(BEIDERBECKE, Bix.) SUDHALTER, Richard M., & Philip R. Evans with William Dean-Myatt.

Bix. Man & Legend.

New Rochelle, NY: Arlington House Publishers, 1974 Stock Code: 81501
£65.00

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Notes

First edition. In his obituary of Sudhalter in the Washington Post, Terry Teachout described this book as the "first jazz biography written to the standards of a serious study of a classical composer or other major historical figure." Uncommon, and important.

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Description

Octavo, original red boards lettered in black on the spine. With the dust jacket.

Illustrations

Numerous illustrations to the text from photographs, many full-page.

Condition

Some foxing to edges and endpapers, small bookshop ink-stamp to the front free endpaper, else a very good copy in slightly rubbed and chipped jacket with a few internal repairs, and amateurish - but not overly unsightly - restoration of the colour.

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