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University of Strangers

By Pfeifer, Bob

Power City Press / Smog Veil Records, 2010. First printing. Paperback. Very Good. 8vo. 159pp. Pictorial covers lightly scuffed. Joints creased with a spot of soiling to upper cover. Inscribed by author with accompanying doodle.

$18.00

Jazz Improvisation: Joe Pass Jazz Guitar Solo

By Suzuki, Hiroyuki (transcriotions)

ATN, 1989. First edition thus. Paperback. Very Good. 4to. 95pp. Navy blue wraps scuffed. Text mostly in Japanese (i think). Contains tablature and musical notation transcriptions of Pass's work.

$25.00

The Sonata in the Classic Era

By Newman, William S.

Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina Press, 1963. No additional printings indicated. Hardcover. Very Good/very good -. 8vo. 897pp. Green cloth covered boards. Endpapers and edges lightly foxed and soiled. Price-clipped Dj. foxed along edges with chipping to edges of spine. Contains notation of musical examples throughout.

$30.00

A Treatise on the Art of Pianoforte Construction

By Wolfenden, Samuel

Heckscher & Co. Limited, 1989. 1989 reprint edition. Paperback. Very Good. 8vo. 274pp. Orange wraps lightly soiled, else fine. B&W photos and diagrams throughout.

$35.00

Neon Angel: The Cherie Currie Story

By Currie, Cherie; Neal Shusterman

Los Angeles, CA: Price Stern Sloan, 1989. First edition, first printing. Paperback. Good +. Small 8vo. 176pp. Covers lightly scuffed with creasing to edges. Inscribed by Cherie on inside of front cover. Reads, "To Lori with love, Cherie Currie." Currie's tale of fast teenage living playing while playing with the Runaways.

$65.00

I Dreamed I Was a Very Clean Tramp: An Autobiography
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I Dreamed I Was a Very Clean Tramp: An Autobiography

By Hell, Richard

NY, NY: Ecco, 2013. First edition, as stated. Hardcover. Very Good +/near fine. 8vo. 293pp. Black paper covered boards. Light shelfwear to head of spine, else fine. Magnetic security sticker still on lower paste-down endpaper. don't want to remove and rip paper. Pictorial Dj. covered in protective mylar. Inscribed and signed by Hell on title page. Inscription reads, "Doing odd jobs for Lan."

$80.00

More Than a Song to Sing : Mystical Ideas and the Lyrics of Van Morrison

By Kelly, Pat

Rowan Press, 1993. Paperback. Very Good. 99pp. Simple blue wraps lightly scuffed. Edge of text block foxed. One page formerly dog-earred. An interesting and scarce book. The title is pretty self-explanatory, the Kelly examines song lyrics in six differently themed chapters.

$50.00

Outlaw Blues: A Book of Rock Music
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Outlaw Blues: A Book of Rock Music

By Williams, Paul

Encinitas, CA: Entwhistle Books, 2000. Second edition. Softcover. VG-. 8vo. 206pp. Illustrated wraps. Front cover gently creased along fore edge and is warping away from the text block, especially at the corners. Crease along lower joint. Written by founder and editor of Crawdaddy! Magazine.

$20.00

Improvised Music from Japan 2002-2003
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Improvised Music from Japan 2002-2003

By Suzuki, Yoshiyuki

Tokyo, Japan: Improvised Music from Japan, 2003. First edition. Softcover. VG. 8vo. Pictorial wraps. Exterior of wraps lightly scuffed. General wear to extremities. Text in both English and Japanese. B/W pictures throughout. DOES NOT INCLUDE CD. Excellent articles and interviews with contemporary radical Japanese musicians. Featuring such artists as Ami Yoshida, Sachiko M, Otomo Yoshide, Aki Onda, and many others.

$25.00

Japanese Independent Music
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Japanese Independent Music

By Stofer, Frank (editor)

Talence Cedex, France: Sonore, 2000. First edition, first printing. Softcover. VG. 8vo. 360pp. Illustrated wraps. Exterior of wraps scuffed and tail of spine lightly bumped. Text block is bright and clean. A few B/W photographs throughout. “From Abe Kaoru to Zeni Geva, the fullest picture available of Japan’s explosively radical musical underground of the 80’s and 90’s...”

$35.00

Black Dice & Jason Frank Rothenberg: Gore
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Black Dice & Jason Frank Rothenberg: Gore

By Black Dice

PictureBox Inc. , 2006. No additional printing indicated. Softcover. Fine. 4to. Unpaginated. All pictures/collages, no text. Created by the band Black Dice. Color photographs/collages throughout.

$75.00

The Traditional Music of Britain and Ireland: A Research and Information Guide

By Porter, James

New York, NY: Garland Publishing, Inc., 1989. No add'tl ptg. indicated. Hardcover. VG/No dustjacket. 8vo. 408 pp. Green cloth with gold lettering on upper board and spine. Foxing to head of text block. A few light spots of scuffing to lower board, else fine. “Includes traditional music from Britain and Ireland, mostly from the late 19th century to the present (1989). Also includes reprints of numerous earlier works, works from North America related to British or Irish music (if the British or Irish materials are referred to), and items from fields such as musical archaeology, the prehistory of music, and mythology. Has some unpublished dissertations and theses, and instrumental tutors.” Garland reference library of the humanities; vol. 807. Music research and information guides; vol. 11.

$170.00