Verdi: The Man and His Music

By: GATTI, Carlo

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Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket

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A first American edition of Carlo Gotti's biography of the great Italian composer of operas, Giuseppe Verdi. Per the dust jacket, Verdi was ". . .more than a great musician. He was a singularly lovable and human person, a formidable businessman, an ardent patriot. He knew and corresponded with all the great men of his day--musicians, artists and statesmen." With a frontis photographic portrait of a dapper Verdi. Translated from the Italian by Elisabeth Abbott. --- In full terra-cotta cloth-covered boards with spine titling & decorations in gilt. Volume wrapped in dust jacket with image of Verdi to front panel. --- A clean, tightly-bound, bright copy lacking damages worthy of mention. Price-clipped dust jacket with mild chafing to edges, else bright, intact and wrapped in removable archival mylar protector.; Octavo - 8 to 9 in. tall; vi, 371 pages

Title: Verdi: The Man and His Music

Author Name: GATTI, Carlo

Location Published: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1955

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket

Categories: Other

Stock No.: 86642