The amazing marriage of Marie Eustis & Josef Hofmann,

Graydon, Nell S

Published by University of South Carolina Press, 1965
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B0007DVZIG 1965 signed and inscribed first edition, University of South Carolina Press (Columbia, South Carolina), 6 1/4 x 9 1/4 inches tall red cloth hardbound in publisher's unclipped dust jacket, gilt lettering to spine, pale pink endpapers, illustrated with black-and-white photographs, ix, 216 pp. Minor to moderate edgewear to covers. Nicely inscribed and signed by author Margaret Sizemore on the blank front free-endpaper. Otherwise, a very good copy - clean, bright and unmarked - in a stained, chipped and edgeworn dust jacket which is nicely preserved and displayed in a clear archival Brodart sleeve. ~SP18~ Josef Casimir Hofmann (1876 - 1957) was a Polish-born American virtuoso pianist, composer, music teacher and inventor. Contemporaries such as Rachmaninoff, Ignaz Friedman, Josef Lhevinne, and Godowsky considered Hofmann to be, overall, the greatest pianist of their generation. Author Nell Graydon, an antique aficionado, bought a desk when Hofman's effects were auctioned in Aiken, South Carolina. After it was shipped to her home, she discovered a secret drawer which contained letters from Josef to his wife Marie. She was inspired to learn more about the international couple, and interviewed members of the Hofman family, who graciously gave her permission to use letters, scrap books, pictures and - best of all - the diary kept by Marie in Europe and Mexico. She collaborated with co-author Margaret Sizemore to turn this source material into this intimate account of the progress of Hofmann's career and his relationship with Marie. Contents: Overture; Russian Tour, 1907; Intermission; Mexican Tour, 1908; Russian Tour, 1909; The Volga Tour; Success; Tristesse; Notes and Sources; Index. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: The amazing marriage of Marie Eustis & Josef...
Publisher: University of South Carolina Press
Publication Date: 1965
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Good
Edition: First Edition.

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Book Description University of S. Carolina Press, Columbia SC, 1965, 1st edition hardcover, SIGNED presentation from one of the authors (Sizemore) on the free front endpaper, solid red cloth, near fine, slight rubs to cover extremities, ill., good attractive slightly edge-nicked dust jacket, 5-3/4"x9-1/4", 216pp. Seller Inventory # 80829

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Graydon, Nell S. ; Sizemore, Margaret D.
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Book Description University of South Carolina Press, U.S.A., 1965. Hardcover. Condition: Good. Book shows some shelfwear and aging. Red linen finish is in good shape with not noted fraying. Page edges show some light soiling. No noted highlighting, writing or other markings inside. Seller Inventory # 122596

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Book Description University of South Carolina Press, 1965. Hardcover. Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket - Good. B0007DVZIG 1965, Dust jacket wrapped- jacket has only modest wear, clean, has a good binding, Graydon family member bookplate inside front (Clint Graydon)- no other marks or notations: Prompt shipping and professional packing. APO's welcome. Member, A.B.A.A. Seller Inventory # SKU1008650

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