London: .M. Dent and Sons Ltd, . Hardcover. 12mo. Tan cloth, price-clipped dust jacket. x, 246pp. Frontispiece, illustrations, decorative endpapers. Near fine/very good. Mild jacket edgewear. Item #30587
A tight and handsome third printing of this 1947 study, a volume in editor Sir Jack Westrup's "The Master Musicians Series." From the collection of conductor and musicologist Paul Clinton Echols (1944-94), with his flamboyant 1970 ownership signature in blue ballpoint on the front flyleaf.