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    Porgy and Bess Signed by George and Ira Gershwin

    George and Ira Gershwin, Du Bose Heyward and Rouben Mamoulian. Porgy and Bess. An Opera in Three Acts. New York: Random House, 1935. First edition, number 129 of 250 copies signed by all authors. Quarto. [xiv], 559, [1, blank] pp. With signed limitation page inserted at rear. Publisher's full red morocco, blind-stamped front board and spine, black morocco label on front board (missing in this copy), black morocco silver-lettering labels on spine, publisher's slipcase. Spine darkened, labels rubbed and chipped, boards rubbed and slightly worn slipcase slightly rubbed. Overall, very good. From the collection of noted musical scores collector, Bayard L. Kilgour, Jr, with his bookplate on the front pastedown. The bulk of Mr. Kilgour's collection resides in the Houghton Library at Harvard University.

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    October, 2012
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