Blind Boone; His Early Life and His Achievements Including "Early Life Stories;" Professional Life Incidents; Concert Reminiscences; Brief Life of His First and Only Manager. Also His Musical Compositions Arranged in Instrumental Selections of the Waltz, Gallop, Caprice, Serenade, Polka, Together with His Reveries and Songs
Blind Boone; His Early Life and His Achievements Including "Early Life Stories;" Professional Life Incidents; Concert Reminiscences; Brief Life of His First and Only Manager. Also His Musical Compositions Arranged in Instrumental Selections of the Waltz, Gallop, Caprice, Serenade, Polka, Together with His Reveries and Songs

Blind Boone; His Early Life and His Achievements Including "Early Life Stories;" Professional Life Incidents; Concert Reminiscences; Brief Life of His First and Only Manager. Also His Musical Compositions Arranged in Instrumental Selections of the Waltz, Gallop, Caprice, Serenade, Polka, Together with His Reveries and Songs

Kansas City: Burton Publishing Co., 1915. 1st ed. Hardcover. 21 photos and illustrations (including frontis), 256p. Original red cloth. 20cm. Front free endpaper removed leaving some of cloth webbing in hinge exposed; otherwise an unusually attractive copy. No jacket (we have never seen a copy with a jacket but it probably had one). A very scarce biography of John William ("Blind") Boone, 1864-1927, an African American musical prodigy whose eyes were removed when he was about 6 months old to enable him to recover from cerebral meningitis. Near Fine. Item #88555

Price: $1,500.00