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Elvis Presley G.I Blues LP

Elvis Presley G.I Blues LP

by Elvis Presley

United States of America: RCA Victor, 1960. First printing. Record. Fine/very good. Elvis Presley G.I Blues LP LPM-2256 U.S. First Issue 1960 is for sale. This is the G.I. Blues original soundtrack to the 5th film in Elvis’ movie career that starred Elvis Presley as Tulsa McLean and Juliet Prowse as Lili. The front of the sleeve has a great large photograph of Elvis in costume in U.S. Army uniform as Tulsa Mclean; the reverse of the sleeve has 4 photographs of Elvis in U.S. Army uniform with and... Read more
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£55.00
Elvis Presley Peace In The Valley EP

Elvis Presley Peace In The Valley EP

by Elvis Presley

London: RCA Victor, 1957. First printing. Record. Very Good +/very good. Elvis Presley Peace in the Valley UK mono EP RCA Victor RCX-101 1957 is for sale. The front cover of the sleeve features a striking photograph of a young Elvis Presley in black and white with a valley in colour to the background. Peace in the Valley is a 1957 extended play (EP) record that has 4 great songs:(There’ll Be) Peace in the Valley (For Me), It Is No Secret (What God Can Do), I Believe, and Take My Hand, Precious Lord.... Read more
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£12.00
American War Ballads and Lyrics, Vol I

American War Ballads and Lyrics, Vol I

by George Clay Eggleston

226 Pages.This wonderful book of historical battle song lyrics' exterior has worn areas on all four corners, on the top and bottom edges, at the top and bottom of the spine (with a small tear at the top of the spine) and along the right edge of the front cover and the left edge of the rear cover. The gold designs on the front and back covers and the title printing on the spine are though all in very good and well-preserved condition. The interior book has a former owner's nameplate inside the front cover... Read more
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$25.50
Royal Collection of Piano Music

Royal Collection of Piano Music

160 Pages.This softcover collection of piano music's exterior has worn areas on both top and bottom edges and on all corners. The front and rear cover have worn areas and discolorations all due to age and use, as well as a former owner's name on the front cover. The interior has begun to pull away from its cover bindings but otherwise is in good condition and all music is in totally readable condition.This book will be shipped right away to you from here in New Jersey and comes with our utmost... Read more
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$75.00
the Singin' Gatherin'

the Singin' Gatherin'

by Jean Thomas & Joseph A. Leeder

113 pages.The book has a protective plastic cover on it. Under the plastic, there is some staining on the spine but otherwise, the cover is in very good condition. Inside the front cover is a former owner's name and the first page of the Forward is missing, outside of that there are no other visible markings within the book and it is in Very Good condition.This book will be carefully wrapped up and then boxed and shipped right away from here in New Jersey and comes with our enormous gratitude for your... Read more
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$34.00
Heroes of the Blues - 1st Edition Waverly Place, NYC

Heroes of the Blues - 1st Edition Waverly Place, NYC

by R. Crumb

NY: Yazoo Records, 1980. Ephemera. Illus. by R. Crumb. Very Good. No Binding. 1st Edition. NY: Yazoo Records, 1980. Ephemera. Illus. by R. Crumb. Very Good. No Binding. 1st edition. Set of (36) trading-cards in original box. Illustrated by R. Crumb, celebrated cartoonist. Yazoo Records 245 Waverly Place, NY printed on the face of the box and the back of the cards (indicating true 1st edition). This set of 'Heroes of the Blues' was first published by Yazoo Records, Inc., a NY-based record label.... Read more
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$125.00
String Quartet No. 2

String Quartet No. 2

by Koutzen, Boris

New York: Society for the Publication of American Music; G. Schirmer Quarto. Score. 35 pp. (S.P.A.M. 52) Twenty-Fifth Season 1943-44. Published for the Society by G. Schirmer, copyright 1945. G, a bump to top with attendant creases. Discoloration at extremities. Koutzen (1901-1966) was born in Russia and studied composition with Gliere. Arriving in the United States in 1923, he became a violinist in the Philadelphia Orchestra under Stokowski and taught at the Philadelphia Conservatory and at Vassar..... Read more
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$25.09
Elvis Presley Loving You LP

Elvis Presley Loving You LP

by Elvis Presley

Canada: RCA, 1957. First printing. Record. Very Good +/very good +. Elvis Presley Loving You LPM-1515 mono LP 1957 Canadian first pressing is for sale. This rare Canadian first pressing for the second of Elvis’ films in which he played the role of Deke Rivers. The front of the sleeve has a great large photograph of Elvis in costume as Deke Rivers in Loving You; the back of the sleeve has 4 smaller black and white photographs of Elvis acting, singing and dancing in the Loving You film. The sleeve is... Read more
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£80.00
British Ballads from Maine

British Ballads from Maine

by Phillips Barry, Fannie H. Eckstorm, Mary Winslow Smythe

535 pages.The book's dust jacket is encased in a protective plastic case to preserve and protect it. The dust jacket inside of the casing shows wearing marks on the top edge and all corners. The inside book though shows no visible markings at all and is thus in a very well preserved condition with only a little yellowing of the pages due to age.It is a very though examination of the ballads and their history in the US northeast.that were brought over from England.This book ships promptly from New Jersey... Read more
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$44.97
String Quartet No. III

