Invincible Press, 1947, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First Edition
336pp., last blank, index. Dark red boards with self embossed illustration on front panel, with gilt writing and illustration on the spine. Bumping to the book corners and to the head and to the heel of the spine. The panels of the book have become faded and somewhat discoloured. Shelf wear to the lower edges of the book and there is slight browning to the paper edges. Marks and slight foxing to the endpapers and very faintly brown to the internal pages. Plain text dust wrapper with black, red and yellow background with red, white, yellow and black writing on front panel and black, white and yellow on the spine. Rubbing and chipping to the corners of the dust wrapper, the top being worked on the bottom chipping to the top spine edge and there is a very small tear to the bottom front spine gutter edge. Rubbing and fading to the dust wrapper and there is also a few handing marks and other marks as well. The music director of Victor Records, classical music, gives sketches of his famous clientele -- "Charles O'Connell has now let fly with a book of impressions, stories, judgements, prejudices and portraits. Here are the possessors of justly famous names as he saw them under stress and strain, intimate and revealing situations, as their promotion mentors would prefer them not have them known.". This is the first Australian edition. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. We are happy to provide pictures of this book on request Quantity Available: 1. Category: Art & Design; Biography ; Music ; Inventory No: 0102284.