Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Paul Robeson Souvenir Book [SINGED]

New York: Columbia Concerts, Inc., 1945. First edition. Softcover. Signed twice "All best wishes Paul Robeson" underneath photograph of Robeson in his library on last page, and by "Lawrence Brown," his accompanist at the piano. Large Quarto. Unpaginated, 16pp. Original color photo-illustrated wraps with white lettering on cover, protected by modern mylar. Tour Direction: Metropolitan Musical Bureau, Inc. (F. C. Coppicus and F. C. Schang), Division of Columbia Concert, Inc. Profusely illustrated with b/w photographs of Robeson portraits, Robeson in his great theatrical roles, including "The Emperor Jones," "Othello," "John Henry," "Showboat," and "Black Boy," and film performances, including "The Emperor Jones," Big Feller," "Desert Sands," and "Proud Valley." The souvenir book also includes a photographic survey of Robeson's life, showing Eugene O'Neill, Alexander Woollcott, Robert Rockmore, and Robeson's visits to Europe and his presence in the news. Inside back cover with advertisement of Columbia Concerts with list of Columbia artists and attractions. Back cover with photo-illustrated Columbia Record advertisement. OCLC with only two records of this item. Covers with light diagonal creases and all pages with small hole in upper right corner, not affecting text or illustrations. Very good condition. Item #47345

Price: $750.00

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