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A LITTLE BIRD TOLD ME . . .  (Signed Copy)
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A LITTLE BIRD TOLD ME . . . (Signed Copy)

By Chambers, Kasey, with Apter, Jeff

Sydney, NSW, Australia: HarperCollins Publishers, 2011. 269pp., unpaginated colour-plate sections. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Photographically-illustrated card wrapper mildly bumped and creased only. Signed on title-page, under a hand-drawn 'heart' symbol by the primary author Kasey Chambers, using a black felt-tip pen, else textblock unmarked. Raised in a nomadic lifestyle on Australia's remote, vast Nullabor by her entertainer parents, the family became 'The Dead Ringer Band' . . . so began Kasey Chambers' stellar country musician/singer's career . . . Contents include: Prelims., Prologue, 16 chapters, Credits, Discography. Book weight approx. 410g. . Signed by Primary Author . Second Impression. Softcover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$31.85

KURT COBAIN JOURNALS
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KURT COBAIN JOURNALS

By Cobain, Kurt

London: Viking (Penguin Books), 2002. 280pp., photographic reproductions of the pages of Kurt Cobain's journals, throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm, lightly bumped on head and heel. Gloss boards minimally bumped only. Textblock has a minor fleck on foredge, else unmarked. Printed, loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly edgeworn and bumped. Kurt Cobain (1967-1994) filled dozens of notebooks with lyrics, drawings, and writings about his plans for his group 'Nirvana', plus his thoughts about music, fame, and people who bought and sold him and his music. These journals reveal - Kurt Cobain . . . Book weight approx. 1.18KG. *Customers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote.. Fourth Impression. Hardcover and Dustjacket. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$15.57

MOBY - Replay: His Life and Times
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MOBY - Replay: His Life and Times

By James, Martin

London: Independent Music Press, 2001. 220pp., plus (iii). Unpaginated, b/white halftone plate section. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Illustrated card wrapper lightly bumped only. Textblock unmarked. The "first and only book on Moby" - Replay, his life and times is the biography of U.S. born techno musician - Moby (born Richard Melville Hall, September 11, 1965 in Harlem, New York City). Contents include: Prelims., Author's Acks., Introduction, 24 chapters, Discography. Book weight approx. 320g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. . By Both Authors. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$12.74

JUSSI
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JUSSI

By Bjorling, Anna-Lisa, and Farkas, Andrew

Portland, Oregon, U.S.A.: Amadeus Press, 2000. 456pp., b/white, subject portrait frontispiece, plus unpaginated b/white halftone plate sections. Book clean and square. Vivid silver title over lightly bumped spine. A faux subject signature in like silver on front board, else unmarked. Textblock pristine. B/white portrait illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket minimally edgeworn, and has a minor, non-intrusive dampstain on verso (inner) surface. Such was the acclaim of Swedish tenor Jussi Bjorling (1911-1960) that the greatest tenor Enrico Caruso's widow Dorothy said to Jussi in 1951, "You are the only one worthy to wear his mantle - to bear Rico's crown . . . ". The contents of this first English language biography of Bjorling include: Prelims., Preface, Acks., 31 chapters, Postlude, Notes, Bibliography, Chronology, Index. Book weight approx. 1.15 KG. *Customers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote. . Third Impression. Hardcover and Dustjacket. Very Good +/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$21.23

ANNIE LENNOX. The Biography
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ANNIE LENNOX. The Biography

By Sutherland, Bryony and Ellis, Lucy

London: Omnibus Press, 2001. xiv, + 418pp., three, unpaginated b/white halftone plate sections. Book clean and square. Vivid silver title over mildly bumped spine. Plain black boards undamaged. Textblock clean. Colour-photographic, subject portrait (Geoff Wilkinson), loose-plastic protected dustjacket edgeworn, with nips and closed tears. The definitive biography of notoriously private Eurythmics lead, Annie Lennox (b. 1954). Contents include: Prelims., Acks., Prologue, 26 chapters, Epilogue, Index. Book weight approx. 880g. *Customers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote. . First Edition. Hardcover and Dustjacket. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$12.74

