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FONDLY INSCRIBED BY GEORGE GERSHWIN TO RENOWNED FOX PRODUCER WINFIELD "WINNIE" SHEEHAN, "WHO MADE MY FIRST VENTURE INTO MUSICAL TALKIES A GREAT PLEASURE"

(GERSHWIN, George) GOLDBERG, Isaac. George Gershwin: A Study in American Music. New York, 1931.

First edition of this early biography of George Gershwin, inscribed by the composer on the verso of the frontispiece portrait in blue ink to an important Fox Film Corporation producer who helped persuade Gershwin to write scores for movies: "For Winnie Sheehan, who made my first venture into musical talkies a great pleasure. George Gershwin, Sept. 24, 1931." $6800.

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“HE IS NEVER HAMPERED BY THE LYRICS
IN IMPROVISING ON THE MELODY”

ARMSTRONG, Louis. Photograph signed. New York, 1953.

Vintage Joe Glaser publicity photo of Louis Armstrong grinningly posed before his trophy mantle, boldly signed on the verso by Armstrong and two of the All-Stars, scat-singer Velma Middleton, and jazz pianist Billy Kyle. $1800.

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SIGNED BY “SATCHMO” AND VELMA MIDDLETON

(ARMSTRONG, Louis). (MIDDLETON, Velma). Document signed (concert program). No place, no date [1957].

Vintage concert program booklet, illustrated with numerous black-and-white photographs, signed in green ink on the front cover “Satchmo, Louis Armstrong,” further signed by singer Velma Middleton at her photograph. $1650.

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INSCRIBED BY ACCLAIMED PHOTOGRAPHER WILLIAM GOTTLIEB

GOTTLIEB, William P. Photograph inscribed. New York, 1998.

Poster-size black-and-white photogravure of Ella Fitzgerald singing as Dizzy Gillespie looks on, an image from William Gottlieb’s critically acclaimed The Golden Age of Jazz, inscribed below the caption: “to Joel from Bill Gottlieb.” $850.

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