Recollections of an Aold Musician
Ryan, Thomas

New York: Dutton, 1899. First edition First edition. Beautifully bound by the publisher in three quarter navy blue leather, raised hubs, decorated and lettered in gilt, patterned endpapers. Presumed presentation binding. WARMLY INSCRIBED (BUT NOT SIGNED) TO A YOUNG LADY BY THE AUTHOR. Ryan was a Boston musician of some fame and here recounts his experiences at home and around the world with such as Haydyn, Berlioz, Paganini, Jenny Lind and Mendelssohn. Ryan was a founding member of Boston's Mendelssohn Quintette Club. Illustrated with photographs. A fine copy. fine Leather_bound (Item ID: E7608)


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