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Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: Very Good


Mannes, Marya
Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, 1971

First edition. Octavo. 251 pp; 48 b/w illustrations. Publisher's burgundy cloth with dustjacket. VG/VG, small erasure spot on front flyleaf, else a clean, unmarked copy; price-clipped jacket lightly chipped at top & bottom of spine, short edge tear, light soil on back panel. Autobiography of Marya Mannes (1904-1990) American writer and critic, known for her insightful observations of American life. Marya describes her childhood in an uncommon family - her parents, Clara Damrosch & David Mannes founded the Mannes College of Music, and her musician brother co-invented the Kodachrome process - and her uncommon education.
Inventory number #008180