Hardcover. Papered boards, minor wear on edges. VG.; No dust cover. Account of Gillespie's life and career as Jazz trumpet player.; 12 mo.; 89 p. pages; Selected discography(only British issues are noted in this edition). Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Dizzy Gillespie : Kings of Jazz Series
Publication Date: 1959
Binding: Paper on board
Illustrator: Illustrated by B/W photos
Edition: 1st UK ed.
Book Description A. S. Barnes & Co 1961 & 1963, New York, 1961. Softcover. First US Edition; First Printing. Wraps, the complete set if the US edition (11 volumes) , all first printings, all 1961 but for the monograph on Jelly Roll Morton which is 1963. Colorful wraps, all near fine or better with an occasional neat name stamp inside and lamination peel on one volumes. Martin Williams authored the King Oliver and the Jelly Roll Morton monographs; G. E Lambert did the Johnny Dodds and Duke Ellington; Michael James did the Dizzy Gillespie and Miles Davis; Albert McCarthy did Louis Armstrong; Burnett James did Bix Beiderbecke; Max Harrison authored the Charlie Parker; Paul Oliver did Bessie Smith; and Charles Fox did Fats Waller. Extra postage may be required for heavy or oversize books.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; c. 84 pp. Seller Inventory # 27040