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The Billie Holiday Companion: Seven Decades of Commentary., Gourse, Leslie (Editor).
The Billie Holiday Companion: Seven Decades of Commentary.
Gourse, Leslie (Editor).
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The Singer and His Art., Schiotz, Aksel.
The Singer and His Art.
Schiotz, Aksel.
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The Common Sense of Music., Spaeth, Sigmund.
The Common Sense of Music.
Spaeth, Sigmund.
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This Is Jazz: A Series of Lectures Given at the San Francisco Museum of Art., Blesh, Rudi.
This Is Jazz: A Series of Lectures Given at the San Francisco Museum of Art.
Blesh, Rudi.
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Bird Lives!, [Parker, Charlie]. Russell, Ross.
Bird Lives!
[Parker, Charlie]. Russell, Ross.
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The Jazz Tradition., Williams, Martin.
The Jazz Tradition.
Williams, Martin.
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Fellowship Hymns., Barbour, Clarence A. (Editor).
Fellowship Hymns.
Barbour, Clarence A. (Editor).
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Signed "Liberace - Love! 1971" to the cover a program titled "The Liberace Legend.", Liberace.
Signed "Liberace - Love! 1971" to the cover a program titled "The Liberace Legend."
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Fellowship Hymns., Barbour, Clarence A. (Editor).
1 Barbour, Clarence A. (Editor). Fellowship Hymns.
New York. Association Press. 1920. Hardcover in olive cloth boards. Y.W.C.A. stamped on front cover and top edge and stamped & penciled on front free endpaper. Boards sunned and worn on edges with 1/2" white soil spot on front cover. Book is tight save for crack at copyright page. 8vo. 321 hymns. plus 33 pages of scripture readin 
Price: 12.50 USD
 
 
Inscribed 8" x 10" Glossy Photo., Bennett, Tony.
2 Bennett, Tony. Inscribed 8" x 10" Glossy Photo.
Circa 1960s. Very good. Close inspection shows light indentations on photo. Perhaps another photo was laid to top of this one and also inscribed. Inscribed "To Mrs. Powell, Best Wishes, Tony Bennett." Award winning singer best known for "I Left My Heart in San Francisco." 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
Counterpoint., Bernardi, G. G. Translated by Claude Landi.
3 Bernardi, G. G. Translated by Claude Landi. Counterpoint.
London. Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co. 1921. First Edition. The Musician's Bookshelf series. Hardcover in cloth boards stamped in gilt. Text is clean save for two light stamps of former owner. Endpapers tanning. Boards & top edge lightly soiled. No dust jacket. Book is square in tight binding. Crown 8vo. 206 pp. Contains the author's monograph on the origin and development of Counterpoint and Harmony. Studies both Canto Fermo & Canto Dato. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
This Is Jazz: A Series of Lectures Given at the San Francisco Museum of Art., Blesh, Rudi.
4 Blesh, Rudi. This Is Jazz: A Series of Lectures Given at the San Francisco Museum of Art.
San Francisco. Privately printed by the author. 1943. First Edition. Staple bound in tan illustrated wrappers. Former owner's name on flyleaf. Small 1/16" tear on title page. Light toning to edges. Binding tight & text bright. Softcover. 6" x 9.25". 36 pp. with refere Noted jazz authority discusses the roots of jazz from it's African origins, through work songs & spirituals to ragtime & the hot jazz of New Orleans and up to the works of Ellington & Basie. 
Price: 50.00 USD
 
 
The Who In Their Own Words., Clarke, Steve (Compiled by). Designed by Perry Neville.
5 Clarke, Steve (Compiled by). Designed by Perry Neville. The Who In Their Own Words.
New York & London. Quick Fox. 1979. First Printing. Perfect bound. Near fine in color photo illustrated wrappers. Top corner of front free endpaper removed. Small "P" stamp on top edge. Could be for distributor Putnam. Softcover. 7" x 10". 127 [1] pp. The words of Roger Daltrey, Pete Townshend, John Entwistle & the late Keith Moon photo illustrated. 
Price: 12.50 USD
 
