London: John Welcker, n.d. [c.1778]. Reissue. Octavos, 3 volumes; VG; bound in contemporary calf, rebacked with spine preserved, gilt tooling and two labels per volume; mild wear and rubbing to boards, spines; speckled text blocks; A total of approximately 600 pieces of music included herein, the vast majority being one page long, each illustrated with an engraved headpiece. shelved case 10.
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Boston/New York/Philadelphia/Baltimore/Chicago/Louisville: Various, ca. 1865. Folio, unpaginated; VG; newly rebacked in 1/3 black leather, red label with gilt titling, period patterned paper boards with black leather label and owners name in gilt to front board; mild foxing throughout; contains a custom collection of 30 pieces of music, most dating to the time period of the Civil War; The majority have a stamp from a DC music seller. They include the following: 1) Cramer, C., How Can I Leave Thee!, Oliver Ditson & Co., Boston ; 2) Converse, Charlie C., The Rock Beside the Sea, Lee & Walker, Philadelphia ; 3) Haskell, D. H., Prize Banner Quick Step, Oliver Ditson & Co., Boston ; 4) Raymond, Eugene, Down by the riveride, Henry McCaffrey, Baltimore ; 5) Martin, J. T., Smith's March, Miller & Beacham, Baltimore; 6) Criswell, C. H., I have no mother now., Henry McCaffrey, Baltimore ; 7) Root, Geo. F., Just before the Battle, Mother, Root & Cady, Chicago ; 8) Richards, Brinley, Cottage by the Sea, Wm. A. Pond & Co., New York ; 9) Southgate, F., The Marry Polka, H. McCaffrey, Baltimore  [Fourth Edition]; 10) Murtha, Francis, Kiss me goodnight Mother Ballad, Wm. A. Pond & Co., New York ; 11) Glover, Stephen, The Dream is Past, G. Willig Jr., Baltimore, ; 12) Canthal, A. M., Soldier's Greeting, C. Breusing, New York, ; 13) Baker, J. C., My Trundle Bed, H. M. Higgins, Chicago ; 14) Kleber, H., The Celebrated Signal March, Wm. A. Pond & Co., New York  [1851?] [100th Edition]; 15) Sawyer, Charles Carroll, Who will care for Mother now?, Sawyer & Thompson, Brooklyn ,; 16) Dodworth, Allan, The Cally Polka, Firth Pond & Co., New York  [50th Edition]; 17) Nannie, Love's Chidings, Henry McCaffrey, Baltimore ; 18) Kleber, H., The Pearl Polka, Wm. A. Pond & Co., New York ; 19) Currier, S., Cling to the Rock, Henry McCaffrey, Baltimore ; 20) Buchel, Ed., Paulinen Polka, Tripp & Cragg, Louisville ; 21) Root, Geo. F., Vacant Chair, Root & Cady, Chicago  [18th Thousand] [1861?]; 22) Stoddard, I. T., Evergreen Waltz, George Willig, Baltimore ; 23) Mack, E., General McClellan's Grand March, Lee & Walker, Philadelphia  [color title page]; 24) Winner, Sep, Maryland, My Maryland, Winner & Co., ; 25) Bunn, Alfred, Then You'll Remember Me, Henry McCaffrey, Baltimore. ; 26) Lord Byron, My Soul is Dark, Oliver Ditzon & Co., Boston. ; 27) Badarzawska, A Maiden's Prayers, ST Gordon, New York. ; 28) Bowers, E., Dear Mother I've come home to die, Firth, Son & Co. New York, ; 29) Badarzawska, A Maiden's Prayers, Lee & Walker, Philadelphia. ; 30) Crouch, E. N., Kathleen Mavourneen, Henry McCaffrey, Baltimore. ; shelved above case 3.
Hibbing, MN: Hibbing High School, 1957. First Edition. Quarto; G; Cream spine with no lettering; Hibbing High School yearbook from 1957, featuring sophomore photo of Robert Zimmerman (Bob Dylan) on page 69. Some staining to the front, rear and spine; Pages toned; No writing/marking; 159 pages.; shelved case 13.
