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New York: Alfred A. Knopf 978-0-307-26916-4 [978-0-307-26916-4] 2012, 1st edition. (Hardcover) 395pp. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. Photographs, illustrations, notes, index. There is a small black smear on page 274. "From one of our leading film historians and interpreters: a brilliantly researched, irresistibly witty, delightfully illustrated examination of 'the marriage movie'; what… Read more
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London: Novello, Ewer and Co [circa 1880s]. (4to) 93pp. Very good, no dust jacket. Three-quarter dark green leather binding with marbled boards decorated in gilt with gilt lettering to the spine. All edges marbled, marbled endpapers, musical notation. The corners and spine are worn to the boards in spots and peeling slightly and there is… Read more
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The Essential Dracula

by Haworth-Maden, Clare

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9780861249398
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London: Bison Group [0-86124-939-9] 1992. (4to) 96pp. Very good plus in very good plus dust jacket. Black and white and color photographs and illustrations, index. "Count Dracula was first unleashed on a terrifed public in 1897 and has been frightening audiences with his sinister nocturnal activities ever since. The Essential Dracula is a compulsive… Read more
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Robert Bolt; Scenes from Two Lives

by Turner, Adrian

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9780091801762
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London: Hutchinson [0-09-180176-1] 1998. (Hardcover) 546pp. Near fine in fine dust jacket. Photographs, appendices, bibliography, notes, index. The spine is lightly worn at the top and bottom. "A Man for All Seasons, Lawrence of Arabia, Doctor Zhivago - these three films, critically and financially, are among the most successful of all time. And they… Read more
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La Vie de Frederic Chopin Par L'image

by Bory, Robert (Biography of Frederic Chopin.)

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$42.00

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Paris: Horizons de France 1951. (Folio hardcover) 218pp. Very good plus in very good dust jacket. Photographs, illustrations, musical notation, index. The dust jacket is lightly edgeworn with some tiny chips and there is a previous owner's name on the front free endpaper. "En adoptant - pour honorer la memoire de Chopin - la… Read more
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Industrial Light & Magic; The Art of Innovation

by Glintenkamp, Pamela (Contributor Willi Geiger; Greg Grusby; John Knoll; Josh Kushins; Dennis Muren.)

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9780810998025
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New York: Abrams 978-0-8109-9802-5 [978-0-8109-9802-5] 2011. (Square 4to) 357pp. Fine in fine dust jacket. Color photographs and illustrations, bibliography, index. "Industrial Light & Magic: the Art of Innovation is an extensively illustrated oral history of the multiple Academy-Award-winning visual effects company founded by George Lucas in 1975. Its tale begins with a small team… Read more
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Dare to Dream; The Story of the Famous People Players

by Dupuy, Diane (With Liane Heller.)

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9781550131222
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$34.13

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Toronto: Key Porter Books [1-55013-122-2] 1988, 1st printing. (Hardcover) 241pp. Very good plus in fine dust jacket. Signed by the author. Photographs. "This is the inspiring story of someone who went from enduring an awkward, insecure childhood to found an internationally-acclaimed theatre company. It is the story of a group of young people who… Read more
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London: Faber and Faber [0-571-17610-0] 1997, 1st printing. (Hardcover) 548pp. Very good plus in very good plus dust jacket. Illustrations, photographs, appendices, index. The dust jacket is faded along the spine. "Everyone seems to know the story of W. C. Fields, the old curmudgeon of classic film comedy, the hater of children and dogs,… Read more
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Roger Ebert's Book of Film

by Ebert, Roger (editor)

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9780393040005
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New York: W.W. Norton & Company [0-393-04000-3] 1997. (Hardcover) 793pp. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. "If going to the movies has been the twentieth century's most popular source of artistic pleasure, reading about the movies may not be far behind. For this delicious, instructive, and vastly enjoyable anthology Roger Ebert has selected… Read more
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A Treasury of Hymns; The Best-Loved Hymns, Carols, Anthems, Children's Hymns, and Gospel Songs

by Leiper, Maria (With Henry W. Simon.) (Decorations by Frank Lieberman.)

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New York: Simon and Schuster 1953. (4to) 375pp. Very good plus in very good dust jacket. Red cloth spine with decorated green boards. Decorated endpapers, color decorations, sheet music, indices. Price-clipped and a 4-inch strip missing from the dust jacket spine. "This book is dedicated to the principle that singing hymns is a joy.… Read more
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A Victorian Christmas Song Book

by Graves, Richard (editor) (Compiled by Richard Graves.)

