San Gabriel, Calif. Howell and Aretta, Inc. Music Publishers. (1953). 1st printing (presumed). 208 pp, with 50 lessons contained herein. The occasional b/w photographic image. Musical scores. 12-1/2" x 9-1/2". Blue vinyl fau-leather spiral binder, with gilt stamped title to front cover. Modest wear & soiling to covers. Front cover with "Ochs Music / Milwaukee" sticker to front cover. Age-toning to paper. Occasional prior owner pencil annotation. Overall, Very Good Plus. Item #48331
"The Howell-Aretta System of Modern Accordion Study is a series of looseleaf lessons, complete with explanatory text, exercises, solos, and examinations. It progresses from the very beginning through all phases of music study to the mastery of the piano accordion."