SECREST, M: Frank Lloyd Wright: A Biography

Secrest, Meryle. Frank Lloyd Wright: A Biography. Harper Perennial, 1993. ISBN: 0060975679. Unmarked text. Very Good. Paperback. (#30850) $12.00

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A biography of the acclaimed architect describes Wright’s Midwest boyhood, his apprenticeship with Louis Sullivan, his travels to Europe and subsequent success there, his three marriages, his work, and more.

Illustrated. 635p. Index. Notes.

HILL, R: Lord Hill’s Letters From the Peninsula

Book cover. Lord Hill's Letters From the PeninsulaHill, Rowland. Lord Hill’s Letters From the Peninsula. Napoleonic Archive, nd. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#30818) $15.00

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General Rowland Hill, 1st Viscount Hill, GCB, GCH was a British Army officer who served in the Napoleonic Wars as a trusted brigade, division and corps commander under the command of the Duke of Wellington. He became Commander-in-Chief of the British Army in 1828.

3 small color plates and a photo of Lord Hill. 40p.

Inside pages. Lord Hill's Letters From the Peninsula

WATKINS, G: Gesualdo Hex: Music, Myth, and Memory

Watkins, Glenn. Gesualdo Hex: Music, Myth, and Memory. Norton, 2010. ISBN: 9780393071023. Unmarked. Unclipped dust jacket. Like New in as new dust jacket. Hardcover. (#30757) $14.00

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Explores the fascinating life of the Renaissance composer Carlo Gesualdo (1566-1613), who continues to captivate composers, artists, and audiences today. Challenges our preconceptions of what has become a nearly mythic persona, weaving together the cumulative experience of some of the most vibrant artists of the past century from Stravinsky and Schoenberg to Abbado and Herzog.

Black-and-white illustrations. 384p. Measures 8×10 inches.