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Guitar Duets (Art of Fingerstyle Guitar).

By Stefan Grossman & John Renbourn.

Pacific, MO Mel Bay Publications, 1984. Paperback Very Near Fine in Wraps: shows only the most minute indications of use: just a hint of soiling to the open-weave paper of the panels; the top hole of the spiral binding is torn; else flawless; the spiral binding is secure; the text is clean. Free of creases to the panels. Free of any creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any underlining, hi-lighting or marginalia or marks in the text. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome very nearly-new copy, showing only a couple of minor, unobtrusive flaws. Bright and clean. Corners sharp. Very close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 4to. (11.85 x 9 x 0.3 inches). 127 pages. Produced in collaboration with John Renbourn. Language: English. Weight: 12.5 ounces Paperback: Spiral Bound.

$58.80

The Ronny Lee Beginner's Tenor Banjo Book (4 String): A fun book for beginning players.

By Ronny Lee.

New York, NY Alfred Music Company, 1964. Paperback One page has some CHORD NOTATIONS IN INK and another page has the word "practice" penned in ink at the top of the page. Else, Very Good in Wraps: shows indications of careful use: light wear to the extremities; mild rubbing and very faint soiling to wrapper covers; a crease near the lower rear corner; the stapled binding is secure. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing moderate wear and minor, unobtrusive flaws - and of course the markings referred to above. Remains clean, sturdy, presentable. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. Folio (12 x 9 x 0.2 inches). 32 pages. Language: English. Weight: 4.8 ounces. Includes Complete Chord Chart. Paperback: Staple-bound Wraps.

$24.50

The Stephen St. John Learnright Method for Tenor Banjo and Tenor Guitar (Written for the Beginner - Easy and Tuneful).

By Stephen St. John.

Schenectady, NY Stephen St. John Music Publ. Co. , 1957. Paperback 15 pages show NOTATIONS IN RED INK. Else, Good+ in Wraps: shows indications of moderate use: a bump to the upper corner has caused a little buckle to the covers and text; mild rubbing; light wear to the extremities; faint soiling to wrapper covers. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. Flawed, but remains a sturdy, presentable working copy. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. Folio (12.15 x 9.25 x 0.25 inches). 56 pages. An extra four-page leaf which matches pages 15-16 and 41-42 and is unmarked has been laid in. These pages are marked up in the text itself and so could be used to replace the matching marked-up pages if one so desired. Language: English. Weight: 9 ounces. Paperback.

$44.10

How to Play Mandolin.
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How to Play Mandolin.

By Jack Tottle.

New York, NY Amsco Publications, 1984. Paperback Reprint Edition (1984); first published by Acorn in 1981. Very Good+ in Wraps: shows indications of very careful use: very light wear to the extremities; mild rubbing to wrapper covers; a faint stress-crease in the middle of the rear panel; the binding is secure; the text is clean. Free of underlining, hi-lighting, notations, or marginalia. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome very nearly-new copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing the mildest wear and a minor, unobtrusive flaw. Bright and Clean. Remains close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. Folio (12 x 9 x 0.25 inches). 64 pages. Language: English. Weight: 9 ounces. Reprint Edition (1984); first published by Acorn in 1981. Paperback: Pictorial Staple-bound Wraps.

$5.88

The Guitar Style of Gary Moore.
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The Guitar Style of Gary Moore.

By Carl Culpepper.

Milwaukee, WI Hal Leonard Corporation, 1994. Paperback Very Near Fine in Wraps: shows only the most minute indications of use: just a hint of spine lean; else flawless. The binding remains perfectly secure; the text is clean. Free of creases. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome copy, showing only a single flaw. Virtually 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. Folio. (12 x 9 x 0.25 inches). 80 pages. Language: English. Weight: 10.4 ounces. Trade Paperback. A complete exploration of his music, including guitar transcriptions and lessons. Includes 12 songs: Cold Day In Hell * End Of The World * The Loner * Only Fool In Town * Still Got The Blues * Teenage Idol * and more. A very comprehensive insight into GM's remarkable style. This book covers his more popular songs from the 80's and 90's, prior to switching to the blues. Songs such as Wild Frontier, Empty Rooms, The Loner, Out in the Fields to name a few. Lessons that are included in the book, explains when scale chages are used, accenting of notes, tremblo picking, and hammer on/off phases. In all, the title of the book says it all. The lessons are more of a tutorial on how GM gets those sound that we all like to hear. This book is not for the beginner, however, for those die hard GM fans, who aspire to learn to play like the master, this book is a must have.

