New York: The Macmillan Company, 1947.
First edition signed in the year of publication on the half title page, "Yours sincerely, / John A. Lomax / Lubbock, Texas, / April 27, 1947." The local paper corroborates him visiting town that day. Former owner's bookplate at front. xi,,302pp. Orignal red cloth stamped in black, sans jacket. Good+ condition with slightly bowed boards, faded spine, small stain on front cover. The pioneering American musicologist and folklorist's memoirs, published around a year before his death. Item #170128006