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HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE. NOVEMBER 1868

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1868

Seller ID: 004379


November Issue. Volume 37, Number 222. Some articles written or about FAMOUS AMERICANS: J. ROSS BROWNE:Explorations in Lower California (Second Paper) pp.740-752 with illustrations; Fish-Culture in America, pp.721-739 with illustrations- one of SETH GREEN; The Handel Festival at the Crystal Place, 1868, pp.753-759 with illustrations-one of CHRISTINE NILSSON; and Democracy of the Chinese by REV. WILLIAM SPEER, pp.839-848. Soiling to front cover. Ink "blottish" fro... View more info

THE 20TH CENTURY SONG BOOK

By: N/A

Price: $5.00

Publisher: St. Louis, The Chattanooga Medicine Co.: 1904

Seller ID: 005277


32 pp. of songs and medicinal advertisements. Covers have dirt smudges, bent corners and chipped/torn page edges. Interior pages have some small tears. Paper is browning from age. Text is easily legible. Overall this book is in Good condition. View more info

THE FIRST NIGHT GILBERT AND SULLIVAN: CONTAINING COMPLETE LIBRETTOS OF THE FOURTEEN OPERAS, EXACTLY AS PRESENTED AT THEIR PREMIERE PERFORMANCES; TOGETHER WITH FACSIMILES OF THE FIRST-NIGHT PROGRAMMES

By: Allen, Reginald (ed.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, The Heritage Press: 1958

Seller ID: 006054


Edited, with a Prologue and Copious Descriptive Particulars, by Allen; and a Foreward by Bridget D'Oyly Carte. Illustrated with Contemporary Drawings. Facsimilies of 27 first night programs and indulgence slips in separate gilt box. Issue of The Heritage Club Sandglass (Number 1: 24) also included. 465 pp. Green cloth with red linen spine. Gilt slipcase and box (holding programs). Slipcase has shelfwear and rubbing to edges, bumped/creased corners, marks to box. ... View more info

BELOVED FRIEND: THE STORY OF TCHAIKOWSKY AND NADEJDA VON MECK

By: Bowen, Catherine Drinker and Barbara Von Meck

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1937

Seller ID: 005238


Interesting biography about the life and music of Peter Tchaikovsky. No dust jacket. Blue cloth covers in Very Good condition with some corners bumped and spine edges rubbed. Top spine edge shows signs of pulling from the shelf. Dark red top edge and uncut pages. Both front and back hinges have significant browning. Interior is tight, clean and VG. View more info

LEGISLATION TO MAKE "THE STAR-SPANGLED BANNER" THE NATIONAL ANTHEM. HEARINGS BEFORE THE COMMITTEE ON THE JUDICIARY HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.

By: Congress

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1930

Seller ID: 007493


Seventy-First Congress, Second Session on H. R. 14. Serial 3. "A bill to make The Star-Spangled Banner" the national anthem of the United States of America." 45 pp. Paper covers with staple-binding. Cover edges are worn, corners are folded and creased, light crease down middle of document, dirt smudges on back. Ex. library stamp on front cover. Paper is browning along edges, several interior page corners are creased. Document in VG- condition. View more info

THE ETUDE MUSIC MAGAZINE (June 1936)

By: Cooke, James Francis (ed.)

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Philadelphia, Theodore Presser.: 1936

Seller ID: 007023


Volume LIV, No. 6. Issued June, 1936. Photograph of "The Old Violin Maker" taken by H. Armstrong Roberts on front cover. Pages 341-402. Articles about playing the violin and flute, singing, playing hymns and sheet music included. Normal wear to edges and corners, some small tears to edges, darkening along front cover, creasing to spine. Interior pages are clean with no marks, some small tears to edges. Magazine in Good+ to VG- condition. View more info

CURIOSITIES OF MUSIC; A COLLECTION OF FACTS NOT GENERALLY KNOWN, REGARDING THE MUSIC OF ANCIENT AND SAVAGE NATIONS.

By: Elson, Louis C.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Boston, Oliver Ditson Company: 1880

Seller ID: 007244


363 pp. Brown cloth covers with gilt title on spine. Cover corners are bumped and rubbed, edges rubbed, minor soiling to cover faces, scuffing to spine, spine ends are bent and worn with some fraying. Spine is cocked. Gilt top page edge. Ex. library with stamp on front free endpaper and on bottom of title page. Front free endpaper is creased and is starting to separate from book. Back hinge broken, spine also broken in several places within interior. Interior pages brown... View more info

A PICTORIAL BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THE FIRST EDITIONS OF STEPHEN C. FOSTER

By: Fuld, James J.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Musical Americana: 1957

Seller ID: 007450


"This book is designed to serve as a convenient check-list for libraries, collectors, and students of key points of issue of the first editions of the works of Stepen C. Foster." 25 pages including numbered descriptions of the illustrations, which is unpaginated but the list goes to 204. Blue cloth covers with photo image of Foster on front cover, gilt lettering on spine. Cover corners and edges are rubbed, covers are scuffed and soiled, spine is slightly faded, ... View more info

SONGS OF CHILDHOOD

By: Giddings, Thaddeus P., Will Earhart, Ralph L. Baldwin, Elbridge W. Newton

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, Ginn and Company: 1923

Seller ID: 001578


Music Education Series. 144 pages with index. Orange covers with light rubbing on corners and edges, spine ends are creased and bent from shelfwear. Previous owner's name written on front free endpaper. Interior tight and clean. Book is VG+. View more info

