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image of Autographed note by Niccolo Paganini, the Italian violinist, composer

Autographed note by Niccolo Paganini, the Italian violinist, composer

by Paganini, Niccolo

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Published
1832
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London, 1832. Ephemera. An autographed note written in Italian by Niccolo Paganini dated 29 July 1832. The note is possibly a thank you note for a gift, part of which appears to translate as "given I know the beloved object that will freeze the present, I'm happy." With two inscriptions. The original recipient of the note has… Read more
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image of Robeson's signature clipped from a London concert program together with US Press Photograph of Robeson holding congratulatory telegrams

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London & New York, 1958. Robeson has signed the cover of a London concert program at The Lord Melchett Hall, Maccabi House, Compayne Gardens, N.W.6. It is trimmed to 5x3". On the verso is a partial listing of the concert, including "Group of Negro Spirituals and of English Songs Paul Robeson. At the Piano: Lawrence Brown." It… Read more
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$225.00
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Finding Paradise: Island Art In Private Collections

by Severson, Don R.; Horikawa, Michael D.; Saville, Jennifer

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Published
2002
Condition
Fine in fine dj.
Edition
First edition
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$225.00

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Honolulu: Honolulu Academy of Arts,, 2002. First edition. Hardcover. Fine in fine dj.. Signed by the 14 contributing authors on front free endpaper. The book features paintings, drawings, prints, photographs, including a list of the 100 essential books printed on Hawaii before the end of the 19th century. Also includes chapters on surfing, ukuleles, kitsch, quilt… Read more
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Nelly was a Lady

by Foster, Stephen Collins

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Published
1895
Condition
Fine
Edition
Later printing
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$450.00

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Boston: Joseph Knight Company, 1895. Later printing. Flexible 'Ivorine'. Fine. A gift binding, beautifully illustrated and designed, one of Stephen Foster's early musical compositions. This edition is not recorded in OCLC. OCLC 13422575 cites an earlier edition, published by Nims and Knight in Troy. Joseph Knight went out on his own in about 1892, located… Read more
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Backstage Passes & Backstabbing Bastards: Memoirs of Roll n' Roll Survivor. Updated Edition!

by Kooper, Alice

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Published
2008
Condition
Very good condition
Edition
Second revised
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$125.00

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New York: Backbeat Books, 2008. Second revised. Paperback. Very good condition. Signed on the cover by Al Kooper at a New York book launch in 2008. The signature looks more like an initialed correction on a contract but it is his. Founder of Blood Sweat and Tears and masterminder of the Super Sessions. This revised edition… Read more
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Women in Music

by Towers, John. [Florence Sutro]

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Published
1897
Condition
Very good condition
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$275.00

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Winchester VA: John Towers, 1897. Paperback. Very good condition. Mr. Towers speak forcefully for the contribution of women as musicians and composers in his article in "The Musician" of April, May and June 1897. Following the article is an alphabetical list of women musicians. He also apologizes to the "hundreds of Women who have done, and… Read more
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image of Ignacy Paderewski, pianist & Polish statesman.   Vernacular silvertone photograph

Ignacy Paderewski, pianist & Polish statesman. Vernacular silvertone photograph

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Published
1934
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Very good overall
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$125.00

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1934. Very good overall. A real photograph of the renowned pianist, taken at a private residence in 1934, with with captions hand written in pencil. The people identified in pencil below are, from left to right, Mrs Paderewski, Ignacy Paderewski, Mrs. Ernest Schelley, "M. B. B", and Rebecca Hamilton. The date below is… Read more
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Vanity Fair Music Prints: Eduard Strauss

by [Music] Vanity Fair; E. B. N.

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Published
1895
Condition
Very good condition
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$75.00

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London: Vanity Fair, 1895. Very good condition. A chromolithograph full length caricature portrait of the famed Austrian composer (1835 - 1916), a member of the musical family which dominated the Vienna music world, composing popular waltzes and polkas. Strauss is depicted in profile, in black tuxedo and tails, holding his violin in his left hand and the… Read more
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image of Charles Dickens, first US publication 'Sketches by Boz' in The New York Mirror, Volume IV

Charles Dickens, first US publication 'Sketches by Boz' in The New York Mirror, Volume IV

by Dickens, Charles

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Published
1836
Condition
Good + overall
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$145.00

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New York, 1836. Hardcover. Good + overall. Dickens' sketches of London scenes and people, published here in America for the first time, called 'Sketches by Boz'. This volume of The New York Mirror includes the first 7 sketches: "The Fashionable Dancing Academy" (p122); "Miss Evans and the Eagle" (p134); "The Bloomsbury Christening" (p. 146-47); "The Steam Excursion"… Read more
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Weir engraving of Hudson River in The New York Mirror, Volume XII - XIII

by Weir, Robert W [Bank note engraving]

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Published
1835
Condition
Good + overall
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New York, 1835. Hardcover. Good + overall. Full yearly volume which includes a stunning steel engraved view of the Hudson River by Robert W. Weir, the scarce "Evening Scene in the Highlands, NY" (p305). Robert Weir was a Hudson River artist and long-time instructor (1834 - 1876) at West Point. The view was engraved on steel by… Read more
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image of Opera stars Grace Golden, Joseph Sheehan & others.  Scrap Album