 
Music Mania: From Rock to New Wave., Flans, Robyn.
6 Flans, Robyn. Music Mania: From Rock to New Wave.
Cresskill, NJ. Starbook. 1983. Near fine in pictorial wrappers. Light wear on edges. 4to trade paperback. 95 pp. Black & white photos throughout. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
The Billie Holiday Companion: Seven Decades of Commentary., Gourse, Leslie (Editor).
7 Gourse, Leslie (Editor). The Billie Holiday Companion: Seven Decades of Commentary.
New York. Schirmer Books. 1997. First Edition. Perfect bound. Good in photograph illustrated wrappers. Curls to corners. Probable remainder mark on bottom edge with small damp stain at foot of spine. Text clean & bright in solid binding. Soft cover. 6" x 9.25". xxii, 210 pp. wit The legendary Billie Holiday. Writings, interviews & reviews by the best including Leonard Feather, John Hammond, Ralph J. Gleason, Nat Hentoff, Whitney Balliett, & Orrin Keepnews. Memories by her pianist Jimmy Rowles. Poems inspired by Lady Day by Frank O'Hara, Amiri Baraka (LeRoi Jones), & others. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
The Opera and It's Future in America., Graf, Herbert.
8 Graf, Herbert. The Opera and It's Future in America.
New York. W. W. Norton & Co. 1941. First Edition. Blue cloth boards with red device on spine stamped in gilt. Very good lacking dust jacket. Boards rubbed and spine faded. 8vo. 305 pp. indexed. Fourteen figures and one hundred five plates. Opera's past, present and future examined by the former stage director, Metropolitan Opera Assoc. 
Price: 18.50 USD
 
 
"D" is for Deadbeat., Grafton, Sue.
9 Grafton, Sue. "D" is for Deadbeat.
New York. Henry Holt & Co. 1987. Book club edition. Hardcover in gray paper-wrapped boards. Fine in very good dust jacket. Book is clean with bright text in solid binding. Jacket edge worn with small tears at spine ends & bottom of front panel. 8vo. 183 [1] pp. The 4th novel in the Kinsey Millhone mystery series. Kinsey investigates the death of a client. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
Instant Harmonica., Harp, David.
10 Harp, David. Instant Harmonica.
San Francisco. Musical I Press. 1989. First Edition. Very good in pictorial wrappers. Light wear to wrappers. 4to trade paperback. 60 pp. A complete musical education for kids. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
Mr. Pops., Holland, James R.
11 Holland, James R. Mr. Pops.
Barre, MA. Barre Publishers. 1972. Very good in pictorial wrappers. Light wear to wrapper edges. 10" x 8" trade paperback. 96 pp. Tribute to Arthur Fiedler of the Boston Pops Orchestra. 120 candid photos including several from Mr. Fiedler's family album. 
Price: 12.50 USD
 
 
Music and the Great Composers: The Story of Musical Expression. (Music and Its Makers)., La Violette, Wesley.
12 La Violette, Wesley. Music and the Great Composers: The Story of Musical Expression. (Music and Its Makers).
Chicago. University of Knowledge. 1940. Wonder Books reprint. Hardcover in blind stamped cloth boards. Near fine in very good dust jacket. Book is square and tight in strong binding. Light edge wear to boards. Jacket edge worn with small chips & tears. Some interior tape repairs. Cover illustration bright. 8vo. 384 pp. with glossary of musical terms. Good mid-century musical reference. Illustrated endpapers. Black & white illustrations throughout. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
Signed "Liberace - Love! 1971" to the cover a program titled "The Liberace Legend.", Liberace.
13 Liberace. Signed "Liberace - Love! 1971" to the cover a program titled "The Liberace Legend."
1971. Staple bound. Very good. Light crease to top corner. 9" x 12". 20 pp. Color and black & white illustrations. "Mr. Showmanship" 
Price: 40.00 USD
 
 
Yes Sir, That's My Wolfgang: An Irreverent History of Music., Marquis, G. Welton.
14 Marquis, G. Welton. Yes Sir, That's My Wolfgang: An Irreverent History of Music.
Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey. Prentice-Hall. 1967. First Edition. Hardcover in cloth boards. Near fine in very good price clipped dust jacket. Light soil to top edge. Book is clean & solid. Small Paul Elder Books sticker on rear pastedown. Jacket rubbed at spine & fore edges. Small finger nail tear at edge of spine. Light edge wear. 8vo. 138 pp. with bibliography. The author examines the history of music from the early cave dwellers (where all of the musicians had naked feet) to the present (or the hopelessness of Western Musical Development). Line drawings throughout. 
Price: 12.00 USD
 
