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Image for <b>Ancient and Modern Scottish Songs, Heroic Ballads, Etc.<br> Collected by David Herd, Reprinted from the Edition of 1776, with an Appendix, Containing the pieces Substituted in the Edition of 1791 For Omissions from that of 1776.  </b>[Scotland]

Ancient and Modern Scottish Songs, Heroic Ballads, Etc.
Collected by David Herd, Reprinted from the Edition of 1776, with an Appendix, Containing the pieces Substituted in the Edition of 1791 For Omissions from that of 1776.
[Scotland]

By: Herd, David [Editor]

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Glasgow: 1869., Kerr & Richardson,: 1869.

Edition: Two Volumes – Complete.

Seller ID: 006178


David Herd (1732–10 June 1810) was a noted Scottish anthologist of songs and ballads. [wiki]Patterned cloth over boards. Wear along all spine joints, with some loss volume 1. Moderate edgewear with some sunning. Bookseller label to front endpages. Bindings sound. Text clean, minor toning. ix, 312 pages; 283 pages; plus 74-page appendix. View more info

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Piaf: A Biography

By: Berteaut, Simone

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York:, Harper & Row,: 1972.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008896

ISBN: 0060103132

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket.


Édith Piaf (1915 – 1963); was a French cabaret singer, songwriter, and actress who became widely regarded as France's national chanteuse, as well as being one of France's greatest international stars. Her music was often autobiographical with her singing reflecting her life, and her specialty being chanson and torch ballads, particularly of love, loss and sorrow.The author, Simone Beteaut was Edith Piaf's half-sister and lifelong partner in mischief when they sang ... View more info

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Dylan: Visions, Portraits, and Back Pages

By: Blake. Mark

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York:, DK,: 2005

Seller ID: 009188

ISBN: 0756617189

Condition: Near Fine in a Near Fine Dust Jacket.


A compelling collection of intimate photographs, many never before published, accompanied by detailed articles, essays, and captions, pay tribute to the illustrious career of musician-songwriter Bob Dylan, from 1965 to the present day. Carefully handled, Text clean, Bindings firm. No Flaws to Note. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. 288 pages with index; richly illustrated. Forward by Bono. View more info

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Jazz: Photographs of the Masters

By: Blumenthal, Bob; Johnson, Martin; Preiss, Cliff

Price: $24.00

Publisher: USA:, Artisan: 1995.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008017

ISBN: 1885183259


In Jazz: Photographs of the Masters, internationally acclaimed photographer Jacques Lowe captures the character and spirit of 200 of the greatest jazz musicians who define the state of the art today. Of all music, jazz best represents the diversity and dynamism of twentieth-century America, and this sumptuous volume of duotone portraits pays homage to the virtuosos who have created this extraordinarily rich music.Carefully handled, Text clean, Bindings fir... View more info

Image for ...<b>Jukebox America:<br> Down Back Streets and Blue Highways in Search of the Country's Greatest Jukebox.</b>

...Jukebox America:
Down Back Streets and Blue Highways in Search of the Country's Greatest Jukebox.

By: Bunch, William

Price: $12.95

Publisher: New York:, St. Martin's Press: 1994

Edition: First Editon

Seller ID: 005063

ISBN: 0312110138


Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Bunch recounts his search for America's "best" jukebox, somewhat ambiguously defined as the one whose selection of songs is "in perfect sync with its time and place." The book's subtext, however, is generational angst. Self-classified as a member of "Generation Y," Bunch takes up his mission as an expression of the restless, youthful energy he fears will be suppressed by his recent decision to marry and move to the suburbs. His anx... View more info

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...Days in the Life: The Lost Beatles Archives

By: Buskin, Richard

Price: $19.95

Publisher: USA:, Star Pub.,: 1999.<br>

Seller ID: 007144

ISBN: 0966948122<br>


Historic photographs of the Beatles, lost until discovered in 1998 in the corner of an attic. The photographer had been a freelancer and the film found had previously unseen footage. Each photo is accompanied by explanatory text.Book is gently handled and has no flaws to note. Dust Jacket is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve and has light shelf handling. From a smoker's library, faint tobacco smell. View more info

