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1948 Ad Caribbean Melodies Hurston Still Haiti Ditson - ORIGINAL ADVERTISING ET2

1948 Ad Caribbean Melodies Hurston Still Haiti Ditson - ORIGINAL ADVERTISING ET2

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This is an original 1948 black and white print ad for the Caribbean Melodies collected by Zora Neal Hurston and arranged by William Grant Still. The book includes 17 exotic songs and dance rhythms, portraying the musical life of Haiti. The price of the book is $1.00 and is distributed by the Oliver Ditson Co., Theodore Presser Co. located at 1712 Chestnut Street in Philadelphia, PA. Included in the contents are Hand a Bowl, a voodoo chant from Jamaica; Peas and Rice, a jumping dance from Cat Island; Mama, I Saw a Sailboat, a ring play from New Providence.

CONDITION

This 63+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. No aging. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage.

  • Product Type: Original Print Ad; Black & White / Grayscale
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
  • Dimensions: Approximately 4.75 x 3.25 inches; 12 x 8 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Keywords specific to this image: dances, ballads, choral group, chants, ring plays Vintage Advertising

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