Garden City: Doubleday, 1960. First Edition. First printing. Quarto. Blue cloth hardcover; dustjacket; 15+65pp text; pp of photographic plates (halftones) containing 130 images. Trace of wear at bottom board edges and corners, but a well-preserved, Near Fine copy. In the original pictorial dustwrapper, unclipped (priced $6.95 on front flap), rubbed and lightly creased at folds and extremities; Very Good.
Collection of jazz portraits by one of the acknowledged masters of the genre; with introduction and commentary by Nat Henthoff. Subjects include Louis Armstrong, Eddie Condon, Earl Hines, Velma Middleton, Roy Eldridge, many others.