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Nicholas, Joseph C.
Disc Collector; Official Organ of National Hillbilly Record Collectors' Exchange, ( 16 Issues),1951-1961, and Disc Collector News Letter , Nos. 1-5, Jan. - Sept., 1964, with Related Ephemera
National Hillbilly Record Collectorss Exchange, Palmer, Michigan, 1951. RARE. 16 issues of Disc Collecto; Official Organ of National Hillbilly Record Collectors' Exchange, later renamed Disc Collector: "The Country Record Collectors Bible". This mimeographed country and folk music journal which has been called a veritable "research discography". Published quarterly starting in 1951, the 16 issues are Vol. 1, Nos.1-4, 1951; Vol. 2, Nos. 1-3, 1952; and Nos. 10, 12-19, 1957-1961. With a hand-written artist index on 4" x 6" index cards giving artist name, issue number and page number, no indication of author but from the collection of noted folklorist Frank Hoffman. Additionally, Disc Collectors New Letter, Nos. 1-5, Jan.-Sept. 1964, along with 2 pages of New Releases and a blank application for membership to Disc Collectors Record Club. Very Good or better overall, slight musty smell, assorted small corner creases. A remarkable and RARE treasure trove for the collector of early country and folk music. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]
Bookseller: Dale Steffey Books, ABAA, ILAB [Bloomington, IN, U.S.A.]
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