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Lena

By Horne, Lena and Richard Schickel

U.S.A.: Limelight Editions, 1986. pages dulled, yellowing. binding loose, hinges cracked. edge wear with dents, chips. corners dented, creased and split. covers worn, dented, creased, scratched, scuffed, ink rubbed, chipped, dulled, aged, smudged/soiled, ect. spine edges worn, soiled. general shelf wear. a good reading copy. . Reprint Edition, 1st Printing. Trade Paperback. Fair.

$20.00

Jass
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Jass

By Fulmer, David

New York, NY: Harcourt, 2005. A nice reading copy. Pages are clean and bright. Binding is tight. Book and jacket show some shelfwear. . First Edition, 1st printing. Hard Cover. Good +/Good.

$13.20

Shall We Play That One Together?: The Life and Art of Jazz Piano Legend Marian McPartland
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Shall We Play That One Together?: The Life and Art of Jazz Piano Legend Marian McPartland

By De Barros, Paul

New York, NY: St. Martin's Press, 2012. A nice reading copy. Pages are clean and bright. Binding is tight. Book and jacket show some shelfwear. Jacket has been mylared for protection. One section of black and white photos.. First Edition, 1st printing. Hard Cover. Very Good -/Good +. Mylared.

$21.00

Jazz: Photographs of the Masters
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Jazz: Photographs of the Masters

By Lowe, Jacques Wiht Bob Blumenthal and Cliff Preiss

New York: Artisan, 1995. A nice reading copy. Pages are clean and bright. Binding is tight. Book and jacket show some shelfwear. Jacket has been mylared for protection. Jacket edges and corners show a bit of wear. Decorative endpages. Black and white photos throughout. This is an oversized book and may require extra postage.. First Edition, 1st printing. Oversized Hardcover. Very Good -/Good. Mylared.

$42.00

Eubie Blake
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Eubie Blake

By Al Rose

New York, NY: Schirmer Books, 1979. 214pp. Index. Original black cloth covered boards. 1st Printing (with complete number line). Illustrated (b/w photographs throughout). Pages are clean (unmarked) but a bit dull with age. Binding is tight and secure. Boards have very light bumping to heel of spine, rubbing to corners. Unclipped pictorial DJ is slightly age-toned. Shelfwear to DJ (chyipping to head of spine, several small closed tears/faint creased to edges, moderate rubbing to extremities). Looks nice in added protecive mylar covering. Nice reading copy of this increasingly scarce title. . First Edition, 1st printing. Hard Cover. Good/Good -. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Mylared.

$55.00

The Encyclopedia Yearbooks of Jazz
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The Encyclopedia Yearbooks of Jazz

By Feather, Leonard

U.S.A.: Da Capo Press, 1993. pages clean, dull yellowing. binding tight, hinges cracked/broken. edge wear with dents, chips. corners dented, creased and split. covers worn, dented, scratched, scuffed, aged, ect. general shelf wear. a good reading copy. . First Edition, Unknown Printing. Trade Paperback. Good -. Oversize Paperback.

$17.50

Jazz The New York Times Essential Library
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Jazz The New York Times Essential Library

By Ratliff, Ben

U.S.A.: Times Books, 2002. pages yellowed. binding tight, hinges creased/cracked. edge wear with dents. corners dented, creased and starting to split. front cover punctured. covers worn, dented, scratched, scuffed, ect. covers creased along spine edge from use. spine edges dented, chipped. general shelf wear. a good reading copy. . 1st Printing. Trade Paperback. Good -.

$9.35

L'Odyssee Du Jazz
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L'Odyssee Du Jazz

By Balen, Noel

Paris, France: Liana Levi, 2003. 785pp. Index. Nouvelle Edition. Pages are clean (no writing, underlining, or highlighting). Hinges are slightly creased but still secure. Inner text block is tight with no cracks or breaks. Covers are scuffed with a few faint scrapes. Shelfwear (bumping/nicking to head/heel of spine, rubbing to extremities). Outer page edges are slightly finger soiled. Des premiers esclaves africains aux dernières fulgurances électroniques, en passant par les prêcheurs de spirituals, les cris du Delta, les 78 tours écorchés, les nuits vaporeuses de Harlem, les hors-la-loi de la 52e Rue, les microsillons légendaires, les nonchalances ouatées de la côte ouest, les rebelles de Newport ou les scansions cuivrées du funk, cette grande saga du jazz est une invitation au voyage. Noel Balen, écrivain et musicien, est né en 1959. Ancien secrétaire général de rédaction à Jazz Hot, membre de l'Académie du jazz. Nice reading copy. . Trade Paperback with Flaps. Good -/No Jacket as Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$27.50

Suits Me the Double Life of Billy Tipton
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Suits Me the Double Life of Billy Tipton

By Middlebrook, Diane Wood

U.S.A.: Houghton Mifflin, 1998. pages yellowed. binding tight but hinges cracked. edge wear. corners dented and starting to split. general shelf wear. a good reading copy.. 1st Printing. Trade Paperback. Good -.

$8.80

To Be or Not To Bop Memoirs
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To Be or Not To Bop Memoirs

By Gillespie, Dizzy; Fraser, Al

Garden City , NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1979. Stated First Edition. Pages are clean (no writing, underlining, or highlighting) but yellowed witha ge. Binding is tight and secure. Boards are lightly scuffed/finger soiled with slight sunning to edges; slight bumping to head/heel of spine, rubbing to extremities. Outer page edges are dust soiled with some spotting. Unclipped ($14.95) DJ is sunned/finger soiled with several small stains. Shelfwear (chipping/light creasing to head/heel of spine, a few small nicks to edges, amd corners, rubbing to extremities). Looks nice in protective mylar covering. No previous owner markings. Nice reading copy. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/Fair. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Mylared.

$66.00

Sinatra

By Frank Alan

New York, NY: Leon Amiel, 1978. A nice reading copy. Pages are clean and bright. Binding is tight. Book and jacket show some shelfwear. Jacket has been mylared for protection. Decorative endpages. Color and black and white photos and film stills throughout. This is an oversized book and may require extra postage.. First Edition. Oversized Hardcover. Good +/Good +. Mylared.

$14.50

All in Good Time

By McPartland, Marian

New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 1987. A nice reading copy. Pages are clean and bright. Binding is tight. Book and jacket show some shelfwear. Jacket has been mylared for protection. Front flap has been price-clipped. A few scattered photos.. First Edition, 1st Printing. Hard Cover. Good +/Good. Mylared.

$15.40

The Song That Never Ended: a Jazz Musician's Journey to a Love Beyond Life

By John Novello

Boca Raton, Fl.: New Paradigm, 2003. A nice clean copy without any marks or tears. Pages clean.. First Printing. Trade Paperback. Very Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$9.35

Music City Babylon: Inside the World of Country Music

By Faragher, Scott

Secaucus, NJ, U.S.A.: Carol Publishing Group, 1992. A nice clean copy without any marks or tears. Light edgewear.. Second Printing. Hard Cover. Very Good -/Very Good -. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$9.90

Ella Fitzgerald: Jazz Singer Supreme

By Carolyn Wyman

New York: Franklin Watts, 1993. Cover is worn at corners. Spine tight pages bright. Jacket mylared, but no marks or tears. "Carolyn Wyman's Biography of Ella Fitzgerald explores the depth and range of this great artist's work, and provides a revealing look at Ella's personal life as a woman of color, a wife, and a mother.". First Printing. Hard Cover. Very Good -/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$38.50