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image of The WMA Bulletin, 1955 - 1959, 49 Issues, Plus 14 Pieces of Related WMA and Topic Records Ephemera

The WMA Bulletin, 1955 - 1959, 49 Issues, Plus 14 Pieces of Related WMA and Topic Records Ephemera

by Workers' Music Association

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Published
1955
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Very Good
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London: Workers' Music Association, Ltd., 1955. Founded in 1936 by composer and radical Alan Bush, and still in operation, the Workers' Music Association has long been a beacon for the rights and music of workers. This collection consists of 49 issues of the WMA Bulletin from the years 1955 -1959; May-Dec, 1955 + Annual Report (9 issues); 1956, 11 issues… Read more
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image of Disc Collector; Official Organ of National Hillbilly Record Collectors' Exchange, ( 16 Issues),1951-1961, and  Disc Collector News Letter , Nos. 1-5, Jan. - Sept., 1964, with Related Ephemera

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Palmer, Michigan: National Hillbilly Record Collectorss Exchange, 1951. RARE. 16 issues of Disc Collecto; Official Organ of National Hillbilly Record Collectors' Exchange, later renamed Disc Collector: "The Country Record Collectors Bible". This mimeographed country and folk music journal which has been called a veritable "research discography". Published quarterly starting in 1951, the 16 issues are Vol. 1, Nos.1-4, 1951; Vol.… Read more
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Complete Catalog of Stinson Records

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No Place: Stinson Records No Author. No Place (Los Angeles), no date, circa late 1950s- early 1960s. Listings for Stinson SLP #1-85 and #1000-1003. Typed one side, with title, musician, Stinson SLP#, a brief summary of the recording, list of songs, size and number of LPs, List and Net prices. Lacking pages for #s 67, 71, 72, 75-77, 80-82.… Read more
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image of SING OUT! The Folk Song Magazine; 115 Issues, (Including Complete Sets of  Vols. 5-20, 1955-1971)

SING OUT! The Folk Song Magazine; 115 Issues, (Including Complete Sets of Vols. 5-20, 1955-1971)

by Irwin Silber, Robert Wolfe (Editors)

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Published
1950
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Near Fine
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First Printing
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New York: Peoples Artists Inc./ Sing Out! Inc. , 1950. 115 issues of this hugely influential folk music magazine, Includes complete runs for the years 1955-1971, Vols. 5-20, plus Vol.I, Nos. 2-4, 8,9,11 (1950-1951); Vol.2, Nos. 1-5, 9, 11 (1951-1952); Vol.3, Nos. 1-3, 5-11 (1952 -1953); Vol. 4.Nos. 1,2,4,6,7 (1954); and a few later issue, Vol. 26, 5 and 6… Read more
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Constitution of American Folklore Society, Boston, November - 1966

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Published
1966
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Very Good
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First Thus
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Boston: American Folklore Society , 1966. Eight pages, typed one side, stapled top left, on 8 1/2" x 11" paper. Very Good, uniformly browning, light soiling. SCARCE piece of American Folklore Society history. The Society was originally founded in 1888. . First Thus. Stapled. Very Good/No Jacket, As Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
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image of ETHNIC; A Quarterly Survey of English Folk Music, Dance, and Drama. Vol.1, Nos. 1-4, January-Autumn, 1959 The Complete Issue, with Four Page ALS from Reg Hall to Irwin Silber , Dated 7/10/59

ETHNIC; A Quarterly Survey of English Folk Music, Dance, and Drama. Vol.1, Nos. 1-4, January-Autumn, 1959 The Complete Issue, with Four Page ALS from Reg Hall to Irwin Silber , Dated 7/10/59

by Peter Grant, Reg Hall, and Mervyn Plunkett, (Editors)

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Published
1959
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Near Fine
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First Printing
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London: Reg Hall, 1959. RARE. Only 4 numbers published during the course of 1959, still an influential and useful source in the early heydays of the folk music revival in England. Overall Near Fine, the summer issue with bottom corners creased, two of the four numbers with "return to Pete" in red ink front covers. Laid in a 4 page… Read more
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Pioneer Swinger Number 1 ( Dallas - Ft.Worth)

by Neil Gray, Editor

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Fine
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New York: Corydon Publications, Inc. No Date, circa early 1970s. 20 pp. in stapled wrappers. Fine, as issued. Loaded with classified advertisements for swingingers with black and white nude photographs, numerous ads for sex-related items. Named the Pioneer Swinger in honor of Eddie Abel, of "the Corydn Insider" fame. Intended for swingers in the Dallas-Ft. Worth area and members… Read more
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American Folk Music Occasional Number 0ne

by Strachwitz, Chris (Editor)

