Bartok: A Memoir. Plantin Press, Yehudi Menuhin.
Bartok: A Memoir.

Bartok: A Memoir.

[ Los Angeles: Printed by Saul Marks at the Plantin Press for Lawrence Clark Powell and Yehudi Menuhin, 1973 ]. With a full-page woodcut by Mary Kuper of the Plantin Press on page [iii]. A bright, clean, and fine copy of an attractive Plantin Press item that is scarce in commerce. One of 175 copies. Small octavo, 5 inches by 8 inches. [iv], 7 pp. Item #16758

The colophon explains that Lawrence Clark Powell commissioned Saul and Lillian Marks to reprint this passage from Theme and Variations, a 1972 memoir by the violinist Yehudi Menuhin (1916 – 1999). Powell was a fan of the memoir and of Menuhin’s work, which included important performances the compositions of Béla Bartók.

Harmsen and Tabor, The Plantin Press, 379.

Price: $250.00

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