Hibbing, MN: Hibbing High School, 1959. First Edition, first printing. Quarto; G; Spotted off white spine with no lettering; Hibbing High School yearbook from 1959, featuring sophomore photo of Robert Zimmerman (Bob Dylan) on page 76. Some staining to the front, rear and spine; Pages toned; No writing/marking;.
London: 1881. Two large folios in quarter black leather and three-quarter brown cloth boards, both volumes are VG-/No DJ. The following characterizes both volumes, some shelfwear, minor bowing of boards, some age-toning to interior, some dampstaining to margins--primarily affecting endpapers. Gutter of Volume One cracked at printer's blank page immediately preceding frontispiece. A truly scarce and very good copy of this handsome two-volume set. " A Record of the Dress, Arms, Customs, Arts and Science of the Highlanders...." C.N. McIntyre North is listed on the title page as Chief of the Club of True Highlanders. Includes all 70 full-page plates. [Spines are black leather with five raised bands, a red text box, and gilt text. Shelved in upstairs office, on shelf next to printer. [Oversized book. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions].
London: T. Becket and Co., 1773/1771. First Editions. Octavos, 3 volumes; VG: bound in contemporary polished calf, paneled spines with morocco labels and gilt titling; some rubbing and wear to boards, including chipping to head and tail of spine; volume 3 is the 1771 first edition of France and Italy, volumes 1 and 2 are the 1773 first editions of Germany, the Netherlands, and United Provinces.; shelved case 10.
London: John Johnson at the Harp and Crown, 1763. Octavo hardcover, unpaginated; VG; Spine green with gilt letters; rebound in green cloth boards, leatherette spine; text age toned, foxed mostly on margins; spine with some chipping and rubbing; boards with some shelf wear to corners; fold-out fingering chart and ~3 pages written instruction; over 20 pages with music notation; GP Consignment; shelved case 10.
Bordeaux, France: 1570. Thick quarto in light brown, embossed hardcovers and spine; condition: Good; covers show substantial fraying and small tears on edges; open gutter at front; binding strong, but title and first pages loose; long inscriptions on end pages and title page, dated 1575; occasional marginalia; paper faded and slightly wavy; pp. 594; in Latin; shelved in Case # 3; please contact us for shipping costs.
London: Genesis Publications Limited, 2000. Limited Edition, #664/2500. Quarto, 138 pages; VG; Master-printed on acid-free 200gsm matt art paper, and quarter-bound in black leather, Mania Days is housed in an exquisite silk-screened slipcase; Mania Days in presented a special solander box bound in white buckram with silkscreen printing and gold foiling, to celebrate more than 50 years of The Beatles in the USA.; Strictly limited to 2,500 numbered copies, individually signed by Stephen Gunther, custodian of The Gunther Archive, this large format volume of over 350 images also includes several stunning double-page spreads of colour montages and additional wrap-around sections on a variety of specialist Italian art papers. Original packing present; WD consignment; shelved case 13.
London: Macmillan Publishers Limited, 1991. Octavo. VG/no DJ - hardback. 20 volume set; Brown, blue and gold spines with gold texts/titles; boards are strong and clean; offsetting noted on the front pastedown, front free end page, back free end page, and back pastedown of all volumes; bindings are strong; textblocks are clean. Volume I: Pp. 889 Volume II: Pp. 878 Volume III: Pp. 880 Volume IV: Pp. Pp. 880 Volume V: Pp. 872 Volume VI: Pp. Pp. 880 Volume VII: Pp. 874 Volume VIII: Pp. 856 Volume IX: Pp. 879 Volume X: Pp. 870 Volume XI: Pp. 877 Volume XII: Pp. 880 Volume XIII: Pp. Pp. 880 Volume XIV: Pp. 864 Volume XV: Pp. 860 Volume XVI: Pp. 879 Volume XVII: Pp. 839 Volume XVIII: Pp. 843 Volume XIX: Pp. 871 Volume XX: Pp. 838 SHELVED AISLE 10 NEAR THE FRONT OF AISLE ON RIGHT HAND SIDE.
