The Story of the Jubilee Singers; with their songs

London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1877. Seventh Edition. Octavo (19cm.); original terracotta pictorial cloth embossed in black and gilt, grey glazed endpapers; vii,[2],248pp.; original mounted albumen photographic frontispiece labeled and ruled in purple ink, illus. and sheet music throughout. Light wear, corners bumped, light soil, contemporary Worcester, Mass., bookseller ticket to front free endpaper, flyleaves foxed, else Very Good, photograph just about fine. Oft-reprinted account of the Jubilee Singers of Fisk University, founded in Nashville in 1866 for the education of newly-freed slaves. Later editions replaced the albumen frontispiece with a generic engraved frontispiece of the University.

Price: $250.00

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