Hardcover, 8vo, 278pp. Inscribed in ink by the author to former owner: "To Bernard (Schwab)/ with the strong right/ hand of temperate fellowship!/ Affectionately,/ Dick E." The inscription is dated Oct. 8, 1941. Some offset toning to front and rear endpapers, bookplate on front endpaper, dust jacket has some edgewear, chipping at spine extremities, but still bright, protected in mylar. Pages toned. VERY GOOD +. Size: 8vo. N° de ref. de la librería
Título: Strictly Ding-Dong and Other Swing Stories
Editorial: Doubleday, Doran & Co.
Año de publicación: 1941
Condición del libro: Very Good +
Descripción Doubleday, Doran and Co., 1941. 1st Edition. Near-fine in clean and bright salmon-colored boards; remainder mark on top page edges, otherwise clean and tight. In a very good dust jacket ($2.00 price intact) with slight edgewear and some internal staining which bleeds through lightly to the top portion of the rear panel. Still, an attractive copy. Nº de ref. de la librería 5534
Descripción Doubleday, Doran, Garden City, 1941. Estado de conservación: Fine. Estado de la sobrecubierta: Near Fine. First edition. Owner's name on the front fly else fine in a price-clipped, near fine dustwrapper with some rubbing. A collection of swing stories featuring Ding-Dong Williams which were the basis for the 1946 William A. Berke film Ding Dong Williams featuring Glenn Vernon as Ding-Dong, a genius with the clarinet who has to have others write what he composes because he doesn't know musical notation. Blurbs by Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Benny Goodman, Tommy Dorsey, Paul Whiteman, Guy Lombardo, and Rudy Vallee. Nº de ref. de la librería 295470