With foreword by Orson Welles.New York: Criterion, 1946 Stock Code: 101425
First edition, first printing. "Well, here's a book... which cheerfully avoids the chi-chi of the specialist" (p. vii). Dexter (1915-1990) was a former editor of Down Beat and record producer, who had a long association with Capitol Records.
Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to spine in gilt, gilt trumpet player blocked to front cover. With dust jacket.
12 pages of black and white photographs.
Mild bumping to ends of spine and corners, pages toned, in the dust jacket with wear to extremities, shallow chipping to ends of spine. A very good copy.
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