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Instant Litter: Concert Posters from Seattle Punk Culture

By: Chantry, Art

Price: $45.00

Publisher: USA:, Real Comet Press,: 1985

Edition: First Edition – First Printing

Seller ID: 006701

ISBN: 094110415X


The definite history of Seattle's underground music scene. Art Chantry presents posters from his own collection and others, discussing their importance as both graphic and social productions.No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. View more info

Image for <b> A Manual of Music: Its History, Biography and Literature. A Complete History of Music, Illustrated w/ Chronological Charts, Incl. Biographies & Portraits of Eminent Composers with Characteristic Specimens from their Works, Carefully Analyzed and Explained.  </b>

A Manual of Music: Its History, Biography and Literature. A Complete History of Music, Illustrated w/ Chronological Charts, Incl. Biographies & Portraits of Eminent Composers with Characteristic Specimens from their Works, Carefully Analyzed and Explained.

By: Derthick, W. M. [Editor]

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Chicago:, Manual Publishing Co.,: 1888

Seller ID: 008947


ncludes A Dictionary of Technical and Proper Names with Definitions and Simplified Pronunciations. Folio; 628 pages : illustrations, portraits, music ; 36 cm.Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear with slight beginnings of discoloration on rear board. Slight shelf lean. I View more info

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Chronicles, Vol. 1

By: Dylan, Bob

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 2004

Edition: First Edition, Second Printing.

Seller ID: 009413

ISBN: 0743228154

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


"A remarkable achievement, and like Henry Miller's best personal writings, it is a story that opens up the times that it portrays, and then reveals the possibilities of the human spirit." -- Mikal Gilmore, Rolling Stone. Second Printing. No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. View more info

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A Satisfied Mind: The Country Music Life of Porter Wagoner

By: Eng, Steve

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Nashville, TN:, Rutledge Hill Press,: 1992,<br>

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008415

ISBN: 1558531335


A sometimes shocking and painful biography of a country music legend, from his career on The Grand Ole Opry to his position as manager of songstress Dolly Parton. Wagoner's relationship with Dolly has been the subject of years of speculation, and here he and Dolly reveal those years through letters and personal notes from that time. No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar slee... View more info

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Lumbering Songs from the Northern Woods

By: Fowke, Edith

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Austin, TX and London, University of Texas Press: 1970

Seller ID: 006722

Condition: Near Fine


Tunes transcribed by Norman Cazden.Edith Fowke's collection of sixty-five songs, recorded from former shantyboys, is unique, being the first in this field to exclude the more general songs popular in the bunkhouse. Mrs. Fowke presents a vivid picture of life in the north woods before the days of mechanization. Unused, no flaws but minimal shelf handling; Dust Jacket in new clear protective Mylar sleeve. View more info

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Can't Buy Me Love: The Beatles, Britain, and America

By: Gould, Jonathan

Price: $21.95

Publisher: New York, Harmony Books [Randon House]: 2007

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009775

ISBN: 0307353370

Condition: Fine


Gould seeks to explain why The Beatles were an unprecedented phenomenon placing the Fab Four in the broad and tumultuous panorama of their time and place rooting their story in the social context that girded both their rise and their demise. Carefully handled, Text clean, Bindings firm. No flaws to note. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has minor shelf handling rubs on rear panel. 8vo; 24 cm.; 9.5 inches tall, 661 pages with Chap... View more info

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Apollo's Angels ; A History of Ballet

By: Homans, Jennifer

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 2010

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009914

ISBN: 1400060605

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


Jennifer Homans's history of the art, culture and political context of ballet is like a beautiful painting in a slightly askew frame. She is a former dancer who trained at the School of American Ballet in New York, and was the wife of the historian Tony Judt. She exchanged the stage for academia two decades ago but one can still tell from her prose the kind of dancer that she was: meticulous, devoted and, au fond, profoundly romantic. --- The Guardian.First E... View more info

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Music Everywhere: The Rock and Roll Roots of a Southern Town

By: Jourard, Marty

Price: $16.95

Publisher: Gainesville, Florida,, University Press of Florida: 2016

Seller ID: 010099

ISBN: 0813062586

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


"A highly entertaining, well-written look at a city that played a major role in the history of rock and roll music. Kudos to Marty Jourard on a book of historical importance."?Kudzoo MagazineNo Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. View more info

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Fifty Ballet Masterworks: From the 16th Century to the 20th Century

By: Kirstein, Lincoln

Price: $24.00

Publisher: USA:, Dover Publications,: 1984.

