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1 Choir Gems No. 2: A Collection of Appropriate Selections for Young People's Choirs and Choruses

Chicago, IL Hope Publishing Co. 1928 Assumed First Edition Soft Cover Very Good+ 
Clean green wraps with dark green spine. Very nice condition, no creasing, chipping or curling. Pages are clean. No names, writing or marks. 96 hymns selected for young people, including solos, duets, two-part songs with musical score and lyrics. 1928 publication date, no additional printings listed. 7 x 10". Hymnal. 010198

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The Violin Teacher's Guide: A Graded & Classified List of Violin Music Slected from the Publications & Importations of G. Schirmer, New York
2 The Violin Teacher's Guide: A Graded & Classified List of Violin Music Slected from the Publications & Importations of G. Schirmer, New York

New York G. Schirmer 1913 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Dark blue cloth boards with stamped gilt lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying; hint of lightest soiling. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Some pencil check marks in page margins; clean endpapers; small circular previous owner name on front fly leaf. 133 pgs. Includes how to choose a violin, repairing and improving the violin, six suggested graded courses of violin instruction, violin methods, and more. Scarce. 12mo. Music. 016163

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Where Music Comes From, Alexanian, Nubar
3 Where Music Comes From
Alexanian, Nubar
Dewi Lewis Publishing 1996 189923506X / 9781899235063 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, in clean unchipped jacket and clean slipcase, and original box. Clean black cloth boards with silver lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean black endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 96 pp. Illustrated with color photographs. Clean dustjacket is unworn, no chips or tears. In original black slipcase in excellent condition, and in original silver cardboard box. 020921

Price: 40.00 USD
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Christmas Carols and Midsummer Songs, American Poets
4 Christmas Carols and Midsummer Songs
American Poets
Boston D. Lothrop & Co. 1881 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Dark Maroon cloth boards almost black with bright gilt lettering on cover and spine. Beveled edges. Light wear at top and bottom of spine. Cloth boards are clean, with a few very light scratches to boards. Gilt top page edges. Clean decorated endpapers. Contemporary previous owner name on interior blank page with date 1889. Pages have a few small spots.70 pgs. Rear hinge has a small bit of cracking to paper only. Signatures starting to loosen. Frontis illustration with tissue guard, lovely illustrations throughout. A really charming and attractive old book of beautiful songs, poems and illustrationsAntiquarian. 008503

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An Encyclopedia of the Violin, Bachmann, Alberto
5 An Encyclopedia of the Violin
Bachmann, Alberto
New York, New York, U.S.A. Da Capo Press 1980 0-306-80004-7 / 9780306800047 Fourth Printing Soft Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Softbound book with hint of very light soiling to cover. No creasing or curling, pages and edges are clean. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Small previous owner return address label at top corner of rear free endpaper; no other marks. 470 pgs. with index, 73 illustrations. A treasure trove of information on the violin, its technique, its history, and its place in music, this is a standard handbook and reference work for students of the violin and professional players. 8vo. Music. 016611

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6 Songs of the Gilded Age
Boni, Margaret Bradford
New York Golden Press 1960 Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean illustrated boards. Two corners lightly bumped, otherwise no wear. Binding is tight & crisp, no cracking. Illustrated endpapers. No names, marks or bookplates. Words and music for favorite American songs of the Elegant Eighties, the Gay Nineties, and the first decade of the Twentieth Century. Arranged for the piano by Norman Lloyd, illustrated by Lucille Corcos. Clean dustjacket has hint of edgewear but no chips or tears, is not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 005266

Price: 30.00 USD
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7 Jenny Lind's America
Cavanah, Frances
Chilton Book Company 1969 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket 
Clean blue boards with silver and gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, pages are clean. P/O name on front free endpaper. 226 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket has not been price clipped, is unchipped and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Biography. 004457

Price: 12.00 USD
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8 Heart Songs Dear to the American People
Chapple, Joe Mitchell (Editor)
New York World Publishing Co. 1950 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Maroon cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. Hint of slight surface wear to corners, no fraying. Boards are clean with exception of two small faint spots on cover. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 504 pgs. Dustjacket is not price clipped, has two surface scrapes to front panel (each about the size of a nickel), several short closed edge tears, a few small shallow edge chips. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Over 400 favorite songs (lyrics and musical scores) including hymns, patriotic songs, lullabies, sea songs, dancing songs, plantation and negro melodies, ballads and love songs, songs from operas, college, school and fraternity songs. Large 8vo. Music. 014808

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9 The Music Lover's Handbook
Clifford, John H.
New York The University Society 1911 Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Very clean olive green cloth boards with black decorative title box, orange lettering on cover, orange lettering with decoration on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. 243 pgs. containing a pronouncing dictionary of musican terms and a biographical dictionary of musicians. 8vo. Music. 008344

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Bruce Springsteen's America: The People Listening, A Poet Singing, Coles, Robert
10 Bruce Springsteen's America: The People Listening, A Poet Singing
Coles, Robert
New York Random House 2003 0375505598 / 9780375505591 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Near Fine fine Jacket 
First Printing, with full number line on copyright page, in clean unclipped original jacket. Clean black boards with clean white spine, metallic lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 244 pp. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Written by Pulitzer-Prize winning author Robert Coles, this book explores Springsteen's words as contemporary American poetry, and the impact Springsteen's work has had both on the lives of his audience and on this country's literary tradition. 019048

