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Benny, King of Swing: A Pictorial Biography Based on Benny Goodman's Personal Archives (1979)...
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Benny, King of Swing: A Pictorial Biography Based on Benny Goodman's Personal Archives (1979) (Signed)

by Benny Goodman, with Introduction By Stanley Baron

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  • Fine
  • Hardcover
  • Signed
  • first
Condition
Used - Fine
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780688035020
ISBN 10
0688035027
Seller
Fort Lee, New Jersey
Item Price
$1,249.95

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New York: William Morrow, 1979. Book. Fine. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hard cover, black boards with gilt lettering on front and spine, Fine, Not stated but assumed first edition. Binding tight. Pages clean. 63 pages of text plus more than 140 pages featuring 212 photos. Dust jacket, Very Good. Very slight edgewear. Gold with red/white/black lettering with Hirschfeld caricature on front and photo on back. SIGNED BY AUTHOR on second inner page, featuring a reproduction of an air mail envelope addressed to Benny Goodman, in bold black felt tip marker "To Paul Best wishes Benny Goodman". A fantastic Signed First Edition book..
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$1,249.95
Grand Canyon Suite (for Piano) (1932) (Signed)

Grand Canyon Suite (for Piano) (1932) (Signed)

by Ferde Grofé, D Savino (piano arrangment)

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  • very good
  • Paperback
  • Signed
  • first
Condition
Used - Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Paperback
Seller
Fort Lee, New Jersey
Item Price
$19,999.95

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New York: Robbins Music Corporation, 1932. Sheet music. Very Good. Soft cover. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. 12" x 9" Music Book SIGNED and INSCRIBED TWICE by FERDE GROFE in black fountain pen "To Marie Helen Tyes, with my compliments, Ferde Grofé, Nov. 6 - 1934" and in pencil on the last page of the 4-part score, Ferde has written his name and address (in Teaneck, New Jersey). Back cover has MGM logo. Item in very good condition. Top of back cover has a slight discoloration strip running along the top. Rare one of a kind item..
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$19,999.95
Violin Concerto No. 1 (D Major) for Violin and Piano and Park Avenue Fantasy (SIGNED)
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Violin Concerto No. 1 (D Major) for Violin and Piano and Park Avenue Fantasy (SIGNED)

by Brahms, Nic. Paganini, August Wilhemj, Matty Malneck, Jan Savitt

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  • fair
  • Signed
  • first
Condition
Used - Fair
Edition
1st Edition
Seller
Fort Lee, New Jersey
Item Price
$500.00

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New York - Boston: Carl Fischer, 1935. Sheet music. Fair. No Binding. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Over 1 lb. of various music scores, i.e. Big Band arrangements, some printed and others handwritten and SIGNED by Big Band Leader JAN SAVITT. In varying condition. Some items signed in fountain pen, others in pencil. Many musical notations in Savitt's hand added to the scores. I have no way of knowing if any of these are complete scores, so it's probably best to consider all of the titles as fragments. Titles are: "Park Avenue Fantasy", "Negro Spirituals: Go Down Moses - Swing Low, Sweet Chariot", "Valse" (Brahms), and "Paganini"..
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$500.00
The Trouble With Cinderella (1952) (Signed)
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The Trouble With Cinderella (1952) (Signed)

by Artie Shaw

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  • very good
  • Hardcover
  • Signed
  • first
Condition
Used - Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Seller
Fort Lee, New Jersey
Item Price
$1,495.95

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New York: Farrar, Straus and Young, 1952. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard cover, black cloth boards with yellow/green lettering on spine, Very Good. Some edgewear on corners of boards and spine and small discoloration on back. Boards show some overall wear. Binding tight with just a very little give. Pages slightly yellowed but clean. 394 pages. Dust jacket, Good, is protected by mylar cover and is price clipped. DJ has edgewear and several open tears on edges of both front and back boards, spine and front and back flaps. Dj has a light brown water stain on top and bottom of back as well as on top of front and back flaps. Vintage SIGNED bookplate by author in blue ink "ARTIE SHAW" affixed to free front page. Bookplate reads "Ex Libris Best Wishes from the Author" . Previous owner's stamp and light signature appears above bookplate. Previous owner's signature appears on second half-title page after book foreward. Note from previous… Read More
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$1,495.95
Cowboy Songs and Other Frontier Ballads collected by John A. Lomax; with an introduction by...
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Cowboy Songs and Other Frontier Ballads collected by John A. Lomax; with an introduction by Barrett Wendell

by Lomax, John A.

