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    Limited Edition Signed By
    George and Ira Gershwin

    George Gershwin, et al. Porgy and Bess, An Opera in Three Acts. Libretto by DuBose Heyward. Lyrics by DuBose Heyward and Ira Gershwin. Production Directed by Rouben Mamoulian. New York: Random House, 1935. Limited edition, number 65 of 250 copies, signed by George Gershwin, librettist DuBose Heyward, lyricist Ira Gershwin, and director Rouben Mamoulian on the limitation page. Quarto. [xii], 559, [4, limitation, blank] pages. Frontispiece and title-page illustrations by George Biddle. Publisher's full red morocco. Top edge gilt. Black morocco title labels and decorative blind-stamping to the front board and spine. Decorative endpapers. Housed in the original issue hessian-cloth slipcase. Small stains on the textblock edges, no affect to inner pages. Slipcase rubbed and lightly frayed. Near fine.



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    Auction Dates
    April, 2016
    6th Wednesday
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