Guildford, England: Genesis Publications, Inc., 2006. Limited Edition (512/2150). Quarto, 255 pages; VG; half bound in red leather, spine has gilt lettering, front cover has white and gilt lettering; binding has minimal wear; binding and pages clear; pages have gilt along the text block edges; profusely illustrated; housed in red publisher's slipcase within publisher's black drawstring bag; WD Consignment; shelved case 13.
Guildford, England: Genesis Publications, Inc., 1996. Limited Edition (352/2000). Quarto, 229 pages; VG; half bound in black leather, spine has embossed lettering, front cover has illustrated red cloth; binding has minimal shelf wear, pages clear; profusely illustrated; housed in pictorial publisher's slipcase, contains a small 'sketch book' of works by the artist; signed by Pauline Sutcliffe, Kay Williams, and Astrid Kirchherr on the limitation page; WD Consignment; shelved case 13.
Germantaun: Michael Billmeyer, 1797. 18mo; Fair/no-DJ; Brown spine without text; German language; Boards have 2 clip-type metal closures across front of text block at front & rear panels; age toned appearance with rubbing & scratches on exterior panels and spine edges; Text block has darkened due to age and pages are stiff with small open tear on front end paper with writings at top edge, other writings on 2nd ffep and foxing on pages throughout; pp 572.
New York: W.W. Norton & Company, Inc, 1952. First Edtion. 8vo., 283pp.; VG/G+; spine red with white lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price cut; spine has some sun-fading; jacket has small amounts of chipping and tears, primarily to the upper and lower edge of the front cover, head and tail of spine, corners; two chips 1/4 of an inch deep and an inch wide on top of front cover; SIGNED on ffep by Martyn Green and Ella Halman, reading 'Best Wishes' followed by their signatures; Martyn Green was an English actor and singer. He is best known for his work as principal comedian in the Gilbert & Sullivan comic operas, which he performed and recorded with the D'Oyly Carte Opera Company and other troupes. Ella Louise Halman was an English opera singer and actress, best known for her performances in the contralto roles of the Savoy Operas with the D'Oyly Carte Opera Company. Halman left the D'Oyly Carte organisation in 1951 and moved to America, where she toured, along with Martyn Green, in a series of Gilbert and Sullivan productions presented by S. M. Chartock. That tour is presumably when this book was signed.; shelved case 10.
London: 1820. First edition. 16mo in 3/4 brown leather; VG; substantial shelf wear on boards and spine; good binding; edges dusty; open front gutter; previous owner's signature on back of frontispiece engraving; top of title page cut off; last three pages of contents cut off at bottom; slight foxing on first pages; text clean; pp. 278; shelved in Case # 4; GP consignment.
New York: Viking, 1968. First Edition. Quarto, 191 pages; VG/none; spine is black and white with metallic lettering; some bumping to the corners and edge wear; this copy is inscribed by the photographer Ken Herman to Marty Forscher, proprietor of the Professional Camera Repair Shop in NYC: "for Marty, with appreciation and warmest wishes to your skiers. Ken Hayman; GF consignment; shelved case 11.
