Title VERDI: HIS MUSIC, LIFE AND TIMES.
Binding Hard Cover
Edition First Edition
Publisher Dodd, Mead & Co. [New York]. 1963. (1963).
Seller ID 96-0422
1st printing of the American edition. 633pp. Tall 8vo. Red cloth with Verdi's facsimile signature in dark red on the front cover. The top of the spine bears the author's name in gilt within a gilt-ruled, dark red panel with 2 gilt rulings above & one below. A similar panel at the bottom carries the publisher's name. The center of the spine has a gilt-ruled, dark red panel with the title lettered in gilt. Top edge red. 16 b/w photo plates on glossy paper with 21 illustrations, 8 plates on non-glossy paper with 13 Delfico cartoons, & numerous text drawings by Everett Raymond Kinstler. 9 maps. Facsimiles of Verdi's Letters & musical scores, etc. Bibliography & index. Fine (no defects)/ DJ ( 1 3/4' tear starting at the top edge of the spine & extending down diagonally into the front, a 3/4' edge tear on the top of the front, 3/4' tear on the right spine edge, light wear to spine extremes o/w Very Good, i.e. signs of careful use with no significant defects with unclipped price). NOTE: Extra postage will be required for Priority Mail shipping.