London, South Kensington
12 December 2000
A limited edition album The Astaire Story, 1952, the ring-bound volume containing a portfolio of prints titled Impressions Of The Astaire Story by David Stone Martin containing: four blue vinyl L.P. records in paper sleeves, selected tracks from Astaire's career between 1926 - 1944, the first with label attached inscribed in blue ballpoint pen in Astaire's hand Dear Stan:- Here's one of the new replacement pressings, they say it can be played with one of Sonja Henie's old skates, without jumping, the frontispiece printed Of This Limited Edition Of The Astaire Story There Have Been Made One Thousand, Three Hundred and Eighty-Four Copies Of Which This Copy Is Number..., finished in Astaire's hand in blue ballpoint pen ...Special, To Stanley from Fred, 1952, the red cloth cover gilt-stamped The Astaire Story, Produced by Norman Ganz
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