New York: Albert and Charles Boni, 1925. Hardcover. 183p., 9x12 inches, foreword, short histories of the songs and singers, illustrated with woodcuts, music transcriptions and lyrics, first edition hardbound in decorative cloth with spine and cover labels. Find a brief gift inscription in old sepia nib dated 1925, the spine label is quite worn and near illegible, otherwise a very good copy.
The European American ethnomusicologist discusses the distinctive music of Louisiana's African American cultures.