Boston: Little, Brown & Co., 1971. First American Edition. Hardcover. 6 3/4 X 10 Inches. 256 PP. Very Good / Very Good. Item #3969
Stated "First American Edition" on the copyright page. Original price of $9.50 intact on front flap. One of Louis' famous signed photos mounted to title-page as shown. From the collection of noted percussionist and friend, George Gaber. Gaber worked with Leonard Bernstein, Stravinsky, Mancini and Duke Ellington over the course of his career. He is a Hall of Fame member of the Percussion Arts Society. The Introduction is by Louis Armstrong himself. A square and tight copy with light spot to top-edge. DJ a bit scuffed, but remains extremely clean compared to how this book is normally encountered.