Chicago: Ihnfinity Inc/Saturn Research, 1972. First Edition. Staplebound quarto; G+; 134 pages; Single sided pages with cardstock front cover; SIGNED by Sun Ra on half-title page (To RONALD from Sun Ra); Some wear, bumping to the corners; Toning to the front cover and exterior of the text block; Slight bending at the corners at the cover; Interior clean. shelved case 0.
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London: Printed for & sold by John Simpson, n.d. [c.1746]. Reissue. Octavos, 2 volumes; VG; newly rebacked in quarter leather, brown cloth boards, new endpapers; text block gilt; Both vols.: frontispiece, , 200 pages; Publisher's advertisement following index in volume 1.; A total of approximately 400 pieces of music included herein, the vast majority being one page long, each illustrated with a large pictorial head-piece to each song, engraved by Henry Roberts. shelved case 12.
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 12.
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.
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 12.
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 12.
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.
Los Angeles: Kisstory Ltd., 1996. Signed Limited Edition (1/1620). Quarto, 440 pages; VG-; spine is black with silver lettering, binding has minor wear along the top and bottom edges; pages have moderate detachment in the center crease; signed on the limitation page by the band members (Gene Simmons, Paul Stanley, Eric Singer, and Bruce Kulick); housed in black publisher's slipcase; shelved front table.
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.
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; shelved case 12.
Derby: Printed and published by Henry Mozley and Son, [1820?]. First Edition. 16mo., 278 pages; G; bound in quarter brown leather; moderate 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; GP consignment; shelved Case 12.
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 12.
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:.
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.
Bueno Aires: Editorial Beta, S.R.L., 1961. Octavo; G/Fair; paperbacks; pp 1071; black spines with tan text; 2 volumes; dust jackets have noticeable toning to exteriors; several chips to edges; creased rear flap to vol. 1; covers show modest age toning; intact exteriors; text blocks have modest age toning to exterior edges; slight foxing to edges, to few pages; offset toning to endpapers; mild cracking front hinge, vol. 1; illustrated; text in Spanish; inscribed by author; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
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.
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.
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.
Washington, DC: Pan American Union, 1960. First edition; signed. Small octavo in green hardcovers with gold letters; VG; moderate soiling and shelf wear; slight crease on top of back cover; book slanted towards right; authors' dedication and signature on ffep; previous owner's small stamp; paper, text, and scores clean; text in fine print; pp. 331; contains historical research from Inca Land to opera and folk music; shelved in Latin American section.
Boston: Isaiah Thomas, 1813. 12mo., 214 pages; VG-; bound in contemporary speckled calf blat spine with red label and fading gilt lettering; moderate wear and rubbing to boards; names in ink on front pastedown; lacking ffep; title page has name in ink on top of page; mild age-toning throughout; JG consignment; shelved case 0.
Boston, MA: Da Capo, 2016. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 312 pages; VG/VG; black spine with white and yellow lettering; dust jacket protected by a mylar cover; price uncut "$26.99"; minimal shelf wear, pages clean; signed flat by Brian Wilson on the half title page; LH consignement; shelved in Music.
Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1912. 10mo; pp 45; Good; dark tan spine with black text; no jacket; first Wyeth edition; original publisher's cloth has some darkening to exterior, due to handling; illustrated paper label to front; strong boards; text block has modest age toning to exterior edges; pictorial endpaper; small label of previous bookshop to front pastedown; minor white chips to front endpapers toward fore edges; tiny chip to fore corner head edge; some light foxing to few last pages; profusely illustrated; interior clean;.
New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 1963. Octavo; First American Edition; VG/G-; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, white with black print; DJ has tears at top and bottom of spine and a tear to bottom rear edge, creasing to bottom rear edge, mild fading to spine; Boards in orange cloth with black print, fading to top edge, slight warping, slight wear to spine caps; Textblock is clean and tight but for small vendor label on front flyleaf; 176 pages, illustrated, b&w plates.
New York: Cooper Square Publishers, Inc., 1970. Reprinted. Octavo; navy blue spines with gilt text; no jackets; 3 volumes: vol. 1, pp 431; vol. 2, pp 478; vol. 3, pp 443; originally published 1891; cloth has mild wear to exteriors; strong boards; text blocks show only light wear to exterior edges; frontispieces; interiors clean; tight bindings; illustrated;.