Ashley, Robert. Perfect Lives. NY: Burning Books, 1991. First edition. Octavo (8.75" x 7"); xix, 193pp.; black cloth, in dust jacket. A touch of shelfwear to board bottoms, else fine in a fine jacket. Presents for the first time the full libretto of Ashley's important television opera, along with nearly forty pages of selections from a series of informal talks about Perfect Lives given by Ashley in 1989 at the Mills College Center for Contemporary Music. Edited and with a preface by Melody Sumner. Book and dust jacket design by Michael Sumner.