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9780333306628
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$34.13

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London: MacMillan London 0-333-306627 [0-333-306627] 1980. (4to) 112pp. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. Illustrated endpapers, black and white and color illustrations, musical notation. "Here is the most original, the most attractive, above all the most entertaining Christmas book to appear for many a long year. Presented and compiled by Richard Graves -… Read more
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Vacant; A Diary of the Punk Years 1976-79

by Stevenson, Nils (With Ray Stevenson.) (Photography by Ray Stevenson.)

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9780500281031
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New York: Thames & Hudson [0-500-28103-3] 1999. (4to stiff paper covers) 128pp. Very good. Black and white and color photographs and illustrations, bibliography, index. Light edgewear to the covers with some tiny punctures to the top of the spine and some rubbing to the first pages. "Nils and Ray Stevenson were there when British… Read more
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Musical Instruments Through the Ages

by Buchner, Alexander

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$47.25

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London: Spring Books [no date]. (Folio hardcover) np. Very good, no dust jacket. Black and white and color illustrations and photographs. There is a dampstain to the bottom edge, the spine is faded, and the rear inner hinge is a bit loose. "This book presents the development of musical instruments in pictures, without extensive… Read more
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The Messiah; Oratorio

by Handel, G.F.

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London: Hart & Co [circa 1890]. (Small 4to) 150pp. Good to very good, no dust jacket. Red cloth with black and gilt decorations and lettering to the front cover and all edges gilt. School prize bookplate, musical notation. The covers are lightly soiled and edgeworn. Identified on spine as The Messiah. (Music,… Read more
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Milwaukee: Hal Leonard Corporation 978-1-4584-0033-8 [978-1-4584-0033-8] 2012. (4to paperback) 135pp. Very good plus. Includes a DVD-ROM. Illustrations, diagrams, appendices, index. The top corner of the back cover is worn and the top corner of the the pages have been damp. "Pro Tools is in virtually every top-rated studio in the world, and whether you're… Read more
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New York: Abrams 978-1-4197-0629-5 [978-1-4197-0629-5] 2013. (4to paperback) 239pp. Very good plus. Black and white and color photographs and illustrations. The bottom edge of the back cover is lightly worn. "Punk was born on the East Coast in the late 1960s, eventually crossing the Atlantic and exploding in London and Paris. This dynamic countermovement… Read more
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The Coen Brothers

by Bergan, Ronald (Biography of Ethan Coen; Joel Coen.)

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9780752818146
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London: Orion Media [0-75281-814-7] 2000. (Hardcover) 242pp. Fine in fine dust jacket. Photographs, filmography, bibliography, index. "Joel and Ethan Coen have pulled off the ultimate balancing act. Despite having their movies financed and distributed by major studios, they have somehow managed to remain true independents, determinedly rejecting commercial cliches, and never giving up their… Read more
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Metalion; The Slayer Mag Diaries

by Kristiansen, Jon (Edited by Tara G. Warrior.)

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9780979616341
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$194.25

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Brooklyn: Bazillion Points Books 978-0-9796163-4-1 [978-0-9796163-4-1] 2011, 1st printing. (4to) 720pp. Fine, no dust jacket. Black illustrated boards with red metallic lettering on the cover and spine. Color photographic endpapers, illustrations, black and white and color photographs. "Somewhere between 'HI!' and 'THRASH IT UP!', Metalion entered my life in 1987 on a letter written… Read more
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Garden City: Doubleday & Company [0-385-03603-5] 1976, 1st edition. (4to) 192pp. Very good in very good dust jacket. Illustrations, photographs, diagrams, bibliography, index. Lacks front endpaper, there is glue residue on the front and rear endpapers, and the dust jacket is price-clipped and edgeworn. 'Square dancing is friendship set to music,' says author Betty… Read more
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Jazz; A History of America's Music

by Ward, Geoffrey C. (With Ken Burns.) (Contributor Stanley Crouch; Gerald Early; Gary Giddins; Wynton Marsalis; Dan Morgenstern; Albert Murray.)

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9780679445517
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$68.25

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf [0-679-44551-X] 2005. (4to) Near fine in very good plus dust jacket. Black and white and color photographs and illustrations, bibliography, index. "Continuing in the tradition of their critically acclaimed works, Geoffrey C. Ward and Ken Burns vividly bring to life the story of the quintessential American music - jazz. Born… Read more
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