Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1930.
This edition is limited to 500 copies printed for Houghton Mifflin by the Black Sun Press Paris, France. 1 vols. 8vo. INSCRIBED TO HOTCHKISS FRIEND AND COLLABORATOR. Blue boards. Fine in fine slipcase Minkoff A-36b. Item #236359
Inscribed "To Douglas Moore (1893-1969) affectionately Archibald MacLesish Conway, June 22, 1930."
Moore "was an American composer, educator, and author. He wrote music for the theater, film, ballet and orchestra, but his greatest fame is associated with his operas The Devil and Daniel Webster (1938) and The Ballad of Baby Doe (1956).
Moore also composed several popular songs whilst at Yale together with poet and Hotchkiss School mate Archibald MacLeish and later in collaboration with John Jacob Niles. He wrote the Yale fight song Goodnight, Harvard. These songs were later published in 1921 under the collective title "Songs my Mother never taught Me". He later collaborated with fellow Yale alumnus Stephen Vincent Benet on the folk opera The Devil and Daniel Webster. "
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