Life Story and Picture Album of Ray R. Myers, World's Famous Armless Musician [cover title: His Life Story as Told in Words and Pictures]. Ray R. Myers.
Life Story and Picture Album of Ray R. Myers, World's Famous Armless Musician [cover title: His Life Story as Told in Words and Pictures]

Life Story and Picture Album of Ray R. Myers, World's Famous Armless Musician [cover title: His Life Story as Told in Words and Pictures]

Very Good. Item #9246

N.p.: ca. 1940. First Edition. Octavo (23cm.); publisher's tan staple bound card wrappers; [8]pp.; photographic illus. throughout. Wrappers rather soiled with faint ring stain to upper cover, some biopredation along bottom margin of rear cover, else Very Good, internally sound.

The first of two short memoirs of Ray R. Myers, the Pennsylvania-born guitarist born without arms, who gained recognition at various regional radio stations playing his instrument using his feet. Other photographs of Myers show him with his wife and young son, enjoying a smoke with a cigarette dangling between two toes, and steering the wheel of his car with his right foot, the caption noting that he holds driver's licenses in both Pennsylvania and West Virginia. Date of publication based on most recent event noted, a move to Huntington, West Virginia, in the fall of 1940. Uncommon institutionally, OCLC locating copies at Harvard, Appalachian State, and the Carnegie Library as of April, 2021.

Price: $50.00

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