Tambo and Bones. A History of the American Minstrel Stage.
African American Minstrel Stage History
Minstrel stage history exploring the origins of black American minstrelsy; early minstrel shows, their prosperity and decline; their techniques. The concluding chapter is given to discussing the Knights of the Burnt Cork. A handsome copy.
Description: Tambo and Bones. A History of the American Minstrel Stage.
Durham, North Carolina: Duke University Press, 1930. ix, 269pp. First edition. Octavo. Publisher’s orange cloth, lettered in black. Fine with a lightly soiled price-clipped dust jacket in near fine condition.