Charlottesville, Va: Virginia Folklore Society, 1979-1981. 1st Edition. Quarto. Near Fine. Item #16727
Two quarto-sized staple-bound trade paperbacks, very uncommon in commerce, featuring a myriad of articles and vintage photography of Appalacia and Blue Ridge folklife.
Topics include the Tradition of African-American Banjo Playing, a biography of 'Tippy' Rhodes: Black Street Dancer in Charlottesville, Black music tradition from the home of Thomas Jefferson, Monticello, the WPA in Franklin County, and many, many others.
A touch of age toning around edges otherwise in Fine condition. This offering consists of Volume 1, 1979; and Volume II, 1980-81. Volume I, 95pp; Volume II, 87pp.