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Boston: L.C. Page and Company (Incorporated), 1898. 12mo; pp 337; G+/no-DJ; blue spine with gilt text; cloth has very slight sunning to spine, some wear to corners; elaborate gilt decorations to spine and front; text block has slight age toning to exterior edges, previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown, slight writing to ffep; illustrated with tissue guards over plates; slight cracking to front gutter; deckled edges; gilt head edge; interior clean.
New York; Boston: Duell, Sloan and Pearce; Little, Brown and Company, 1954. First Edition. Quarto; VG/G; spine background image of wood floor, lettering off-white; dust jacket clean, front top edge has two 1/4" tears, back top edge 3/4" open tear, bottom back edge 3/4" closed tear (folded), bottom back edge 3/8" closed tear (folded), small chip (open tear) on back near spine, back top outer corner 1/4" closed tear, moderate wear on spine head and tail, some corner wear, front outside edge rubbed, age tone/foxing on back cover, no discoloration (other than rubbing); boards strong, clean, no marks/stains, minimal edgewear; textblock clean, foxing on top edge, no marks/stains or writing, free of highlighting/underlining. pp 85.
London, Great Britain: Faber and Faber Limited, 1947. Reprint. small 8vo. VG/VG-. toned yellow DJ spine with tiny closed cuts and creases to tip and tail. titling is in small black and tiny red lettering. light edgewear frames the jacket perimeter and fore-edge folds. clipped inner flaps. medium blue clothbound HB with silver-stamped titling and a tad worn to thin blue boards. small volume interior, thin sheets, complete in 240 pp.
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1970. First U.S. Edition. Thick Quarto; pp 400; G+/G-; light yellow spine with black text; dust jacket has slight sunning to spine; mild wear to exterior; minor chips to edges; cloth shows light wear to exterior; minor rubbing to edges; strong boards; text block has slight toning to exterior edges; illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
London: Thames and Hudson, 1976. Large Octavo; pp 640; G/G-; grayish green/black spine with ivory text; dust jacket has slight sunning to exterior, mostly to spine; small chip to front joint; mild wear to edges; cloth shows some slight darkening toward edges; slight wear to edges; minor splaying to boards; text block shows light foxing to exterior edges; previous owner's name to ffep; interior clean; illustrated;.
New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 1941. Octavo: G+/G-: Black, red and off white spine with off white text: DJ has considerable shelfwear, multiple chips and creases, many inch long closed and open tears along head and tail of spine and corners, two 2-3 inch closed tears along back head edge, age toning, price clipped on front flap: Boards have general shelfwear, bumping to corners: Textblock has light dust staining, pages free of markings, folds or tears: 1107 pp. [ Over sized book. Additional shipping necessary for expedited/international shipping. Economy international shipping unavailable due to weight/size restrictions. Please contact seller for additional information.].
Oakville: Mosaic Press, 1987. Square Octavo; VG/VG Hardcover; Dark green spine with white text; Moderate shelf wear to dust jacket, rubbing along surfaces, dust jacket now protected in mylar cover; Boards are strong and clean, light bumping along corners, rubbing to edges; binding solid; Text block clean, vivid and crisp color photo illustrations; 109 pp.
New York, NY: Funk & Wagnalls, 1969. First Edition. 8vo. VG/VG-. neon yellow DJ spine with bold black titling past mid-spine, purple author and publisher with b/w logo just above tail. edgewear is light, mainly at head and foot of spine, panel edges and outer corners. under clear plastic cover. purple clothbound HB with stamped gold titling. gently pushed in ends and lightly bumped outer corners. neon yellow endpages, neat basic ivory sheets, SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON TITLE PAGE. deckle fore-edge. 465 pp.
