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People And Pianos, A Century Of Service To People
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People And Pianos, A Century Of Service To People

By Steinway, Theodore E.

Steinway and Sons, NY, 1953; First Edition; large 8vo, 122 pages; illustrated; green cloth; gilt titles and decorations. The history of the Steinway Piano Company, its musical instruments and its clients, from beginnings in Germany in 1836 to establishment in New York in 1853, and on into modern times. Generously illustrated. Very Good Plus, in a Very Good Plus dust jacket that has a single 1/2" closed tear at the top edge of the rear panel. Crisp, clean, bright, and nice.

$30.00

The 76 Bonanza, The Fabulous Life and Times of the Union Oil Company of  California
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The 76 Bonanza, The Fabulous Life and Times of the Union Oil Company of California

By Welty, Earl M. and Taylor, Frank J.

Lane Magazine and Book Co., Menlo Park, 1966; First Edition; 4to, 352 pages; illustrated. Continuation of the story of the Union Oil Company of California, begun by the same authors in their 1950 book, "The Black Bonanza." Profusely illustrated with historical photographs. Very Good Plus, in a clean and bright Very Good Plus dust jacket.

$45.00

Breitkopf & Hartel: Gedenkschrift und Arbeitsbericht
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Breitkopf & Hartel: Gedenkschrift und Arbeitsbericht

By Von Hase, Oskar and Hellmuth

Breitkopf & Hartel,, Wiesbaden, 1968; 5 Auflage; 4 volume set; illustrated. An exhaustive history, from 1542 to date, of the legendary German publishing house of Breitkopf & Hartel, contracted publishers of such musical luminaries as Beethoven, Brahms, Bach, Liszt, Meyerbeer, Handel, Mendelssohn, and Wagner, with much interesting material on their relationships with each of these musical giants. Illustrated with numerous photographs and drawings. A monumental work in four octavo volumes, totaling 1,276 pages, published by Breitkopf & Hartel, beautifully bound in woven gray cloth with blind stamped titles in red. Text in German. A Fine set.

$225.00