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  1. Adventures of a Ballad Hunter.
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    Adventures of a Ballad Hunter.

    First edition, first impression. This copy inscribed on the half-title; "Yours sincerely, John A. Lomax, Dallax, Tex., March 1, 1947". Entertaining autobiography of the pioneering American folklorist and musicologist, the man who "discovered " Lead Belly, from hard-scrabble Texas farm to the Library of Congress. The book was optioned for a movie to star Bing Crosby as Lomax and Josh White as Huddie Ledbetter, but never went into production. Learn More
    £350

    Date of Publication: 1947

    Published: New York

    Stock Code: 88028

    Signed: Yes

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