Menomonee Falls, WI: Record Research, 1986. First Edition. tall 8vo., 657 pp., [3 pp.], VG-; dark brown faux-leather cloth boards, gold lettering; overall mild scuffing to boards, bumping to middle of spine, rounding to head and tail; rounding to head of fore-edge, mild wear/scattered staining to text-block, aged-paste residue to top and bottom at headband; boards slightly cocked, front board somewhat shaken, back board tight, slight shelf lean yet stands alone, binding strong; interior clean, creasing to bottom corners of pp. 583-586 visible to text-block; SIGNED by 15 well-known persons in the jazz industry; LIST OF SIGNATURES:  Flip Phillips (1915-2001): American jazz tenor saxophone and clarinet player;  Joe Williams (1918-1999): American jazz singer;  Milt Hinton (1910-2000): American double bassist and photographer;  Frank Foster (1928-2011): American tenor and soprano saxophonist, flutist, arranger, and composer;  Al Grey (1925-2000): American jazz trombonist;  Gary Burton (b. 1943): living American jazz vibraphonist, composer, and educator known for his plunger mute technique and his book on the subject;  Rebecca Parris (b. 1951), living American jazz singer;  Virginia Mayhew (b. 1959): living American saxophonist, composer, and bandleader based in New York;  Eddie Higgins (1932-2009): American jazz pianist, composer, and orchestrator;  Frank Wess (1922-2013): American jazz saxophonist and flutist;  Bucky Pizzarelli (b. 1926): living American jazz guitarist;  Gene Bertoncini (b. 1937): living American jazz guitarist;  Leonard Feather (1914-1994): British jazz pianist, composer, and producer best known as a writer and music journalist;  Dorothy Donegan (1914-1922): American jazz pianist;  Makoto Ozone (b. 1961): Japanese jazz pianist; shelved Case 10.
Madrid, Spain: Real Academia Española (Royal Spanish Academy), 1958. Reprint. Hardcover Quarto; VG; Brown Spine with Gilt Text; Boards show bumping on corners. Dinging on foot edges. Rubbing and surface scratches on front and back boards; Text block age toned. Foxing on end papers and paste downs. Additional cost for items designated for expedited/international shipping, or for any items too large or heavy (over 4 Lbs) for Economy shipping. Please contact shipping department for details.
Pacific, MO: Mel Bay Publications, 1997. First Edition. Quartos: VG-/no-DJ paperbacks: One blue spine with maroon text and one maroon spine with dark green text: Two volume set: Covers have general shelfwear, some light curling/fraying to corners, mild scuff marks, volume two has slight bumping in upper corner that impacts the textblock: Textblock exterior has minor soiling along tail edge, title page of volume two has very small notation in red ink, else pages are clean and unmarked: First Edition:.
Firenze: Tipografia Borghi E Compagni, 1832. Volume Unico. Octavo; 1,097pp; full contemporary vellum gilt with red morocco label; old hand-soiling and minor warping; narrow inch-long paint drip on title label; "Rome, 1840" in ink on front end-paper; scattered mild foxing; contents very good throughout with several full page steel engravings. Shelve: CASE #3 Spine is thick; vellum with gilt decoration and title on red accent.
New York Washington: Praeger Publishers, 1972. Quarto in black cloth boards, VG+/No DJ: light shelfwear, light rubbing to text on spine, light bumping to head and tail of spine and corners of boards. Binding strong, text and interior clean. [Spine has black background and white text. Shelved Front Table].
London: John Murray, 1815. Reprinted. Octavo; Fair/no-DJ; 3/4 bound dark brown leather spines with gilt text; marbled boards; 2 volumes; boards have heavy rubbing to exteriors; noticeable rubbing wear to edges; bumped corners; lightly sunned spines; split stat to front joint of vol. 1; slight cracking to rear joint of vol. 2; text blocks have age toned exterior edges; cracking to gutters; slight writing to pastedowns; previous owner's name to title page of vol. 1; previous owner's name to ffep of vol. 2; few loosed pages to front of vol.1, but still present; some foxing throughout.
Edinburg: T.C. & E.C Jack, Grange Publishing Works, 1893. Quarto; G-/no-DJ; Gray spine w/o text; 6 Volumes; Boards have moderately rubbed & scratched exteriors with fraying at head and tail edges of spine and fraying edges; Text blocks are slightly age toned, vols. 1,2,4 & 6 shows slight cracking from binding at gutters, otherwise just general shelf wear. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
The Dutch Treat Club, 1936. Octavo; G-/no-DJ; octagonal shaped book w/o text on black spine; covers are lightly rubbed w/ small flat tear on front; edges are moderately rubbed w/ small nicks & chips; spine is cloth and has slight wear at edges, but intact; text block has slightly age toned pages; tape mends to binding which has detatched partially; writing on rear end paper.