$23.52

Learn to Improvise Jazz: Major and Minor in Every Key (A New Approach to Jazz Improvisation, Volume 24).

By Jamey Aebersold.

New Albany, IN Jamey Abersold, 1974. Paperback Good in Wraps: shows indications of considerable use: moderate wear to the extremities and light rubbing, faint creasing and considerable soiling, mostly to the rear panel; the text pages are secure in their stapled binding, but the staples have pulled clear of the cover, so the text pages are merely laid in; the text is clean and free of marks or notations. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A flawed working copy only; showing moderate wear and several flaws, but with a clean text. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 4to. (11 x 8.45 x 0.05 inches). 16 pages. Language: English. Weight: 2.5 ounces. Paperback: Staple-bound Wraps.

$9.41

New Century World of Song: Theory and Practice.

By Jeanne Foster Wardian & Helen Paulson Landsverk.

New York, NY Meredith Corporation: Triton Record Productions, 1972. Vinyl Very Near Fine: Three Vinyl LP records in New condition. The box is still in shrinkwrap (though the shrinkwrap is rubbed and there is a tear at the upper outside corner). Never opened, Never played. Boxed Set: all items included. This 3-lp boxed-set features 61 sing-along classics & instrumental favorites. 16 artists perform folk & gospel standards, & selections from many lands. Arranged for voice, guitar, autoharp, & rhythm instruments. An excellent collection for music teachers, & for those who love to sing & play along!

$13.03

Drumming at the Edge of Magic: A Journey into the Spirit of Percussion.

By Mickey Hart with Jay Stevens and Fredric Lieberman.

San Francisco, CA HarperCollins: Harper San Francisco, 1990. Paperback First Edition [1990]; , so stated. First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, MICKEY HART. First Edition [1990]; , so stated. First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. Near Fine in Wraps: shows only the most minute indications of use: just a tiny scuff at the backstrip and a superficial scratch at the rear panel nearby; else flawless. The binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. Virtually 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. Large 8vo. (9.25 x 7.5 x 0.8 inches). 263 pages. Language: English. Weight: 18.4 ounces. Trade Paperback. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR.

$58.80

The Harpsichord: An Introduction to Technique, Style and Historical Sources.

By Eta Harich-Schneider.

St. Louis, MO Concordia Publishing House, 1954. Paperback First Edition [1954], unstated. First Edition [1954], unstated. Very Good in Wraps: shows indications of careful use: light wear to extremities; a bit of sun-blanching to the backstrip and hinges (none of the titles are affected); a label has been partially removed from the top of the front panel; the pages have tanned slightly, due to aging; mild overall rubbing to the wrapper covers and some faint creasing near the upper corner of the front panel; the binding is secure; the text is clean. No longer 'As New', but remains clean, sturdy, presentable. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (9.1 x 6.25 x 0.2 inches). 70 pages. Illustrated with eight photographs in black & white. 22-page booklet of Musical Illustrations in like new condition in pouch affixed to the inside of the rear cover. Paperback.

$11.96

Der Flotenmusikant: Volkslieder und Tanze fur 1 oder 2 Blockfloten gleicher Stimmung (Band I, No. 3589).

Mainz, Germany B. Schott's Sohne, 1970. Paperback Very Good+ in Wraps: shows indications of very careful use: just a hint of wear to the extremities; the binding leans slightly, but remains perfectly secure; the text is clean. Former bookseller's rubber stamp at the bottom of the title page; else, free of ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, or labels. No longer pristine, but remains close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 12mo. (7.35 x 5.45 x 0.25 inches). 78 pages. Weight: 4.2 ounces. Paperback: Pictorial Wraps.

$24.50

The Guitar Experience: Learn the E-Z Numbers Way to Play Guitar Whether or Not You Read Music.

By Ruth Jacobs.

Englewood Cliffs, NJ Prentice-Hall: Spectrum Books, 1981. Paperback First Ed thus; First Printing indicated. First Ed thus; First Printing indicated. Very Good in Wraps: shows indications of light use: light wear to extremities; considerable rubbing to the wrapper covers; the price has been blocked out; binding secure; text clean. No longer 'As New', but remains clean, sturdy, and quite presentable. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 4to. 221pp. Trade Paperback.

$7.06

Capolavori di Antonio Stradivari / Masterpieces of Antonio Stradivari [Italian - English Bilingual Edition].

By Charles Beare, [Introduction].