The Duke of Plaza Toro

By: Gilbert, W.S

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Company: 1969

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 002162


Set to Pictures by Rosemary Wells. Unpaginated. DJ is Good- with tears to corners, creasing and chipping to edges, soiling, scotch tape on inside of DJ, front flap price-clipped. Light wear to cover corners. Interior is tight and clean. View more info

ROSE HARTWICK THORPE AND THE STORY OF "CURFEW SHALL NOT RING TONIGHT"

By: James, George Wharton

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Pasadena, CA, The Radiant Life Press: 1916

Seller ID: 006422


With the Poem and Its Original Illustrations and Music for Public Recitation. 55 pages, 8 pages of music. Tan paper covers with gilt image of church and title on front cover. Cover edges are very chipped and worn, small water stains along spine edge, creasing to spine. Ex. museum stamps on half title page. Interior is tight and clean. VG- condition. View more info

LISTEN

By: Kerman, Joseph

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Worth Publishers: 1974

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 002664


LAID IN 33 1/3 RPM RECORD "LISTEN" by Joseph Kerman. Chapters include: A Vocabulary for Music; 1550-1600 The Late Sixteenth Century; 1700-1750 The Late Baroque Period; 1775-1825 The Viennese Style; 1825-1900 Romanticism; 1900-1950 The Early Twentieth Century; and 1950- The Electronic Age. 392 pp. including History Chart, Glossary, and Index. Filled with illustrations, photographs, many in color and musical "scores". Gold cloth with white lettering on fro... View more info

The Psalms of David, With a Selection of Standard Music, Appropriately Arranged According to the Sentiment of Each Psalm Or Portion of Psalm.

By: Keys, Wm. W.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: 1864

Edition: Sixth Edition

Seller ID: 002181


Front cover detached/soiled. Spine worn. Back cover soiled. Mild foxing. Moisture stain bottom title p. but doesn't go through to other pages. Interior is tight. Good condition except for foxing. View more info

WOODLAND SKETCHES

By: MacDowell, Edward

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Boston & New York, Arthur P. Schmidt Co: 1924

Seller ID: 000861


Ten musical scores. The scores for TO A WILD ROSE, FROM UNCLE REMUS, and TOLD AT SUNSET have penciled in dates when performed (March 27, 1927, June 21, 1927, and june 3, 1927 respectively) On UNCLE REMUS and TOLD AT SUNSETscores, additional penciled in the rhythm timing "notes". 28 pp. plus 2 pages of Edward Macdowell's advertisements for his instrumental and vocal compositions. Wraps moisture stained around front edges with several chips on bottom edge plus o... View more info

THE RODGERS AND HART SONG BOOK

By: Rodgers, Richard (ed.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Simon and Schuster: 1951

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 007233


The Words and Music of Forty-seven of Their Songs from Twenty-two Shows and Two Movies. Foreward by Oscar Hammerstein II. Illustrated by Doris Lee. Arrangements by Dr. Albert Sirmay. Text by Margery Darrell. Stated First Printing. 243 pp. Brick red paper hard covers with grey cloth spine. Cover corners are bumped and rubbed to boards, edges bumped and rubbed, soiling and scuffing to cover faces, spine is dirty, spine ends are bent. Soiling to page edges. Gift inscription... View more info

THE MUSIC LOVER'S HANDBOOK

By: Siegmeister, Elie

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow and Company: 1943

Seller ID: 002188


817 pages with index. Green cloth covers with bumped and rubbed corners and edges, scuffing to cover faces, spine ends and corners are bent and worn. Interior tight and clean. View more info

THAT MUSICAL WICHITA 1870-1980

By: Slawson, Kathryn A. And Esterre M. Sevin

Price: $27.50

Publisher: Unknown:

Inscription: Signed by Authors

Seller ID: 007191


History of music and music performance in Wichita, Kansas. Signed by both authors on title page. Unpaginated. Salmon pink cloth covers with gilt title and images on front, gilt title on spine. No jacket. Cover corners and edges are lightly rubbed, spine and joints are faded, spine ends are bent. Front hinge broken. Interior clean, tight. Book in VG condition. View more info

THE WORLD'S STORY: A HISTORY OF THE WORLD IN STORY SONG AND ART (15 VOLUMES)

By: Tappan, Eva March (ed.); Carl Ploetz; Horatio W. Dresser (ed.)

Price: $700.00

Publisher: Boston and New York, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1914

Edition: Limited/Numbered

Inscription: Signed by Editor

Seller ID: 006444


Volume I: China Japan and the Islands of the Pacific. 571 pp. Editor's signature on freepaper. Previous owner's bookplate on front inside cover. Volume II: India Persia Mesopotamia and Palestine. 631 pp. Volume III: Egypt Africa and Arabia. 542 pp. Volume IV: Greece and Rome. 566 pp. Volume V: Italy France Spain and Portugal. 635 pp. Volume VI: Russia Austria-Hungary The Balkan States and Turkey. 583 pp. Volume VII: Germany The Netherlands and Switzerland. 605 pp. Volume... View more info

MUSIC AND SCIENCE.

By: Wead, Charles Kasson

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Philosophical Society of Washington,: 1910

Seller ID: 002970


Address of the Retiring President. Read before Philosophical Society of Washington, January 15, 1910. Bulletin, Vol. XV, pp. 169-187. Some pages uncut. ex.-mus.stamp and number on front cover. fading and mildly soiled, otherwise VG. Interior is tight, clean and VG+. View more info