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A History Of Jazz


By: Rudi Blesh
Edition: First American Edition
Date: 1949
Published: Alfred A. Knopf [New York]
Size (Details): 8vo (381 pages, with 24 pages of musical transcriptions, index, photographs.)
Binding: Hardcover (with Dust Jacket) [Patterned yellow cloth]

Category: Jazz
From: Chartwell Booksellers
Item Number: 12046

Description: A useful history of jazz that was once considered definitive but has since been supplanted. This is a very good copy of the First Edition in a dust jacket that is lightly creased, with fractional loss along upper spine edge and a closed tear on front face. Contents fine, with browning to page edges and an ink gift inscription on the front free endpaper.

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