New York and London: Thomas Yoseloff, 1959. Tall 8vo. 288pp. Black-and-white illustrations. Original cloth; pictorial jacket. A very good copy in slightly worn jacket that has several chips and closed tears at top, the rear panel somewhat toned. Item #402807
FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY, INSCRIBED by Thomson in 1986 on a separate sheet pasted to the front free endpaper: "For Max Alder cordially Virgil Thomson, 1986." Beneath Thomson's sheet is the 1964 ownership inscription of Theodore and Lillian McClintock.