(Thursby, Emma). Gipson, Richard McCandless
Title THE LIFE OF EMMA THURSBY 1845-1931
Book Condition A superb, fresh, fine copy; in an age-darkened dust jacket that is nicked heavily at the spine head, partially split at rear flapfold, and that shows some small patches of faint dampstain. 470 pages, including index.
Edition First edition. In terra cotta cloth with gilt lettering, rules, top-edge, and fore-edge; lower page edges untrimmed, marbled endsheets; dust jacket.
Publisher New York: The New-York Historical Society,l 1940.
Seller ID 39186.00
"A remarkably complete and faithful account of the life of a great American singer."--Walter Damrosch. This copy warmly inscribed and SIGNED by the author to a preliminary page. 74 illustrations reproduced on coated stock inserts. 2000 copies printed.
Singers. Music History and Criticism. Classical Music Biography. Signed.