INSCRIBED FIRST EDITION OF VIRGIL THOMSON'S AUTOBIOGRAPHY
THOMSON, Virgil. Virgil Thomson. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1966. Octavo, original full black cloth, original dust jacket. $400.
First edition inscribed by Thomson for tennis player Eleanor Means, “For Eleanor Means/ tennis champion/ whom/ I serve/ loyally/ Virgil T./ 1967.”
The autobiography of Thomson, the forward-looking, Pulitzer Prize winning musician whose ideas revitalized modern music.
A few small closed tears to price-clipped dust jacket. Near-fine condition.