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A Bone in My Flute [SIGNED]
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A Bone in My Flute [SIGNED]

By Holly Johnson

London: Century, 1994. 1st Edition . Very Good/Very Good. 6.25 x 9.5 inches (16 x 24 cm). Signed by Author. Dust jacket: Slight creasing and scuffing to edges, unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good. Book: Blue cloth binding. Light browning to pages, otherwise in very clean condition throughout. Signed (without dedication) by Holly Johnson to title page. Autobiography of the Frankie Goes to Hollywood singer. A rare signed copy. Overall book condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.60; Oceania £15.80; Rest of World £15.15. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 6.25 x 9.5 inches (16 x 24 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: x, 310

$115.03

I'll Never Write My Memoirs [SIGNED]
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I'll Never Write My Memoirs [SIGNED]

By Grace Jones

London: Simon & Schuster, 2015. 1st Edition . Very Good Plus/Very Good. 6.25 x 9.5 inches (16 x 24 cm). Signed by Author. Dust jacket: A little light creasing to edges, unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good Plus. Book: White cloth binding, small bump to foot of spine, crease to tip of rear free endpaper, otherwise excellent throughout. Signed by Grace Jones to the title page. Overall book condition is Very Good Plus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.60; Oceania £15.80; Rest of World £15.15. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 6.25 x 9.5 inches (16 x 24 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: xiii, [1], 386

$203.00

Music Since 1939: The Arts in Britain Series No. 7
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Music Since 1939: The Arts in Britain Series No. 7

By Rollo Myers

London: Longmans Green and Co , 1947. 1st Edition . Very Good Plus. 5.5 x 8 inches (14 x 21.5 cm). Card wraps. No wear to spine. Light marking to rear cover, otherwise excellent. Overall condition is Very Good Plus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £9.05; Oceania £10.50; Rest of World £10.15. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 5.5 x 8 inches (14 x 21.5 cm). Paperback. Printed pages: 48

$21.65

Opera Biographies
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Opera Biographies

By Gladys Davidson

London: Werner Laurie, 1955. 1st Edition . Very Good/Very Good. 5.25 x 7.5 inches (13.5 x 19 cm). Dust jacket: Fading to spine, a few short tears to edges of covers, unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good Minus. Book: Blue cloth binding. Tanning to endpaper, light foxing to page edges and endpapers, clean text throughout. Overall book condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.60; Oceania £15.80; Rest of World £15.15. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 5.25 x 7.5 inches (13.5 x 19 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 352

$25.71

Opera House Cook Book: (Cookbook)
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Opera House Cook Book: (Cookbook)

By Robin Hambro

London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1980. 1st Edition . Very Good/Very Good. 6.25 x 9.5 inches (16 x 24 cm). Dust jacket: Light shelf wear, unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good. Book: Red cloth binding. Small bump to foot of spine, otherwise in very clean condition throughout. Overall book condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.60; Oceania £15.80; Rest of World £15.15. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 6.25 x 9.5 inches (16 x 24 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 224

$32.48

Facade and Other Early Ballets by Frederick Ashton: (Stories of the Ballets Series)
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Facade and Other Early Ballets by Frederick Ashton: (Stories of the Ballets Series)

By Joseph Sandon

London: Adam and Charles Black, 1954. 1st Edition . Fine/Near Fine. 3.25 x 5 inches (8 x 12.5 cm). Dust jacket: Very slight rubbing to edges, unclipped. Overall jacket condition is Near Fine. Book: First class condition throughout. Overall book condition is Fine. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £9.05; Oceania £10.50; Rest of World £10.15. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 3.25 x 5 inches (8 x 12.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 95

$21.65

Call Him George [SIGNED]
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Call Him George [SIGNED]

By Jay Allison Stuart (Dorothy Tait) [George Lewis]

London: Peter Davies, 1961. 1st Edition . Very Good Minus/Very Good. 5.5 x 7.75 inches (14 x 20 cm). Signed by Author. Dust jacket: Some light rubbing to front cover but no wear, unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good. Book: Light staining to rear cover, light foxing to page edges and endpapers. Clean text throughout. Biography of American Jazz clarinetist George Lewis, written by his band manager, Dorothy Tait. Signed by both Lewis and Tait to title page. Overall book condition is Very Good Minus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.55; Oceania £13.45; Rest of World £12.95. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 5.5 x 7.75 inches (14 x 20 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 286

$135.33

Opera Annual 1955-6
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Opera Annual 1955-6

By Harold Rosenthal (Ed.)

