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1 Living Blues 1:1 (Spring, 1970)
Chicago Living Blues 1970 Periodical 
Wraps, very good with some general overall darkening from sun and offsetting. The first issue (and not the facsimile.) Extra postage may be required for international shipment of this oversize book.; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall 
Price: 65.00 USD
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2 Robert Johnson, King Of The Delta Blues
London Immediate Music 1969 First Edition Paperback 
Wraps, 8vo, 62pp, very good with some age toning; lyrics and musical transcriptions of Johnson's songs. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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3 Adelt, Ulrich Blues Music In The Sixties. A Story In Black And White
New Brunswick Rutgers University Press 2010 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover 
Fine in fine dust jacket. Chapters on BB King, Clapton, American Folk Blues Festival, Janis Joplin, Newport, and Living Blues magazine. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 192 pp 
Price: 25.00 USD
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4 Dixon, Robert Mw, And John Godrich Recording The Blues
London Studio Vista 1970 First Edition Paperback 
Wraps, Jeff Titon's copy with his name at fore-edge of t.p, very good copy of this entry in the Paul Oliver Blues Series. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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5 Ferris, William Blues From The Delta
London Studio Vista 1970 First Edition Paperback 
Wraps, very good with crease to covers, an entry in the Paul Oliver Blues Series. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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6 Finn, Julio The Bluesman
London Quartet 1996 First Edition Hardcover 
Signed and inscribed by the author. Near fine in near fine dust jacket, uncommon to find inscribed. The Musical Heritage of Black Men and Women in the Americas. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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7 Garon, Paul Blues and the Poetic Spirit
London Eddison Press, Ltd. 1975 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover 
Owner's name in felt-tip pen on f. E. P. , otherwise near fine in lightly rubbed very good+, price-clipped dust jacket. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 178 pp 
Price: 20.00 USD
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8 Garon, Paul, And Gene Tomko What's The Use Of Walking If There's A Freight Train Going Your Way?
Chicago Charles H Kerr Co 2006 First Edition Paperback 
Wraps, fine. Black Hoboes and Their Songs. Nearly 300pp with over 100 hobo song lyrics transcribed + CD with 25 of the best ones. 
Price: 27.00 USD
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9 Gert Zur Heide, Karl Deep South Piano. The Story Of Little Brother Montgomery
London Studio Vista 1970 First Edition; First Printing Paperback 
Wraps, near fine copy of this entry in the Paul Oliver Blues Series. Contains lyric transcriptions and a biographical encyclopedia of blues pianists. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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10 Glover, "Harp Dog" Tony Blues Harp Songbook
NY Oak 1975 Paperback 
Wraps, later ed. 'Harp Dog' is 'Little Son' on the cover, referring to his work BLUES HARP. Very good, record present but detached. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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11 Groom, Bob The Blues Revival
London Studio Vista 1971 First Edition Paperback 
Wraps, sticker on front wrap, otherwise near fine, an entry in the Paul Oliver Blues Series. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12 Jones, Fernando I Was There When The Blues Was Red Hot
Chicago the author 1992 First Edition Paperback 
Signed by the author. Wraps (gold), third printing, near fine. 78pp. A blues autobiography. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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13 Oliver, Paul Aspects Of The Blues Tradition
NY Oak 1970 First US Edition; First Printing Hardcover 
1st US edition of Screening the Blues, very good+ with owner's name, in very good- dust jacket, heavily rubbed, short tears at top edge, and with quarter-size chip on rear panel. Essays on specific blues subjects like the numbers game (policy), sexuality in the blues, John Henry & Joe Louis, Forty Four Blues and more. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 294 pp 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14 Oliver, Paul Aspects Of The Blues Tradition
NY Oak 1970 First US Edition; First Printing Hardcover 
1st US edition of Screening the Blues, very good+ with owner's name, and a tiny bit of tape residue at the head of the front board (negligible? ) in very good- dust jacket rubbed, with small chips and tears. . Essays on specific blues subjects like the numbers game (policy) , sexuality in the blues, John Henry & Joe Louis, Forty Four Blues and more. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 294 pp 
Price: 25.00 USD
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15 Oliver, Paul Savannah Syncopators
London Studio Vista 1970 First Edition; First Printing Softcover 
Wraps, in the Paul Oliver Blues Series, a fine copy of the second printing of the US edition. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 112 pp 
Price: 15.00 USD
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16 Radcliffe, Charles, et al. Anarchy. a Journal of Anarchist Ideas 51 Blues, R N' B, Pop, Folk
London Freedom Press 1965 Periodical 
Wraps, Ben Covington (Charles Radcliffe) , Kevin McGrath, others, near fine copy of an important issue. The first salvo fired against the appearance of "white blues." ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 20.00 USD
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17 Scott, Michelle R Blues Empress In Black Chattanooga. Bessie Smith and the Emerging Urban South.
Urbana Univ Illinois Press 2008 First Edition Paperback 
Wraps, fine copy of this just-released title. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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18 Smith, Bessie Bessie Smith. the Complete Recordings, Volumes 1-5
Columbia C2K 47091, etc, 199 1996 First Edition Compact Discs 
5 volumes, each with 2 CDs, the complete works. Each 12' x 6 box contains a booklet and 2 cds, some still sealed. Some boxes a bit rubbed at edges, otherwise near fine to fine throughout. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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19 Stewart-Baxter, Derrick Ma Rainey and the Classic Blues Singers
NY Stein and Day 1970 First Edition; First Printing Paperback 
Wraps, 1st US paper edition, the first comprehensive study of the female blues singers, from Ma Rainey and Bessie Smith, to Virginia Liston, Ida Cox, Maggie Jones and many more. Basic reading for any serious blues library. Very good+ copy with mild rubbing to edges. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 112 pp 
Price: 15.00 USD
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20 Vignes, Michelle (Photographs) ; Francis Hofstein (Text) Oakland Blues
Paris Marval 1989 First Edition; First Printing Softcover 
Wraps, a fine copy of this selection of photographs of West Coast blues artists, with text by Francis Hofstein. Published four years before the US edition. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall 
Price: 15.00 USD
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