Title GUARNERI: Story of a Genius
Book Condition Fine, bright copy, in gilt-lettered green cloth; in a very mildly age-toned illustrated dust jacket. Jacket design by Richard Cuffari. Lovely example of a quite scarce issue.
Edition First edition.
Publisher New York: Farrar Strauss Giroux, (1974).
0374328226 / 9780374328221
Seller ID 41262.00
Juvenile novel of young orphan Thomas Soli, living in a monastery in 18th century Cremona, whose gift for singing leads him to be apprenticed to master violinmaker, Guarneri del Gesu, a musical genius beset by poverty, loneliness and despair.
Violins. Juvenile Fiction. Music. Children's Literature. Juvenile Biography.