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  • good
  • Hardcover
  • first
Condition
Used - Good
Binding
Hardcover
Seller
Lansdowne, Pennsylvania
Item Price
$386.00

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New York: Sturgis & Walton Co, 1910. Hardcover. Good. xxvi, 326 p.: music, facsimile of letter from President Theodore Roosevelt to John A. Lomax; 20 cm. Publisher's terra cotta cloth with black-stamped spine title and cover title. Red-, green-, and black-stamped cover illustration. First edition of John A. Lomax's first book, which inspired a great interest in American folk songs. Contains primarily lyrics, a few songs with music. Former owner's name written on front free endpaper: Pierce B. Reynolds. "The songs of this collection, never before in print, as a rule have been taken down from oral recitation." -- p. xxiv. In Good Condition: cover is lightly soiled; ends of spine and corners rubbed; hinges are weak; front free endpaper detached but present; back free endpaper lacking; pp. 92 and 93 soiled; otherwise clean.
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$386.00
Guitars of the Stars. Volume 1 Rick Nielsen
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Guitars of the Stars. Volume 1 Rick Nielsen

by Rich, Bill

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  • Hardcover
  • Signed
Condition
Used
Binding
Hardcover
Seller
Winnipeg, Manitoba
Item Price
$315.00

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Rockford: Gots Publishing [0-9635279-0-B] 1993, a numbered copy form a limited edition of 500. (4to) 181pp. Fine in near fine dust jacket. Numbered and signed with drawing by Rick Nielsen. The jacket is lightly rubbed and has some minor scratches. Book about Rick Nielsen. (Music, Guitars).
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$315.00
Thin Lizzy; the Boys are Back, the True Story
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Thin Lizzy; the Boys are Back, the True Story

by Thompson, Dave

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  • very good
  • Hardcover
Condition
Used - Very Good
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780956696069
ISBN 10
0956696066
Seller
Kirkwall, Orkney
Item Price
$188.83

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London: Abstract Sounds Books Ltd, 2010. No dustwrapper (as issued), the tiniest bit of scuffing to spine ends and corners of cover, otherwise a very good clean tight copy of this hard-cover book. Based originally on a previously unpublished interview with Phil Lynott by Dave Thompson in 1980, also includes interviews with original band member Eric Bell and with the band's first manager Terry O'Neill; as well as a track-by-track analysis of all the tracks on the Thin Lizzy albums. Includes four half-hour DVDs containing film and audio interviews with band members including all the original members (Phil Lynott, Eric Bell, Brian Robertson, Snowy White and John Sykes). as well as with producers, management, album sleeve designers, music journalists and with Philomena Lynott (Phil's mother). Not many copies around. 164pp including 12pp colour illustrations, . Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
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$188.83
SONATA FOR ORGAN WITH STATE TRUMPETS : IN MEMORIAM WILFRID MEYNELL ZOGBAUM 1915-1965 [manuscript...
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SONATA FOR ORGAN WITH STATE TRUMPETS : IN MEMORIAM WILFRID MEYNELL ZOGBAUM 1915-1965 [manuscript title]

by McLennan, John Stewart

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  • very good
  • Paperback
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  • first
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Used - Very good
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Paperback
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$1,250.00