London: Max Reinhardt, The Bodley Head, 1981. Octavo; VG/VG; hardcover; orange spine with red, black and white text; the 3 vols. are in uniform condition; dust jacket has minor marks and price stickers to the rear; boards have minimal bumps but are clean and binding is solid; text blocks have severe foxing and marks to the fore edges otherwise the slightly tanned pages are clean; 957p. (Vol.1); 985p. (Vol.2); 910p. (Vol.3).
Boston: Oliver Ditson & Son, 1876. Quarto; Poor/no-DJ; sunned brown spine without text; cloth shows heavy wear to exterior; rubbed edges; severe chipping to spine edges; splitting rear joint; fraying tail edge and corners; chipped spine and spine edges; slight spotting to spine; portion towards head edge; fraying to tail edges; gilt text and blind-stamped borders to front; text block has all edges gilt; missing ffep; previous owner's name to ffep; light toning to interior; frontispiece with tissue guard; staining toward head edge to gutter throughout; foxing to first and last few pages; cracked gutters; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Miami: Manhattan Music, Inc., 1993. Missing CD; VG/no-DJ paperback; Blue spine with yellow text; Covers have some mild edge wear, front cover some light rubbing to surface, inside of front cover has small sticker in upper left, empty plastic CD sleeve affixed in middle (CD is missing), and former owner's stamp near bottom, book's binding is strong; Textblock lightly age toned, textblock head edge has a few very small and faint spots, interior clean; 139 pp.
New York, NY: Boosey & Hawkes, Inc., 1948. US Printing. 8vo. VG/VG-. dull red DJ spine and jacket with small ivory author and publisher around large ivory and black accented script for main title. abrading evident, heavy chipping and wear to spine ends and severely to fore-edge folds of each panel. light blue clothbound HB with silver stamped titles between gently worn ends. panels mildly abraded along bottom edge. prior owner address label on right fep. heavily speckled head-edge, mildly to fore-edge and tail. generally read and handled, the ivory textblock interior includes frontispiece and 23 illustrations. 262 pp.
New York: Random House, 2006. First Edition. Folio, unpaginated, VG-/VG-; gray pictorial DJ, white lettering: mild creasing to head, tail, and corners of covers; approx. 1" long closed tear to bottom margin of back cover; "U.S.A. $75.00 / Canada $90.00" to front flap; DJ protected by mylar; navy blue cloth boards, debossed navy blue lettering: cocking to spine and boards, casing somewhat loose, binding strong; bumping to corners; creasing to bottom corners of last five (5) leaves as well as bfep; interior pristine, with full-color photographic plates by Leibovitz; INSCRIBED by Leibovitz to half-title page, dated 2009 in Washington, DC; shelved Alcove 1.
Paris: Gallimard, 1986. Revised Edition. Octavo; VG- Paperback; White spine with Blue and Black text; Covers have some edgewear, some shelfwear, small scratches on back cover and spine, crease along front cover, bowing to both covers, otherwise clean; Textblock has faint pencil writing on rear endpaper, small faint mark on page 30, faint brown mark on tail edge, ink transfer on some pages, otherwise clean; 550 pp. Text in French.
New York: Simon & Schuster, Inc, 1984. First Edition. Octavo; VG/Hardcover; Cream spine with red and black text; Moderate shelf wear to covers, light creasing and bumping at corners, minor marks to surfaces, large crease at spine tail; Binding solid, light marks within pages; Text block clean,vivid illustrations.
San Francisco: WPA, Northern California [History of Music Project], 1940. Reprinted. Large Octavo; pp 270; G-/paperback; black spine without text; gray covers show some modest wear to exterior; slightly chipped front fore edge; sticker residue inside covers; spine consist of black binder's tape; slight wear to spine edges; some creases to edges; text block has some soiling to exterior edges; ex-library with few markings inside; profusely illustrated; lightly toned interior;.
