A Handbook Of Jazz By Barry Ulanov [SIGNED] [SOLD]
A Handbook Of Jazz By Barry Ulanov  [SIGNED]  [SOLD]
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Viking Press, New York, 1957, First Edition, First Printing, review copy with publisher's slip laid in, dated, October 28 1957. SIGNED, in black ink at the half title page by trumpeter Louis Armstrong, one of the greatest musicians in jazz history. A concise, lively, wide ranging introduction to jazz. Includes a brief historical sketch, essays on the basic elements of the music, its respective schools and styles and a who's who of hundreds of jazz musicians. Quarter bound in black cloth over brown boards, light dent and soiling to bottom corner of front board, slightly rubbed, with some wear to extremities, label residue to top fore corner of ffep, else a strong very good+, tight and unmarked. In a like dust jacket, unclipped with original price of $3.50, spine ends are slightly chipped, spine panel is sunned, light soiling and spotting to rear panel and flaps, now in mylar sleeve. A very uncommon publisher's review copy of the first printing, a jazz collectible with the rare book signature of a jazz great. J1355

A Handbook Of Jazz By Barry Ulanov  [SIGNED]  [SOLD]
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A Handbook Of Jazz By Barry Ulanov  [SIGNED]  [SOLD]
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A Handbook Of Jazz By Barry Ulanov  [SIGNED]  [SOLD]
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