Hibbing, MN: Hibbing High School, 1957-1959. First Edition. Quartos; G to VG-; No jackets (as issued); Cream and black spines, no lettering; 3 Yearbooks with the Sophomore, Junior and Senior year photos of Robert Zimmerman (Bob Dylan); Books have wear at all sides and edges, some toning to the pages; First and last pages have been inscribed by classmates, but not Mr. Zimmerman. 159, 180, and 145 pages. SHELVE CASE #5.
1855. Boston Theater Broadside, dated February 10, 1855, for Benefit of Mr. Hackett, advertising the "Most Positively Last Operatic Performance, in Boston, of Madame Grisi and Signor Mario. Measures 14 x 46 cm. Feature classic nineteenth-century typography, thin paper. "ston Theatre" at head has been repaired/replaced. A remarkably clean copy; In frame 29 x 61 cm. PC consignment.
Paris: Distribue par Discina. Quarto; G+/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, blue with gold print on a black ground; Boards in marbled blue paper and blue cloth with gold print, mild wear to corners and spine caps, slight shelfwear; Text block has slight spotting to endpapers, vendor label on front pastedown; Appears to be a bound compilation of a paperback of scenario and illustrations from the film, a program from a 1944 “Soiree de gala” presentation of the film, and two tickets to that presentation (one with name in blue pencil written on it); unpaged, chiefly illustrations (b&w).
New York: The Aeolian Company, 1905. Octavo; G+/no-DJ; spine burnt red color cloth with black lettering; boards strong, clean, spine head and tail and corners have minor wear, minimal wear elsewhere on the cover; textblock clean, agetoned on fore edges, top right corners of pages 239 to 248 oddly folded due to manufacturer irregularity of paper cutting, number written in pencil at top of page 325, both hinges cracked, no highlighting/underlining. pp 455.
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.
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.
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.
Primarily Theo Presser, 1906 - 1913. Quarto; VG-/Hardcover; Burgundy spine with no text; Heavy shelf wear and age to boards, discoloration marks along surfaces and corners, fraying on spine, fading along edges; Binding solid; Age toning to deckled text block exterior, text block clean, crisp and clear musical notes; 728 pp.
Leipzig, Wien, Berlin, New York: Arthur J. Benjamin; Wiener Boheme Verlag, c1926. Serial. Quarto; good/wraps; tan spine with no text; illustrated front panel with black text; shelf wear, chipping and wear; age-toning and spot staining; 47 pp.; 20 songs [piano and voice]; spine, split starts; else very good. ---PRIMARY TEXT IN GERMAN.
Leipzig, Wien, Berlin, New York: Arthur J. Benjamin; Wiener Boheme Verlag, c1926. Serial. Quarto; good/wraps; tan spine with no text; illustrated red front panel with white and gold text; shelf wear, chipping and wear; age-toning and spot staining; 47 pp.; 20 songs [piano and voice]; spine, split starts; else very good. ---TEXT IN GERMAN. Shelve in "13 ephemera" box in Netdesk office.
2002. Large Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Navy blue spine with red text; Includes 2 CDs in pouches on front & rear pastedowns; Cloth has some slight wear such as lightly sunned exterior with otherwise clean and strong panels; Text block has ivory toned pages which are unmarked with tight binding; pp 128. Greek & English text.
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.
Hibbing, MN: Hibbing High School, 1957. First Edition. Quarto; G/No jacket; 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. SHELVE CASE #5.
Beaconsfield, Quebec: Hysteria, 1979. Octavo; VG-; Spine white without print; Cover has some spotting, tears to top and bottom of spine. some creasing on rear, bumped upper left corner; Textblock has some spotting on edges, inside clean and tight; publisher from stamp on first page; unpaged, illustrated.
Minneapolis: Augsburg Publishing House, 1978, 1979. Quarto; G/paperback; off-white exteriors; missing #11; 15 pieces in wrappers - 1/Jan Bender, OP. 71; 2/Emma Lou Diemer; 3/Philip Gehring; 4/Austin C. Lovelace; 5/Hugo Gehrke; 6/Wilbur Held; 7/Charles Ore; 8/Donald Busarow; 9/Ronald Arnatt; 10/ Richard Hillert; 12/Richard Hudson; 13/Gerhard Krapf; 14/David N. Johnson; 15/Kevin Norris; text to fronts; exteriors have slight age toning to edges; text blocks show light wear to exterior edges; interiors lightly toned.
Washington: The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, 2008. Small Quarto; VG-/no-DJ; Red spine with gilt text; Gray cloth slipcase has slightly sunned and rubbed exterior, but intact without defect; Cloth has clean, strong and sturdy panels; Text block is clean with unmarked pages and tight binding; pp 139.
Essex: International Music Publications/Rittor Music Europe Ltd., 1991. Folio; G+/no-DJ paperback; White spine with black text; Volume 2 only; Previous owner's name inside front cover; Covers are age toned with rubbed edges, scratches and creases on surfaces; Textblock is age toned with small discolorations on exterior edges; pp 107.
Philadelphia: n. publ. 1878. Thick Octavo; pp 162; Fair/no-DJ; 3/4 bound leather spine with marbled boards; dark brown spine with gilt text; boards have noticeable rubbing to edges; some sunning to exterior; text block has age toned exterior edges; interior lightly toned; profusely illustrated; previous owner's name to ffep; frontispiece with tissue guard; bookbinder's tape to gutters; slight cracking between first few pages toward front; slight offset from some illustrations; small tear to pp 378 toward gutter.
