Hardcover, pale green cloth, no dust-jacket. 574 pages. Illustrated with portraits in sepia and musical scores. Fifth printing. An unvarnished study of the life of the composer with a brief bibliography, glossary and genealogy; followed by three indexes: General; Schumann’s Instrumental Works; Schumann’s Vocal Works. No previous ownership marks. A tight, sound, unmarked copy with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. An average used copy. Near very good.