Cremona, Italy Arnoldo Mondadori Editore, 1987. Paperback Near Fine in Wraps: shows only the most minute indications of use: just a hint of wear to extremities; mild rubbing; former owner's address label affixed at the upper corner of the front endpaper. Binding leans slightly, but remains perfectly secure; text clean. Very close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. Large Format 4to. 127pp. Profusely illustrated with photographs, mostly in color and a few in black & white. Edited by Maria Cristina Poma. A monograph accompanying a show of Strativarius Violins at Cremona, Palazzo Comunale: 26 August - 7 October 1987. Paperback: Perfect Wraps.

$98.00

The Percussion Instrument: Some Ideas on Teaching and Performance.

By John K. Galm.

Boulder, CO Privately Printed, 1970. Paperback Second Edition, Revised & Enlarged. Near Fine in Wraps: shows only the very minor indications of use: just a hint of rubbing; faint tanning to the wrapper covers; very light soiling. Binding perfectly secure; text clean. No longer pristine, but remains very close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 4to. 71pp. Second Edition, Revised & Enlarged. Paperback: Staple-bound Wraps.

$14.70

Form and Performance: The Art of Musical Interpretation Analyzed for the Benefit of the Professional and the Amateur Musician.

By Erwin Stein.

New York, NY Limelite Editions, 1989. Paperback First Ed Thus, so stated. Very Good+ in Wraps: shows indications of very careful use: light wear to extremities; mild rubbing to wrapper covers; binding square and secure; text clean. Remains close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. 185pp. Foreward by Benjamin Britten. First Ed Thus, so stated. First published in 1962. Trade Paperback.

$19.60

The Christopher Parkening Guitar Method, Volume 1.

By Christopher Parkening in collaboration with Jack Marshall.

Chicago, IL Antigua Casa Sherry-Brener of Madrid, 1972. Paperback Very Good+ in Wraps: shows indications of very careful use: very light wear to the extremities; mild rubbing to wrapper covers, which show several superficial indentations and a tiny soil spot at the front panel; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Not quite perfect, but remains close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 4to. (11 x 8.5 x 0.25 inches). 87 pages. Weight: 10.6 ounces. Paperback: Staple-bound Wraps. Learn basic guitar technique by playing beautiful pieces of music! The first method book by America's greatest concert guitarist Christopher Parkening in collaboration with Jack Marshall, guitarist, Capitol Records recording artist, composer and conductor for more than 200 motion picture and television scores.

$6.47

What Every Piano Pupil Should Know: A Manual for Piano Students.

By Clarence G. Hamilton.

Philadelphia, PA Theodore Presser Company, 1928. Hardcover First Ed, unstated. First Ed, unstated. Near Fine in Good DJ: Book shows just a hint of wear at corner tips; binding square and secure; text clean. Dustwrapper shows some tears and small chips; mild rubbing; unclipped; mylar-protected. Lovely book in a worn DJ. NOT a Remainder. NOT a Book-Club Edition. NOT an Ex-Library copy. 8vo. 160 pages. Photographic illustrations. Hardback with DJ.

$49.00

The Heart of the Circle A Guide to Drumming.
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The Heart of the Circle A Guide to Drumming.

By Holly Blue Hawkins.

Freedom, CA Crossing Press, August 1999. Paperback First Ed, unstated. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY AUTHOR. First Ed, unstated. Fine in Wraps: binding square and secure; text clean. Virtually 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. 132pp. Foreward by Brooke Medicine Eagle. Trade Paperback. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY AUTHOR.

$8.82

A Complete Instrumentation of "The Golden Book of Favorite Songs", Book 8: Drums, Bells, Timpani, etc.

By J.E. Maddy, John W. Beattie, Jay Fay, Russell V. Morgan, Victor L.F. Rebmann, [Editors].

Chicago, IL Hall & McCreary Company, 1927. Paperback Good in Wraps: shows indications of significant use: moderate wear to extremities; significant rubbing, faint creasing and soiling; some previous owner names and scribbles at the front panel. Despite noted flaws remains a clean, sturdy working copy. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8.75 x 5.85 x 0.15 inches). 63 pages. Weight: 3.2 ounces. Paperback: Staple-bound Wraps.

$9.41

Bill Woods Guitar Method: A Study of Theory and Technique.

By Bill Woods.

Redding, CA Privately Printed, 1991. Paperback First Ed, unstated. Near Fine in Wraps: shows only the most a few notes at the rear free endpaper and some sparse, very faint soiling at the rear panel; else flawless; binding secure; text clean. Very close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 4to. 65pp. First Ed, unstated. Paperback: Staple-bound Wraps.

$35.87