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Jazz Book Club; Trumpet on the Wing, Wingy Manone & Paul Vandervoort II, 1964

£25.00
SKU LAN8915

Trumpet on the Wing, by Wingy Manone & Paul Vandervoort II. Foreword by Bing Crosby.

The Jazz Book Club was a publishing project of Sidgwick & Jackson publishers, from London, which resulted in sixty-six works being published between 1956 to 1967. This book was the autobiography of Wingy Manone, a one-armed American jazz trumpeter, composer, singer and bandleader.

Published by The Jazz Book Club, London, by arrangement with Doubleday & Co. Inc., New York, 1964. First edition thus, but originally published by Doubleday in 1948. Printed in London.

A good blue cloth hardback with silver title design to spine. Spine colour faded, and with age-toned edges. With a good original dustjacket, with discolored spine and age toning to creases and extremities. Dustjacket flaps still have the membership slips attached. Covered in removable protective plastic.

Text is bright and clean with marginal age toning and occasional age spotting. Some speckled spotting to top edge. With detailed discography at rear.

Text in English.

256pp.

Weight approximately 272g (unpacked).

Dimensions: approximately 190mm high x 128mm wide x 23mm deep.