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Christmas in Song: a treasury of traditional songs, favorite hymns, and choice carols, from all ages and from many lands, selected for your singing Christmas

By Theo. Preuss ; cover by Cirkle

Miami, Florida: Rubank, Inc, 1947. First edition thus. Original Wraps. Very good. Octavo, 8 2/3" tall, 80 pages (music and words), wire saddle stitch, color illustrated wraps. A very good, clean, neat soft cover with minor shelf wear but the words 'complimentary' on the upper cover, binding tight, paper just slightly yellowed.

$7.50

The Oxford Essential Geographical Dictionary (American edition)
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The Oxford Essential Geographical Dictionary (American edition)

By Frank R. Abate (editor, et al

New York, New York: Oxford University Press, 1999. Reprint. Paperback. Near Fine. Octavo, 7" tall, xi + 434 pages, stiff wraps. A near fine, clean, neat paperback with light shelf wear; binding tight, paper lightly yellowed.

$6.50

Pops; a life of Louis Armstrong
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Pops; a life of Louis Armstrong

By Terry Teachout

New York, New York: Houghton Mifflin, 2009. Third printing. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Octavo, 9 1/4" tall, xiv + 475 pages, black boards. A fine, clean, neat hard cover edition with light shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white. In a fine, lightly worn dust jacket with original price present.

$19.00

Roll With It: Brass Bands in the Street of New Orleans; Refiguring American Music
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Roll With It: Brass Bands in the Street of New Orleans; Refiguring American Music

By Matt Sakakeeny; Willie Birch (artwork

Durham, North Carolina: Duke University Press, 2013. First edition thus. Paperback--trade. Near Fine. Octavo, 9" tall, xv + 230 pages, stiff printed wraps. A near fine, clean, neat softcover with light shelf wear; binding tight, paper white, with a small pen mark on the contents page.

$16.50

Chaliapin: a critical biography

By Victor Borovsky

New York, New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1988. First edition thus. Hardcover. Near fine/Near fine. Octavo, 9 1/2" tall, xv + 630 pages, maroon boards. A near fine, clean, hardcover first edition with light shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white, but a date stamped on the bottom fore-edge. In a near fine, lightly rubbed dust jacket, with the price clipped.

$9.50

Royal Diadem for the Sunday School

By Rev. Robert Lowry & W. Howard Doane,

Boston, Massachusetts: Young & Bartlett-Biglow & Main, 1873. First edition thus. Hardcover--quarter cloth. Fair/Without dust jacket. Sold as an original reading copy only. Oblong octavo, 5 1/2" x 7", 160 pages, yellow printed boardswith black quarter cloth. Fair, over all, cover significatly worn and soiled, fore-corner rounded through to boards, spine cloth frayed top to bottom, interior front endpaper missing (possible contents page as well); paper light to moderately yellowed, with ligh foxing and or finger staining scattered throughout.

$9.50

Francesco Tamagno ( Otello fu....) La vita del Grande Tenore

By Mario Ruberi ;

Torino, Italy: Scuole Officine Serali di Torino, 1990. First printing. Original Wraps. Very good +. Italian language text. Small quarto, 9 1/3" tall, 150 pages, intertextual black and white illustration throughout, stiff pictorial wraps. A very good plus, clean, neat soft cover first edition with light shelf wear and slight exterior soiling; hinges and binding tight, paper white, but a music store stamp on the front endpaper.

$35.00

Harry Owens' Great Songs of Hawaii; words and music with guitar chords and ukulele diagrams ; Sweet Leilani, Hawaiian Paradise, To You Sweetheart, Aloha, Dancing under the stars and 12 more; signed by Harry Owens]

By Harry Owens

Pacific Palasades, California: Royal Music Publisher, 1964. First edition thus. Original Wraps. Very Good. Signed by Owens "Aloha, Harry Owens" on the cover. Quarto, 12" tall, 40 pages, wire saddle stitch, stiff printed wraps. A very good clean soft cover over all, with moderate shelf wear, slight color fading to the wraps, with two price stamps, interior near fine, clean, neat binding tight.