Seller ID: 009282

ISBN: 0486246310

Condition: New


Profusely illustrated vision of ballet as movement, art, theatrical spectacle, and history. Penetrating discussions of 50 seminal works, from the 16th to the 20th century. 474 illustrations. No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. View more info

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John
[Beatles]

By: Lennon, Cynthia

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York:, Crown;: 2005.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008549

ISBN: 030733855X


“Lennon’s eyewitness testimony vividly captures the time and place and the characters . . . her portrait of John is loving but candid.”--- —Washington Post.No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. View more info

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Rock Connections: The Complete Family Tree of Rock 'n' Roll

By: MacDonald, Bruno

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York, Harper Design: 2010

Seller ID: 009684

ISBN: 006196655X

Condition: New


The story of any great band includes walk-on parts by scores of musicians who left the scene before fame and fortune came calling. All diehard fans love to trace the connections and lineups of their favorite bands, including the unexpected lucky breaks, the name changes, and all the missed chances before they hit the big time. Rock Connections brings you the fascinating histories, behind-the-scenes secrets, and encapsulated biographies of the biggest names in music from... View more info

Image for <b>The Harp of Renfrewshire :<BR> a Collection of Songs and Other Poetical Pieces (Many of Which Are Original); Accompanied with Notes, Explanatory, Critical, and Biographical, and a Short Essay on the Poets of Renfrewshire.  </b><br>[Scotland; Ballads]

The Harp of Renfrewshire :
a Collection of Songs and Other Poetical Pieces (Many of Which Are Original); Accompanied with Notes, Explanatory, Critical, and Biographical, and a Short Essay on the Poets of Renfrewshire.

[Scotland; Ballads]

By: Motherwell, William (1797-1835)

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Paisley:, Alex. Gardner,: 1873.

Seller ID: 006177


A collection of Scottish songs, local ballads, and poetry by poet and journalist Robert Motherwell. Polished brown cloth over boards with paste-on spine title. Spine title darkened. Bindings very tight and Square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Bumped lower corners.8vo; 8 inches tall. vii, 494 pp plus xxxiv, notes and index, and viii list of subscribers. View more info

Image for <b>Wylie and Sanford's Songster. Containing a Collection of the Very Best Irish Songs, Both Sentimental and Comic, and Sung Nightly by These Two Favorite Stars, and Their Successful and Popular Company.  </b>

Wylie and Sanford's Songster. Containing a Collection of the Very Best Irish Songs, Both Sentimental and Comic, and Sung Nightly by These Two Favorite Stars, and Their Successful and Popular Company.

By: Numerous authors

Price: $165.00

Publisher: New York, New York Popular Publishing Co: 1890

Seller ID: 009546

Condition: Good


Original pictorial wrappers.[32] pp. 17 x 12.5 cm (6.75 x 4.75 inches) Many songs - words only. Score for one: 'The Emblems of Ireland' . Biography of Wylie and Sanford who traveled in Ireland; Europe and America on the early vaudeville circuit. 4 pages of publisher's Advertisements. On the rear (and with mention on the front) is an ad for Peck & Fursman's production "On the Trail, or Daniel Boone." Vertical crease, foxing and light wear; very good. ... View more info

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The Creation of Jazz: Music, Race, and Culture in Urban America
[Blacks in the New World]

By: Peretti, Burton W.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Urbana and Chicago, IL, University of Illinois Press: 1992

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 006723

ISBN: 0252017080

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


Explains how jazz was shaped by urbanization, the 'great migration' of southern blacks northward, and the 'jazz image' - dress code, jargon, and use of drugs. This book places jazz in its rich social context. No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Dust Jacket in new clear protective Mylar sleeve. Illustrated with B/W photos. View more info