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Published
1964
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Fine in Wraps, as Issued
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First Edition
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$85.00

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Berkeley, CA: Arhoolie Record, Inc., 1964. 110 pages in stapled red wrappers. Fine. Numerous photographs of legendary blue musicians such as Mance Lipscomb, Muddy Waters, Clifton Chenier, Mississippi John Hurt, Lightnin' Hopkins, and many others. SCARCE. . First Edition. Printed Wrappers. Fine in Wraps, as Issued/No Jacket, As Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Transvestism) Femmemirror, Reflections of FemmePersonators. Numbers 1 and 2, January and February, 1962

by Prince, Virginia Charles ( Editor); Stevens, Barbara Elin (Contributor)

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Published
1962
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Fine
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Los Angeles: Chevalier Publications / Publishers of TRANSVESTIA Magazine , 1962. RARE. The first two issues of this newsletter offshoot from the first transvestite magazine "Transvestia", founded by Virginia Charles Prince, considered the "Pioneer of the Transgender Movement". Printed on 8 1/2" x 14" paper, center-folded to make 8 1/2" x 7" booklets, stapled together top left, each issue… Read more
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image of International Blues Record Club Bulletin. Vol.2, No.1, Winter 1962/63

International Blues Record Club Bulletin. Vol.2, No.1, Winter 1962/63

by Strachwitz, Chris A.

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Published
1963
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Very Good
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Berkeley, CA: Arhoolie Record, Inc., 1963. RARE. Early publication from the founder of Arhoolie Records. Details Strachwitz's account of his travels across the US in the summer of 1962 in search of blues music and musicians to record, in addition to news on recent Arhoolie releases. 8 pp, newspaper. Very Good, uniformly browned, a few small chips, 1" horiz.… Read more
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Arhoolie Occasional, Number 1, 1971

by Strachwitz, Chris (Editor)

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Published
1971
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Very Good
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Berkeley, CA: Arhoolie Records, Inc., 1971. SCARCE. Promotional newspaper from Arhoolie Records, Inc., founded by Chris Strachwitz and his business partner Tom Diamant in 1960. one of the iconic early publishers of folk music, blues, and jazz. 20 pp. with numerous articles on recent and upcoming record publications and other company and music industry news. illustrated with numerous black and… Read more
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image of The Newsletter of the Folk Music Society of Sacramento, Sept. 1959 - Sept. 1962, 19 Issues

The Newsletter of the Folk Music Society of Sacramento, Sept. 1959 - Sept. 1962, 19 Issues

by Edited by Liz Lascola and Otto Rhoades

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Published
1959
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Fine, as Issued
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First Printing
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Sacramento, California: Folk Music Society of Sacramento, 1959. RARE. Nineteen separate issues - Vol. 1, Nos. 9,11; Vol.2, Nos. 2-5, 7, 11, 12; Vol.3, Nos. 2, 5-8; Vol. 4, Nos. 1-3, 5, 6. Spanning the period September 1959 through September, 1962. Mimeograph newsletters, each one or two pages, if two pages then stapled top left. Size 8 1/2" w x… Read more
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image of The Mabinogion, from the Welsh of the Llyfr Coch O Hergest (The Red Book of Hergest) in the Library of Jesus College Oxford

The Mabinogion, from the Welsh of the Llyfr Coch O Hergest (The Red Book of Hergest) in the Library of Jesus College Oxford

by Translated, with Notes, by Lady Charlotte Guest

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Published
1877
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Very Good
Edition
Second Edition
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London: Bernard Quaritch , 1877. Bound in contemporary half red morocco over marbled boards, decorative gilt spine, top edge gilt, dark brown end papers. Small label rear paste down "Bound by the Hansard Publishing Union". Laid in a 4 page pamphlet "Historic Towns on the L.M & S.R. Holywell" by Basil M. Bazley. Very Good, wear at… Read more
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image of North Carolina Folklore, Vol. I, No.1, June 1948- Vol. IX,  No.3,  December, 1961 ( Vols I - VIII Complete, plus An Analytical  Index to Vols. I -VIII, Vol IX, No.3)