$19.00

Studies in Music History, presented to H. C. Robbins Landon on his seventieth birthday
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Studies in Music History, presented to H. C. Robbins Landon on his seventieth birthday

By [H. C. Robbins Landon] Otto Biba & David Wyn Jones (editors); Malcolm Boyd, Geoffrey Chew, A. Peter Brown, Albi Rosenthal, Christopher Hogwood, Walther Brauneis, Gerda Mraz, Robert Munster, Jiri Sehnal, Judith Agus, Christopher Raeburn, Nikolus Harno

New York, New York: Thames & Hudson, 2005. First printing. Hardcover--cloth. Fine/Near fine. Quarto, 10 1/4" tall, tipped on frontispiece, 272 pages with intertextual illustration, illustrated endappers, yellow cloth. A fine, clean, neat, hard cover first edition with minimal shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white. In a near fine, lightly worn dust jacket with the original price present.

$19.00

The Story of Orchestral Music and Its Times / the Story of One Hundred Symphonic Favorites / The Story of Orchestral Music and Its Times/ The Story of A Hundred Operas / The Story of One Hundred Great Composers (five volumes sold together)

By Paul Grabbe, Felix Mendelsohn, Helen L. Kaufmann et al ; John C. Wonsetler (illustrator)

New York, New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1940-1942. Early Printing. Hardcover--cloth. all Very good. These 5 matching volumes were originally issued in a card board slip case which is not present, 16mo (5 1/2") vols., hinges and binding solid, paper lightly yellowed, with some intertextual black and white illustration, green or red cloth. 1: 216 pages; 2: 300 pages; 3: 216 pages; 4: 332 pages; 5: 293 pages All very good, clean sturdy hard covers with moderate shelf wear and slight exterior soiling. Only vol. one has a dustjacket

$9.50

COLUMBIA (Columbia Granfonola) Greek Records [ Record Catalog ]

By Columbia Records (Columbia Granfonola)

New York, New York: Columbia, 1918. First edition thus. Original Wraps. Very good. Text in Greek. Octavo, 7 1/4" tall, 16 pages, wire saddle stitch, color wraps. A very good copy over all, generally clean, paper lightly yellowed light exterior wear

$16.50

Mason's Normal Singer: a collection of vocal music for singing classes, schools, and social circles. Arranged in fourparts; to which are prefixed the elements of vocal music, with practical exercises

By Lowell Mason

New York, New York: Mason Brothers, 1856. Decorative Cloth. Fair. Oblong 12mo, 5 1/4" tall, 7 1/2" wide, 192 pages, printed cover over boards. This is a fair original copy over all, cover significantly worn, hinges broken, binding shaken with front endpaper missing--but apparently a high school copy; text paper lightly yellowed and generally clean with some light foxing and some scattered stains; BUT cover can barely be read due to chipping, corner tips rounded with wear to exposed boards. Because of the interior paper quality, this binding could be usefully restored or replaced.

$45.00

Deluxe Edition of Mac and Bob Cowboy Songs, Mountain Ballads; containing: A Burro and a Wanderer; A Handful of Earth from Mother's Grave; A Prairie Lullaby, An Old Fashion Cabin, The Last Letter; etc.

By Lester McFarland, Robert A. Gardner, Happy Jack Turner, Felix Mc Glennon, Rex Griffin et al

Chicago, Illinois: M. M. Cole Publishing, 1941. First edition thus. Pictorial Stiff Wraps. Very Good. Quarto, 12" tall, 96 pages, wire saddle stitch, stiff decorative wraps. A good, clean, neat soft cover edition over all, with rubbing at the corners, binding solid, BUT paper yellowed.

$9.50

Deluxe Edition Happy Jack Turtner, The Singing Pianist: Mountain Songs, Cowboy Songs; containing Bring Your Roses to Her Now; etc.

By 'Happy' Jack Turner, Fred Howard, Nat Vincent, et al

Chicago, Illinois: M. M. Cole Publishing, 1940. First edition thus. Pictorial Stiff Wraps. Good. Quarto, 12" tall, 96 pages, wire saddle stitch, stiff decorative wraps. A good, clean, neat soft cover edition over all, with wear at the corners, binding solid, BUT paper yellowed and becoming fragile, with chipping at the corners.

$6.50

Deluxe Edition of Famous Original, Red Foley's Cowboy Songs, Mountain Ballads; containing Old Shep, Lonesome for you Annabelle, My Little One; I won't Need My Six Gun in Heaven, Just a Stranger; etc.

