New York: Grossman Publishers, 1969. First edition. Hardcover. First printing. 500 pages. A thick tome of blues lyrics compiled by Eric Sackheim. Includes 68 illustrations by Jonathan Shahn. A tight very near fine copy in a very near fine dust jacket. Signed and inscribed by Sackheim to his father Ben Sackheim who was a advertising executive, book collector and seller: "to the greatest blues-man of them all Ben Satchmo" Eric Sackheim." A terrific association copy.