PIECE BY PIECE : Writing About Joy Division 1977-2007
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PIECE BY PIECE : Writing About Joy Division 1977-2007

By Morley, Paul

London: Plexus Publishing, 2008. 384pp., one b/white illustration. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper has a bump to lower spine. From the rear panel: "Joy Division are the perennial cult post-punk band. Four young men with weight on their shoulders, the drama and tension of their music remains unsurpassed. Paul Morley was their contemporary and Northern English compatriot, who wrote extensively and evocatively of the 'mood, atmosphere and ephemeral terror' that enveloped this unique group and their doomed front man, vocalist Ian Curtis. These are his complete writings on Joy Division, both contemporary and retrospective, forming a close personal account of the band's brief, turbulent history . . . " Book weight approx. 595g. . First Printing. Softcover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$12.74

THE REPLACEMENTS. All Over But the Shouting. An Oral History.
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THE REPLACEMENTS. All Over But the Shouting. An Oral History.

By Walsh, Jim

St Paul, Minnesota, United States : Voyageur Press (Imprint MBI Publsihing), 2007. 304pp., illustrated throughout with b/white halftone plates: frontispiece/title page, and intext illustrations. Book clean and square. Vivid silver title over mildly bumped spine. Plain black boards very good. Text-block unmarked. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket lightly edgeworn only. From the jacket flap: "Formed in a Minneapolis basement in 1979, the Replacements were a notorious rock 'n' roll circus, renowned for self-sabotage, cartoon shtick, stubborn contrarianism, stage fright, Dionysian benders, heart-on-sleeve songwriting, and - ultimately - critical acclaim." Contents include: Prelims., Preface, Introduction, 4 chapters, Epilogue, The Players, Endnotes, Acks., Song & Album Index, Index. Book weight approx. 620g. . First Edition. Hardcover and Dustjacket. Very Good +/Very Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$15.57

DREAM BROTHER : The Lives and Music of Jeff and Tim Buckley
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DREAM BROTHER : The Lives and Music of Jeff and Tim Buckley

By Browne, David

London: Fourth Estate, 2001. 361pp., plus 1 x 8 page, b/white photographically-illustrated section. Book clean, square. Spine firm, fine reading crease there-on. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper softly creased. From the rear cover; "Father and son Tim and Jeff Buckley were both brilliant musicians with exquisite voices. Both died young as a result of reckless accidents . . . " Book weight approx. 285g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.. Second Impression. Softcover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$7.08

RALPH VAUGHAN WILLIAMS
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RALPH VAUGHAN WILLIAMS

By Foss, Hubert

London: George G. Harrap, 1950. 219pp., b/white, subject-portrait frontispiece. Book clean and square. Bright gilt title over minimally bumped spine. Blue cloth boards lightly bumped. Textblock top edge tinted, a small, original seller's sticker affixed to front pastedown, endpapers, foredge and foot of textblock flecked, else leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket price-clipped, tissue repaired tears, edgeworn . . . The biography of iconic British composer Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958). Contents include: Prelims., Prologue, Biographical details, 13 chapters, Index. Book weight approx. 455g. . First Edition. Hardcover and Dustjacket. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$17.70

STANDARD BOOK OF CELEBRATED MUSICIANS PAST AND PRESENT
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STANDARD BOOK OF CELEBRATED MUSICIANS PAST AND PRESENT

By Whelbourn, Hubert

London: T. Werner Laurie, 1937. 315pp., plus (iv), sepia, halftone portraits (frontispiece and unpaginated thoughout) of selected composers. All called-for plates extant and attached, some are mildly striated. Small, intext b/white art decorations throughout. Attached ribbon bookmark, worn and frayed at end. Book clean and square. Bright gilt titles over lightly shelfworn and mildly marked, blind-embossed decorated original red cloth boards. Random foxing, else leaves clean. No dustjacket. First published in 1930, this revised edition (1937) brings up to date 'recent' deaths of distinguished musicians, plus the addition of the younger composers . . . Contents arranged alphabetically: Albani to Ysaye. Book weight approx. 560g. . Revised. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$14.16

