Title: George Gershwin 1938
Author: Merle Armitage (ed)
Description: Book is worn at extremities with heaviest wear at head and tail of spine; cloth is cracked/torn at spine edges; rubbing wear to board edges; a few soil spots to boards; exposed mull at front hinge; last two text pages (acknowledgment page and colophon) have large tears which have been previously repaired with scotch tape, otherwise pages are free of marks; binding is sound. Edition with red and gold cloth boards.
32 b/w plates (half are photographs of Gershwin and half are of his own paintings or drawings). Edited and designed by Merle Armitage. A collection of articles written by friends of George Gershwin (1898-1937) who were invited to cover any aspect of his life, work, or personality they would choose. Contributors include: Paul Whiteman, Olin Downes, Walter Damrosch, Merle Armitage, Otto H. Kahn, Arnold Schoenberg, William Daly, Harold Arlen, Oscar Hammerstein II, Isamu Noguchi, David Ewen, Nanette Kutner, Lester Donahue, Isaac Goldberg, Erma Taylor, Gilbert Seldes, J. Rosamond Johnson, Rudy Vallee, Leonard Liebling, Alexander Steinert, Albert Heink Sendrey, Jerome Kern, DuBose Heyward, Henry A. Botkin, Sam H. Harris, Rouben Mamoulian, Eva Gauthier, Ferde Grofe, Louis Danz, Todd Duncan, Beverley Nichols, Irving Berlin, S. N. Behrman, George Antheil, Ira Gershwin, and Serge Koussevitzky.
Jacket Condition: None
Publisher: Longmans, Green and Co.
Place: New York
Size: 8 x 10.5 inches.
Pages: 252 pages.
Keywords: American, composer,
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