London: John Calder, 1955. 1st Edition . Very Good/Good. 7.5 x 9.75 inches (19 x 24.5 cm). Dust jacket: Slight loss to ends of spine and corners creased to rear cover, unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Good Plus. Book: Blue cloth binding. A couple of small marks to front board, otherwise in very clean condition throughout. Overall book condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.60; Oceania £15.80; Rest of World £15.15. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 7.5 x 9.75 inches (19 x 24.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 176

$18.95

Balletomane at Large: An Autobiography [SIGNED]
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Balletomane at Large: An Autobiography [SIGNED]

By Arnold Haskell

London: Heinemann, 1972. 1st Edition . Good Plus/Good. 6.25 x 9.25 inches (16 x 23.5 cm). Signed by Author. Dust jacket: Worn to upper edges with loss to head of spine, unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Good. Book: Black cloth binding, marking and rubbing to covers and head of spine. Light foxing to page edges, clean text throughout. Inscribed (with dedication) and signed by Arnold Heskell to front free endpaper. Overall book condition is Good Plus. Size: 6.25 x 9.25 inches (16 x 23.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: ix, 246

$27.07

Massenet: Sa Vie - Ses Oeuvres. Suivi d'une etude sur Marc Delmas 1885-1931
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Massenet: Sa Vie - Ses Oeuvres. Suivi d'une etude sur Marc Delmas 1885-1931

By Marc Delmas / Raoul Follerau

Paris: Jeune Academie, 1932. 1st Edition . Very Good Plus/Very Good. 5.5 x 7.5 inches (14 x 19 cm). Dust jacket: Original glassine jacket in excellent condition . Overall jacket condition is Very Good Plus. Book: Card wraps, creases to top corner of rear cover. Browning to pages, many pages unopened gift inscription from the author's wife to front free endpaper. Overall book condition is Very Good Plus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.55; Oceania £13.45; Rest of World £12.95. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 5.5 x 7.5 inches (14 x 19 cm). Paperback. Printed pages: 250

$40.60

The Golden Age of Opera [SIGNED]
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The Golden Age of Opera [SIGNED]

By Robert Tuggle / Herman Mishkin (Photog.) / Anthony A. Bliss (Foreword)

New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1983. 1st Edition . Very Good/Very Good. 8.75 x 11.25 inches (22 x 28.5 cm). Signed by Author. Dust jacket: Slight creasing to lower edge, unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good. Book: Quarter brown cloth with cream paper covered boards. Slight cracking to front endpaper joint, otherwise in very clean condition throughout. Inscribed (with dedication) and signed by Robert Tuggle to the front free endpaper. The author was long time director of the archives at New York's Metropolitan Opera. Overall book condition is Very Good. Please Note: This is a heavy item and international postage will be more than the standard rate. Actual Royal Mail postage costs are: Europe £14.45; Oceania £21.10; Rest of World £19.70. A postage supplement will be requested after the order has been placed. Size: 8.75 x 11.25 inches (22 x 28.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: x, 246

$47.37

The Annals of Covent Garden and its Neighbourhood
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The Annals of Covent Garden and its Neighbourhood

By E. Beresford Chancellor

London: Hutchinson and Co, 1930. 1st Edition . Good Plus. 6.5 x 9.5 inches (16 x 24 cm). Blue buckram binding. Fading to spine and board edges. A few marks to front board. Good solid binding, foxing to page edges and endpapers, clean text throughout. Overall condition is Good Plus. Size: 6.5 x 9.5 inches (16 x 24 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 288

$25.71

Giuseppe Verdi. His Life and Works
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Giuseppe Verdi. His Life and Works

By Francis Toye

New York: Alfred A. Knopf Inc, 1931. 1st Edition . Very Good Plus. 6.25 x 9.5 inches (16 x 24 cm). Black buckram binding. A few spots of light foxing, otherwise in excellent condition throughout. Overall condition is Very Good Plus. Please Note: This is a heavy item and international postage will be more than the standard rate. Actual Royal Mail postage costs are: Europe £14.45; Oceania £21.10; Rest of World £19.70. A postage supplement will be requested after the order has been placed. Size: 6.25 x 9.5 inches (16 x 24 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: xix, 493

$32.48

Folies Legeres (Folies Bergere)
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Folies Legeres (Folies Bergere)

By Paul Derval / Michel Gyarmathy

Paris: Folies Bergere, 1958. 1st Edition . Very Good Minus. 9.5 x 12.5 inches (24 x 31 cm). Red velvet effect card wraps with gilt nude to front cover. Some edge wear and marking to covers, creasing to front tissue guard, clean text throughout. Overall condition is Very Good Minus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.55; Oceania £13.45; Rest of World £12.95. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 9.5 x 12.5 inches (24 x 31 cm). Paperback

$32.48

Ballet 1948-1949: Covent Garden Books Number Three
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Ballet 1948-1949: Covent Garden Books Number Three

By Michael Wood (Ed.)