North Carolina Folklore, Vol. I, No.1, June 1948- Vol. IX, No.3, December, 1961 ( Vols I - VIII Complete, plus An Analytical Index to Vols. I -VIII, Vol IX, No.3)

by Hoyle S. Bruton, Editor; later Arthur Palmer Hudson, Editor

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Published
1948
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Near Fine
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First Edition
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Chapel Hill, North Carolina: The Folklore Council of the University of North Carolina, 1948. RARE.. Volumes 1-8 with Vol. 9, No.3, An Analytical Index to North Carolina Folklore, Vols I - VIII. Bound in later 20th c. green cloth gilt lettering at spine, Near Fine, slight musty smell. Includes story " A Job of Work" by Manly Wade Wellman. Numerous… Read more
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image of FROM THE SOURDOUGH CROCK; A Newsletter from the California Folklore Society , Volumes 1 and 2, 1960-1969

FROM THE SOURDOUGH CROCK; A Newsletter from the California Folklore Society , Volumes 1 and 2, 1960-1969

by Hector Lee, Editor

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Published
1960
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Near Fine
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First Edition
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Chico State College, Chico, CA: California Folklore Society , 1960. RARE. The complete first two volumes of this occasional newsletter, from Vol. 1, No. 1, Sept. 1960 through Vol. 2, No. 9, Jun. 1969, 16 issues in Vol. 1 and 9 issues in Vol. 2. 4, 1, 6, 5, 8, 3, 7, 6, 108, 103 pp. Bound… Read more
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image of Folk-Say A Regional Miscellany No.1, 1929

Folk-Say A Regional Miscellany No.1, 1929

by Botkin, B. A., Editor; Contributions By Paul Horgan, Stamley Vestal, and J. Frank Dobie

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Published
1929
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Very Good
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First Edition
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Norman, OK: Oklahoma Folk-Lore Society, 1929. SCARCE. The first publication of this important folklore journal. Very Good, 1/4" paper loss at spine ends, triangular chip bottom corner rear wrapper, small edge chips and tears. Features "Neawtha's Warpath, An ArapahoTale" by Stanley Vestal, "The Dream That Never Dies, Oklahoma Treasure Legends" by J. Frank Dobie, and "Episodes from the Passionate… Read more
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image of Bulletin of the Folk-Song Society of the Northeast , Numbers 1-12, the Complete Issue, 1930-1937

Bulletin of the Folk-Song Society of the Northeast , Numbers 1-12, the Complete Issue, 1930-1937

by Edited by Phillips Barry

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Published
1930
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Near Fine
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First Printing
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Cambridge, MA: Folk - Song Society of the Northeast, 1930. RARE, Worldcat shows 3 holdings worldwide, all in Europe, and no individual numbers found in any commercial database. The complete 12 issue run of this seminal folksong journal published 1930-1937, from the collection of noted folklorist Frank A. Hoffmann, his folk music-inspired bookplate front paste down. Bound in green cloth… Read more
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Four Symposia on Folklore

by Edited By Stith Thompson

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Published
1953
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Fine
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First Printing
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Bloomington, Indiana: Indiana University Press, 1953. RARE in hardcover. Indiana University Publications. Folklore Series, 8. Handsomely bound in dark blue cloth lettered in gilt, a Fine copy. . First Printing. Cloth. Fine/No Jacket, As Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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American Folksong

by Guthrie, Woody

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Published
1947
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Very Good
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First Edition
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New York: Moe Asch, DISC Company of America, 1947. 48 pp. Illustrations by Woody Guthrie and York Cunningham, Jr. Contains a short biography, reminiscences and a collection of Guthrie's song lyrics. Very Good in original wrappers, rubbed at spine edge and bottom corner rear wrapper, residue along spine edge, small stain inside rear wrapper and rear end pages. A quite… Read more
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image of Program for the First Annual Newport Folk Festival , July 11-12. 1959

Program for the First Annual Newport Folk Festival , July 11-12. 1959

by Introduction by Billy Faier

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Published
1959
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Very Good
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Newport, RI: Board of Directors, Newport Folk Festival, 1959. RARE program for the First Newport Folk Festiaval, 24 pp. featuring daily programs and two artist biographies with black and white photos per page, Introduction by Billy Faier, editor and publisher of CARAVAN magazine. In original stapled pictorial wrappers, Very Good, foxing and slight discoloration to wrappers. Featured artists included… Read more
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