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New York: Island Records & Mango Records, 1993. Illustrated by Adrian Boot photos, color reproductions. First edition. Limited edition 146212. gloss pictorial paper boards, 4 CDS. Tall 8vo. pp. 65. Near Fine/Fine CDS. Small nick to rear cover, else fine. Preface by Chris Blackwell. Introduction by Linton Kwesi Johnson. 35 years of Jamaican Hits: Ska, Rock Steady, Reggae, Dub,… Read more
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image of Prices based on the New Tariff, as per our Circular of October 4, 1890 [String Instruments].

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New York: Wm. J. Schnaufele, Printer, 1890. First edition. Cloth backed card wraps. Narrow 4to. pp. 79. Very Good. Cover chip upper right corner with corresponding corning curls. Price list for larger Catalog of Harmonicas and string instruments, cases, parts, music, etc..
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Chicago: W. F. Ludwig Drum Co, 1946. Reprint edition. 6-46-10M-Greenlee Co. Single printed sheet. 4to. pp. [2]. Near Fine. NARD Examination requirements..
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Estey Phonorium, The.

by Estey, Jacob 1814-90.

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[Vermont]: Estey Organ Works (Forbes Co.), nd [ca. 1893]. Illustrated by chromolithograph trade card. unspecified edition. American trade card. 12.5x7.5cm. pp. [2]. Near Fine. Promotional card from Estey Organ Works in Brattleboro, VT, established in 1846. The company produced approximately 520,000 reed organs and 320,00 pump organs by 1955 and had piano production in New York until 1960. The Church… Read more
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image of Richter's Manual of Harmony: A Practical Guide to Its Study: Expressly Prepared for the Conservatory of Music at Leipsic.

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Boston: Oliver Ditson Co, 1873. Translated by J. C. D. Parker from the 8th German Edition. Illustrated by music notation throughout. First thus English edition. Original brown cloth, beveled edges gilt topboard emblem. 8vo. pp. 215. About Very Good. Worn/chipped caps and corners, internally very good. Period ink owner (Meddaugh). Author prefaces to 1st, 7th and 8th editions..
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ARCHIVES DU MUSEE TEYLER: SŽrie III, Vol. VII (Fascicule 1 & 2)

by Fokker, A.D. (Adriaan) 1887-1972, M. Nuygens & Philippi, Fokker & Strutt.

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Haarlem (and) La Haye: Les HŽritiers Loosjes (and) Marinus Nijhoff, 1929 & 1930. Illustrated by b/w text illustrations, plates. First thus edition. 2 volumes. Original printed wraps, uncut & unopened. 8vo (24.5cm). pp. 72; 73-132. Very Good. Covers soiled (one small corner chip), most sections unopened with some edge darkening. Text in Dutch, French, English. Contents (note though there are… Read more
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New York: G. Schirmer, 1903. Translated by Dr. Th. Baker. Illustrated by music notation. later printing of 3rd revised edition. c.1898, G. Shirmer, 10978. Original burgundy blind-stamped cloth, gilt stamped spine and topboard. 8vo. pp. 323. Near Fine/No jacket, as issued. Traces of edgewear to binding. Copy and ink signature of Edith Roberts (1899-1935, Mrs. Harold Carter), child Vaudeville performer… Read more
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image of BACH'S CLAVIER-UBUNG III, THE MAKING OF A PRINT with a companion study of the Canonic Variations on "Von Himmel Hoch" BWV 769

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Durham & London: Duke University Press, 1990. Edited by Peter Williams. Illustrated by music notation, facsimiles. First (SD) edition. Sources of Music and Their Interpretation, Duke Studies in Music. Gray cloth. 8vo. pp. xiv, 139, [1]. Notes, Bibliography, Index. Fine/In like jacket/No price in mylar. Dedicated to Christoph Wolff; on the third organ collection and new date findings. ISBN: 0822310090..… Read more
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GREATNESS IN MUSIC.

by Einstein, ALFRED 1880-1952.

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London: Oxford University Press, (1945). Translated by CŽsar Saerchinger (1889-1971) from the German (but not published as Grosse in der Musik until 1951). First thus UK edition. [c.1941 OUP New York (287 pages)]. Navy cloth, gilt spine and topboard print. 8vo (22cm). pp. vii, [3], 299. Index. Near Fine/About Very Good/Unclipped price ($3.00) in mylar. Traces of edgewear to binding… Read more
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STUDIES IN FOLK-SONG AND POPULAR POETRY.

by Williams, Alfred M. 1840-96.

