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THE BURIAL HOUR

by Deaver, Jeffery

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2017
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Fine
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New York: Grand Central Publishing, 2017. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. The thirteenth novel in Deaver's bestselling crime-thriller series featuring forensic detectives Lincoln Rhyme and Amelia Sachs. This time the case involves the kidnapping and murder of a New York City businesman with a minature hangman's noose left at the kidnapping scene followed by the surfacing of a recording of the… Read more
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AMERICAN WAR BALLADS AND LYRICS

by Eggleston, George Cary, Editor

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Published
1889
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Good Plus to Very Good
Edition
First Printing, First Edition Thus.
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£46.73

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New York: Knickerbocker Press/G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1889. First Printing, First Edition Thus. . Hardcover. Good Plus to Very Good/Issued Without Jacket. American War Ballads and Lyrics, Vol.2: The Civil War," is the second part of a two-volume set, containing songs and lyrics from the Civil War era. (Vol. 1 features music of the Revolutionary War and War of… Read more
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GRASS ROOTS: An Illustrated History of Bluegrass and Mountain Music

by Hill, Fred

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Published
1980
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Very Good to Near Fine
Edition
First Printing, First Paperback Edition.
ISBN
9780914960256
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£42.27

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Rutland, VT: Academy Books, 1980. First Printing, First Paperback Edition. . Large Softcover. Very Good to Near Fine. A history of bluegrass music liberally illustrated with black & white photos from the 1940s-70s of many of country music's legendary performers. White pictorial covers, 8 1/2 x 11 inches, 122 pages, original price on back cover. Some minimal light… Read more
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THE PIANO TEACHER: The True Story of a Psychotic Killer

by Tanenbaum, Robert K. & Greenberg, Peter S.

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Published
1987
Condition
Fine
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First Edition, First Printing.
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9780453005470
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£15.29

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New York: New American Library, 1987. First Edition, First Printing. . Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. Authored by New York Assistant District Attorney Robert K. Tanenbaum, who also worked on the Kennedy assassination investigation and the Hillside Strangler case, and Peter S. Greenberg, a nationally syndicated columnist and producer,this is the True Crime account of Charles Yukl, a gifted piano… Read more
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ANTONIETTA

by Hersey, John

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Published
1991
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition, First Printing.
ISBN
9780679401940
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£12.96

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New York: Knopf, 1991. First Edition, First Printing. . Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Hersey's 24th book, one he notes "was written for the fun of it," and that he hopes will be read the same way, is the story of a Stradivarius violin named Anonietta, created in 1699 and,over the next two centuries, affecting the lives and music of, among… Read more
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MUSIC: MIRROR OF THE ARTS

by Rich, Alan

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Published
1969
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Very Good
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First Edition, First Printing.
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£9.98

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New York: Frederick A. Praeger, Inc., Publishers, 1969. First Edition, First Printing. . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. The author, a noted music critic and writer, shows how the changing sounds and styles in music from antiquity's unwritten works to today's electronic compositions have found equivalent expression in the visual arts, as well as explaining the impact of religion… Read more
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GRAMMERCY PARK

by Cohen, Paula

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Published
2002
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition, First Printing.
ISBN
9780312275525
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£10.83

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New York: St. Martin's Press, 2002. First Edition, First Printing. . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Cohen's first novel is a bestselling page-turner set in 1894 New York City and features one of the world's great opera singers and an abandoned young woman living in a deserted mansion at Grammercy Park; text and boards are clean, tight, square; dustjacket… Read more
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THE MUSIC TEACHER

by Starer, Robert

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Published
1997
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Fine
Edition
First Edition, First Printing.
ISBN
9780879517564
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£17.84

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Woodstock, NY: The Overlook Press, 1997. First Edition, First Printing. . Hardcover. Fine/Fine. The first novel by this well-known contemporary composer whose memoir, 'Continuo: A Life In Music,' earned praise both for writing skill and musical philosophy. Boards and text are clean, tight, square; dustjacket is clean, very minimal surface or edgewear. Collectable.
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THE IVORY COAST

by Fleming, Charles

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Published
2002
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition, First Printing.
ISBN
9780312274641
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£13.81

