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Image for The Art of Skating; Containing Many Figures Never Previously Described, with Illustrations, Diagrams, and Plain Directions for the Acquiremrnt of the Most Difficult and Elegant Movements.

The Art of Skating; Containing Many Figures Never Previously Described, with Illustrations, Diagrams, and Plain Directions for the Acquiremrnt of the Most Difficult and Elegant Movements.

By: Anderson, George ('Cyclos')

Price: £100.00

Publisher: London, Horace Cox: 1868

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 021117

Condition: Good


vii + 71pp, 5 full page diagrams, 3 full page drawings, illustrations in text. Blindstamped covers, gilt titling to front, some fraying/rubbing to edges, general ageing to contents, a few marks and creases, front hinge slightly weak but quite secure, pencilled owner's name to title page, binding tight. Overall a Good copy of a scarce title. View more info

Image for Orchesography: A Treatise in the Form of a Dialogue. Whereby All Manner of Persons May Easily Acquire and Practice the Honourable Exercise of Dancing

Orchesography: A Treatise in the Form of a Dialogue. Whereby All Manner of Persons May Easily Acquire and Practice the Honourable Exercise of Dancing

By: Arbeau, Thoinot / Now First Translated from the Original Edition Published at Langres, 1588, By Cyril W Beaumont, with a Preface By Peter Warlock

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, CW Beaumont: 1925

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 022201

Condition: Near Very Good


174pp, indexes, drawings. Ornate cover design, based on an Elizabethan Wood Carving, half-bound in cream cloth over patterned boards, spine and title label dulled, fore- and bottom edges rough cut, general ageing to contents, overall a near VG copy. View more info

Image for Chet Atkins: Me and My Guitars

Chet Atkins: Me and My Guitars

By: Atkins, Chet / Cochran, Michael

Price: £40.00

Publisher: USA, Hal Leonard Corporation: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022459

ISBN: 0634055658

Condition: Very Good


184pp, photographs throughout, mainly colour. Large format softback, slight corner creasing to covers, light reading wear overall, a VG copy. View more info

Image for Full Circle: An Autobiographical Journal

Full Circle: An Autobiographical Journal

By: Baker, Janet

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Julia MacRae Books: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 018872

ISBN: 0862031079

Condition: Very Good


xvi + 270pp, appendix, illustrated with black and white photographs by Zoe Dominic. Green cloth boards, light wear only, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. Signed by the author, 'Greetings, Janet Baker', to title page. View more info

Image for Granville Bantock: A Personal Portrait

Granville Bantock: A Personal Portrait

By: Bantock, Myrrha

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, JM Dent & Sons Ltd: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021683

ISBN: 0460039717

Condition: Very Good


xi + 203pp, index, list of principal works, 16pp illustrations, music examples and line drawings in text, top edge of pages coloured green. Black boards, light ageing only, a VG copy in a near VG (small corner loss, price-clipped) dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Big Bill Blues: William Broonzy's Story as Told to Yannick Bruynoghe

Big Bill Blues: William Broonzy's Story as Told to Yannick Bruynoghe

By: Broonzy, William (as Told to) Bruynoghe, Yannick / Dance, Stanley (Foreword)

Price: £500.00

Publisher: London, Cassell & Co: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 018359

Condition: Very Good


xii + 139pp, index, discography, 8pp photographs plus frontispiece, 4 drawings by Paul Oliver. Gilt on brown boards, light foxing mainly to endpapers, occasional minor marks, overall a VG tight copy in a Good (edge chipped/tears with small losses, general browning/minor marks to rear panel, not price-clipped, to be supplied in a removeable protective sleeve) dustwrapper. Signed 'Big Bill Broonzy' on 1/2 title page. Very scarce. View more info

Image for Banding in the Dales: A Centenary History of Muker Silver Band

Banding in the Dales: A Centenary History of Muker Silver Band

By: Bythell, Duncan

Price: £10.00

Publisher: North Yorkshire, Muker Silver Band: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016950

Condition: Very Good


60pp, illustrations, 4pp in colour. Small softback, a VG clean tight copy. View more info

