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SKIFFLE:; The Story of Folk-song with a Jazz Beat. With a Foreword by Lonnie Donegan (The King of Skiffle) by  Brian Bird - First Edition - 1958 - from R & A Petrilla, ABAA, IOBA (SKU: BOOKS017075I)

SKIFFLE:; The Story of Folk-song with a Jazz Beat. With a Foreword by Lonnie Donegan (The King of Skiffle)

SKIFFLE:; The Story of Folk-song with a Jazz Beat. With a Foreword by Lonnie Donegan (The King of Skiffle) by  Brian Bird - First Edition - 1958 - from R & A Petrilla, ABAA, IOBA (SKU: BOOKS017075I)

SKIFFLE:; The Story of Folk-song with a Jazz Beat. With a Foreword by Lonnie Donegan (The King of Skiffle)

by Bird, Brian

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London: Robert Hale, 1958. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Good +. 119pp, index; 13pp illus from photographs. Bound in pictorial boards, dust jacket. 8" x 5.25" This first book on the subject traces the history of skiffle from its slave and jazz roots through the 1950s. The second part of the book is a how-to for forming a skiffle band as well as a look at the "origins, progress and personalities" of Britain's most popular skiffle bands.

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R & A Petrilla, ABAA, IOBA US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
BOOKS017075I
Title
SKIFFLE:; The Story of Folk-song with a Jazz Beat. With a Foreword by Lonnie Donegan (The King of Skiffle)
Author
Bird, Brian
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
Good +
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Robert Hale
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1958
Keywords
skiffle bands; lonnie donnegan; folk music; jazz
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jazz;

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Established 1970, we are generalist antiquarian booksellers. We specialize in old and unusual books, manuscripts, and ephemera. We no longer sell at book fairs. Please see the catalogs on our website, or browse our stock for your interests. We are grateful for your orders. Thank you. -- Bob & Alison Petrilla Professional affiliations: American Antiquarian Society, ABAA, ILAB, IOBA, Library Company of Philadelphia, Philobiblon Club.

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