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(JAZZ.) HARVEY, Charles (ed.)

Jazz Parody.

(Anthology of Jazz Fiction)... foreword by Charles Delaunay.

Spearman Publishers Ltd., London , [1948] Stock Code: 97225
£200.00
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First edition, first impression, with the neat "Made in Great Britain" stamp on the foot of title. A scarce jazz book, published in conjunction with the American Jazz Society and issued as number 1 in the series. The foreword is by the acclaimed French jazz critic Charles Delaunay and the photographs are by one of the great jazz photographers, William Gottlieb; the portraits in Jazz Parody are among the best known and most widely reproduced in jazz history and include Billie Holiday, Earl Hines, Leadbelly and Django Reinhardt.

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Description

Octavo. Original grey boards, red paper spine, letter in red on front board. With the dust jacket.

Illustrations

8 photographic portraits by William Gottlieb.

Condition

Back panel of jacket lightly soiled, a few chips to extremities. An excellent copy.

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