Image for Frae Glesga Toon: The Songs and Stories of Alex Campbell

Frae Glesga Toon: The Songs and Stories of Alex Campbell

By: Campbell, Alex

Price: £24.00

Publisher: Essex, Folk Scene Publications Ltd: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 019156

Condition: Very Good


55pp, illustrations, scores and words to a number of songs. Softback, illustrated card covers, light general wear, ageing to page edges, overall a VG copy. Personallised gift dedication from the author to title page. View more info

Image for Wagner and the Art of the Theatre

Wagner and the Art of the Theatre

By: Carnegy, Patrick

Price: £18.00

Publisher: USA, Yale University Press: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022333

ISBN: 0300106955

Condition: Very Good


xviii + 461pp, index, bibliography, notes, illustrations. Black boards, light wear only, a VG copy in (slight edge creasing) dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Musical Boxes: A History and Appreciation

Musical Boxes: A History and Appreciation

By: Clark, John ET

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin Ltd: 1961

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 016404

Condition: Very Good


264pp, index, appendix, 24 illustrations. Blue boards, light ageing only, a VG tight copy in dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Jess Stacy: The Quiet Man of Jazz

Jess Stacy: The Quiet Man of Jazz

By: Coller, Derek

Price: £25.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Jazzology Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 018511

ISBN: 0963889044

Condition: Good


296pp, cd in pocket at rear, indexes, discography, 12 appendices, illustrations. Softback, creasing to upper front corner of rear cover and adjacent pages, minor marking to edges, otherwise light reading wear only. A Good tight copy. Signed by author to 1/2 title: 'With Best Wishes, Derek Coller'. View more info

Image for Edward Elgar : Letters of a Lifetime

Edward Elgar : Letters of a Lifetime

By: Elgar, Edward / Moore, Jerrold Northrop

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Oxford, OUP: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021921

ISBN: 0193154722

Condition: Very Good


xix + 524pp, index, 11 plates, drawings/figures in text. Blue boards, gift inscription to front endpaper, light ageing only, a VG copy in a Good (slight spine fading, edge chipped, some loss mainly to upper fron tcorners, to be supplied in a removeable protective sleeve) dustwrapper. View more info

Image for The Giggleswick Scores of Edward Elgar

The Giggleswick Scores of Edward Elgar

By: Elgar, Edward / with an Introduction and Brief Notes By WR Mitchell

Price: £10.00

Publisher: North Yorkshire, W.R. Mitchell: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021880

ISBN: 1871064120

Condition: Very Good


24pp. Card covers, slight corner creasing, very slight sunning to spine, a VG copy. View more info

Image for Hank Williams: The Biography

Hank Williams: The Biography

By: Escott, Colin (With George Merritt and William MacEwen)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Little Brown & Co: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019351

ISBN: 0316249866

Condition: Very Good


xii + 307pp, index, discography, sources, map, 16pp plates. Quarter-bound in black over tan boards, light wear only, a VG clean tight copy in (colour fading to spine) dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Jack Teagarden and His Orchestra

Jack Teagarden and His Orchestra

By: Garrod, Charles

Price: £22.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Joyce Record Club: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018508

Condition: Very Good


38pp + 8pp index, printed one side only. Spiral bound publication, card covers, some pencilled annotation (mainly ticks alongside entries, occasional note) otherwise a VG tight copy. Scarce. Discography. View more info

Image for Will Bradley Orchestra Plus Freddie Slack Orchestra

Will Bradley Orchestra Plus Freddie Slack Orchestra

By: Garrod, Charles

Price: £22.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Joyce Record Club: 1997

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 018509

Condition: Very Good


24pp + 7pp index, printed one side only. Spiral bound publication, card covers, some pencilled annotation (mainly ticks alongside entries, occasional note) otherwise a VG tight copy. Scarce. Discography. View more info

Image for Woody Herman and His Orchestra. Volume One 1936 - 1947; Volume Two 1948 - 1957; Volume Three 1958 - 1987

Woody Herman and His Orchestra. Volume One 1936 - 1947; Volume Two 1948 - 1957; Volume Three 1958 - 1987

