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Gimme De Leavin's. by Cole and Johnson Bros.

Jos. W. Stern & Co: NY 1904 Front cover illustr, 14 x 11, wraps, unpag (8 pp incl covers). Moderately worn, creased, soiled, tears, toning, chipping, spine splitting. Illustr shows a photographic image of a Black man (not Black-face) who has very wide painted-on lips and is wearing a collar with points similar to a jester. Some of the lyrics: "One night I put my bes' clothes on, And went to see my gal; I took a wat-er-mel-on as a present for my sal . . . an' dere be-fo' my eyes, I se'ed her jes a hug-gining and a kiss-ing my friend Ned . . ." Sold as is.


Book Id: 97-9054

Price: $150.00

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