London: The Waverley Book Company LTD., 1957. Second Edition. Complete in two volumes; hardcover octavo, pp. Vol. 1: , 1115, [2, blank], Vol. 2: , 1119-2240 (pages are divided into two columns and each column is numbered), illustrated with black and white photographs; faux snakeskin; two blue panels on spines; lettering and illustration on the front covers and spines in gilt; top edge dye (blue); presented in cardboard box.
Vol. 1: head and tail of spine very gently bruised; covers have bowed, faint spotting to front cover; fore and bottom edge of text block foxed; endpapers toned; some sections of moderate spotting while other pages are clean.
Vol. 2: very similar condition to Vol. 1 with the addition that the blue panels on the spine are chipped and rubbed. Item #1256
A complete survey of music from the Golden Age of classical music until the time of publication in 1957. Includes music theory, interviews and instructional courses in accordion, guitar, piano and dance.