Los Angeles, CA: California Classics Books, 1995. First Printing. slim 8vo. VG/ - no DJ. vivid purple wraps spine, white title and lowercase white author above tiny publisher logo. wraps cover is a color picture profile, with overlaying enlarged red type. pictorial jacket rear. gently thumbed softcover. SIGNED BY AUTHOR INSIDE FRONT PANEL. lightly flipped through, chapters highlighted with b/w drawings and illustrations. no writing, wraps copy complete in 154 pp. ISBN# 187939555X.
Paris: G. Ondet, 1860. Reprint. Reprint; Octavo; G/No-DJ; Spine is light blue with chipped dark blue spine label with gold text; Boards have rubbing and bumping to corners and edges, scratches and scuffs, joints and hinges are sensitive; Text block has general signs of handling, age-toning, foxing, dust, content is clear; pp 287.
Berlin: Adolph Fürstner, 1893. Octavo; Poor/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown without print; Boards in brown cloth, illustrated pastedown to front and rear, black print, boards detached from textblock and from each other, heavily worn corners and edges, spine is torn and tattered, shelfwear; Textblock has tanned and brittle endpapers, pencil notation on verso of title page, name in ink on contents page, mld soiling to bottom fore corner of most pages; Contains piano reduction of the score with words in Italian and German above staves; 96 pages of printed music, frontispiece (port.).
Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1952. Octavo; VG-/Hardcover; Sunned black spine with white text; Moderate shelf wear and age to boards, rubbing and scratches along surfaces, sunned spine, fraying and minor chipping at corners; binding solid, previous owner's inscription on front free end page, light toned blemish on half-title page, article regarding Mozart, March 1956 and The Good Lord listens,article, glued to front and back of free end pages, significant age toning to free end pages and paste-downs; Toning to text block exterior, light pencil underlining and notes on margins along parts of text block; 269 pp.
Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1967. Octavo; VG/VG-Hardcover; Bright blue spine with yellow and black text; Moderate shelf wear to dust jacket, fraying along spine, sides, edges and to corners of jacket; Moderate wear to boards, binding slightly cocked, previous owner's inscription on front free end page; Text block clean, vivid color and grey scale illustrations; 410 pp; Library of Congress Catalog Card Number 67-24623.
London, Great Britain: The Epworth Press, 1955. Fourth Edition (Revised). small 8vo. VG/VG-. lightly tone gray spine, framed in navy with leafy ornament in navy separating the centered black title, author and publisher. light scuffing to ends and outer gray panel, front cover with navy piping along its edges. navy clothbound HB with gilt stamped titling. flipped through lightly, no marks or writing within. 572 pp.
New York: William Morrow and Company, Inc., 1984. First Edition. Octavo: G/no-DJ: Bright blue spine with faded silver text: Boards have soiling, curling at corners, shelfwear, age toning along spine and edges: Textblock has dust staining, bumping at upper corner impacted multiple pages of text block but not readability, title page has imprinted bookmark from previous owner, pages are otherwise free of markings, folds or tears: First Edition: 324 pp.
Philadelphia: Theodore Presser, 1897. 10mo; VG-/no-DJ; tan spine with gilt text; this volume only; leather boards have slightly sunned spine, raised bands and gilt decorations to spine; triple gilt border to front; gilt roll to edge; gilt roll to turn in; minor rubbing to joints; minor wear to edges; text block has slight toning to exterior edges, top edge gilt; previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown; slight foxing toward front and rear of text; cracking to front gutter; slight shadow toning to pp 46-47, otherwise clean interior.
New York: St. Martin's, 1972. Quarto; VG/VG-; Hardcover with dust jacket; Green spine with white text; Dust jacket has open tear to the tail of the spine and front flap has a crease due to a fold; Boards, save slight shelf wear to the top edge have solid binding and are clean; text block is clean; 479p.
New York, NY: Da Capo Press, Inc., 1974. A Da Capo Reprint Edition. oblong 8vo. VG+/VG+. cognac brown spine, with gold uppercase lettering stamped and centered; enlarged characters on front board. wide ivory blank fep/ffep. wide ivory sheets, clean and without writing. contents include introduction, few tables and many music notes. slim neat edges. approx. 132 pp. scarce. ISBN# 0306770016.
