(Beethoven, Ludwig von). Marek, George R. BEETHOVEN: Biography of a Genius
New York: Funk & Wagnalls, (1969). Third printing. Green marbled boards with gilt signature device to the front cover and gilt lettering to the spine. Large octavo. Hardcover. Creased bump to the crown of the spine, wear to the spine tail, two mild bumps to the fore-edges of the covers, else near fine; in a price-clipped illustrated dust jacket with edge tears, nicks, and creasing to the extremities.
696 pages, frontispiece color plate of Beethoven, fifty-two b&w plates, twenty-four b&w illustrations, a Beethoven calendar, who's who, bibliography, and an index. A biography written in honor of the two-hundredth anniversary of Beethoven's birth.