Good+ to Very Good in Good+ to Very Good jacket. Ex-Library. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Bottom corner tips worn, most of front endpage torn out, small embossed library name on dedication page, light dust smudges on outside page edges. Call numbers on label on spine of d/j which is lightly worn at corners and is mylar covered and taped on. 362 pages.
Good in good dust jacket. Book is solid with strong binding and clean text. Light staining to top and bottom corner page edges. 362 pg. p. Includes: illustrations, diagrams, index, bibliography. Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. A thorough study of jazz, music theory and the history of jazz by this authority of music and composition. An interesting and useful book for the jazz aficionado. First 1960 Edition.
Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. Hardcover first printing with dustjacket, inscribed and signed by the author: "To Allen & Irene Shum[? ? ? ], With all my best wishes, by way of Hal. Leroy Ostransky." Below that is a non-authorial inscription from Hal & Carole. The book is in nearly new condition, slight tanning to the top edge is the only flaw, the dustjacket has some edge-wear and foxing is present along the edge of the rear flap, the original price (4.75) is present and a professional (removable) mylar cover is included, 362 pages, includes a selected jazz bibliography; Signed by Author.
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