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A Short History of Music

By Alfred Einstein; various translators

New York, New York: Vintage, Random House, 1954. Fourth American edition. Hardcover--cloth. Very good. Octavo, 9 1/2" tall, viii + 205 pages, gray cloth. A very good, clean, neat hard cover edition overall with light shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white. Without dust jacket. This edition orignally published in 1937

$9.50

Second Music Reader: a course of exercises in the elements of Vocal Music and SIght SInging with Choice Rote Songs for the uses of Schools and Families

By Luther Whiting Mason

Boston, Massachusetts: Ginn & Heath, 1870. Early Printing. Decorative Boards. Very GGoodood. Duodecimo, 6 3/4" tall, 96 pages; brown quarter-cloth. A good, sturdy original copy with general shelf wear, and exterior rubbing and soiling, rubbing through to boards at cover edges and a portion of the cover at spine cloth chipped away; hinges and binding tight, paper lightly yellowed overall with foxing to the endpapers and several pages with marginal edge tears and a 2" portion at the bottom of title page missing.

$12.50

Cowboy Songs: The Yellow Rose of Texas; A Home on the Range; etc

By Belmont Music, et al

Chicago, Illinois: Belmont Music, c. 1937. First edition thus. Original Wraps. Very good. Octavo pamphlet, 9" tall saddle stitched, 24 pages, stiff pictorial wraps. A very good copy with moderate shelfwear , binding solid, paper lightly yellowed. 26 songs in total, mostly a page or less in length with music.

$9.50

All Music Guide: the best CD's, albums & tapes: the experts' guide to the best releases from thousands of artists in all types of music; over 23,000 albums from 6,000 artists in 22 categories (AMG All Music Guide Series)

By Michael Erlewine et al (editors)

San Francisco, California: Miller Freeman Publications, 1995. Second edition. Original Wraps. Very Good. Octavo 9 1/8" tall, 1415 pages, stiff wraps. A very good, clean, neat original soft cover with light shelf wear; binding solid, paper white

$12.50

All Music Guide to Rock: the best CD's, albums & tapes: Rock, Pop, Soul, R&B and Rap (AMG All Music Guide Series)
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All Music Guide to Rock: the best CD's, albums & tapes: Rock, Pop, Soul, R&B and Rap (AMG All Music Guide Series)

By Michael Erlewine et al (editors)

San Francisco, California: Miller Freeman Publications, 1994. Second edition. Original Wraps. Very Good. Octavo 9 1/8" tall, 973 pages, stiff wraps. A very good, clean, neat original soft cover with light shelf wear; binding solid, paper white

$9.50

the Boston Symphony Orchestra Seventy-Fifth Anniversary Season, 1955-1956

By Charles Munch (Musical Director) et al

Boston, Massachusetts: Boston Symphony Orchestra, 1989. First edition thus. Original Wraps. Very good. Quarto, 10 3/4" tall, 24 pages with intertextual black and white illustration, wire saddle stitch, stiff illustrated wraps. A very good, clean, original soft cover brochure with minor shelf wear edges rubbed; binding solid, paper lightly yellowed.

$9.50

James Bond Song Book : Goldfinger; From Russia With Love; The Mango Tree; The James Bond Theme; Jamaica Jump-up

By Leslie Bricusse, Anthony Newley, John Barry, Monty Norman, Lionel Bart

New York, New York: Unart Music-United Artists, 1964. First edition thus. Original Wraps. Very good/Without Dust jacket. Quarto, 11" tall, 16 pages, wire saddle-stitch, stiff illustrated wraps. A very good, moderately worn sheet music booklet with some soiling to the blank back cover and one corner; binding solid, paper lightly yellowed.

$9.50

A L'Ombre d'un Grand Coeur (Souveniers d'un collaboration) avec nombreuses letters inedites d' Emile Zola

By Alfred Bruneau

Paris, France: Bibliotheque - Charpentier, 1932. Early Printing. Pictorial Wraps. Good. French language text. Duodecimo, 7 1/2" tall, 235 pages, original yellow printed wraps. A good, clean, sturdy softcover edition over all, back stip chipping at spine ; binding solid paper moderately yellowed,

$19.00

Elson's Music Dictionary: Containing the Definition and Pronunciation of such Terms and Signs as are Used in Modern Music

By Louis C. Elson

New York, New York: Oliver Ditson, 1905. Early Printing. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good. Octavo, 8 1/2" tall, 306 pages, green cloth. A very good, clean, sturdy original hard cover edition with moderate shelf wear and rubbing at the corners, light exterior soiling; hinges and binding solid, paper lightly yellowed, light foxing to the endpapers, with a previous owner's name penned on the front endpaper. Without dust jacket.

$8.50

Marian Anderson: Fourth Event Hurok Carnegie Hall Series Tuesday evening, January 2nd [1940], at 8:45 o'clock [program].

By S. Hurok Presents; Marian Anderson; Kosti Vehanen (Piano) et al.

New York, New York: Carnegie Hall, 1940. First edition thus. Original Wraps. Very Good. Quarto brochure, 10 1/4"" tall, 14 pages, wire saddle stitch, single color illustrated wraps. A very good, clean program over all with light wear, binding tight, paper just slightly yellowed, but a light dampstain at the spine margin.