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Boston & New York: Houghton, Mifflin & Co. (Riverside Press), 1894. First edition. Green cloth, gilt topboard emblem, slate end papers, t.e.g., uncut. 8vo. pp. 329. Near Fine. Traces of wear to binding. Contents: American Sea Songs, Folk-songs of the Civil War, English and Scottish popular ballads, Lady Nairne and her songs, Sir Samuel Ferguson and Celtic poetry, William Thom… Read more
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New York: Edison Co, 1928. Illustrated by Leslie Crump (cover); b&w ports and reproductions throughout. First edition. Illustrated stapled wraps. 8vo. pp. 60. Near Fine. Traces of wear. Composers of weekly radio broadcasts on rear cover (pictured). "From 8 July 1925 onward, advertisements begin to appear for the New York Edison Hour, an hour-long program on WJZ featuring the Edison… Read more
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Salzburg/Stuttgart: Das Bergland-Buch, (1958). Illustrated by folding letters, facsimiles and reproductions (some in color). First edition. tan cloth, green topstain. Cr.4to. pp. 135, [1] ad1958. Very Good/In like jacket/No price in mylar. �Old dampstain with no mildew to jacket facing boards; internally near fine. N�a�n�n�e�r�l� �M�o�z�a�r�t�'�s� �d�i�a�r�y� �s�h�e�e�t�s� w�i�t�h� �h�e�r� b�r�o�t�h�e�r� �W�o�l�f�g�a�n�g� �A�m�a�d�e�u�s'� �e�n�t�r�i�e�s�.� �P�r�e�s�e�n�t�e�d� �a�n�d� �e�d�i�t�e�d� �o�n� �b�e�h�a�l�f� �o�f�… Read more
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image of Little Music Library (uniform 3 volumes): THE STORY OF ONE HUNDRED SYMPHONIC FAVORITES [and] THE STORY OF ORCHESTRAL MUSIC AND ITS TIMES [and] THE STORY OF ONE HUNDRED GREAT COMPOSERS.

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New York: Grosset & Dunlap, (1940, 1942, 1943). Illustrated by silhouettes/John C. Wonsetler drawings/none. First thus edition. 3 volumes. Uniform red cloth, gilt print & decorated spine. 24mo (13cm). pp. xx, 300; viii, 216. Recommended recordings, Index; xvi, 293. Definitions, Appendix. VG-NF/No jackets, as issued. Traces of wear to bindings and corners, internally near fine. Trio of musical information in… Read more
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Leipzig: Druck und Verlag von Breitkopf und Hartel, 1873. Illustrated by 456 figures of music notation. 10th edition. [c.1853]. Die praktischen Studien zur Theorie der Musik. In drei Lehrbuchern bearbeit von Ernst Friedrich Richter. Erster Band. Half brown calf over marbled boards. 8vo. pp. 204. Sachregister (Subject Index). Good. Very worn boards, moderate foxing internally. Copy of Moses Rogow [b.1857]… Read more
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[Salzburg]: [Privately Published], [1928]. Illustrated by b&w photographs, reproductions and period ads, some in color. First edition. 2 volumes. Stapled pamphlet. 8vo (21.7x12.7cm). pp. 24; [2]. Very Good. Faint old horizontal and corner creases, tiny sporadic chips. Contents: Aus den "Salzburger Sonetten, V." by Felix Braun; Zur Neuinszenierung der Zauberflot von Lothar Wallerstein; The Festival Idea by Paul Kerby; Bild… Read more
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New York: Alfred Scott Publisher, 1945-6. First edition. Stapled illustrated wraps. Signed by Anne Brown and Todd Duncan (p.7) over second program section (side by side). Inscribed by Oscar Levant To Haney? (p.6) on his portrait. Square 8vo. pp. 14. About Very Good. Old creases. Program: An American in Paris, Concerto for Piano and Orchestra in F major (Oscar Levant);… Read more
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New York: Public Affairs (Perseus Books Group), (2003). Illustrated by b&w photographs, reproductions. 5th printing (N) of first edition. Black Cloth, line deckle fore-edge. 8vo. pp. xxv, 323, [1] About Press. Glossary, Recordings, Notes, Bibliography, Index. Fine/In like jacket/Unclipped price in mylar. New York Times (2003) assisting managing editor and amateur pipe organist. First comprehensive history of American manufacturers and… Read more
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THIS IS JAZZ.

by Williamson, Ken, Ed.

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London: Newnes, (1960). Illustrated by Photographs by Ted Williams, Don Hunstein, Eric Jelly, Ian Jennings, Popsy and others; drawings by Humphrey Lyttelton, Diz Disley, Alan Field. First edition. Cloth. 8vo. pp. 256. Fine/Very Good+/Clipped price in mylar. Bright jacket with closed tear and edgewear. Multi-contributors: Feather. Lang, Hentoff, McPartland, Ulanov, Benny Green, Bruynoghe, Hodeir, Panassie, Charles Edward Smith, Amis, Dance,… Read more
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Hialeah, FL: Columbia Pictures Publications/PR Studio Publications, 1978. Illustrated by cover maze and one line drawing. First edition. SB37. Stapled card wraps. 4to. pp. 20. Near Fine. Faint cover crease. High, middle, low and total breath, with and without instrument techniques, puffed cheeks, hyperventilation, embouchure rejuvenation, vibrato, tonguing, breathing in extreme registers..
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KEY TO A JAZZY LIFE, The.

by Waters, Benny.

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Toulouse: Arts Graphiques, 1985. Illustrated by b&w photographs. First edition. Illustrated wraps. Signed by "4/19/87 Yours in Jazz, Edith Rothman" on dedication page: To the Jazz Queen, Edith Rothman. Inscribed by author on half title. 8vo (21cm). pp. 124, [9] photos, [4] discography laid in between blank pages, [1] colophon. Near Fine. Slightly cocked. Scarce biography signed by both author… Read more
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