New York: W.W. Norton & Co., (1971). First Edition. 8vo, 128pp; black cloth. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with just a couple of small nicks and short tears to the rear panel. Item #205694
This copy has been inscribed and signed ("Elliott") on the front flyleaf for the harpsichordist Sylvia Marlowe and her husband, artist Leonid Berman. As founder of the Harpsichord Music Society, Marlowe commissioned, performed, and recorded original pieces for the instrument by Carter, among other contemporary composers.