New York: John Day, 1930. First Edition. Ownership signature. From the introduction by George Gershwin: “A book that needed to be written...a swell, a gorgeous story.” A study of the personalities and forces that gave birth to American popular music, ragtime, jazz, and “other secrets of The Great American Noise.” Illustrated. Fine in a very good colorful dust jacket with some fading, a 3/4” piece missing from the base of the spine, small chips and tears. Scare in dust jacket. (Inventory #: 8142J)
Literature, Performing Arts, Autographs, Manuscripts, Rare Cinema Material, Literary First Editions
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