Jazz Album Covers: The Rare and the Beautiful.
First edition, first printing, this copy one of a private edition limited to 150 copies published in Tokyo, 19 July 1993, signed by Manek Daver, Gil Mellé, Kobo Abé, Pierre Merlin, Frank Gauna, and Herman Leonard. This copy additionally inscribed by the author on p. 16, “For my own Rare and Beautiful Roxana and Tannaz, Manek Daver.” A superbly produced collection of the album covers from the great designers, David Stone Martin, Herman Leonard, Andy Warhol, K. Abé, and Gil Mellé, and the great labels, Blue Note, Debut, Southland.
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Quarto. Original red boards, lettered in black on boards and spine. With the dust jacket. Illustrated in colour throughout; text in English and Japanese. The jacket slightly rubbed, with the flaps a little toned. An excellent copy.