String Quartet No. III

by Wagenaar, Bernard (1894-1971)

New York: Society for the Publication of American Music; G. Schirmer Quarto. Score. 22 pp. (S.P.A.M. 44) Twenty-First Season 1939-40. Published for the Society by G. Schirmer, copyright 1940. . Wraps. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
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$25.09
Early American Music Engraving and Printing: A history of music publishing in America from 1787 to 1825 with commentary on earlier and later practices

Early American Music Engraving and Printing: A history of music publishing in America from 1787 to 1825 with commentary on earlier and later practices

by Richard J Wolfe

321 Pages.This very thorough study on early American printing and engraving's dust jacket has worn areas along both spine vertical sides, on the front cover's right edge, on three of the four corners, and has a very small piece missing from the front cover's left top edge. The interior book, however, has no visible extraneous markings, has good and tight bindings, and has good clean printing and illustrations throughout the book.This book will be carefully wrapped and boxed up and then sent right away to... Read more
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$29.00
Cancionero Popular Americano: 75 Canciones de las Republicas Americanas

Cancionero Popular Americano: 75 Canciones de las Republicas Americanas

Washington, D.C.: Union Panamericana, 1950. 127 pp. 75 songs are presented in simple piano arrangements with lyrics between staves. Adios, florecita blanca, Mi carino, Adelita, Mi dicha lejana, E1Aguinaldo, Mi pollera , Amenca, The Beautiful, Naci en la cumbre, Bainyin, Old Folks at Home, Angelique, o!, Pajarillo barranqueno, El arroyo que murmura, EI palito, Ay ay ay!, La paloma, Ay! Mama Ines!, La pampa y la puna, Ay tituy, Pobre corazon, Caminito, La pastora, Caminito de tu casa, La perica, Cancion... Read more
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$28.00
What They Heard: Music in America, 1852-1881. From the Pages of "Dwight's Journal of Music."

What They Heard: Music in America, 1852-1881. From the Pages of "Dwight's Journal of Music."

by Sablosky, Irving

Baton Rouge: Louisiana State Univ. Press, 1986. First edition. Cloth. Ex-lib copy with the usual markings, otherwise very good+ crisp, clean, and bright in a very good+ dust jacket.. Frontis, x, 317 pp. Illus. 8vo. Dwight's Journal of Music was the first significant American music journal.
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$38.50
Elvis Presley Change of Habit Set of 8 U.S. Lobby Cards

Elvis Presley Change of Habit Set of 8 U.S. Lobby Cards

by Elvis Presley

United States of America: Universal, 1969. First printing. Very Good +. Elvis Presley Change of Habit Set of 8 US Lobby Cards 1969 is for sale. Each of the lobby cards measures 11 x 14 inches (approximately) and are in overall Very Good condition with only light age toning. EP072
Item Price
£130.00
Th Nearest Faraway Place : Brian Wilson, the Beach Boys and the Southern California Experience

Th Nearest Faraway Place : Brian Wilson, the Beach Boys and the Southern California Experience

by White, Timothy

Canada: Henry Holt, 1996. Yellowing to pages. Bumping and wear to cover edges and corners.. Soft Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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AU$25.00
Elvis Presley A Touch of Gold Volume 1

Elvis Presley A Touch of Gold Volume 1

by Elvis Presley

London: RCA Victor, 1959. First printing. Record. Near Fine/very good +. Elvis Presley A Touch of Gold Volume 1 Mono EP RCA Victor RCX-1045 1959 is for sale. The front cover of the sleeve has a wonderful full-length photograph of Elvis wearing his gold lamé suit.A Touch of Gold Volume 1 EP has 4 great Elvis tracks: Hard Headed Woman, Good Rockin’ Tonight, Don’t & Teddy Bear.. The sleeve is in Very Good condition with light record creasing and light marks to the reverse of the sleeve. The EP vinyl... Read more
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£28.00
Marlboro Music: Programs 1951-1984

Marlboro Music: Programs 1951-1984

by Marlboro Music School and Festival

Marlboro, Vermont: Marlboro Music School and Festival, 1984. 703 pp. Red cloth, tall, narrow volume with embossed gold lettering on front board and spine. Some light soiling, and scratches on rear that are not really noticeable. Preface; TC; Introduction; The Programs, 1951-1984; Index of works performed; Index of performing artists; Marlboro participants; Marlboro recordings. An exhaustively fascinating document. . Cloth. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall: square.
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$85.00
Elvis Presley Frankie and Johnny U.S. One Sheet Film Poster 1966