By: Garrod, Charles

Price: £45.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Joyce Record Club: 1997

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 018550

Condition: Very Good


3 volume set. Volume 1: 1997 first revised edition. 68pp + 7pp index. Volume 2: 2001 second revised edition. 70pp + 11pp index. Volume 3: 2001 second revised edition. 59pp + 13pp index. All volumes printed single side only, some pencilled annotation (mainly ticks alongside entries) primarily to volume 1 otheriwse light wear only, a VG set. Heavy books, extra shipping may be required to non-UK address. View more info

Image for Claude Thornhill and His Orchestra

Claude Thornhill and His Orchestra

By: Garrod, Charles

Price: £20.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Joyce Record Club: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018551

Condition: Very Good


28pp + 7pp index. Green card covers, stapled publication with black tape spine, some pencilled annotation (mainly ticks alongside entries) otherwise light wear only, a VG copy. View more info

Image for Claude Thornhill and His Orchestra

Claude Thornhill and His Orchestra

By: Garrod, Charles

Price: £25.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Joyce Record Club: 1999

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 018552

Condition: Very Good


40pp + 8pp index. Pink card covers, spiral-bound publication, some pencilled annotation (mainly ticks alongside entries), minor mark to front cover, otherwise light wear only, a VG copy. View more info

Image for Count Basie and His Orchestra 1936 - 1945

Count Basie and His Orchestra 1936 - 1945

By: Garrod, Charles

Price: £20.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Joyce Record Club: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018564

Condition: Very Good


56pp + 8pp index. Blue card covers, spiral-bound publication, some pencilled annotation (mainly ticks alongside entries), light wear only, a VG copy. View more info

Image for John Kirby and His Orchestra & Andy Kirk and His Orchestra

John Kirby and His Orchestra & Andy Kirk and His Orchestra

By: Garrod, Charles

Price: £20.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Joyce Record Club: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018565

Condition: Very Good


16pp + 2pp index, 14pp + 3pp index. Blue card covers, spiral-bound publication, some pencilled annotation (mainly ticks alongside entries), light wear only, a VG copy. View more info

Image for Bob Crosby and His Orchestra Volume One: 1935 - 1945

Bob Crosby and His Orchestra Volume One: 1935 - 1945

By: Garrod, Charles

Price: £25.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Joyce Record Club: 1996

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 019294

Condition: Very Good


47pp listings plus 13pp index (single-sided printing). Spiral bound publication, pencilled annotation throughout (mainly ticks but also additional entries and amendments to book). View more info

Image for Teddy Powell and His Orchestra

Teddy Powell and His Orchestra

By: Garrod, Charles

Price: £20.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Joyce Record Club: 1990

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 019302

Condition: Very Good


24pp + 4pp index at rear (single-sided printing). Card covers, occasional annotation (ticks, additional tracks to discography), overall a VG copy. View more info

Image for Harry James and His Orchestra Volume One 1937 - 1945

Harry James and His Orchestra Volume One 1937 - 1945

By: Garrod, Charles / Johnston, Peter

Price: £25.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Joyce Record Club: 1996

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 019309

Condition: Very Good


76pp + 11pp index (single-sided printing). Spiral bound publication, pencilled annotation throughout (mainly ticks alongside entries). View more info

Image for Mikalojus Konstantinas Ciurlionis

Mikalojus Konstantinas Ciurlionis

By: Gedminas, Antanas / Gudynas, Pranas / Kuzminskis, Jonas / Stauskas, Petras

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Vilnius, Vaga: 1983

Seller ID: 020417

Condition: Very Good


31pp + 429 illustrations, many in colour, some folding. 4pp biography in Lithuanian / Russian / English / French / German. Yellow cloth boards, bumping to edges in 2 places, gift inscription to 1/2 title, overall a VG copy in (slight edge browning) dustwrapper. A study of the Lithuanian painter and composer MK Ciurlionis, 1875 - 1911. Edition not stated. View more info

