Octavo; VG/VG-; Black spine with yellow text; Dust jacket has slight shelf wear with light rubbing on rear, sticker residue on front, generally clean overall; Boards are lightly sunned along edges, otherwise clean & strong; Text block shows slight wear due to handling along exterior edges, otherwise unmarked; pp 223. Rockville.
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Good+ Trade Paperback SIGNED BY AUTHOR. Front cover's upper fore corner has multiple creases, otherwise very minor wear on the clean, sound binding. Minor edge foxing. Inner-side of the front cover and its facing page are moderately foxed with minor damp-damage to the upper fore corners. Contents are clean and unmarked.; 8-7/8" Tall, 223pp. The b/w photo-illustrated PAPER COVER is about the weight of posterboard. HISTORY / MUSIC. SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON TITLE PAGE: "Joza Karas 3/23/92" Theresienstadt (Terezin in Czech) was a concentration camp for the better-known of Europe's Jews, many of whom were the continent's finest musicians. "This examination of the associations, the compositions, the performances, and above all, the people of Terezin accentuates the role the active musical life played in the struggle for hope in these darkest of times. " Illustrated with drawings and posters, created by occupants of the concentration camp, some b/w photos, and at least 5 reproductions of pages of music composed in the camp. Two-page list of existing compositions written in Terezin. Six pages of biographical sketches of musicians who were in the camp, many of whom died in various concentration camps. Bibliography. Index of names. (a); A.
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