1992 Edition, paperback.
Condition: Very good, moderate fore-edges discoloration and very moderate edge bending (see images). Measures 9" x 6" x 1.5", a hefty 513 pages including helpful index.
Gérard Herzhaft's Encyclopedia Of The Blues: Accurate, detailed, and comprehensive collection of information on a plethora of Blues Musicians, appreciated by blues music fans around the world.
From Mamie Smith and her seminal recording of "Crazy Blues" in 1920 through the standard makers like Robert Johnson, Mississippi John Hurt, and Blind Boy Fuller to contemporary stars such as Robert Cray, Joe Louis Walker, and Kenny Neal - the musical tradition known as the "blues" has been long and varied. A very usable and useful handbook.