Distinguished American composer (1905–1986) best known for his songs for the film The Wizard of Oz. Original hardbound 1939–40 Decca release of The Wizard of Oz album (78 rpm) signed and inscribed in fountain pen on the inner front sleeve, “For Sid—Sincerely, Harold Arlen, 9-16-39.” In very good condition, with cloth spine completely detached and not present, and scattered moderate wear to covers. All four records are included. Original recipient of the autograph was Sidney Skolsky, a Hollywood columnist. Pre-certified PSA/DNA and RR Auction COA.