Elvis Presley Frankie and Johnny U.S. One Sheet Film Poster 1966

by Elvis Presley

United States of America: United Artists, 1966. First printing. Poster. Very Good +. Elvis Presley Frankie and Johnny 1966 U.S. one-sheet film poster is for sale. The Elvis poster measures 27.00 x 41.00 inches and features a large image of Elvis Presley in costume from Frankie and Johnny. The reverse of the Elvis film poster is stamped: “Frankie & Johnny 1 SH. 66/75” The condition is Very Good folded. EP019
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£145.00
Elvis Presley Roustabout Set of 8 U.S. Lobby Cards

Elvis Presley Roustabout Set of 8 U.S. Lobby Cards

by Elvis Presley

United States of America: Paramount Pictures, 1964. First printing. Photograph. Very Good +. Elvis Presley Roustabout full set 8 1964 U.S. lobby cards is for sale. Each of the Elvis Roustabout lobby cards has a great illustration of Elvis on his motorbike and dressed in his leathers. Each of the U.S. lobby cards have great large colour images from the 1964 Roustabout film. Each of the U.S. lobby cards measures 11.00 x 14.00 inches. The Roustabout lobby cards are in overall Very Good condition with 3... Read more
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£155.00
Bryant’s Opera House 23rd Street, Between 6th & 7th Avenues, (Nearly Opposite Booth’s Theatre.) Eighteenth Season of the World-Famous Bryant’s Minstrels Organized 1857.

Bryant’s Opera House 23rd Street, Between 6th & 7th Avenues, (Nearly Opposite Booth’s Theatre.) Eighteenth Season of the World-Famous Bryant’s Minstrels Organized 1857.

by Bryant, Dan

Bryant's Opera House 23rd Street, Between 6th & 7th Avenues, (Nearly Opposite Booth's Theatre.) Eighteenth Season of the World-Famous Bryant's Minstrels Organized 1857. The Felicity Will Eventuate at 8 O'Clock, With the Following Programme. Part First.—Soiree d'Ethiope. Jubilee Concert, Tin-Pan-O-Ni-On Introducing the Great Burlesque Prima Donna EUGENE. Part Second. --- Varieties. The Mutton Trial! Unsworth in His Original Banjo Songs. Fooling With the Wrong Man! Violin Solo, "The Dream," Descriptive... Read more
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$2,000.00
Elvis Presley Love In Las Vegas EP

Elvis Presley Love In Las Vegas EP

by Elvis Presley

London: RCA Victor, 1964. First printing. Record. Very Good +. Elvis Presley Love In Las Vegas Mono EP RCA Victor RCX-7141 1964 is for sale. This is from the Elvis film that was also known as Viva Las Vegas. The Love In Las Vegas EP has 4 tracks form the 1964 Elvis film that includes: If You Think I Don’t Need You, I Need Somebody To Lean On, C’mon Everybody, and Today, Tomorrow and Forever. The front cover has a great photograph of Elvis in costume in his role as Lucky Jackson, a racing car driver.... Read more
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£24.00
Traveling the High Way Home: Ralph Stanley and the World of Traditional Bluegrass Music (Music in American Life)

Traveling the High Way Home: Ralph Stanley and the World of Traditional Bluegrass Music (Music in American Life)

by Dr. Ralph STANLEY [signed], John Wright

IL: University of Illinois Press, 1993. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. Ralph Edmund Stanley (1927 - 2016), also known as Dr. Ralph Stanley, was an American bluegrass artist, known for his distinctive singing and banjo playing. Stanley began playing music in 1946, originally with his brother Carter as part of The Stanley Brothers, and most often as the leader of his band, The Clinch Mountain Boys. He was part of the first generation of bluegrass musicians and was inducted into both the... Read more
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$150.00
Elvis Presley Tickle Me German Poster

Elvis Presley Tickle Me German Poster

by Elvis Presley

Germany, 1965. First printing. Poster. Very Good +. Elvis Presley Tickle Me (German name Cowboy Melodie) 1965 German film poster is for sale. This is a stunning Elvis Presley poster of Elvis playing the guitar and below this main images are smaller images of Elvis promotional photographs. The Elvis Presley German Tickle Me poster measures 33.00 x 23.00 inches and is in Very Good folded condition with light creasing and tape repair to the back of the poster to the top left corner EP018
Item Price
£105.00
Quartet for Strings, Op. 31 in B Minor

Quartet for Strings, Op. 31 in B Minor

by Huss, Henry Holden

New York: Society for the Publication of American Music; G. Schirmer, 1921. 49 pp. Score. Some foxing, rusted staples, small chip from back wrap. Society for the Publication of American Music. (S.P.A.M.). 1920-1921 season. Published for the Society by G. Schirmer, New York, copyright 1921. G. Huss (1862-1953) was the founder of the American Guild of Organists. This string quartet was first performed by the Berkshire String Quartet on July 2, 1919. This work of Mr. Huss's [is] the best string... Read more
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$29.09
Third String Quartet

Third String Quartet

by Lockwood, Norman

New York: Society for the Publication of American Music; G. Schirmer Quarto. Score. 36.pp.(S.P.A.M. 55) Twenty-Seventh Season 1945-46. Published for the Society by G. Schirmer, copyright 1948. Dedicated to the Walden String Quartet.. Wraps. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
Item Price
$25.09