New York: Schirmer Books, 1979. First Edition. Hardcover. Inscribed "To Charley - / Dig this - / I know you'll / identify - / Art Pepper / 9/80". First edition, first printing, with full number line on copyright page. The great jazz alto sax player struggled with drug addiction for much of his life. Pepper died in 1982. Signed copies of this book - here signed around time of publication - are very scarce on the market. Jacket comment by Dan Wakefield and Ornette Coleman. 516 pages with index and many photos. Large 8vo boards. Near-fine tight copy in a very good, unclipped dj with some minor nicking & wear along bottom edge with slight loss near bottom front corner. Nice collector's copy.
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