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    [George Gershwin]. Isaac Goldberg. George Gershwin: A Study in American Music. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1931. First edition, inscribed and signed by Gershwin in blue fountain pen, "For Winnie Sheehan who made my first venture into musical talkies a great pleasure. George Gershwin. Sept. 24, 1931." Octavo (8 x 5.25 inches; 203 x 133 mm). 305 pages. Fifteen illustrations, including frontispiece. Bound in blue cloth; spine lettered in and decorated in silver gilt with printed red labels; Gershwin's facsimile signature stamped in silver gilt on front cover. Illustrated photographic endpapers. Mild shelf wear and rubbing to backstrip; overall very good condition.

    A nice copy of what is probably the earliest book-length biography of Gershwin, inscribed and signed by the great composer.


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