Negro Folk Songs as Sung by Lead Belly, 1st Edition, transcribed, selected, and edited by John A. Lomax and Alan Lomax, 1936. Published by The Macmillan Company, New York. Octavo, 242 pages with printed stanzas, lithographic frontispiece, hardbound in tan cloth boards with red lettering to front cover and spine, includes original dust jacket. 9 5/8" H x 7 1/2" W x 1 1/2" D. Provenance: The collection of internationally known ragtime pianist and historian Johnny Maddox, Gallatin, TN. CONDITION: Overall good condition. Lower right corner of front cover bumped, areas of toning, foxing spots, to interior of covers. Dust jacket in clear mylar cover, overall good condition with shelf wear, areas of dampstaining, areas of loss, largest 3/4" x 1 1/2", two areas of scotch tape, largest 5/8" x 1 3/4", minute foxing spots, scuffs to interior. Front flap to dust jacket with 1/2" x 1 5/8 clips to corners. Pages in overall good condition.
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