Lot 4: BAKER, DOROTHY. Young Man With a Horn.
November 10, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: BAKER, DOROTHY. Young Man With a Horn. 8vo, publisher's brown-stamped tan cloth, two small corner stains; dust jacket, price-clipped, tape repair to spine panel head on verso, light shelfwear; spot to rear endpaper, else contents clean. first edition of the author's first novel. Based on the life of Davenport, Iowa native and jazz music legend Bix Beiderbecke. Kirk Douglas and Lauren Bacall starred in the 1950 film adaptation directed by Michael Curtiz. Cambridge, Mass.: Houghton Mifflin, 1938