Calypso Song Book

New York: McGraw-Hill, (1957).


Hardcover. First edition. Edited by Lyle Kenyon Engel. Illustrations by William Charmatz. Thin quarto. 64pp. Fine in near fine, very slightly spine-lightened dustwrapper with a couple of small chips. Signed by the illustrator William Charmatz with a drawing of a man and woman on a desert island labeled "Getz Island." Relatively uncommon book of calypso songs by a black author, inspired by the Harry Belafonte-driven calypso phenomenon.

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Calypso Song Book. William ATTAWAY.
Calypso Song Book