Image for Gold, Doubloons and Pieces of Eight: The Autobiography of Harry Gold

Gold, Doubloons and Pieces of Eight: The Autobiography of Harry Gold

By: Gold, Harry / Preface By John Dankworth, Edited By Roger Cotterrell

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Northway Publications: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018558

ISBN: 0953704009

Condition: Very Good


xvi + 207pp, index16pp illustrations. Softback, slight bumping to upper front corner, slight colour fading to spine, overall a VG clean tight copy. View more info

Image for Gilbert and Sullivan's London

Gilbert and Sullivan's London

By: Goodman, Andrew (Foreword By Sir Charles Mackerras, Edited and Presented By Robert Hardcastle)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Tunbridge Wells, Spellmount Ltd: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 015740

ISBN: 0946771316

Condition: Very Good


191pp, index, bibliography, appendix, illustrated. Green boards, a VG clean tight copy in price-clipped dustwrapper. Signed by author on title page. View more info

Image for Forbidden Music: The Jewish Composers Banned by the Nazis

Forbidden Music: The Jewish Composers Banned by the Nazis

By: Haas, Michael

Price: £20.00

Publisher: USA, Yale University Press: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 019099

ISBN: 0300154305

Condition: Very Good


xii + 358pp, index, bibliography, notes, not illustrated. Black boards, an excellent clean tight copy in dustwrapper. Signed by the author on title page. View more info

Image for The American Jazz Society Series No.1: Jazz Parody (Anthology of Jazz Fiction)

The American Jazz Society Series No.1: Jazz Parody (Anthology of Jazz Fiction)

By: Harvey, Chas. (Editor) / Foreword By Charles Delaunay

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Spearman Publishers Ltd in Conjunction with the American Jazz Society: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018401

Condition: Good


iv + 112pp, 8pp photographs by Bill Gottleib. Red paper spine over brown boards. Slight surface rubbing to spine, otherwise light wear only. General light ageing to contents, slight creasing to front endpaper, overall a Good+ copy in a Fair-to-Good (spine internally repaired, a few edge tears, small loss overall, to be supplied in a removeable protective sleeve) dustwrapper. A collection of 14 fictional stories with a jazz connection. Undated, but is 1948 1st edition (re... View more info

Image for Beauties of the Opera and Ballet. Illustrated with Ten Highly-Finished Portraits, Engraved on Steel, and Numerous Engravings on Wood, Under the Superintendence of Mr. Charles Heath

Beauties of the Opera and Ballet. Illustrated with Ten Highly-Finished Portraits, Engraved on Steel, and Numerous Engravings on Wood, Under the Superintendence of Mr. Charles Heath

By: Heath, Charles

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, David Bogue:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021662

Condition: Good


xiv + 160pp, 10 tissue-guarded plates, drawings in text. Brown boards, gilt titling and decoration, spine dulled, slight fraying to spine head/tail, some edge rubs/bumps, general foxing to contents, owner's name to front endpaper and 1/2 title page. Some plates showing signs of looseness, but all are still well attached, one plate is reinfoced with (aged) white tape, so not a revent repair. Overall a Good copy. Undated, the plates are dated 1844, the British Library date... View more info

Image for ..... Through the Glass (1994) for Chamber Ensemble of Sixteen Players (or Larger Ensemble) (Score)

..... Through the Glass (1994) for Chamber Ensemble of Sixteen Players (or Larger Ensemble) (Score)

By: Matthews, Colin

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Faber Music Ltd: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021262

ISBN: 0571519210

Condition: Very Good


51pp. Large softback, light wear only, a VG copy. View more info

Image for Jazz Forum Numbers 1,2,3,4 & 5

Jazz Forum Numbers 1,2,3,4 & 5

By: McCarthy, Albert J

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Hampshire, The Delphic Press: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018790

Condition: Good


Issues 1 - 5. No.1: Undated, assumed early 1946. 32pp + 2pp plates loosely inserted; No.2: September 1946. 32pp + 4 plates; No.3: January 1947. 32pp + 4pp plates. No.4: April 1947. 32pp + 2pp plates. No.5: Autumn 1947. 32pp+ 4pp plates. Softbacks, general light wear and ageing, staples a little rusty, but overall an attractive set. View more info

