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Fellowship Hymns.

By: Barbour, Clarence A. (Editor).

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York., Association Press.: 1920.

Seller ID: 11832

Condition: 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.


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Inscribed 8" x 10" Glossy Photo.

By: Bennett, Tony.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Circa 1960s.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 17512

Condition: 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." View more info

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Counterpoint.

By: Bernardi, G. G. Translated by Claude Landi.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London., Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co.: 1921.

Edition: First Edition. The Musician's Bookshelf series.

Seller ID: 13239

Condition: 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.


Contains the author's monograph on the origin and development of Counterpoint and Harmony. Studies both Canto Fermo & Canto Dato. View more info

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This Is Jazz: A Series of Lectures Given at the San Francisco Museum of Art.

By: Blesh, Rudi.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: San Francisco., Privately printed by the author.: 1943.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 13462

Condition: Former owner's name on flyleaf. Small 1/16" tear on title page. Light toning to edges. Binding tight & text bright.


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. View more info

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The Who In Their Own Words.

By: Clarke, Steve (Compiled by). Designed by Perry Neville.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York & London., Quick Fox.: 1979.

Edition: First Printing.

Seller ID: 17331

Condition: 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.


The words of Roger Daltrey, Pete Townshend, John Entwistle & the late Keith Moon photo illustrated. View more info

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Music Mania: From Rock to New Wave.

By: Flans, Robyn.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Cresskill, NJ., Starbook.: 1983.

Seller ID: 8443

Condition: Near fine in pictorial wrappers. Light wear on edges.


Black & white photos throughout. View more info

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The Billie Holiday Companion: Seven Decades of Commentary.

By: Gourse, Leslie (Editor).

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York., Schirmer Books.: 1997.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 15600

Condition: 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.


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. View more info

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The Opera and It's Future in America.

By: Graf, Herbert.

Price: $18.50

Publisher: New York., W. W. Norton & Co.: 1941.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 8419

Condition: Very good lacking dust jacket. Boards rubbed and spine faded.


Fourteen figures and one hundred five plates. Opera's past, present and future examined by the former stage director, Metropolitan Opera Assoc. View more info

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"B" is for Burglar

By: Grafton, Sue

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Holt, Rinehart & Winston.: 1983

Edition: Book club edition..

Seller ID: 019175

Condition: Fine


Jacket edge worn with tiny chips to head of spine & bottom of rear panel. The author's 2nd Kinsey Millhone mystery. Kinsey is hired for what seems to be a very simple case. Finding a missing sister and there is a will to be settled. But nothing is as simple as it seems. View more info

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Instant Harmonica.

By: Harp, David.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: San Francisco., Musical I Press.: 1989.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 8444

Condition: Very good in pictorial wrappers. Light wear to wrappers.


A complete musical education for kids. View more info

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Mr. Pops.

By: Holland, James R.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Barre, MA., Barre Publishers.: 1972.

Seller ID: 8418

Condition: Very good in pictorial wrappers. Light wear to wrapper edges.


Tribute to Arthur Fiedler of the Boston Pops Orchestra. 120 candid photos including several from Mr. Fiedler's family album. View more info

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Music and the Great Composers: The Story of Musical Expression. (Music and Its Makers).

By: La Violette, Wesley.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Chicago., University of Knowledge.: 1940.

Edition: Wonder Books reprint.

Seller ID: 13238

Condition: 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.


Good mid-century musical reference. Illustrated endpapers. Black & white illustrations throughout. View more info

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Signed "Liberace - Love! 1971" to the cover a program titled "The Liberace Legend."

By: Liberace.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: 1971.

Seller ID: 17513

Condition: Very good. Light crease to top corner.


Color and black & white illustrations. "Mr. Showmanship" View more info

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Yes Sir, That's My Wolfgang: An Irreverent History of Music.

By: Marquis, G. Welton.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey., Prentice-Hall.: 1967.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 14708

Condition: 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.


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. View more info

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Detective Duos.

By: Muller, Marcia and Bill Pronzini (Edited by).

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York & Oxford., Oxford University Press.: 1997.

Edition: 2nd printing.

Seller ID: 16563

Condition: Near fine in like dust jacket.


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. View more info

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Handbook of the Operas.

By: Ordway, Edith B.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York., George Sully & Co.: (1917).

Edition: Second Edition. Revised & Enlarged.

Seller ID: 13706

Condition: 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.


Provides a synopsis of over 50 popular operas. Contains the composer, author, characters, plot by act, and information on the first production. View more info

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Behind the Gold Curtain: The Story of the Metropolitan Opera, 1883-1950.

By: Peltz, Mary Ellis.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York., Farrar Straus & Co.: 1950.

Edition: Later printing.

Seller ID: 15017

Condition: 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.


History of the great opera house from its first performance to the Rudolph Bing era. Black & white photos throughout. View more info

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The Singer and His Art.

By: Schiotz, Aksel.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York., Harper & Row.: 1970.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 13707

Condition: Very good lacking dust jacket. Boards lightly rubbed & soiled. Book is square and clean in tight binding.


Advise for the singer by the great concert performer. Covers approaches to the Art Song, the Oratorio, the Opera, and the Recital. View more info

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J. J. Johnson: Transcribed Solos.

By: Senff, Tom (Editor). David Baker (Foreword).

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New Albany, IN., Jamey Aebersold.: 1989.

Seller ID: 17510

Condition: Fine in wraps.


13 Personal Favorites by the trombone great. Included are "Now's the Time," Walkin'," "Misterioso," & "Billie's Bounce." Transcribed by John Leisenring & Hunt Butler. View more info

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The Big Bands.

By: Simon George T. Foreword by Frank Sinatra.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York., Macmillan Co.: 1971.

Edition: Revised Enlarged Edition.

Seller ID: 14747

Condition: Very good in near fine dust jacket. Light soil to top edge plus former owner's name and date on front free endpaper. Book is clean & solid. Jacket lightly shelf worn with bright Charles Lilly cover illustration.


Extensive history era & biographies of all the major (& some minor) contributors. Photo illustrations throughout. With new discography for this edition plus picture credits & index. View more info