New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1933. Very Good / Very Good -. Item #10245
New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1933. First Edition. Quarto (30cm.); publisher's cloth in tan pictorial dust jacket, dark blue topstain; 111pp.; illus. throughout. Jacket extremities a bit toned, marginal chipping occasionally touching text without loss of meaning, faint damp staining along spine edge of front jacket panel; cloth also a bit faded at extremities, corners bumped, else Very Good, internally sound. Signed by Kaufmann, Hansl, and Lupas on front free endpaper.
Fifty short biographies of contemporary musicians, each accompanied by a portrait by Lupas. Arguably the most famous composers and musicians honored in this collection are Sergei Rachmaninoff, Paul Robeson, and Arturo Toscanini.