Image for Skiffle: The Definitive Inside Story

Skiffle: The Definitive Inside Story

By: McDevitt, Chas (Forewords By Mark Knopfler, George Harrison and Joe Brown)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Robson Books Ltd: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018400

ISBN: 1861051409

Condition: Very Good


xxiii + 294pp, index, bibliography, illustrations. Blue boards, a VG copy in dustwrapper. A first-hand account of the Skiffle phenomenon from its formative days in jazz clubs and coffee bars to international acclaim in places such as the Royal Festival Hall. View more info

Image for Elgar's Legacy: A Centennial History of the Malvern Concert Club

Elgar's Legacy: A Centennial History of the Malvern Concert Club

By: Messenger, Michael

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Hertfordshire, Elgar Editions: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020397

ISBN: 0953708276

Condition: Very Good


viii + 440pp, index, sources, references, 2 appendices, illustrations. Gilt on green boards, an excellent copy in dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Elgar's Legacy: A Centennial History of the Malvern Concert Club

Elgar's Legacy: A Centennial History of the Malvern Concert Club

By: Messenger, Michael J

Price: £38.00

Publisher: Hertfordshire, Elgar Editions: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020883

ISBN: 0953708276

Condition: Very Good


viii + 440pp, index, sources, references, 2 appendices, illustrations. Gilt on green boards, a VG copy in (slight edge creasing) dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Really the Blues

Really the Blues

By: Mezzrow, Milton 'Mezz' / Wolfe, Bernard

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Musicians Press: 1946

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 018393

Condition: Good


388pp, index, glossary. Grey boards, slight edge rubbing, a few minor marks, owner's name and bookseller's stamp to front endpaper, general ageing to contents, overall a Good copy in a Good (edge chipped with small losses mainly to spine head/tail and corners, browning to edges, to be supplied in a removeable protective sleeve) dustwrapper. Autobiography, in a rich, racy American idiom, of the well-known jazz musician. View more info

Image for English Cathedral Music in New York: Edward Hodges of Trinity Church

English Cathedral Music in New York: Edward Hodges of Trinity Church

By: Ogasapian, John

Price: £20.00

Publisher: U.S.A., The Organ Historical Society: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: R14812

ISBN: 0913499129

Condition: Good


x + 244pp, index, bibliography, illustrations. Mauve boards, light wear only, pencilled note indicating that this book was received from the author to front endpaper Page 220 is blank in book, the printed version in loosely inserted, otherwise a VG tight copy. No dustwrapper, possibly as issued. Biography of Edward Hodges, covering his early life in Bristol to his marriage, Trinity and the Church Choral Society to his illness and final years. Scarce. View more info

Image for A Prevailing Passion: A History of Worcester Festival Choral Society

A Prevailing Passion: A History of Worcester Festival Choral Society

By: Parsons, Mary

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Worcester, Osborne Books Ltd: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021155

ISBN: 1872962955

Condition: Near Very Good


vii + 136pp, index, bibliography, appendix, illustrations. Softback, slight creasing to front cover and title page (from a paper clip) otherwise light wear only. View more info

Image for Cayuga: For Fifteen Players (1999) (Score)

Cayuga: For Fifteen Players (1999) (Score)

By: Phibbs, Joseph

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Faber Music Ltd: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021263

ISBN: 0571520383

Condition: Very Good


81pp. Large format softback, light wear only, a VG copy. View more info

Image for Polish Music and Chopin Its Laureate

Polish Music and Chopin Its Laureate

By: Rayson, Ethel

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, William Reeves: 1916

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022149

Condition: Very Good


viii + 64pp, index, 4 plates. Brown cloth boards, gilt titling, Foyles label to front pastedown, light foxing, a VG copy. View more info

Image for Jelly's Blues: The Life, Music and Redemption of Jelly Roll Morton

Jelly's Blues: The Life, Music and Redemption of Jelly Roll Morton

By: Reich, Howard / Gaines, William

Price: £16.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Da Capo Press Inc: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021782

