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SIGNED BY LOUIS ARMSTRONG, VELMA MIDDLETON AND THE BAND

(ARMSTRONG, Louis). (MIDDLETON, Velma). Document signed (concert program). No place, no date [circa 1953].

Vintage concert program booklet, illustrated with numerous black-and-white photographs, signed on the front cover by Louis Armstrong, singer Velma Middleton and Armstrong band members Trummy Young (trombone), Barney Bigard (clarinet), Arvell Shaw (bass), Billy Kyle (piano) and Barrett Deems (drums). $1750.

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SIGNED BY “SATCHMO” AND VELMA MIDDLETON

(ARMSTRONG, Louis). (MIDDLETON, Velma). Document signed (concert program). No place, no date [1957].

Vintage concert program booklet, illustrated with numerous black-and-white photographs, signed in green ink on the front cover “Satchmo, Louis Armstrong,” further signed by singer Velma Middleton at her photograph. $1650.

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FIRST EDITION OF HANDY'S BLUES, A JAZZ ANTHOLOGY, INSCRIBED BY HIM IN THE YEAR OF PUBLICATION

HANDY, W.C., editor. Blues. New York, 1926.

First edition of this classic jazz anthology featuring text as well as piano/vocal parts, inscribed in the year of publication: "To Miss Lydia G. Fraser, with best wishes, W.C. Handy. 5-10-'26." $1500.

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BOLDLY INSCRIBED BY SAMMY DAVIS, JR.

DAVIS, Sammy, Jr. and BOYAR, Jane and Burt. Yes I Can: The Story of Sammy Davis, Jr. New York, 1965.

First edition of Davis’ autobiography, boldly inscribed: "All my BEST Sammy Davis Jr." $1100.

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SCARCE DISCOGRAPHY OF EARLY JAZZ RECORDINGS

RUST, Brian. Jazz Records A-Z, 1897-1931. Middlesex, England, 1961.

Scarce first edition of Brian Rust’s classic jazz record discography, “the definitive guide to 78 rpm records,” which includes blues recordings not listed in later editions. $950.

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INSCRIBED BY “OLD PEARLY MAE”

BAILEY, Pearl. Talking to Myself. New York, 1971.

First edition of this “absorbing” autobiography, “laden with warm ‘mother wit,” inscribed on the half title, “Dearest ones I send you all love—Pearl.” $250.

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