New York: NAACP Mid-Manhattan Branch, 1970. Folio; VG/no-DJ paperback; Thin white spine with no text. Covers have minimal shelf wear, age toned, apart from that, clean, binding strong, no tears; Textblock has fold line on front paste down, otherwise, clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 56; May require extra pricing for shipping international. Shelved with Netdesk office, with oversized items above ephemera section.
New York: Sterling, 2007. First Edition, First Printing. Square quarto, 212 pages, VG-/VG: DJ, white pictorial spine, olive green/black/yellow lettering to spine: minimal wear to DJ, "Limited Edition CD" sticker to front cover, "$29.95" to front flap, DJ protected by mylar; dark blue cloth boards, bright silver lettering: mild overall wear to boards, small scratch with slight fraying to front board; minimal wear to clean text-block; interior clean, replete with gloss graphics and plates of Tony Bennett's drawings, paintings, and other creative outlets; includes CD-ROM housed to back paste-down; SIGNED by Tony Bennett in white ink to title page; shelved Window or Front Table.
New York: Regan Books, 1999. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 290 pages; VG/VG; spine black with white lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut; front cover has two stickers from Tower Books, advertising it as an autographed copy and a sale copy; SIGNED flat on ffep by Meat Loaf; interior clean; text block clean; shelved case 13.
Philadelphia: Crissy & Markley, Printers, 1852. Octavo; Fair; 3/4 bound black spine with gilt text; marbled boards; bound collection of pamphlets; beige spine with red and black text; no jacket; heavy chips to spine, condition noted; boards have some wear to exterior; rubbed corners; text block has age toned exterior edges; marbled endpapers; illustrated; slight toning to interior edges;.
Canton: Peter Kaufmann und Co., 1839. 18mo; G-/no-DJ; Light brown spine without text; Leather bound panels with metal clasp at fore edge but matching strap closure is missing, exterior has moderately rubbed & scratched surfaces and rubbing wear along edges most wear is on spine which also has some fine, vertical crease lines, but otherwise no defects; Text block has slight writing on pastedowns & end papers, also darkening on exterior edges with foxing on first & last few pages, interior text pages are moderately foxed throughout with small tear at front hinge near head edge and otherwise pages are intact; pp 320. German text.
New York: Rizzoli. Octavo; VG/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, silver without print; Metal box with tan print, slight shelfwear; “The box contain an exceptionally wide range of [unbound] materials, printed in different formats, often on translucent paper, which can be read in any order. The publication accompanies a major exhibition at The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, conceived of by Cage as a ‘composition for museum.’ “— inserted title page; unbound pages, pamphlets, photographs.
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.
Basel, London, New York: Barenreiter-Verlag Kassel, 1992. Quarto; VG/no-DJ; burgundy spines with gilt text; 2 volumes, pp 221, pp 68; gray slipcase; cloths have minimal wear to exterior, strong boards; text blocks are clean; German text; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1980. 1st Edition. Octavo; VG/VG; hardcover; blue spine with white text; dust jacket is severely shelf worn to the rear and on the flaps, and has scratches in front; boards have minor stains otherwise sturdy and clean; text block is slightly tanned but clean; 365p.
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.
New York: Da Capo Press, 1977. Octavo; VG/no-DJs; 1977 unabridged republication, with new introduction, of 1900 edition published in London; Vol. I - III authored by Carl Friedrich Glasenapp and translated by William Ashton Ellis, Vol. IV - VI authored by William Ashton Ellis; Blue spines with gilded letters; Boards straight and binding strong with minimal edge and corner wear all volumes, front board of Vol. II has very thin and shallow scratch about 2 inches, light spotting on covers of all volumes, heavier on back board of Vol. II, very occasional spotting on spine esp. Vol. IV, pastedowns of all volumes age toned, occasional very mild spotting and foxing on pastedowns of a few volumes; End papers very lightly aged toned with occasional light foxing all volumes, textblock edges ages toned with very light foxing all, occasional spots on textblock edges esp. Vol. I and III, text interior of all six volumes clean; Vol. I, 400 pp.; Vol. II, 436 pp.; Vol. III, 528 pp.; Vol. IV, 536 pp.; Vol. V 466 pp.; Vol. VI 472 pp. Books have a slight musty smell to them. [Oversized multi-book order. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates].
