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Tracey, William and Lewis F. Muir.

PLAY THAT BARBER SHOP CHORD.

J. Fred Helf Company: NY 1910 13.5 x 10.5, pict wraps, (6) pp. Creasing, soiling, edge tears, spine splitting, slight musty smell else good. On front cover against a light red background is performer Bert Williams. A Bahamian native Bert Williams, 1874-1922, immigrated to the US with his parents while a young child; later in his teens he started performing in minstrel shows where he met George Walker who would become his longtime partner in Williams and Walker. Williams was a top-draw vaudevillian and one of the most popular comedians of the era. He was the best-selling Black recording artist prior to 1920 and was the first Black American to have a lead role on Broadway. Scarce.


Book Id: 99-2350

Price: $15.00

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