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First edition. 1966 Full-Leather. viii, , 424, xi,  pp. 8vo. Finely rebound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe in full red morocco with gilt titles, rules, and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. The collector who had these rebound included his/her monogram on the corner of the front board: O.C.S. The American composer and music critic recounts events and acquaintances from his Missouri childhood, his sojourns in Paris between the wars and his eventual rise to world fame.