The Negro Speaks of Rivers [cover title] As sung by Etta Moten. Music by Margaret Bonds. Words by Langston Hughes. [With a cover sketch of Etta Moten by Richmond Barthe. Published by the company founded by W.C. Handy.].

New York: Handy Brothers Music Co. (1942). Advertising brochure. Eight-panel brochure folded to 16mo. Four panels describe the creative process for the "new Negro song" and give short biographical sketches of the five African-American artists involved, as printed above. Other advertising, an order blank, and a sample of the music and lyrics from the song are printed on the other three panels. Not in Blockson catalogue. Not recorded on OCLC. Very good. Original illustrated self-wrapper. (8529). Item #61640

Price: $250.00

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