Negro Folk Songs as Sung by Lead Belly
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1936.
First edition, first printing. Signed by John A. Lomax with a lengthy inscription to a previous owner on the title page. Bound in publisher's coarse ochre cloth stamped in red. Near Fine with bottom corner bumped, non-authorial former owner gift inscription to half-title page, pages tanned; a very sharp copy. In a Very Good dust jacket, worn and chipped along the extremities, spine faded and with a large but somewhat light stain affecting the spine and the majority of the rear panel. Features annotated songs and an oral biography of the iconic blues legend, transcribed by the folklorist father-and-son duo John and Alan Lomax. Item #140944566