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[London, 1968]. Folio (14 x 11 1/4 inches). [1],1-117 pp. Manuscript sheet music, inscribed and signed on the final page by the composer, "End | London 7 April 1968 | Tyringham-Cleveland-London 1966-1968 | John Stewart McLennan." Occasional manuscript corrections in pencil. In cardboard plastic-comb binder, manuscript paper cover label. Covers moderately worn, nearly all of binding comb perished. Contents toned, especially at edges, else fine. Overall very good. Original holograph musical score for the unpublished SONATA FOR ORGAN, by 20th-century American composer John Stewart McLennan, Jr. (1903-1996). McLennan was the son of the Canadian senator of the same name (1853-1939) and the American writer Grace Seeley Henop Tytus McLennan (1875-1928). He was born in Tyringham, Massachusetts, at Ashintully, his maternal family's estate. He acquired that property in 1937 and lived there for the remainder of his life. After the estate's Georgian-style mansion was destroyed by fire in 1952, McLennan moved into… Read More
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$1,250.00
Skywriting by Word of Mouth
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Skywriting by Word of Mouth

by Lennon, John

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  • Fine
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Condition
Used - Fine
Edition
First Edition
Seller
Portland, Oregon
Item Price
$600.00

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New York: Harper & Row, 1986. First Edition. Fine. First edition. Limited edition, one of 500 copies signed by Yoko Ono. Fine, virtually as new. Blue cloth with silver stamping housed in publisher's beige slip case with printed title label; with drawing by John Lennon in an envelope laid in. Signed by Yoko Ono on the limitation page.
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$600.00
SIX VOLUMES: Scots Minstrelsie : a national monument of Scottish song / edited and arranged by...
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SIX VOLUMES: Scots Minstrelsie : a national monument of Scottish song / edited and arranged by John Greig -Book i, ii, iii, iv, v, vi / 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 ( Scotland Music )(includes a Glossary of Scottish Words )( Illustrated By F Michael Brown )

by Greig, John (edited and Arranged by); Illustrations / Illustrated By F Michael Brown

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  • Hardcover
  • first
Condition
Used - Very Good (see description)
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Seller
Burlington, Ontario
Item Price
$119.95

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Edinburgh, Scotland: Edinburgh, Scotland: T C & E C Jack, ( NO DATES - 1892 - 1893 - 1894 - 1895 ), 1st Edition, First Printing (assumed), 1892. -----------SIX VOLUMES ( ONE SHIPPING CHARGE -although extra shipping may be required depending upon destination -if an issue please inquire before ordering ), hardcovers, dark green cloth with gilt and black lettering and design, overall a Very Good set, light wear and rubbing, some loss at tips but nothing too serious, stain on front board of volume 6, some hinges are starting but overall a solid clean set of this importantcollection of Scottish song, all in uniform format, includes musical scores as well as lyrics, 422 pages plus editors notes and glossary, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///NOT SIGNED ---GUARANTEED to be AVAILABLE///. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good (see description)/No Jackets as Issued. Illus. by Text Covers. 10w x 12.5h Inches.
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$119.95
The Cossacks: A Tale of the Caucasus in the Year 1852. UKRAINIA

The Cossacks: A Tale of the Caucasus in the Year 1852. UKRAINIA

by Tolstoi, Count Lyof N.

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  • Hardcover
  • first
Condition
Used - Good-
Edition
First English Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Seller
Salem, Oregon
Item Price
$189.95

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UKRAINIA Tolstoi, Count Lyof N.: The Cossacks: A Tale of the Caucasus in the Year 1852. First English Edition, 1888 Walter Scott, 24 Warwick Lane, Paternoster Row, London. Translated from the Russian by Nathan Haskell Dole. Summary: A novel of the Caucasian War 1817-1864. Used.
Good- Condition/ No DJ. Blue Boards gold titling and ornamentation. Imperial Russian crest stamped in gilt at center front. A solid copy. Light foxing to endpapers. Toning. Fabric at top of spine missing. RARE/SCARCE.
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$189.95
L'Art du Facteur d'Orgues
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L'Art du Facteur d'Orgues

by [ORGAN]. Bédos de Celles, Dom François 1709-1779

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Used
Edition
First Edition
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$5,500.00

