Essay Writer

LERNER, Alan Jay

The Street Where I Live

London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1978

8vo, pp. 303. Original brown boards, lettered in silver to spine. Illustrated dustwrapper. Offsetting to endpapers, but a near fine copy in a near fine dustwrapper with a single 8mm closed tear to lower edge of rear panel, and a little light bumping to corners.

First edition, INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR TO BOB 'BLOCKBUSTERS' HOLNESS: 'To Bob - with all good wishes, Alan Jay Lerner'.

From 1975 to 1985, Bob Holness co-presented a morning radio show on London's LBC, and over the years amassed a large collection of inscribed copies of books plugged by their authors on the show. Alan Jay Lerner [1918-1986] was a three-time Oscar-winning librettist who, in collaboration with Frederick Loewe, wrote My Fair Lady, Gigi and Camelot. Thosee three shows are the subject matter of the book.

Keywords: Alan Jay LERNER Bob HOLNESS"

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