Black Beauty, White Heat: A Pictorial History Of Classic Jazz 1920-1950 By Frank Driggs & Harris Lewine [SIGNED]
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Black Beauty, White Heat: A Pictorial History Of Classic Jazz 1920-1950 By Frank Driggs & Harris Lewine [SIGNED]
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Morrow, New York, 1982, First Printing with complete number line. In the presumed first issue dust jacket with light tope coloured background to jacket photo and price of $39.95 at front flap. Presentation copy, SIGNED and warmly inscribed by book co-authors, Frank Driggs and Harris Lewine and by the author of the introduction, Paul Bacon. In pictorial purple, black and gilt cloth, spine ends slightly compressed, wear to bottom fore corner of front board, light spotting to top and front edge, minimal shelf wear to top and bottom board edges, else, about near fine, clean and unmarked. In a like dust jacket, slightly rubbed and toned, short closed tear and creasing to top of rear panel, minimal edge wear, in mylar sleeve. Author, music historian, Grammy Award winning record producer, Frank Driggs, built the largest private collection of classic jazz photography and memorabilia in the world. This is a remarkable assemblage of b&w photographs and jazz ephemera, selected from over 100,000 pieces in the author's collection, a rich visual history of jazz in its classic period from 1920-50. Nice copy of a beautiful book, very scarce signed, particularly by all three authors. J1337

Black Beauty, White Heat: A Pictorial History Of Classic Jazz 1920-1950 By Frank Driggs & Harris Lewine [SIGNED]
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Black Beauty, White Heat: A Pictorial History Of Classic Jazz 1920-1950 By Frank Driggs & Harris Lewine [SIGNED]
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Black Beauty, White Heat: A Pictorial History Of Classic Jazz 1920-1950 By Frank Driggs & Harris Lewine [SIGNED]
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Black Beauty, White Heat: A Pictorial History Of Classic Jazz 1920-1950 By Frank Driggs & Harris Lewine [SIGNED]
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Black Beauty, White Heat: A Pictorial History Of Classic Jazz 1920-1950 By Frank Driggs & Harris Lewine [SIGNED]
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Black Beauty, White Heat: A Pictorial History Of Classic Jazz 1920-1950 By Frank Driggs & Harris Lewine [SIGNED]
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