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ARMSTRONG, Louis.

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  1. Sugar Foot Stomp.
    First edition, this first issue uncommon with OCLC recording just three copies. A song of contested origins, based on Dippermouth Blues, a tune for which Satchmo claimed credit from his days with King Oliver, it was rearranged by Don Redman for the Fletcher Henderson Orchestra, when Armstrong had joined them, under the present... Learn More
    £1,500

    Stock Code: 98911

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  2. Jazzmen.
    First edition, this copy inscribed on the half-title, in characteristic green ink, by Louis Armstrong, "Best wishes to Louise from Louis Armstrong", and with a gift inscription to this recipient to the front free endpaper, dated in the year of publication. A classic jazz history, Jazzmen was one of the earliest books published... Learn More
    £1,500

    Stock Code: 80062

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  3. Horn of Plenty. The Story of Louis Armstrong.
    First edition in English, published in French as Louis Armstrong. Le Roi du Jazz, in Paris in the same year. This copy signed by Armstrong beneath the portrait. Goffin was a Belgian lawyer, poet and author, a Stormy Petrel of the Nazi invasion, and who fled to the USA in 1939. In 1932 he had published Aux Frontières du... Learn More
    £1,250

    Stock Code: 77102

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  4. Signed monogrammed handkerchief.
    Remarkable signed example of Satchmo's ever-present handkerchief. We have been unable to trace another of similar design, but it is absolutely authentic, apparently obtained by an admirer after a concert in the early 50s, and is accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity from James Spence, one of America's leading manuscript... Learn More
    £1,250

    Stock Code: 83446

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  5. 123089
    A superb inscription by the great trumpeter, flamboyantly signed in green ink right across the back cover: "To Millie + Neal - Louis Armstrong Satchmo". The original vinyl release (Decca DL8741) of Pops's "collection of gospel songs, spirituals, homilies, and comic vignettes" and "the only religious album this determinedly... Learn More
    £750

    Stock Code: 123089

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