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Pain and the Glory: the Life of Smetana

By Liam Nolan & J. Bernard Hutton

London: George G. Harrap, 1968. First printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/very good. Green paper boards with gilt spine lettering. Black & white frontis of Smetana. Top stained yellow. Clipped dj has minor edgewear. In protective mylar jacket.


On Playing the Flute

By Quantz, J. J.

London: Faber & Faber, 1966. Later printing. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. British edition. Green cloth boards with red spine label and gilt lettering. Clean and tight. Faint mark on front pastedown. Minor foxing on top edge. Dj has minor edge wear. In protective mylar jacket. All books packed and shipped with care.


Carry It On!

By Pete Seeger and Bob Reiser

New York: Fireside / Simon & Schuster, 1985. First printing. Trade Paperback. very Good +. Signed by Pete Seeger on colophon page (first page). Clean and tight, no other markings. Covers have very minor edgewear.


Psalm-Tone Propers (Four (4) volumes)

By Carroll Thomas Andrews and Clifford A. Bennett

Toledo, Ohio: Gregorian Institute of America, 1964. saddle-stitched paper wraps. very Good+. Four saddle-stitch volumes: Vol. 1 -- First Sunday of Advent to the Last Sunday after Epiphany, Vol. 2 -- The Lenten and Easter Cycles, Vol 3 -- The Pentecostal Cycle, Vol. 4 -- From the Fourteenth Sunday to the Last Sunday after Pentecost. Previous owner's name stamped on front cover of each volume, otherwise clean and tight with no other markings.


American Ballads & Folk Songs

By John A. Lomax & Alan Lomax

New York: Macmillan, 1968. Twenty-second printing. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. Forward by George Lyman Kittredge. Green cloth boards with gilt lettering on front board and spine. Minor bumping to heel of spine. Binding square and tight. Top edge stained red. "Not for Resale" stamped on front pastedown. Pages clean and tight. Unclipped dj has minor edgewear. In protective mylar jacket.


Dicitonary of Pipe Organ Stops (revised edition)

By Stevens Irwin

New York: G. Schirmer, 1965. Revised. Paperback. Good. Illustrated stiff wraps. Covers slightly faded and foxed. Interior pages clean and tight.


125 ans de Musique pour Saxophone / 125 years of Music for Saxophone

By Jean-Marie Londeix

Paris: Alphose Leduc, 1971. Very Good. Gold paper boards with black lettering in English on spine and French on front board. In French and English. 398 pages.


Chimes of Freedom (piano/vocal/guitar)

New York: Warner Bros. Publications, 1975. Edition not stated. Paperback. good+. Illustrated stiff wraps. The music, chords, and words for such songs as: All My Trials, Blowin' In the Wind, Early in the Morning, The Fiddle and the Drum, Teach Your Children, This Train, Wooden Ships, and 16 more. Cover has a stain, a smudged stamped purple star, and minor edgewear. Interior pages clean and tight.


Bach's Organ-Registration: All Chorale Prelude Titles in German and English The BMV Numbering -- The Nicknamed Organ Works

By William L. Sumner

London: Hinrichsen Edition Ltd., 1961. Good+. School of the Bach-Playing for the Organist, Volume Two. Lime green stiff wraps with black lettering on front. Foxing on covers and first and last pages. Otherwise clean & tight, no markings.


Appalachian Dulcimer Traditions
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Appalachian Dulcimer Traditions

By Ralph Lee Smith

Lanham, Maryland: Scarecrow Press, 1997. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. American Folk Music and Musicians, No. 2. Grey cloth boards with black label and copper lettering on front and spine. Appears unread. Illustrated with b&w photos. Clean & tight. NO markings. Issued without a jacket.


Harvard University Glee Club Collection of Part Songs for Mens Voices, Vols. 1 - 6

By Davison, Archibald T. (arranged by)

Boston: E. C. Schirmer Music Co., 1922. Hardcover. Very Good. Part of the Concord Series of Music and Books on the teaching of music under the editorship of Thomas Whitney Surette and Dr. Archibald T. Davison. Maroon cloth boards with gilt lettering on spines and front boards. All volumes in very good condition, clean & tight. Head/heels of spines and corners lightly bumped. Volumes 1-3 have previous owner's name and date on front free endpaper. Spine lettering on volumes 4-6 is darkened or gone. A very nice set.