Opera stars Grace Golden, Joseph Sheehan & others. Scrap Album

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Published
1890
Condition
Good condition
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1890. Good condition. Album of mostly printed and a couple of original photographs, including a Grace Golden autographed full length printed photograph, of American opera stars of the late 1880s and 1890s, with the majority of Grace Golden and Joseph Sheehan. All with handwritten captions below the pictures, some of which appear to be autographs. Grace… Read more
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The Cadets Graduating Song. Words by a Lady of the Army, Music by a Cadet

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Published
1848
Condition
Very good condition
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$350.00

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New York: Firth, Pond & Co, 1848. Wraps. Very good condition. Illustrated musical score with lithographed view at West Point, looking toward Constitution Island and World's End, with three cadets in different uniforms. The central figure is a cadet in dress uniform, with two chevrons displayed on both sleeves, and wearing the tall cylindrical cap with visor… Read more
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image of The New York Mirror, Volume XVI.  With Banknote Engraving advertisement for Burton & Gurley & Palisades engraving

The New York Mirror, Volume XVI. With Banknote Engraving advertisement for Burton & Gurley & Palisades engraving

by [Bank Note engraving; Hudson River Palisades]

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Published
1839
Condition
Very good overall
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$175.00

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New York, 1839. Hardcover. Very good overall. Includes an impressive full page advertisement for Burton & Gurley, Bank-Note Engravers of New York with many design examples, as well as a stunning steel engraved view of the Hudson River ("View on the Hudson, The Palisades", after J. G. Chapman, p185). Also includes article by John Neal, titled "New… Read more
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image of Pourboires de Femmes.  En Mature de Sentiment. 2e Seri, "Allen au ball de l'Opera..."  Lithograph

Pourboires de Femmes. En Mature de Sentiment. 2e Seri, "Allen au ball de l'Opera..." Lithograph

by Gavarni, Paul

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Published
1857
Condition
Very good overall
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Paris: Imp. d'Aubert, 1857. Very good overall. Caricature by Paul Gavarni (1804 - 1866), French satirical artist noted for his clever observations of contemporary life and elegant genre scenes, and imitated by artists such as James McNeill Whistler. Depicting a husband and wife debating the merits of attending the Opera with a particular acquaintance. Richly… Read more
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image of Lucrezia Borgia, Melodramma posto in Musica del Maestro Donizetti Ridotto per Piano Forte Solo dal M. L. Truzzi.   Piano score

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Milan: Gio. Ricordi, 1834. Wraps. Very good overall. Scarce Donizetti musical score for the piano for 'Lucrezia Borgia', printed from copper plates, considered to be his bel canto masterpiece. WorldCat records one copy at the Staats & Universitatsbibliothek, Hamburg. Lucrezia Borgia is a melodramatic opera in a prologue and two acts. The libretto was… Read more
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A Treatise on the Structure and Preservation of the Violin and All Other Bow Instruments; Together with an Account of the Most Celebrated Makers..

by Otto, Jacob Augustus

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Published
nd
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Good + binding, very good internally
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Fourth edition: Further enlarged
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London: Robert Cocks & Co, nd. Fourth edition: Further enlarged. Hardcover. Good + binding, very good internally. Often reprinted work. The author was instrument maker to the Archduke of Weimar. Sml. slim 8vo, 95pp, 3 folding plates on violin construction, orig. yellow endpapers. Publishers green blind stamped cloth a bit marked gilt title on spine… Read more
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Watercolor of Julius Baker, head flute NY Philharmonic

by Beach [Porter], Beata [1911-2006]

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Published
1980
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1980. The painting illustrates Julius Baker playing the flute at an intimate concert in a home, a grand piano to the left, a central pillar and lovely green light filtering through the windows. Julius Baker was a member of the New York Philharmonic from 1965-1983. Baker lived on Enoch Crosby Rd near the Old Southeast Church,… Read more
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image of Hamilton Marching Band, a photograph by Clark Bros. of Victoria

Hamilton Marching Band, a photograph by Clark Bros. of Victoria

by [Victoria; Photography; Clark Bros.]

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Published
1902
Condition
Otherwise very good condition
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$95.00

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Windsor, Victoria, 1902. Otherwise very good condition. A photograph mounted on card of an all-male marching band in uniform in front of a stone building. On the verso is written 'Hamilton, 26th June 1902' in pen and the Clark Bros. Photographers stamp in blue (25 Thomas St. Windsor). Card is 6 3/8 x 4", photograph is clear… Read more
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Playful color lithograph of Chinese man with drum

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Published
1840
Condition
Good +
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1840. Ephemera. Good +. Hand colored lithograph scrap cut from an album. Chinese man dressed in colorful clothing and holding a drum mounted on a stick in one hand, with drumstick in the other hand against a backdrop of b&w pagodas and trees. Approx. 5 x 5", lightly dusted. A charming image.
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image of Tell Her I Love Her.  Sung with unbounded Applause by Mr. Incledon, in his Popular Summer Entertainment "the Wandering Melodist"

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London: Laurie & Whittle, 1807. Very good overall. Scarce satirical etching showing weeping man leaning out of the stern window of a convict ship "The Bleeding Hearts", singing to two people in a row boat, both of whom weep in sympathy. The rower (possibly a caricature of an Aboriginal woman or an Irish woman or a man)… Read more
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