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Title:John Barbirolli: A Biography
Price:AUD$19.80 (about USD$13.20)
Item ID:SB00-0103992
Publisher:Hamish Hamilton, London, 1971
Condition:Very Good
Dust Jacket:Good
Hamish Hamilton, 1971, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First, Illustrated By: Photographic

foreword by author, acknowledgements, list of illustrations, appendices and index. Black-and-white photographic portrait frontispiece of Sir John Barbirolli. The text is illustrated with another 14 black-and-white photographs from Sir John's life. Red coloured tint to the top text edge. Blue coloured boards with gilt coloured titles to the back strip. Photographic dustwrapper, showing a colour photograph of Sir John Barbirolli with a blue and white coloured background and black coloured titles to the front panel and back strip. The biography of Sir John Barbirolli from his beginnings in England through to his time as a conductor in America and triumphant return to England as the conductor of the Halle Orchestra of Manchester. Bumping and rubbing to the head and to the heel of the spine. Scuffing to the book corners and shelfwear to the lower book edges. There is a crease the runs the full length of the spine. Previous owner's name to the top right-hand corner of the free front endpaper and original bookseller's sticker to the lower right-hand corner of the front paste down. Rubbing and minor chipping to the dustwrapper corners and to the top spine area. The white of the background has become a yellowed and grubby. A small punch mark is present to the spine, 1.5 " down from the top edge. Clipping of the dustwrapper, front fold over, lower right-hand corner. This is the first UK edition. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. XVIII, 446 pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Britain/UK; Music. ISBN: 0241018196. ISBN/EAN: 9780241018194. Inventory No: 0103992.
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