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[Paris]: [L.F. Delatour], 1778. First Edition. 2 volumes. Large folio (ca. 444 x 290 mm). Full dark brown leather-backed dark brown pebbled cloth, spine in gilt-ruled compartments with titling gilt, marbled endpapers. Vol. I: Part I: 1f. (recto title, verso blank), 1f. (recto "Avertissement," verso blank), xxvi (Préface), xxvii-xxx ("Table des Chapitres"), xxxi-xxxii ("Corrections & Additions à la Préface ... Avis au Relieur"), 142 pp. With "Corrections & Additions" and printed note "De L'Imprimerie de L.F. Delatour, 1766" to foot of final page. Part II: [1] (title), 2-4 (i.e., pp. 143-146), 147-[475], [i] ("... Corrections & Additions ...") pp. Part III: Pp. 477-536 Part IV: 1f. (recto title, verso blank), pp. [537]-646[!650], 647[!651]-671[!675] ("Table Alphabétique des Matieres et des Termes ..."), 672[!676]-676[!680] ("Tables des Planches). Vol. 2: 137 large engraved plates, a number double-page or larger and/or folding, some incorporating musical notation. Quite a nice, crisp copy… Read More
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$5,500.00
[Villancicos, Eglogas and Canciones sung and danced in Naples] Qüestión de amor. Agora...

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4° (mm 185x135); cc. LXXIIII. Caratteri gotici; titolo e anno impressi in rosso, entro cornice silografica a quattro scomparti e con bellissimo legno centrale; al verso dell'ultima carta, marca tipografica silografica. Legatura ottocentesca in mezza pelle. Bell'esemplare, nonostante i margini non amplissimi.
Very rare edition of the earlier Spanish sentimental romance, originally published in Valencia in 1513.
About the authorship of Qüestión de amor, one of the most intriguing among the Spanish sentimental romances:
"In a series of articles on the authorship of the earlier sentimental romance Qüestión de amor, I suggested first that the anonymous author was a member of the aristocratic Cardona family (1994a) basing this attribution on a series of clues deeply imbedded within the text itself – in other words, evidence interior to the work. Furthermore, I suggested that the author was the poet Alonso de Cardona whose work was found in the Cancionero General of 1511 (1994b and 2006). Finally,… Read More
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$19,994.80
The Sacred Harp: or, Beauties of Church Music; A New Collection of Psalm and Hymn Tunes, Anthems,...
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The Sacred Harp: or, Beauties of Church Music; A New Collection of Psalm and Hymn Tunes, Anthems, Sentences and Chants, ....

by Mason, Lowell; Mason, T. B.

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  • Hardcover
Condition
Used - Very Good Minus
Edition
Twenty-Fourth Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Seller
Bloomington, Indiana
Item Price
$400.00

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Boston: Stereotyped for the Publishers by Shepley and Wright, 1841. SCARCE. "Sold by Robison, Pratt and Co., New York; Grigg and Elliot, Philadelphis; Spaulding and Storrs, Hartford; Durrie and Peck, New-Haven; C.H. Kay and Co., Pittsburgh; S.W. Meech, St. Louis; J. Maxwell, Jr., Louisville; William T. Truman, Cincinnatti". First published 1836, title page states "Twenty-Fourth Edition", Worldcat locates 5 copies held at institutions, those copies published 1836 and 1840. This 1841 edition "Revised and greatly Improved by the introduction of Eighty Tunes not contained in former Editions". 352 pages. Very Good Minus, boards rubbed and soiled, scattered light toning and foxing throughout, joints showing separation but still attached. . Twenty-Fourth Edition . Paper Covered Boards. Very Good Minus. Oblong 8vo.
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$400.00
Crosby, Stills & Nash
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Crosby, Stills & Nash: LP , Vinyl

by Crosby , Stills, Nash

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Condition
Used
Seller
Forbes Road, Pennsylvania
Item Price
$650.00

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Signe by all three artists, with COASD 8229 ST-A-691575CTH / ST-A-691576CTHComplete with Lyric Sheet , Appears unplayed. but never say mint ...
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$650.00