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Saint Helena Island spirituals; recorded and transcribed at Penn Normal,  Industrial and Agricultural School, St. Helena Island, Beaufort County,  South Carolina. by  West Africa)  Sierre Leone - First Edition; First Printing - 1924/1925 - from Beasley Books and Biblio.com

Saint Helena Island spirituals; recorded and transcribed at Penn Normal, Industrial and Agricultural School, St. Helena Island, Beaufort County, South Carolina.

by Ballanta-(Taylor), Nicholas George Julius (of Freetown, Sierre Leone, West Africa)

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New York: Institute of Musical Art / G Schirmer. 1924/1925. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Very good with scrap of stained tape left on free front endpaper with a few spots there also, minor marking of boards, otherwise very good copy of this scarce collection of 113 spirituals with both words and music transcribed .; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 93 pp .


  • Bookseller: Beasley Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 28922
  • Title: Saint Helena Island spirituals; recorded and transcribed at Penn Normal, Industrial and Agricultural School, St. Helena Island, Beaufort County, South Carolina.
  • Author: Ballanta-(Taylor), Nicholas George Julius (of Freetown, Sierre Leone, West Africa)
  • Format/binding:Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used
  • Edition: First Edition; First Printing
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Institute of Musical Art / G Schirmer
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1924/1925
  • Keywords: Music, Spirituals, African American

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