Bands, Booze and Broads by Sheila Tracy (Mainstream Publishing, reprint 1997) half-leather binding in slipcase
Bands, Booze and Broads
Mainstream Publishing, reprint 1997
Interesting study of the big bands and the musicians who played with them. Includes amongst others, Count Basie, Tommy Dorsey, Duke Ellington, and Glenn Miller.
Rebound soft cover edition in half-leather with raised bands to spine over cloth boards, gilt decoration to spine and boards, gilt titles on cloth labels to spine, marbled endpapers, sewn-in ribbon pagemarker, housed in a cloth covered slipcase with original front cover pasted to front. 319pp plus b/w plates. 9.5 x 6.25 inches approx. (240mm x 160mm).
A little spotting to page edges; light age toning to page margins otherwise clean throughout.
An attractive binding.