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On With the Dance.
New York: George Sully and Company, (1928).
Octavo, light blue cloth, pp. [xv], 105; illustrated. A variety of stunts, and masquerade suggestions for dances and balls. Front free endpaper roughly removed, small stain to fore-edge, covers lightly soiled, else about very good.
$16.50 Book Number: 10918 Order / Enquire
Psalmody in British North America : Humbert, Daule, Jenkins, Burnham.
Toronto: John Beckwith, 2002. First edition.
11" x 8.5", card covers, pp. 63; illustrated. Near fine.
$16.50 Book Number: 11938 Order / Enquire
Crawford, Dorothy Lamb
Evenings on and Off the Roof: Pioneering Concerts in Los Angeles, 1939-1971
Berkeley: University of California Press, (1995). First edition.
Octavo, blue cloth backed boards, pp. (xviii), 362, (4); illustrated. Near fine in dust jacket.
$30.00 Book Number: 20218 Order / Enquire
Moira Shearer. Portrait of a Dancer.
London: Faber and Faber Limited, (1949). First edition.
Quarto, lavender cloth, pp. 80; illustrated. A fine bright copy in a used dust jacket lacking a large section from the front panel.
$16.50 Book Number: 13724 Order / Enquire
de MONFRED, Avenir H. Introduction by Nicolas Slonimsky.
The NDM Principle of Relative Music.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1970). First edition.
Octavo, white cloth, pp. xxviii, 226; illustrated with musical scores. The subject of the book is "New Diatonoic Modal Principle". Date written in ink and smudged area on front free endpaper, else very good, in a dust jacket with a few tears and condiderable creasing to the front flap.
$16.50 Book Number: 10143 Order / Enquire
De RADOM, Nicolas. Introduction by D'Adam Sutkowski.
Les Oeuvres Completes de Nicolas De Radom.
Brooklyn: Institute of Medieval Music, Ltd., (1969).
Quarto, navy blue cloth, pp. [xi], 70. Musical scores. A fine copy. No dust jacket, presuably so issued.
$16.50 Book Number: 9801 Order / Enquire
My First Forty Years.
Toronto: Collins, (1983). First Canadian edition.
Inscribed by Domingo, "To Ellen, In Friendship". The book additionally bears a non-authorial inscription to the same individual, presenting the book as a gift. Book is fine, the attractive dust jacket has some scuffing to the rear panel, else very good.
$20.00 Book Number: 12925 Order / Enquire
Emmerson, George S.
Rantin' Pipe and Tremblin' String: A History of Scottish Dance Music
Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, (1971). First edition.
Octavo, deep green cloth, pp. [xvi], 278; with 25 illustrations in plates and 104 music examples in text. Inscription and address cover a large area of the pastedown, light stain to top page edge, else very good in a spine-sunned, price-clipped dust jacket. Heavy book, extra postage may be required.
$20.00 Book Number: 14208 Order / Enquire
Franz Schubert. The Man and His Circle.
New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company Publishers, (1928). Second printing.
24 cm x 16.5 cm, half-bound in blue morocco and cloth, raised bands, six gilt compartments, cloth backed endpapers, top edge gilt, pp. xiii, 369; "with frontispiece in color and fifty reproductions from photographs". Page edges a bit darkened, front cloth board is moderately soiled, else near fine.
$200.00 Book Number: 12075 Order / Enquire
GLASENAPP, C.F., & Wm Ashton Ellis.
Life of Richard Wagner.
New York: Da Capo Press, 1977. An unabridged reprint of the English edition in six volumes. originally published between 1900-1908.
Octavo, blue cloth, pp. xiii, 400; ix, 436; ix, 528, [x], 538; vi, 460; x, 472. The first three volumes are authorized translations by Ellis, voulmes four to six are original works by him. Previous owner's small rubberstamp on endpapers, else a very good set. No dust jackets, as issed.
$200.00 Book Number: 13568 Order / Enquire
JOPPIG, Gunther. Translated from the German by Alfred Clayton.
The Oboe and the Bassoon.
London: B.T. Batsford Ltd., (1988). First English edition.
Octavo, dark blue boards, pp. 223, ; illustrated. Very good in a price-clipped dust jacket with faint damp-staining along the top edge.
$35.00 Book Number: 14209 Order / Enquire
Thirty Years of Musical Life in London. 1870-1900.
New York: The Century Co., 1903. First edition.
21.5 cm x 15 cm, half bound in brown calf and marbled boards, raised bands, six compartments with gilt decoration, black spine label, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt, pp. xvii, 483; "with more than one hundred illustrations from photographs". Internally about fine, binding is a bit faded and rubbed at extremities, front hinge is tender and just starting to split at the top. Very good condition over-all. [Oversize*]
$75.00 Book Number: 12074 Order / Enquire
LANGE, Horst H.; Jewson, Ron; Hamilton Smith, Derek; Webb, Ray.
Horst H. Lange's The Fabulous Fives.
Chigwell: Storyville Publications, (1978).
Octavo, black cloth, pp.xiv, 150. A near fine copy [no dust jacket].
$35.00 Book Number: 13200 Order / Enquire
Am I Too Loud? Memoirs of an Accompanist.
London: Hamish Hamilton, (1979). Twelfth impression.
Octavo, dark blue boards, pp. 304; illustrated. Previous owner's name on endpaper, remainder mark to bottom page edge, else very good in dust jacket.
$27.50 Book Number: 14475 Order / Enquire
Faith in Time : The Life of Jimmy Scott.
(Cambridge): Da Capo Press, (2002). First edition.
Octavo, plum boards, pp. xvii, 270; illustrated. Biography of the influential jazz singer who was afflicted with Kallman's syndrome, a genetic deficiency. Fine in dust jacket.
$16.50 Book Number: 12769 Order / Enquire