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Over the Rainbow, Collins, Judy
11 Over the Rainbow
Collins, Judy
New York Imagine! (Peter Yarrow) 2010 1936140004 / 9781936140008 First Edition, Second Printing Hardback Fine Fine Jacket 
Beautifully clean first edition, second printing in clean unchipped dust jacket with perfect CD in plastic enclosure at rear of book. Clean red cloth boards with color paste-on illustration (bright, clean, unworn); gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. As new condition. Full color decorated endpapers. All pages and edges are clean and bright, with no names, writing or marks. Dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Voice and music on disc performed by Judy Collins, paintings by Eric Puybaret. 024776

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12 My First Forty Years
Domingo, Placido
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1983 0-394-52329-6 / 9780394523293 Stated First American Edition Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Clean black boards with black cloth spine, metallic lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 256 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Biography. 012130

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Geigen Und Geiger, Farga, Franz
13 Geigen Und Geiger
Farga, Franz
Albert Muller Verlag 1983 3-275-00829-3 / 9783275008292 Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Printed in Switzerland in the German language. Clean unfaded black cloth boards with white lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers, with small previous owner label (return address label) at top edge of front free endpaper. 367 pgs. with index. Illustrated. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, unfaded, has tiny scrape near upper left corner of front panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Music. 016154

Price: 75.00 USD
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Rites of Rhythm: The Music of Cuba, Farr, Jory
14 Rites of Rhythm: The Music of Cuba
Farr, Jory
New York William Morrow 2003 0060090308 / 9780060090302 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Near Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition in clean bright dust jacket. As new condition (small remainder mark on bottom text block edge). Very clean orange boards with red spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with photographs. 261 pages. Clean bright jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023771

Price: 15.00 USD
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Traditional Dancing in Scotland, Flett, J.F. and T.M.
15 Traditional Dancing in Scotland
Flett, J.F. and T.M.
Nashville, Tennessee Vanderbilt University Press 1966 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in unclipped dust jacket. Clean green cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fraying. BInding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with maps and drawings. With an Appendix "Dancing in Cape Breton Island - Nova Scotia", by F. Rhodes. 313 pages with index. Dust jacket is not price clipped, has several closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023572

Price: 60.00 USD
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Song of the Arab: The Religious Ceremonies, Shrines and Folk Music of the Holy Land Christian Arab, Foley, Rolla
16 Song of the Arab: The Religious Ceremonies, Shrines and Folk Music of the Holy Land Christian Arab
Foley, Rolla
New York MacMillan 1953 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good Jacket 
Very clean brown cloth boards with gold illustration on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers illustrated with maps (old city of Jerusalem and Holy Land). 170 pgs. with bibliography. Dustjacket has corner clips to inside front flap (price still intact), small chip at base of spine, two closed edge tears, some spine fading. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Middle East. 013133

Price: 20.00 USD
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Third Book of Songs, Foresman, Robert
17 Third Book of Songs
Foresman, Robert
American Book Co. 1925 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Brown cloth boards with black decoration and lettering on cover, black lettering on spine. One very small white spot on rear board (size of grain of rice). Slight wear to corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean, with occasional highlighting to a few song phrases; some page numbers written on front free endpaper. 160 pgs. with index. 6-1/2" x 8-1/4". Music. 014946

Price: 12.00 USD
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18 The Triumph of Tchaikovsky
Gee, John and Elliott Selby
New York Vanguard Press 1960 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Good+ Jacket 
Clean black cloth boards with small gold decoration on cover, gold lettering on spine. Very little wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean. No names or bookplates. Clean dustjacket has light edgewear, small chips at top of spine, small chip at bottom rear edge. Enclosed in new mylar cover. 8vo. Biography. 005667

Price: 10.00 USD
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The Century of Song (Volume II) Being A Choice Collection of the Best Vocal and Instrumental Music Including the Favorite Gems of the Day, Geibel, Adam (compiler)
19 The Century of Song (Volume II) Being A Choice Collection of the Best Vocal and Instrumental Music Including the Favorite Gems of the Day
Geibel, Adam (compiler)
Philadelphia / Chicago Century Musical Association 1897 First Edition Hardcover Good No Dust jacket 
First edition, published in 1897. Volume II only. Blue cloth boards with gold lettering, black decoration on cover, gold lettering on spine. Light soiling (small spots), wear to corner tips and small spots of wear at spine ends. Embellished with Beautiful Phototype Engravings and Portraits. Vocal and instrumental music. Portraits and biographies of musical performers. Large book (size approx. 10" x 12"). 023735

Price: 22.00 USD
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The Story of Orchestral Music and Its Times; The Story of One Hundred Symphonic Favorites; The Story of A Hundred Operas (3-volume set complete in slipcase), Grabbe, Paul; Felix Mendolsohn
20 The Story of Orchestral Music and Its Times; The Story of One Hundred Symphonic Favorites; The Story of A Hundred Operas (3-volume set complete in slipcase)
Grabbe, Paul; Felix Mendolsohn
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1940 Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Three small volumes (3-3/4" x 5-1/4") in original dust jackets and slipcase. Red, green and blue bindings are pristine - very clean and showing no wear. Bindings are tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. One volume has previous owner name. All three have original jackets that are clean and bright with very minimal edge wear. All three are housed in original paper-covered slipcase (red with small white stars) which has some wear/cracking to edges but remains sturdy. 024195

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