Print collection on jazz and blues of 193 first editions or first printings from 1942-1990 with original dust jackets
The books from the Allen Ahearn print collection on jazz and blues do not circulate and may only be viewed in the Lowens Room at the Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library.
Allen Ahearn is an author, collector, and bookseller. A 1960 graduate of the University of Maryland, Ahearn established Quill & Brush in 1976 with his late wife, Patricia. Quill & Brush "specializes in first editions of literature, mystery/detective fiction and poetry, as well as collectible books in all fields." With Patricia, he co-authored "Book Collecting: A Comprehensive Guide" and "Book Collecting 2000."
This collection is presented here in alphabetical order. The books are cataloged and can be found organized by call number in the Lowens Room at the Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library.
Gift of Edward Allen Ahearn, February 8, 2019.
Part of the Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library