London: The Covent Garden Opera Trust, 1948. 1st Edition . Very Good Plus. 9 x 11.75 inches (22.5 x 29.5 cm). Excellent condition throughout. Overall condition is Very Good Plus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.55; Oceania £13.45; Rest of World £12.95. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 9 x 11.75 inches (22.5 x 29.5 cm). Paperback

$25.71

Gershwin [SIGNED]
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Gershwin [SIGNED]

By Ruth Leon

London: Haus Publishing, 2004. 1st Edition . Near Fine. 5 x 7.75 inches (13 x 19.5 cm). Signed by Author. Unread copy. Light shelf wear to covers, inscribed (with dedication) and signed by author to title page. Overall condition is Near Fine. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.55; Oceania £13.45; Rest of World £12.95. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 5 x 7.75 inches (13 x 19.5 cm). Paperback. Printed pages: 167

$18.95

A Dictionary of Music and Musicians:  (A.D. 1450 - 1880). By Eminent Writers, English and Foreign with Illustrations and Woodcuts
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A Dictionary of Music and Musicians: (A.D. 1450 - 1880). By Eminent Writers, English and Foreign with Illustrations and Woodcuts

By George Grove

London: Macmillan and Co, 1879. 1st Edition . Very Good. 6.25 x 8.75 inches (16 x 22 cm). Complete four volume first edition set. A later separate index volume was published in 1890 but not present here. Half calf leather bindings with marbled boards. Spines have five raised bands, morocco title and volume labels, gilt and blind panelled compartments. Marbled page edges, marbled endpapers. Good solid binding with no cracking to joints. Light rubbing to leather and rubbing to boards. Light cup ring to front board of Vol III. Heavy foxing to leading and trailing blanks in all volumes, plus a few spots to Vol. I title page, text is in very clean condition throughout. Previous owner's name pencilled to title pages. (John Aitken, 15 Lincoln's Inn Field). An important reference work that is still being published today. A lovely, sturdy example of the first edition. Scarce. Overall condition is Very Good. Please Note: This is a very heavy item and international postage will be more than the standard rate - a postage supplement will be requested after the order has been placed. Please contact us for an accurate postage cost for your location. Size: 6.25 x 8.75 inches (16 x 22 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: viii, 768 + vii, [1], 769 + vii, [1], 768 + xi, [1[, 820

$676.65

The Complete Opera Book: The Stories of the Operas, together with 400 of the Leading Airs and Motives in Musical Notation
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The Complete Opera Book: The Stories of the Operas, together with 400 of the Leading Airs and Motives in Musical Notation

By Gustav Kobbe

London: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1924. 5th Printing . Very Good Plus. 5.75 x 8.25 inches (15 x 21 cm). Beige cloth binding with a few light marks to spine and rear cover, binding a little strained with webbing visible, otherwise internally in excellent condition throughout. Overall condition is Very Good Plus. Size: 5.75 x 8.25 inches (15 x 21 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: xix, 890

$25.71

Miracle in the Gorbals [SIGNED]
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Miracle in the Gorbals [SIGNED]

By Arnold L. Haskell

Edinburgh: The Albyn Press, 1946. 1st Edition . Very Good/Fair. 7 x 9.5 inches (18 x 24 cm). Signed by Author. Dust jacket: Soiling and loss to rear cover, rubbing and creasing to front cover, price clipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Fair. Book: Blue buckram binding with slight fading and a couple of small marks, light foxing to endpaper, otherwise in excellent condition throughout. Signed by the author (without dedication) to title page. Overall book condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.55; Oceania £13.45; Rest of World £12.95. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 7 x 9.5 inches (18 x 24 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 63

$60.90

The Complete Opera Book: The Stories of the Operas, together with 400 of the Leading Airs and Motives in Musical Notation
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The Complete Opera Book: The Stories of the Operas, together with 400 of the Leading Airs and Motives in Musical Notation

By Gustav Kobbe

London: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1919. 1st Edition . Good Plus. 5.75 x 8.25 inches (15 x 21 cm). Beige cloth binding. Fading and light marking to spine, light stain to rear board, binding a little strained with webbing visible. Foxing to preliminary pages and page edges. Scattered foxing to text, light stain to top margin throughout book. The scarce first edition. Overall condition is Good Plus. Size: 5.75 x 8.25 inches (15 x 21 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: xix, 873

$32.48

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