edition.Inscribed presentation copy, signed by the editor to vaudeville personality and publisher, Joe Laurie Jr. and to his wife: “To Mrs. Joe Laurie and Daddy Joe, W.C. Handy, 11-16-1949.” Joe Laurie was close friends with Abel Green, long-time editor of Variety, who had Joe publish the 1951 book, Show Biz: From Vaude to Video ("video" at that time meant television).
Heading: Place Published: [New York]
Publisher: Charles Boni / Simon & Schuster
Date Published: 
Mild edge wear and soiling, scattered small stains; else very good in like jacket.