By Clyde Julian 'Red' Foley, Jenny Lou Carson, et al

Chicago, Illinois: M. M. Cole Publishing, 1940. First edition thus. Pictorial Stiff Wraps. Very Good. Quarto, 12" tall, 96 pages, wire saddle stitch, stiff decorative wraps. A very good, clean, neat soft cover edition over all, with wear at the corners, binding solid, paper moderately yellowed.

$12.50

Louise Massey and the Westerner's (Song Folio); including: Adios, The Bronc's Cheer, Bunkhouse Jamboree, Caballero's Sarenade, Cisco Pete, Dude Cowboy ; etc.

By Louise Massey; Jimmie Davis, Charles Mitchell, Carson J. Robison, Allen Massey, Curt Massey, Larry Wellington, Lee Penny, Joe Massey, Bonnie Dodd, Edythe Massey, Milt Mabie, Bob Long, et al

New York, New York: Peer International Corporation, 1941. First edition thus. Pictorial Stiff Wraps. Very Good. Quarto, 11 3/4" tall, 64 pages, wire saddle stitch, stiff decorative wraps. A very good, clean, neat soft cover edition over all, cover ligghtly soiled, binding solid, paper lightly yellowed.

$19.00

Sgt. Gene Autry Presents His Favorite Patriotic and Hillbilly songs Tumbling Tumbleweeds, Jingle Jangle Jingle, Silver on the Sage, Funny Old Hills, ets

By Gene Autry; Dave Gordon (editor);

Hollywood, CA: Western Music Publishing, 1943. First edition thus. Pictorial Stiff Wraps. Very Good-. Quarto, 11" tall, 47 pages with intertextual black and white photographs of Autry, wire saddle stitch, stiff decorative wraps. A very good minus over all, generally clean, neat soft cover edition over all, spine roughed but binding still solid, paper lightly yellowed.

$35.00

"Happy Go Lucky" Joe Barker and His Chuckwagon Gang; Roundup of Song Hits; Book No. 1 (Songs, Pictures, Poems)

By Joe Barker; Mary Jean Shurtz (Poems); Doc Williams (foreword), Clarke Van Ness, Bill Nettles, Lois Elaine Netttles, Buddy Starcher, Martin Hickey, Dewey Bassett, Billy Cox, Roy Barnes, Clint Horner, Grady Cole, Hazel Cole

New York, New York: Dixie Music Corp, 1943. First edition thus. Pictorial Stiff Wraps. Very Good. Quarto, 11" tall, 32 pages, wire saddle stitch, stiff decorative wraps. A very good, generally clean, neat soft cover edition over all, slight cover soiling, binding solid, paper lightly yellowed.

$16.50

Smilin' Bill Waters Home-Folk-Songs (Folio); including No Letter Today; Born to Lose; When My Blue Moon Turns to Gold Again; My Blue Eyed Mountain Rose; and Wabash Cannonball; etc.

By Smilin' Bill Waters ; A. P. Carter, Bill Boyd, Earl Nunn, Wiley Walker & Gene Sullivan, Jimmie Davis, B. Jones, Bill Nettles, Frankie Brown, Lou Wayne, , Rupert McClendon

New York, New York: Peer International Corporation, 1943. First edition thus. Pictorial Stiff Wraps. Very Good. Quarto, 11 3/4" tall, 32 pages, wire saddle stitch, stiff decorative wraps. A very good, clean, neat soft cover edition over all binding solid, paper lightly yellowed.

$25.00

Jimmie and Dick (the Novelty Boys) Folio of Original and Favorite Songs; containing Lullaby of Spring, Saddle Sweetheat of Mine, Worries Mind; etc.

By 'Jimmie' Dana M. Pierson, 'Dick' Richrd B. Klasi, Cora Deane Louise, Willie Melvin Pierson, Jimmie Rogers, Hoyt Bryant, Jimmie Davis, Charles Mitchell, Ted Daffan, Floyd Tillman, Wilf Carter,

New York, New York: Peer International Corporation, 1941. First edition thus. Pictorial Stiff Wraps. Very Good. Signed by Jimmie, Dick and Cora on the back cover. Quarto, 12" tall, 32 pages, wire saddle stitch, stiff decorative wraps. A very good, clean, neat soft cover edition over all, with minor surface soiling to the cover, binding solid, paper lightly yellowed.

$25.00

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