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For Those Who Love Music t/w The Bibelot, March 1945.
Author: Munthe, Axel.
Reference #: 1606
List Price: $80.00
Montreal: Privately Printed, 1936. Limited Edition. Royal Octavo. Pictorial Boards. Privately Printed. Fine. 27 pp., frontispiece; royal octavo with sewn binding; in original slip-case.. Printed for Christmas 1936 for friends of Charles Corbett Ronalds, this short story about an Organ Grinder first appeared in print in 1898 as part of the collection entitled Memories and Vagaries. Munthe, a Swede by birth and a Doctor by profession, is best remembered for The Story of San Michele. Ronalds writes in his Introduction: "That this story has power as well as charm is illustrated by the fact that the mayor of a large town was so impressed by it that he immediately revoked the order which forbade organ-grinders to play in the streets under his jurisdiction. Indeed, he instructed his children always to give the old man a penny for, he said, 'Perhaps it is Don Gaetano'." Offered together with the issue of 'The Bibelot' published by the infamous forger Thomas B. Mosher, and which features this work. (March 1945, Vol XI, No. 3; sewn card covers; 12 mo [6"]; VG+.
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