Libman, Lillian: AND MUSIC AT THE CLOSE: STRAVINSKY'S LAST YEARS
Book Number: 001260
Macmillan London 1972 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 400pp. Unpaginated, 8 page b/white halftone plate section, some candid illustrations, others grim. Book clean, square. Specks of colour stripped from cloth. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Leaves clean, manuscript endpapers. Monochrome illustrated, loose plastic protected d/jacket slightly edgeworn and mild colour faded spine, else price has been marker pen deleted. Working closely with Igor Stravinsky as his personal manager, press rep., personal aid and finally his nurse, the author was well positioned to write this memoir. Contents, in 'parts', cover Prelims., Part 1, 1959-'65. Part 2, 1965-'71, Finale, Index of Works, Index of Names and Places. Stavinsky died on April 6, 1971. Book weight approx. 750gms.