New York: Handy Brothers Music Co. 1944. Hardcover. 236p., illustrations, musical transcriptions, very good first edition, in lightly-worn 11x7.5 inch pictorial paper over boards and dust jacket; casing is mildly edgeworn and sunned at head and tail, while the dj is price-clipped, has a big chip at the head and is rubbed and edgweworn with splash-stains across spine panel. Includes musical compositions by and about African Americans and people important to the African American struggle, and essays by Andy Razaf on George Washington Carver and Thaddeus Stevens (as well as a number of Razaf's compositions), etc.
Other contributors include Eubie Blake, Langston Hughes, Alain Locke, and George Schuyler.
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