FATHER OF THE BLUES, INSCRIBED BY W.C. HANDY
HANDY, W.C. Father of the Blues. New York, 1941.
First edition of the legendary musician's autobiography, inscribed by Handy in the year of publication to a prominent music scholar, "To Ted Livingston, with pleasure I add my signature after a most delightful chat. W.C. Handy 7-8-1941," this copy containing a laid-in typed leaf, stated "Second Draft," of Livingston's work on Handy's classic song, "St. Louis Blues." $5200.