 
Caliban Reborn: Renewal in Twentieth -Century Music., Mellers, Wilfrid.
15 Mellers, Wilfrid. Caliban Reborn: Renewal in Twentieth -Century Music.
New York. Harper & Row. 1967. First Edition. Hardcover in cloth boards. Fine in very good dust jacket. Shelf wear to jacket with one closed tear at top of front panel. Book is tight and clean with no interior markings. 8vo. 195 pp. with glossary & index. Volume 36 in the World Perspectives series. The author examines the influences on modern music and the "possible reconciliations between tradition & revolution." 
Price: 12.50 USD
 
 
Detective Duos., Muller, Marcia and Bill Pronzini (Edited by).
16 Muller, Marcia and Bill Pronzini (Edited by). Detective Duos.
New York & Oxford. Oxford University Press. 1997. 2nd printing. Hardcover in black quarter cloth & yellow paper-wrapped boards. Near fine in like dust jacket. 8vo. vi, 444 pp. with credits & author index. The best adventures of twenty-five crime-solving twosomes. Contributions by Poe, Doyle, P.G. Wodehouse, R. Austin Freeman, Agatha Christie, Dorothy L. Sayers, the Lockridges, Rex Stout, Margery Allingham, Patrick Quentin, Stuart Palmer & Craig Rice, Lilian Jackson Braun, Fredric Brown, Reginald Hill, Edward D. Hoch, & others including the editors. 
Price: 12.00 USD
 
 
Handbook of the Operas., Ordway, Edith B.
17 Ordway, Edith B. Handbook of the Operas.
New York. George Sully & Co. (1917). Second Edition. Revised & Enlarged. Hardcover in red cloth boards stamped in gilt. Book is square & clean. Some toning to front endpapers & title page from formerly laid in newspaper clippings. Partial crack to rear hinge. No loosening. Spine faded & spots of soil to boards. A nice reference. 12mo. viii + 328 pp. with index. Provides a synopsis of over 50 popular operas. Contains the composer, author, characters, plot by act, and information on the first production. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
Behind the Gold Curtain: The Story of the Metropolitan Opera, 1883-1950., Peltz, Mary Ellis.
18 Peltz, Mary Ellis. Behind the Gold Curtain: The Story of the Metropolitan Opera, 1883-1950.
New York. Farrar Straus & Co. 1950. Later printing. Hardcover in red cloth boards. Good in good dust jacket. Damp stains on boards & jacket verso. Small bookseller stamp on rear pastedown (Paul Elder of San Francisco). Chips to jacket spine ends. 4to. 96 pp. History of the great opera house from its first performance to the Rudolph Bing era. Black & white photos throughout. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
Dear Mr. Fantasy: Diary of a Decade, Out Time and Rock and Roll., Russell, Ethan A. (Text & Photographs by).
19 Russell, Ethan A. (Text & Photographs by). Dear Mr. Fantasy: Diary of a Decade, Out Time and Rock and Roll.
Boston. Houghton Mifflin Co. 1985. First Edition Perfect bound. Near fine in photo illustrated wrappers. Gift inscription of blank facing half title page. A nice bright copy. Softcover. 8.25" x 11". 253 pp. Color and black & white photos throughout. Focus on The Beatles, Eric Clapton, The Who, The Doors, The Rolling Stones, Janis Joplin, Steve Miller, The Eagles, The Moody Blues, Frank Zappa, Traffic & others. 
Price: 17.50 USD
 
 
The Singer and His Art., Schiotz, Aksel.
20 Schiotz, Aksel. The Singer and His Art.
New York. Harper & Row. 1970. First Edition. Hardcover in blue cloth boards. Very good lacking dust jacket. Boards lightly rubbed & soiled. Book is square and clean in tight binding. 8vo. xvi + 214 pp. with discography, bibliography Advise for the singer by the great concert performer. Covers approaches to the Art Song, the Oratorio, the Opera, and the Recital. 
Price: 12.00 USD
 
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