Brahms: His Life and Work (Karl Geiringer in collaboration with Irene Geiringer) soon to be presented for sale on the dazzling BookLovers of Bath web site!
Published: London: George Allen & Unwin, 1974, Hardback in dust wrapper.
2nd (revised, enlarged) edition, 1st printing, with a new appendix of Brahm’s letters, first published Germany, 1934 & Great Britain, 1936. Contains: Black & White Photographs; Musical scores;
From the cover: This is a revised and enlarged edition of the most important biography of Brahms ever published. The first edition, published in 1936, was enriched by many hitherto unpublished letters, which threw fresh and important light upon Brahmss character and the events of his life, and incidentally upon those people with whom his life was closely linked. To this second edition, some forty new letters have been added, most of which are presented for the first time in an English translation. There are also discussions of various compositions of Brahms that were newly discovered after the publication of the first edition. The bibliography has bee…
Very Good in Good Dust Wrapper. Unlaminated dust wrapper a little edgeworn and faded with heavier toning to the spine. Leans a little. Pages very gently age-tanned.
Blue boards with Silver titling to the Spine. 383 pages. Index. Bibliography. 8¾” x 5¾”.
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