Good. No Dust Jacket. Ex-Library. Some marks and stamps. Test otherwise clean and intact with some age toning to pages. Text from DJ flaps glued to rear blank endpages. Red cloth cover with some edge wear and stains. 427 pages.
Very Good. B0007DS44E Packaged carefully to protect the corners...1949 putnam 1st edition, Fine/Very Good, price-clipped dustjacket has fading & mild rubbing to spine, afew tiny nicks, in Mylar, Clean & square, a nice copy. (Edition: First Edition 1949)
Good+ Scores of spots on the front and back covers, with a large area on the front cover, are lighter in tone than the rest of the binding. Top and bottom of spine are worn and the color is worn from the very tips of the fore corners. Hinges are sound. A very minor, rather pleasant smell, perhaps cedar, eminates from the book. Endpapers are age-browned. Contents are clean and unworn.; 8-1/2" Tall, 427pp. Red cloth, gold lettering. BIOGRAPHY. Although not a first printing, this book is NOT a modern reprint. This biography unashamedly benefits from the "recent discoveries of the prince of Schubert reserches, Professor Otto Erich Deutsch, which correct numerous misconceptions faithfully handed down from biographer to biographer...Independently of Professor Deutsch, this book shows that Schubert was a happier man than the biographers have made him out...Students will do well to read Part II with scores and phonographs at hand. All foreign poems, letters, and documents used here have been freshly translated. " 15p b/w photos. Index. 7-pages of Recorded Works of Schubert. 29-page Index of Compositions. Glossary. Bibliography. Numerous lines of music.
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