THE CURSE OF GOLD : Democratic Republic of Congo
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THE CURSE OF GOLD : Democratic Republic of Congo

By [Human Rights Watch]

New York: Human Rights Watch, 2005. 159pp., b/white maps and photographic illustrations. Book clean. Spine firm. Leaves clean, soft corner crease to several. Illustrated card wrapper softly corner creased and mildly edge-rubbed. From the rear cover: "The northeast corner of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is home to one of Africa's richest goldfields. This report documents widespread human rights abuses linked to ruthless efforts by foreign armies and armed groups to control two key gold mining areas: Mongbwalu and Durba. In their battles for gold, armed groups carried out widespread ethnic slaughter, torture and rape leaving more than 60,000 civilians dead in this remote corner of Congo . . . " Book weight approx. 320g. . First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$17.70

THE HENDRIX EXPERIENCE
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THE HENDRIX EXPERIENCE

By Mitchell, Mitch, and Platt, John

London: Pyramid Books (Imprint), 1990. 176pp., superbly illustrated throughout; a plethora of colour and b/white photographic plates, plus facsimiles (posters, etc.). Book clean and square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Monochrome, pictorially-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket lightly edgeworn, and neatly price-clipped, else very good. Mitch Mitchell was the 'Experience's' drummer for the band's entire career. As such, he is well placed to share his 'experience' with guitar genius Jimi Hendrix (1942-1970). Tragically lost to the world at a a young age, this tribute publication coincided with the twentieth anniversary of Hendrix's death in London on 18 September, 1970. Contents include: Prelims., 7 chapters, Set Lists, Tour Itinerary, Index. Book weight approx. 1.13 KG. *Customers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. First Edition.. Hardcover and Dustjacket. Very Good +/Very Good.

$31.85

ELLA FITZGERALD : A Life Through Jazz
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ELLA FITZGERALD : A Life Through Jazz

By Haskins, Jim

Sevenoaks, Kent, United Kingdom: New English Library, 1991. 280pp., b/white photographic illustrations. Book clean. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Plain brown boards very lightly edge-bumped. Leaves clean, faint tanning to page edges. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly edge-creased, a few small edge nicks, mild sunning to spine (titles clearly legible). From the jacket flap: "Through interviews with Ella Fitzgerald's friends and fellow musicians, Jim Haskins has produced a balanced, informative account of her place in music history, a sympathetic portrait of the world's First Lady of Song." Contents include: Acks., 11 chapters, Selected Bibliography, Ella Fitzgerald's Grammy Awards, Discography, Notes, Index. Book weight approx. 560g. . First U.K. Edition. Hardcover and Dustjacket. Very Good +/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$14.16

ONE COMMON ENEMY. The Laconia Incident: A Survivor's Memoir
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ONE COMMON ENEMY. The Laconia Incident: A Survivor's Memoir

By McLoughlin, Jim (with Gibb, David)

Kent Town, SA, Australia: Wakefield Press, 2006. 200pp., plus 1 x 12 page b/white illustrated section. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper very good+. From the rear panel: "Jim McLoughlin recounts how the chaos and carnage of war at sea in the Norwegian and Mediterranean campaigns led him to a fateful rendezvous with a much-loved ship from his boyhood, the passenger liner 'Laconia'. Nostalgia turned to disaster when 'Laconia' was torpedoed by a German U-boat in the South Atlantic. Despite a remarkable rescue attempt by a courageous, compassionate foe, Jim was condemned to a drifting lifeboat and a harrowing voyage of death and madness . . . " Book weight approx. 315g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. . First Edition. Softcover. Very Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$11.32

THE ELVIS ENCYCLOPEDIA
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THE ELVIS ENCYCLOPEDIA

By Victor, Adam

Millers Point, NSW, Australia: Murdoch Books, 2008. 598pp., colour and b/white illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Plain black boards undamaged. Several tiny in-production spots to half-title page, else leaves clean. Illustrated, French-fold dustjacket negligibly surface-scuffed, minor colour offset to reverse side. From the jacket flap: " . . . the product of over six years of research, created to help bring order to the massive amount of material written about Elvis Presley. In doing so, it stands as the most comprehensive book about his extraordinary life and legacy ever published. It is also a visual compendium of Elvis's life, offering hundreds of photographs, ranging from never-before seen unposed moments to the extraordinary iconic images the world has come to love." Book weight approx. 2.75 KG. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote.. First Thus. Hardcover and Dustjacket. Very Good+/Very good+. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$67.24