ISBN: 0306812096

Condition: Very Good


xiv + 288pp, index, 3 appendices, notes, 16pp illustrations. Quarter-bound in yellow over brown boards, a VG copy in (slight edge creasing) dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Studies in Jazz Series No.29: Artie Shaw: A Musical Biography and Discography

Studies in Jazz Series No.29: Artie Shaw: A Musical Biography and Discography

By: Simosko, Vladimir (Foreword By Artie Shaw)

Price: £45.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Scarecrow Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018526

ISBN: 0810833972

Condition: Very Good


xiii + 281pp, index, references, 5 appendices, discography, 30pp photographs. Black boards, bumping to upper front corners otherwise a VG clean tight copy in (slight colour fading to spine) dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Broken Music

Broken Music

By: Sting (Gordon Sumner)

Price: £120.00

Publisher: London, Simon & Schuster Ltd: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 019374

ISBN: 0743231848

Condition: Very Good


337pp, not illustrated. Grey boards, uneven ageing to contents, 2 sections of the text have browned more than the rest, overall a VG copy in a price-clipped dustwrapper. Gift inscription to title page reads:- 'To Tessa, Sting :)'. Scarce signed copy by the lead singer of The Police. First impression of the first edition, complete number line present. View more info

Image for A History of the Birmingham Town Hall Organ: Produced to Mark the Reconstruction of the Organ (1984) and the 150th Anniversary of Its Installation in the Town Hall.

A History of the Birmingham Town Hall Organ: Produced to Mark the Reconstruction of the Organ (1984) and the 150th Anniversary of Its Installation in the Town Hall.

By: Thistlethwaite, Nicholas

Price: £14.00

Publisher: Birmingham, Birmingham City Council: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020242

Condition: Very Good


56pp, notes and references, 4 appendices, black and white photographs. Softback, light wear only, a VG copy. View more info

Image for Duke's Diary: Part One: The Life of Duke Ellington: 1927 - 1950

Duke's Diary: Part One: The Life of Duke Ellington: 1927 - 1950

By: Vail, Ken

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Vail Publishing: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018437

ISBN: 0952228718

Condition: Very Good


368pp, illustrated with photographs, posters etc.. A month by month chronology of Duke Ellington's life from his opening at Harlem's famous Cotton Club in December 1927 to his orchestra's extended European tour in 1950. Large softback, corner crease ro final page otherwise a VG, possibly unread, copy. Scarce. View more info

Image for Bluegrass, 1950 - 1958. Bill Monroe: The Father of Bluegrass Music

Bluegrass, 1950 - 1958. Bill Monroe: The Father of Bluegrass Music

By: Wolfe, Charles K / Rosenberg, Neil V

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Germany, Bear Family Records: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019553

ISBN: 3924787123

Condition: Very Good


65pp, illustrated, Contents include a Biographical Sketch; An Overview of the Decca Sessions, 1950-1958; Song Notes; Discographies (Chronological and Numerical). Also included is a loose double-sided Discography Update (slightly edge creased). Small softback, light wear only, a VG copy. Scarce. View more info

Image for Face the Music: Church and Chapel Bands in Cornwall

Face the Music: Church and Chapel Bands in Cornwall

By: Woodhouse, Harry

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Cornwall, Cornish Hillside Publications: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018095

ISBN: 1900147076

Condition: Very Good


viii + 115pp, index, 4 appendices, bibliography, illustrated, Light wear only, a VG clean tight copy. View more info

Image for Messzyklen der fruhprotestantischen Kirche in Leipzig (Munchner Editionen zur Musikgeschichte (herausgegeben von Theodor Gollner))

Messzyklen der fruhprotestantischen Kirche in Leipzig (Munchner Editionen zur Musikgeschichte (herausgegeben von Theodor Gollner))

By: Youens, Laura

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Munchen, Verlegt Bei Hans Schneider: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: R14813

ISBN: 3795204224

Condition: Good


253pp. Part of the author's doctoral thesis, this copy is heavily annotated by the late Dr. Nigel St. John Davison of Bristol University. Gilt on blue boards, general light wear, graded Good due to annotation, though this may well add interest to the reader. Scarce. View more info