ACCENT ON LIFE
Ames, Iowa The Iowa State University Press 1964 (xv) 386 pages. SIGNED by Merle Armitage in ink on the half title. First Edition in a price-clipped dust jacket. Foreword by John Charles Thomas. Illustrated primarily from black and white photographs. Illustrated endpapers by R. Osborn. Black cloth. Large octavo. The autobiography of impresario, author, book designer and renaissance man Merle Armitage. Includes material on Anna Pavolva, George Gershwin, Will Rogers, Mary Garden, John McCormack, Edward Weston and many others. Laid in is a gift card and bookmark from the (now closed) Thunderbird Bookshop of Carmel Valley and Pebble Beach, which featured cheesecake and other delicacies along with fine books. A Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, now in a clear mylar protective sleeve. Always FREE SHIPPING via media mail to any United States address.
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Book Id: 1383