FINDING MY VOICE : The Peter Brocklehurst Story
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FINDING MY VOICE : The Peter Brocklehurst Story

By Brocklehurst, Peter with Bennett, Debbie

Crows Nest, N.S.W., Australia: Allen & Unwin, 2004. 231pp., plus 1 x 8 page, b/white photographically-illustrated section. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper has a short, soft crease to front panel. From the back panel: "Peter Brocklehurst is a star. This is his story . . . A stranger walked into the store, heard him singing, asked to hear his story, and there and then resolved to help Peter achieve the dream he'd all but given up on. Today, the cobbler has shut up shop. Instead of fixing broken heels he's training his voice with a top Russian maestro, studying Italian, attending deportment classes and working on the follow up to his classical chart-topping debut CD, 'Boots & All'. Book weight approx. 330g. . First Edition. Softcover. Very Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$8.49

HEAR ME TALKIN' TO YA : The Classic Story of Jazz as Told by the Men Who Made It
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HEAR ME TALKIN' TO YA : The Classic Story of Jazz as Told by the Men Who Made It

By Shapiro, Nat and Hentoff, Nat

London: Souvenir Press, 1992. xvi, + 429pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean, albeit tanned. Illustrated card wrapper very good. From the back cover: " . . . here in their own words, some of the most famous jazz musicians of all time - Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Dave Brubeck, Fats Waller, Jelly Roll Morton, Billie Holiday and many more - express the very soul and spirit of jazz as they recall its birth, growth and changes over the years . . . " Includes Index. Book weight approx. 400g. . First British Edition. Softcover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$10.62

COMPOSED : A Memoir
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COMPOSED : A Memoir

By Cash, Rosanne

New York: Viking/Penguin, 2010. 245pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm, silver title there-on. Silver initials 'RC' to front panel of blue boards, which have a very small area of discolouration. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket negligibly edge-creased at head of spine, tiny pale blue spot to reverse. " . . . the story of an artist finding her voice - both figuratively and literally - in the context of her family legacy, of the commercial imperatives of the music business, and of a desire to preserve some measure of privacy in a life that has been too often subjected to public scrutiny . . . " Book weight approx. 460g. . First Edition, Second Impression. Hardcover and Dustjacket. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$12.74

ELVIS PRESLEY : Unseen Archives
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ELVIS PRESLEY : Unseen Archives

By Clayton, Marie

Bath, England: Parragon, 2002. 383pp., b/white and colour photographic illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated gloss boards undamaged. Like-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket trivially creased at head, surface scratches to gilt title, tanned strip to flap folds. " . . . charts the life and achievements of the boy from Tupelo, Mississippi, from his first taste of fame in the early 1950s to his untimely death in 1977. Over 400 fabulous photographs document the important events in his lfe and career. The photographs also show how Elvis lives on today, in the hearts and minds of his legions of fans. Includes an appendix of facts and figures which set out his remarkable achievements in the music industry." Book weight approx. 1.9 KG. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote. . First Edition. Hardcover and Dustjacket. Near Fine/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$19.82

PINK FLOYD: Through The Eyes Of . . . the Band, it's Fans, Friends and Foes
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PINK FLOYD: Through The Eyes Of . . . the Band, it's Fans, Friends and Foes

By MacDonald, Bruno [Ed.]

London: Sidgwick & Jackson, 1996. xx, + 348pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm, white title there-on. Plain black boards lightly bumped on lower foredge corners. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket has minor edgewear and indentations. An interesting insight into the great band: Pink Floyd, with contributions from a variety of sources. Includes Index. Book weight approx. 670g. . Second Impression. Hard Cover + D/J [Oblong]. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$19.82

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