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LEONARD FEATHER! Signed First Edition "The Passion for Jazz" : His Personal Copy with his own handwritten corrections of which appear in the revised second edition! ONE OF A KIND (SOLD!!)

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208 pages, first edition (1980), signed by Feather with hand written corrections and publisher's notice inserted into subsequent first editions relfecting the changes.

Leonard Feather is easily the most prolific and well respected jazz writer in history. He was also a fine pianist, band leader and composer in his own right, having penned the classic "Evil Gal Blues" among others.

Here's an unusual opportunity to own a significant copy of this great book. This was Feather's own copy, which he made handwritten corrections in. The corrections were made in time for the second edition, but subsequent first editions carried a Publisher's Notice calling the reader's attention to Feather's changes (I am including a copy of the notice, see the below scan). Feather has signed his name to the first page of the book, some one else has also signed beneath Feather's signature (sorry, can't read it!), possibly some one in the publisher's office who recieved the corrected copy.

A great piece of personal memorabilia from the single most important jazz critic in history.


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