London: Sylvan Press, 1945. First Edition. Cloth. 'Proms' Edition. Fine in a Fine unclipped dust jacket. Small letter code inked on rear dj. 12mo. (5 x 7.25 inches). Dark blue cloth with gilt emblem and lettering to spine. 124 pp. Illustrated end papers, with 5 illustrations.
An elegant manual with essays and autograph manuscript facsimiles on the technique and style of noted conductor Sir Henry Wood, who was instrumental in the formation and success of the 'Proms'. End papers illustrated with (a) The ground plan for setting out an amateur orchestra in village or school and (b) Plan for a raised built-up concert platform to seat an orchestra of 116 performers and a chorus. Queen's Hal, London 1936. Fine in Fine DJ. Item #7349