Jun 17, 2021 - Sale 2573

Sale 2573 - Lot 54

Price Realized: $ 531
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 250 - $ 350
ROBESON, PAUL. Record cover for his Songs of Free Men Signed and Inscribed: "To Rus & To the family / with all the best / & admiration for your / fine work and for its / direction / Paul Robeson / July 46," on front cover at lower left. 10 1/4x12 inches; moderate rubbing to edges, cloth spine moderately worn, minor scattered abrasions, lacking 4 shellac discs and sleeves. Np, July 1946

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A quote from Robeson about Songs of Free Men is reproduced on the inside of the front cover: "The particular songs in this album . . . show in no uncertain way the common humanity of man. Beyond this, they issue from the present common struggle for a decent world, a struggle in which the artist must also play his part."