Syntagma Musicum of Michael Praetorius: Volume Two de Organographia, First and Second Parts

By Praetorius, Michael (translated by Harold Blumenfeld)

New York: Barenreiter, 1962. Reprint. Original Wraps. Very Good. Off-white stiff wraps with black lettering. Previous owner's name neatly printed at top of half-title page. Clean and tight, no markings. Illustrated. Minor edgewear wear and foxing on edges.


Piano Owner's Guide
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Piano Owner's Guide

By Schmeckel, Carl D.

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1974. Revised. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Sketches. How to Buy and Care for a Piano. Special edition for Apex Piano Publishers. Professional stamp on front free endpaper. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


Hank Williams' Favorite Songs

By Williams, Hank

Nashville, Tennessee: Acuff-Rose Publications, 1953. Saddle-stitch Binding. Very Good/No Jacket. Contains: Alone & Forsaken; Baby, We're REally in Love; Cold, Cold Heart; Hey, Godd Lookin'; Howlin' at the Moon; I Can't Help It; I Could Never Be Ashamed of You; I won't Be Home No More; I'll Never Get Out of This World Alive; I'm Sorry for you, My Friend; Jambalaya; Kaw-Liga; Let's Turn Back the Years; Moanin' the Blues; My Heart Would Know; Nobody's Lonesome for Me; Ramblin' Man; Weary Blues; You Win Again; Your Cheatin' Heart. 6 pages of b/w photos. Original price of $1.00 on upper right corner. Cover has tear at base of spine, otherwise near fine condition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.


Times They Are a Changin

By Dylan, Bob

New York: W. Witmark & Sons, 1964. Saddle-stitch Binding. Very Good/No Jacket as Issued. Words and music to the songs on Dylan's album of the same name. Songs included are: Eternal Circle; North Country Blues; Bob Dylan's Dream; When the Ship Comes In; Paths of Victory; Don't Think Twice, It's All Right; Seven Curses; Only a Pawn in Their Game; Boots of Spanish Leather; Farewell. Original price of $1.95. Pen mark at bottom of page 5, pen mark above title an F# written below title on page 18. Cover has minor rubbing and faint creases. Otherwise clean and tight. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.


Piano Care & Restoration
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Piano Care & Restoration

By Smith, Eric

Blue Ridge Summit, PA: Tab Books, 1981. First North American Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Black boards with white lettering. Well illustrated with b/w photos and line drawings. First layer of cover pulled off (when sticker removed?) at heel of spine. Otherwise in near fine condition. (My copy actually has a different ISBN, but on most sites this ISBN will give you Mr. Smith's other book "Repairing Antique Clocks." 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


Where are you now, Bo Diddley? The Artists Who Made Us rock and Where they are Now

By Kiersh, Edward

Garden City: Dolphin / Doubleday, 1986. First Edition (stated). Trade Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket as Issued. Takes a close look at 47 musicians. Spine slightly sunned and with a faint spine crease. Otherwise clean and tight. No markings. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


Fantastic Opera: The Great Operas Illuminated

By Martinez, John, Text By F. Paul Driscoll

New York: Abrams, 1997. First Edition. Trade Paperback. Near Fine/No Jacket as Issued. John Martinez. Features 28 principal operas, illustrated with 49 gouache and pencil drawings that sugges "imaginary productions and fantasias on plot and character. Driscoll's text, which complements the drawings, offers gossip, musical trivia, and background information on the operas and composers. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.


Ecstasy at the Onion: Thirty-one Pieces on Jazz

By Balliett, Whitney

Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1971. First Printing. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good+. All of these essays first appeared in The New Yorker. Black cloth boards with silver spine lettering. Head/heel of spine lightly bumped. Dj has edgewear, creasing, and rubbing. In protective mylar jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


Musical Instruments of the Western World

By Winternitz, Emanuel

London: Thames and Hudson, 1966. first U.K. Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. Photographs by Lilly Stunzi. Yellow cloth boards. Illustrated endpapers. Illustrated with 57 tipped in color plates, 75 b/w plates and 59 reproductions of contemporary illustrations. "Dr. Winternitz, curator of the collection of musical instruments at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, has devoted a lifetime to their study and in this book has selected some of the world's most prized examples to illustrate and discuss in detail, with full notes on the techniques and materials used, and their makers, if known." A beautifully produced book. Dj has a chip at front bottom edge, 1-1/2 inch tears at top front edge and top back edge. Minor edgewear. In protective jacket. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.


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