Beale Street: Where the Blues Began. George W Lee , a Memphis community leader. The first book by a black author to be a Book-of-the-Month Club selection. Contains a brief foreword by William C. Boards are in very good shape with some yellowing.Front board has clean impression of profile of flapper woman of the period. Spine and other structural elements have no issues. Foxing on first few pages, internally clean, bright tan pages.
Jacket is present but has wear; fair sized chips missing from top spine and smaller ones from the front cover. Inside of the jacket has been taped but it appears to be have been done long ago with cellophane tape. 1st Edition , tan cloth with dust jacket , see photos. Please let me know if you have any questions. The item "Beale Street Where the Blues Began 1934 First Edition by George W.Lee" is in sale since Saturday, November 28, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Black Americana\Books". The seller is "butlerwwll" and is located in Memphis, Tennessee. This item can be shipped to United States, Mexico, Brazil, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Uruguay.