$19.00

Weihnachtsklange Deutsche Weihnachtslieder No. 50 (German Christmas Songs)

By Bernhard Scholz (Tonsatz) and Ernst Liebermann (Bildschmuck)

Mainz, Germany: Jos. Scholz, c. 1900. Early Printing. Decorative Boards. Good. German language text. Oblong quarto, 9" tall by 11 1/2" ; 18 pages with 17 songs, plus 6 full page plates as well as 5 intertextual illustrations, decorative endpapers, gray quarter-cloth spine and illustrated boards (back cover blank). A good copy over al, relatively clean, but hinges cracked and front endpaper loose, paper yellowed and becoming fragile at the edges with scatterred edge chipping

$45.00

The A Cappella Chorus Book

By Dr. F. Melius Christiansen and Noble Cain

Boston, Massachusetts: Oliver Ditson Company, 1932. First edition. Decorative Cloth. Very Good. Small quarto, 10 3/4" tall, 128 pages, gray boards. A very good hardcover overall with moderate shelf wear and rubbing at the corners, slight exterior soiling including an erased name.

$9.50

Folk-Songs from the Southern Highlands

By Mellinger Edward Henry

New York, New York: J.J. Augustine (American Ethnological Society), 1938. First printing. Hardcover--cloth. Good +. Small quarto, 9 1/4" tall, 460 pages + black and white plates, yellow titles maroon cloth. A good, sturdy hard cover over all with moderate shelf wear, hinges and binding solid, paper moderately yellowed, BUT, dampstaining visible to the bottom portion of the cover cloth and at the bottom margins of the pages--text not affected. Still a very good original reference and reading copy.

$65.00

Magnificence onstage at The Met: a detailed and lavishly illustrated account of twenty memorable productions in the repertory of The Metropolitan Opera

By Robert Jacobson; photo-editor Gerald Fitzgerald

New York, New York: Simon and Schuster - Metropolitan Opera Guild, 1985. First edition. Hardcover--cloth. Near Fine / Fine. Quarto, 11 2/3" tall, 256 pages, with intertextual illustration throughout, maroon cloth with gilt titles on spine. A near fine, clean, hardcover first edition, with light shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper white. In a fine dust jacket, with the original price.

$12.50

Baroque Opera at Smith College 1926 - 1931: Record of a Pioneer Venture in Music; Monteverdi and Handel Operas as performed under the direction of Werner Josten.

By Ruth Wedgwood Kennedy (Foreward)

Northampton, Massachusetts: [Smith College ], 1966. First edition. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good. An ex-library copy with markings on the spine and endpapers. Quarto, 12 1/4" tall, 187 pages, with intertextual illustration throughout, blue- green cloth with gilt titles and tipped on photograph. A very good, internally clean, hardcover first edition, with moderate shelf wear, cover cloth lightly soiled and rubbed at the extremities; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white. Without dust jacket.

$19.00

Technical Studies for the Piano Forte

By Louis Plaidy

Boston, Massachusetts: Oliver Ditson, 1865. Early Printing. Decorative Cloth. Very Good -. "Professor of the piano forte at the Conservatory of Leipzig. Translated from the second corrected and improved German edition. [with foreign fingering]. Quarto, 12 3/4" tall, 60 pages, gilt titles on brown cloth; endpapers are advertisements. A very good minus, generally clean hardcover overall with moderateshelf wear, some fading to cloth at the spine and bottom cover margin; interior is very good in solid binding; paper clean and lightly yellowed.

$19.00

Juvenile Oratorios: a collection of songs designed for floral and other concerts, juvenile classes, schools, &c.; the Festival of the Rose; The Indian Summer; The Children of Jerusalem

By J.C. Johnson

Boston, Massachusetts: Wilkins, Carter, 1853. First edition. Decorative Boards. Good -. Oblong octavo, 4 1/2" tall by 7 1/8, 176 pages, black titles on decorative printed boards with leather backstrip over spine. A good copy overall with general shelf wear and exterior soiling, boards rubbed through at all edges, with an edge break to the top of the rear cover and minor dampstaining from the spine to the interior (not visible on most pages; hinges and binding solid BUT free endpapers missing, paper lightly yellowed with minor scattered foxing.

$16.50

People of Note: a score of symphony faces

By Laurence McKinney ; illustrated by Gluyas Williams

New York, New York: E. P. Dutton, 1943. Twelfth printing. Decorative Cloth. Very Good. Duodecimo, 7 3/4" tall, 63 pages with intertextaul black and white illustration throughout, black titles on decorative orange cloth. A very good, clean, neat, sturdy hard cover edition with minor shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper lightly yellowed with a previous owner's inscription on the front endpaper. Without dust jacket.

$7.50

The Modern School for the Piano-Forte;

By Nathan Richardson

Boston, Massachusetts: Russell & Richardson, 1853. First edition. Quarter-cloth--Decorative Boards. Good +. Quarto 11 3/4" tall, 244 pages, gilt titles on decorative blue cloth. A good copy overall with moderate shelf wear and light exterior soiling, BUT spine cloth missing and binding exposed, fore-corner tips worn through ; hinges and binding solid, paper moderately yellowed with light to moderate foxing. ". . . composed and compiled for the works of the most eminent modern and classical authors and teachers, comprising a complete course of instruction, based upon a new principle., progressive in its character, anatomical illustrations of the hands, (thoroughly explained) showing the use of their muscels and teendons in playing the piano."

$45.00

Der Freischutz; Oper in 3 Akten; von C. M. von Weber; Klavierauszug neu revidirt von Gustav F. Kogel (Edition Peters Nr. 7793)

By C. M. von Weber (Carl Maria); Gustav F. Kogel

Leipzig, Germany--New York, New York: Henry Litolff's verlag - C.F. Peters, c. 1916. First edition thus. Three-quarter leather over boards. Good +. Text in German. No date. Quarto, 11 " tall, 128 pages, three quarter maroon leather over boards. A very good, generally clean, hardcover edition with exterior shelf wear, rubbing at all corners, spine ends frayed; binding solid, paper clean and moderately yellowed with a music store stamp from Berlin on the title page.

$16.50

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