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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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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 firm. No flaws but gentle use. 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 anxiety about his personal shift in direction translates into concern about cultural changes: the jukebox, a symbol of regional ... 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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Being Elvis: A Lonely Life

By: Connolly, Ray

Price: $16.95

Publisher: New York London, Liveright: 2017

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010694

ISBN: 1631492802

Condition: New


Ray Connolly's Being Elvis contains the authentic spontaneity and electricity that we all cherish as the essence of Elvis. Sprinkled not with mere rhinestones but with true gems of revelation, his new biography has finally found the sweet spot between the poles of lurid flash and scholarly abundance. [Preston Lauterbach, author of The Chitlin' Circuit and Beale Street Dynasty]P>No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. 8vo; 362 pages with index Illustrated. View more info

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Jazz Graphics: David Stone Martin
(English and Japanese Edition)

By: Daver Manek

Price: $695.00

Publisher: Japan, Graphic Sha Pub Co: 1991

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author and Illustrator

Seller ID: 010542

ISBN: 4766105745

Condition: Near Fine


David Stone Martin made more than two hundred album covers during the 1950s for the Norman Granz labels, Clef, Norgran and Verve. An encyclopedic compendium of album covers designed by David Stone Martin for Gene Krupa, Oscar Peterson, Art Tatum and an army of jazz stars. Beginning his career in the mid-1940s, Martin used pen, brush, and ink in drawings as searching and fluid as a soprano sax solo. A portfolio of more recent portraits is also included in this stunning book.Limited Edition of 150 copies SIGNED by the author and David Stone Martin. Additional Inscription from the ... View more info

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BEATLEMANIA >BR>[Musical Program]

By: David Krebs & Steven Lebe.

Price: $24.95

Publisher: New York, Raydell Publishing & Distributing Corp: 0

Seller ID: 010295

Condition: Very Good


Originally conceived and produced by Steve Leber and David Krebs, Beatlemania debuted in Boston at the Colonial Theatre in April 1977. It premiered on Broadway at the Winter Garden Theatre on May 31. Quickly achieving sellout status without ever having an official "opening night", Beatlemania saw great success and coverage in Time, People, Us, Newsweek, and Rolling Stone. For the first six months, every ticket for the show was sold out. The production was nominated for the 1978 Tony Award for Best Lighting Design by designer Jules Fisher. Lightly handled. [no date; c19... 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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Computer Music: Synthesis, Composition, and Performance

By: Dodge, Charles; Jerse, Thomas

Price: $60.00

Publisher: USA, Schirmer Books: 1985

Seller ID: 010633

ISBN: 002873100X

Condition: New


No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail shelf handling; Still Gift Quality. The authors offer clear, practical overviews of program languages, real-time synthesizers, digital filtering, artificial intelligence, and much more. View more info

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Chronicles, Vol. 1

By: Dylan, Bob

Price: $18.23

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 010297

ISBN: 0743228154

Condition: Fine


"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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Mercy, Mercy Me: The Art, Loves and Demons of Marvin Gaye

By: Dyson, Michael Eric

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York, Basic Books: 2004

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010787

ISBN: 046501769X

Condition: New


No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. First Edition, First Printing. In his most searching and ambitious work to date, acclaimed critic Michael Eric Dyson illuminates both Marvin Gaye's stellar achievements and stunning personal decline--and offers an unparalleled assessment of the cultural and political legacy of R&B on American culture. 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 sleeve.464 pages with Sources, Discography, and extensive index. View more info

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A History of Opera: Milestones and Metamorphoses (Opera Classics Library)

By: Fisher, Burton D.

Price: $19.95

Publisher: USA, Opera Classics Library: 2002

Seller ID: 010362

ISBN: 1930841817

Condition: New


No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Burton D. Fisher's comprehensive history of opera that traces each milestone and metamorphosis in the evolution of modern opera. All periods are analyzed in depth. --- Each of the 17 operas that represents a "milestone" in opera history is presented with Principal Characters in the Opera; Brief Story Synopsis; Story Narrative with Music Highlight Examples. 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 Chapter Notes, Bibliography and Index. New York Times Book Review laid-in. View more info

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Born Under the Sign of Jazz w/CD

By: Hultin, Randi

Price: $21.95

Publisher: Europe, Sanctuary Publishing: 2000

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 010545

ISBN: 1860741940

Condition: New


Like reading a jazz Lovers personal diary written in a very informal style, by a woman who was a lifelong fan of jazz music. It's amazing how many of the great names crossed her path and visited her home.No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. CD still Sealed. 8vo; 8.5 inches tall; 399 pages with index. Illustrated with photographs. 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

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

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Dan Emmett and the Rise of Early Negro Minstrelsy.

By: Nathan, Hans

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Norman, OK, Univ of Oklahoma Press: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 010305

ISBN: 0806105402

Condition: Near Fine


First Edition, Second Printing. Bindings are tight and square. Text clean, Minimal handling wear. The only flaw is a hint of soiling on the lower text block edge. Dust Jacket price-clipped is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. P>The title only tells a part of this important story. It is both a biography of Dan Emmett and a study of the early period of American Blackface Minstrelsy. The additional material is an anthology of music, eight songs, eleven banjo tunes, thirteen walkarounds, and some miscellaneous minstral-show gems. Also, there are an additional seventeen songs and 12 more... View more info