New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston. First U.S. Editions, First Printings. Octavo; G/G; blue, red and beige spines with red and white text; 4 volumes: vol. 1, Infants of the Spring, pp 214 [ISBN 0030209919], 1977; vol. 2, Messengers of Day, pp 209 [ISBN 003020996x], 1978; vol. 3, Faces in My Time, pp 230 [ISBN 0030210011], 1981; vol. 4, The Strangers All Are Gone, pp 208 [ISBN 003063279x], 1983; dust jackets show modest wear to exteriors; lightly sunned spine of vol. 3; light sticker residue to front of vol. 3; light soiling to front of vol. 4; some rubbing to edges; cloths have light rubbed corners; exteriors clean; mild wear to edges; sturdy boards; text blocks have light shelf wear to exterior edges; interior clean; illustrated;.
Budapest: Konemann Music, 1995. Quartos: VG/VG: Navy Blue spines with pink and yellow text: Slipcase has some dust staining and light shelfwear: DJs are clean with mild edgewear: Boards are strong and clean, binding is tight: Textblocks are clean and pages are free of markings, folds or tears: 4 volume set: Unpaginated. SHELVED IN FIRST RIGHT-HAND SHELF OF AISLE 10. [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.].
London: Jones and Co., 1832. First edition. Thick octavos in red embossed hardcovers with gold gilt; VG; strong binding; vol. 1 has open gutter; moderate shelf wear on boards with slight fraying around spines; paper slightly age-toned; text clean, in very tight print; contains humorous frontispiece and twenty-nine woodcuts; shelved above case 6. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders. eb/nd.
New York: Oxford University Press, 1995. Octavo 273pp. hardcover with dust jacket in VG/VG condition. Author signed on title page. Some bumping and shelf wear. DJ in brodart, DJ covers rubbed lightly. DJ with light creasing at corners. Blue boards with grey cloth spine are all clean. Text clean. Text block tight with light soiling, binding sturdy. Shelve case 5. Spine dark with green and white text.
London: Oxford University Press, 1995. First Edition. Quarto; VG/VG; Blue jacket spine with white lettering; Blue cloth boards; Some minor shelf wear to the jacket, now covered by mylar brodart sleeve; Shelf wear to the boards, binding tight, text block clean; Book has been SIGNED by Gourse on the title page. 273 pages. Shelve in music.
Washington, D.C. Library of Congress; U.S. Government Printing Office, 1992. First Edition. Quarto, 527 pages, VG; navy blue leather boards, gilt lettering and gilt motif: boards somewhat shaken, mild vertical crease down back of spine, volume lays somewhat flat between pages 108-109 visible to text-block from packet of paper (email correspondence related to Jewish music), binding strong; minor imperfections to title page (text clear and unaffected), otherwise interior clean; frontispiece; shelved under Review Table.
New York: Cambridge University Press, 1996. Second Edition. Octavo, 475, 486 pages; VG/VG, VG-/VG; spine of volume one is white with bronze lettering, spine of volume two is black with bronze lettering; dust jackets are in mylar coverings, volume one has minor wear along the top and bottom edges with several small closed tears, has a small blotch on the bottom fore edge of the back cover, volume two has minor crinkling at the top of the spine, has several closed tears at the bottom edge, has minor rubbing on both covers, has two stickers on the back cover; bindings have minimal wear along the top and bottom edges; pages have a slight blotch on the top edge of volume two; illustrated; shelved music bio.