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New York: St. Martin's Press, 2002. First Edition, First Printing. . Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Fleming's first novel is a historical mystery set in 1950s Las Vegas featuring Deacon, a white horn player and jazz genius, caught in the middle of a mob-financed plan for the city's first all-black casino; text is clean, tight, square in dustjacket showing very minimal… Read more
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THE MUSIC PROGRAMME

by Micou, Paul

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Published
1990
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition, First Printing.
ISBN
9781559720236
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£23.37

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New York: Carol Publishing Group, 1990. First Edition, First Printing. . Hardcover. Fine/Fine. A comic novel set in Africa at the headquarters of the Music Programme, an international agency whose mission is to bring nations together through the universal medium of creative music but is under investigation as a haven for drunks, deadbeats and deviants; Micou's First Book;… Read more
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BOILED IN CONCRETE

by Sublett, Jesse

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Published
1992
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition, First Printing.
ISBN
9780670838882
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£12.53

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New York: Viking Penguin, 1992. First Edition, First Printing. . Hardcover. Near Fine/Fine. The third novel in Sublett's widely-praised mystery series featuring R & B bass player and sometime skip tracer, Martin Fender, this time on the road from Austin, Texas, to Los Angeles in search of a killer; a remainder mark on bottom edge of text, o/w… Read more
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THE VERONA PASSAMEZZO

by Gollin, James

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Published
1985
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition, First Printing.
ISBN
9780385194839
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£12.53

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Garden City: Doubleday (for the Crime Club), 1985. First Edition, First Printing. . Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. Gollin's third mystery featuring the Antiqua Players, a group of classical musicians and amateur sleuths invited to perform at a Verona music festival; remainder spray on bottom edge of text, o/w text and boards are clean, tight, square; pair of small closed… Read more
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BROKEN CONSORT

by Gollin, James

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Published
1989
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition, First Printing.
ISBN
9780312032982
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£12.32

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New York: St. Martin's Press, 1989. First Edition, First Printing. . Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. This is Gollin's fourth mystery featuring the Antiqua Players, a group of classical muscians and amateur sleuths; text and boards are clean, tight, square; dustjacket has pair of half-inch closed tears on upper edge of rear panel, o/w very minimal surface and edgewear. … Read more
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THE MERRY MUSES OF CALEDONIA

by Burns, Robert

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Published
1964
Condition
Very Good
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Book Club (BCE/BOMC).
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New York: Gramercy Publishing Co., 1964. Book Club (BCE/BOMC). . Hardcover. Very Good/Good. Edited by James Barke and Sydney Goodsir Smirth; A collection of bawdy Scottish folksongs and poetry, either written or found by poet Robert Burns; Book Club Edition; text is clean and tight, top edge slightly soiled; dustjacket is rubbed, slightly edgeworn with small tear upper… Read more
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THE FLUTE PLAYER

by Thomas, D.M.

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Published
1979
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Printing, First U.S. Edition.
ISBN
9780525107279
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£23.37

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New York: E.P. Dutton, 1979. First Printing, First U.S. Edition. . Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. Thomas' first novel, which precedes his highly acclaimed "The White Hotel." Boards and text are clean, tight, square; dustjacket shows some very minor chipping at corners, o/w minimal surface and edgewear. Collectable. Scarce.
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ROCK CRITIC MURDERS

by Sublett, Jesse

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Published
1989
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition, First Printing.
ISBN
9780670823024
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£14.23

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New York: Viking Penguin, 1989. First Edition, First Printing. . Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. Sublett's first book and the first in his mystery series featuring Austin,Texas, bass player and skip tracer Martin Fender; a remainder mark on bottom edge of text o/w boards and text are clean, tight, square; dustjacket slightly rubbed, with a trace of wear at… Read more
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THE ENIGMA VARIATIONS

by Murphy, Brian

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Published
1981
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition, First Printing.
ISBN
9780684172910
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£15.93

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1981. First Edition, First Printing. . Hardcover. Fine/Fine. The author's first novel is set at a midwestern university where Professor Eliot Upton, trying to complete a long-delayed book on the composer Elgar, is appointed to lead an inquiry into a campus murder. Collectable.
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