New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, (1971). First Edition. 8vo, 204pp; red cloth. Small stain to the front flyleaf; close to fine in a lightly rubbed dust jacket with a couple of short tears and rumples. Item #205696
A presentation copy inscribed by Thomson on the front flyleaf: "For Sylvia Marlowe, love & everything, Virgil, ever, 1971." The recipient was a prominent and eclectic harpsichordist who was as committed to playing the works of contemporary composers as those of Bach and the baroque.