Book Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket
Edition: 1st US Edition; First Printing
Publisher: New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1970.
First American edition/first printing in Very Good condition, sunned at spine caps; in Very Good-, slightly sunned/chipped dust-jacket. From the collection of Betty Anderson, legendary art director of publisher Knopf in the late 20th century as evidenced by her (small and unobtrusive) inventory number and signature on front paste down.
An interpretive study of the librettos and music and their relation to the composer's life; B&W Illustrations.