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Correspondence between Richard Strauss and Hugo von HofmannsthalÑ1907Ð1918

By [STRAUSS]. England Paul, Translator

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1927. . 8vo yellow cloth; upper corners slightly bumped


Debussy: Man and Artist

By [DEBUSSY]. Thompson Oscar

New York: Tudor Publishing, 1940. . 8vo, green gilt cloth, spine faded


Franz Schubert: The Man and His Circle

By [SCHUBERT]. Flower Newman

London, etc.: Cassell, 1928. . 8vo, two-toned blue cloth, gilt, some wear; somewhat shaken in binding, with some leaves loose


Orpheus in America: Offenbach's Diary of His Journey in the New World

By [OFFENBACH]. MacClintock Lander, Translator

London: Hamish Hamilton, 1958. . 8vo, bright red cloth; dust jacket showing very slight wear on bottom edge of spine and back



By [DELIUS]. Hutchings Arthur

London: Macmillan & Co. Ltd., 1948. . 8vo, gray cloth; defective dust jacket


On Wings of Song: A Biography of Felix Mendelssohn

By [MENDELSSOHN]. Blunt Wilfrid

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1974. . Large 4to, brown cloth; dust jacket, unobtrusive tear at foot of spine


Sir Arthur Sullivan: Life Story, Letters and Reminiscences

By [SULLIVAN]. Lawrence Arthur

Chicago and New York: Herbert S. Stone & Company, 1900. . 8vo, yellow buckram, somewhat soiled; leather spine label (chipped); inner hinges cracked, but firm; ownership signature on blank following free endpaper


First and Last Love

By SHEEAN Vincent

New York.: Random House, 1956. . 8vo, red cloth; dust jacket, some wear, top corners bumped


Take Me Back to Old Virginny. Sung by the Washington Euterpeans


Baltimore : F. D. Benteen; New Orleans: W. T. Mayo, 1847. . 2 ll. first and final pages blank. Folio, disbound, gutter showing evidence of previous pamphlet binding Plate mark 1191. At the head of the title is the notation: "Virginia Minstrels No. 14. No copy located outside North Carolina or Virginia. Found at: the University of Virginia, William & Mary, the Library of Virginia and UNC at Chapel Hill, and Duke. The wording and music are not those of the late state song of Virginia, the words declaim the longings of an old black oysterman to be back on a scow raking up oysters. There are no references to slavery, his employer, nor does it contain any "sensitive" or non-p.c. expressions or words. It became a very popular song among Confederate troops in the Civil War. It is thought by many that Bland certainly had this 1840s' minstrel song in mind when in 1878, he wrote "Carry Me Back..."


Impressions that Remained

By SMYTH Ethel

London, etc.: Longmans, Green and Co., 1920. . Illustrated. 2 volumes. 8vo, navy cloth, spines somewhat faded. Second Edition.