New York: Da Capo Press, 1969. Reprinted. 12mo; pp 292; VG-/no-DJ; blue spine with gilt text; cloth has some wear to exterior; strong boards; slight rubbing to corners; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; tight binding; interior clean; frontispiece; has new introduction by Irving Lowens, Music Critic of the Washington Evening Star.
Basel, London: Barenreiter Kassel, 1973,1980,2000. Mixed Editions. Quarto; VG/no-DJ; burgundy spines with gilt text; 4 volumes; pp 95+175+73+159; cloths have slight sunning to exteriors, light smudges to exterior of band 1, strong boards; text blocks show very light wear; tight bindings, interiors clean; German text; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
London: Macmillan and Co., Limited. 1912. Reprint. Octavo; G+/no-DJ; Tan spine with gold text; 5 Volume set; Boards have sunned spine with fraying along spine edges, lightly smudged with some scratches on exterior panels, moderate edge & corner wear, otherwise sturdy & intact; Text blocks have darkened moderately on exterior edges with tight bindings and unmarked pages; Stamp of previous owner on half title pages; pp 3950. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Boston: Northeastern University Press, 2002. First Edition. Octavo; pp 378; VG-/VG-; black spine with gilt and blue text; dust jacket shows light shelf wear to exterior; minor dings to edges; lightly toned flaps; cloth has light smudges to exterior; strong boards; text block shows very slight wear to exterior edges; frontispiece; illustrated;.
Brooklyn, NY: Institute for Studies in American Music Conservatory of Music, 1982. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ paperback; White spine with black text; Covers have shelfwear and edgewear and are discolored with age, front cover bottom right-hand corner creased, spine darkened by age with light foxing along the edges; Textblock clean, speckling along headband; pp 368.
San Rafael: Insight Editions, 2010. Folio; G+/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, grey with white print; Slipcase spine, black with white print; Slipcase is oversized for book, in glossy illustrated paper, light wear to corners, vendor labels on front, creasing to plasticized overlay, mild shelfwear; Boards in silver illustrated paper, clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; Includes folded color poster of slipcover image; Signed in ink by the author on the half-title page; "Jimi Hendrix, the Complete Masons Yard Photo Sessions"-- slipcase title; 128 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (color).
New York: Oxford University Press, 1964. First Edition. Hardcover Royal Octavo; G+/VG-; DJ shows notable ware: age tone; chipping, rubbing, creasing, and/or closed tears on edges, prominent closed tear near end of head edge of back cover, open and closed tears on head and tail of spine respectively, creasing on inside slips including slip- length crease down front slip, corners of slips have been trimmed but price marker is still intact, foxing on head edge of inner DJ; Boards show foxing on head and tail edges, otherwise clean; Text block age toned, beds torn near end papers exposing mull, shadowing on end papers from front inside slips, heavy foxing on head edge, otherwise clean, Ex-Libris book plate on front paste down; pp 402.
Washington, D.C. The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, 2013. Quarto; VG/paperback; pp 255; white spine with blind stamped lettering; white clam shell case has moderate soiling to exterior, intact exterior; covers have slight creasing toward joints, otherwise clean and intact; text block is clean; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1922. Octavo; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, green with gold print; Boards in green cloth with gold print, mild wear to corners, bottom edges, and spine caps, fading to spine; Text block has shaken binding, intermittent spine breaks, clean text; xix, 308 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (some color).
Chile: Editorial Andres Bello, 1990. Text in Spanish; Large Octavo; VG-/no-DJ paperback; Tan spine with brown label and black/white text. Covers have general shelf wear, light rubbing to edges, apart from that, clean, binding strong, no tears; Textblock has minor wear to fore edge, sticker label of previous book store on front free end paper, wrinkling on a few pages, otherwise, clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 263.