London: Cassell, 1999. First Edition. INSCRIBED by the author on the title page: "For Don -- / Thanks for helping me locate Henry Allen III / Best wishes / John Chilton / July 1999." Extremities of both book and jacket lightly bumped, else Near Fine and unread in a Near Fine dust jacket. The first book to tackle the jazz trumpeter and singer, regarded as Louis Armstrong's chief competitor. Jacket photograph by Teresa Chilton.