"OH, MISTER JELLY": A JELLY ROLL MORTON SCRAPBOOK, compiled William Russell - 1999 [1st Ed.]


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"Oh, Mister Jelly": A Jelly Roll Morton Scrapbook

William Russell, compiler 

First edition.  Copenhagen, Denmark:  JazzMedia ApS, 1999   

Hardback is overall in VERY GOOD condition, with a VERY GOOD DJ.

  • Boards covered in blue paper are mostly clean.  Show some wear, bumps, a chip to spine shoulder, edgewear.  Corners are frayed.
  • Spine has gilt text and is bright with bumped ends.
  • Binding is secure.  
  • End papers show little to no sign of age or wear
  • Illustrations are bright and clear.   
  • Interior is gently age-toned.  
  • Inside pages are free of writing and intentional marks. 
  • Text block edges are a little dusty.  
  • Illustrated DJ has some edgewear, chipped corners, closed tears along head edge, bumping along foot edge.  
  • PS2022.0818

720 pages. 8.25 x 11.75 inches.

ISBN: 87-88043-26-6

The product of more than thirty years spent collecting materials on Jelly Roll Morton and his contributions to Jazz.  Compiled by Bill Russell, "the single most influential figure in the revival of New Orleans jazz that began in the 1940s" (Times of London), and completed shortly before his death in 1992.  Copiously illustrated.

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