San Francisco: Morton L. Cook Co., 1905. Octavo; G+; Paperback; Spine, staple binding; Cover is tan with black and red print, mild peripheral tanning; Text block clean and tight; “Grand Opera House, Nine Evenings and Three Matinees, Commencing Thursday Evening, April 6, 1905, Concluding Saturday Evening, April 15, 1905”— cover; Includes programs for Wagner’s Parsifal, starring Lillian Nordica and Alois Burgstaller, and for a double bill of Mascagni’s Cavalleria Rusticana, starring Maria de Macchi and Mr. Bars / Leoncavallo’s Pagliacci, starring Bella Alten and Enrico Caruso; unpaged, illustrated. PC Consignment.
Budapest: Editio Musica, 1974. Small Booklet; G+/paperback; 4 volumes; blue covers with white text; covers have light wear to exterior and edges, previous owner's name to front head edge of vol 1, minor sunning to edges otherwise; text blocks show slight wear to edges, intact pages, previous owner's name to first page, light pencil; German and Hungarian text;.
Vestal: Vestal Press. Octavo; G; Paperback; Spine, green with black print; Cover has some creasing on front lower right and on back a vertical crease near outside edge, creasing on spine, slight spotting and shelfwear, highlighting on back cover; Textblock has highlighting on preface page and throughout pages 5-21 (second sequence), otherwise clean and tight; “A reprint of the Proceedings of the Piano Technicians’ Conference originally published by the American Steel and Wire Company, 1916, 1917, 1918, and 1919, under the title ‘Piano Tone Building’”; 202, 90 pages, frontispiece, illustrated.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1932. First. Octavo; VG/G; tan spine, black text; jacket has protective mylar cover, rubbing, open tears in corners, minor spotting on front, price clipped on front flap; boards are strong, rubbing around edges; textblock has age toning on pastedowns and endpapers, otherwise clean; pp 111.
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.
Leipzig: Verlag Von A.G. Liebeskind, 1882. 18mo; G+/no-DJ; Tan spine with gold text; Boards have slightly sunned spine & exterior edges, some light scratches on panels with minor rubbing at corners otherwise panels are sturdy & intact; Text block has darkened slightly sue to age, front end paper is loose, and slight cracking of rear end paper from binding, otherwise binding is tight; pp 107. German language.
Warren: The Welsh National Gymanfa Ganu Association, Inc., 1995. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ paperback; Spiral spine; Green & red covers are very slightly sunned with minor shelf wear such as lightly rubbed exterior and edges, but generally clean and undamaged; Text block has slight writings on first page, otherwise clean and binding is intact.
Basel, Paris, New York: Barenreiter Kassel. Quarto; VG-/no-DJ; dark red spine with gilt text; cloth has slightly sunned exterior, strong boards; text block has slight toning to exterior clean, interior clean; shrink wrapped; German text; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
New York: Billboard Publications, Inc., 1988. First U.S. printing. Quarto; pp 280; VG/VG-; blue spine with red text to white panel; white slipcase has soling towards edges, but intact; dust jacket shows slight sunning to exterior, minor chipping to head spine edge; cloth is clean with strong and intact boards; text block shows minimal wear, tight binding, unmarked pages; inscribed by Betty Carter;.
London: Oxford University Press, 1968. Octavo; VG/ VG Hardcover; Off white spine with black and orange text; Moderate shelf wear to dust jacket, some fraying at edges now protected in Mylar cover; Boards are strong and clean, binding solid; Previous owners inscription on front free end page, text block clean; 978 pp Additional shipping is needed for expedited / international orders. Book(s) too heavy/ large to ship via economy international shipping methods. For international/expedited orders, please inquire for rates].
New York: Dell Publishing Co., Inc, 1980. Octavo; VG/Wraps; Cream toned spine with black text; Moderate shelf wear and age to covers, fraying and rubbing to exterior surfaces and corners, age toning along rear covers; Binding slightly cocked, previous owner's inscription on front paste-down; Text block clean, vivid color illustrations; Vol I - 156 pp, Vol II - 123 pp; ISBN Vol I - 0440505038, ISBN Vol II - 0440505046.
Massachusetts: Harvard Unversity Press, 1960. First Edition. First Edition; Octavo; VG-/G+; Spine is faded orange with black text; DJ has general shelf wear, some open and closed tears, age-toning, scratches, and marks, creases, design is clear, Brodart cover; Boards have rubbing and bumping to corners, joints and hinges are intact; Text block has general signs of handling, age-toning, some marks and scratches, content is clear; pp 309.
London: Spring Books, 1974. Reprint; Quarto; VG/VG-; Spine is yellow with black and blue text; DJ has some creasing to top edge, some edge wear in areas, multiple small stains to back upper portion of DJ, large closed tear at back top corner, foxing to verso, design is clear; Boards have general shelf wear, edge wear, bumping to head and tail of spine, joints and hinges are strong; Text block has foxing to edges, pages are age-toned, content is clear, binding is strong; pp 176; Additional shipping cost may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions.
Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1953. First. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; Mustard spine with gold text; Boards strong, clean, spine age-faded, light rubbing to corners, fingerprint stain on front cover; Textblock clean, gift inscription to previous owner on front free-end paper, small brown mark on front pastedown and front free-end paper, headband soiled, unclear if any foxing underneath, fore edge covered in light foxing, tail edge has some discoloration near spine; pp 331.
Norwood, MA: The Plimpton Press, 1931. Limited Edition, Copy #47 of 200. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; Limited Edition; Inscribed; Blue spine with gold text; Boards strong, clean, with general shelfwear and edgewear, corners slightly bumped, light rubbing at both ends of spine, spine fibers and colors faded with age and unevenly worn, white patch on back cover at top edge near spine; Textblock darkened by age, otherwise clean, author's inscription on front free-end paper, fore edge deckled, top edge coloring intact; pp 435.