The Sound of Music; Warmly Inscribed by Christopher Plummer

  • The Sound of Music.

The Sound of Music.

Item Number: 44010

New York: Random House, 1960.

First edition, early printing. Octavo, original yellow cloth. Inscribed by Christopher Plummer on the front free endpaper, who played the Captain Von Trapp in the film, “For _____ with all my very best of wishes always Christopher Plummer.” Fine in a near fine dust jacket. Basis for the classic musical and later film, The Sound of Music starring Christopher Plummer and Julie Andrews.

The Sound of Music written by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse based on the memoir of Maria von Trapp, The Story of the Trapp Family Singers. Many songs from the musical have become standards, such as Edelweiss, My Favorite Things, Climb Every Mountain, Do-Re-Mi, and the title song The Sound of Music. It was adapted as a 1965 film musical starring Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer, which won five Academy Awards.