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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
21 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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22 The Story of Music
Henderson, W. J.
New York Longmans & Green 1893 Hard Cover Very Good 
212 pgs. VG Clean beige cloth boards with green decoration, gilt lettering. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean and bright. P/O name in pencil on front free endpaper. Gilt top page edges. 003937

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Michael Jackson: The Man in the Mirror 1958-2009, Hill, Tim
23 Michael Jackson: The Man in the Mirror 1958-2009
Hill, Tim
Bath, United Kingdom Parragon 2009 1407587927 / 9781407587929 First Edition Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition in clean unchipped dust jacket. Clean glossy color photo illustrated boards with no bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean silver endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Printed on high quality glossy paper, illustrated throughout with awesome full color photographs. 256 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024398

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Masters in Miniature, Jell, George C.
24 Masters in Miniature
Jell, George C.
New York Barse & Company 1930 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket Frank R. Southard, Illustrator 
Clean dark blue cloth boards with gold decorated cover and spine, gold lettering. A little fraying at bottom spine end. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean decorated endpapers. Decorative title page. Illustrated by Frank R. Southard. Foreword by the author. 278 pages with appendix. Biographical sketches of important musical composers such as Bach, Handel, Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, Mendelssohn, Wagner and more. 022478

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The Music Master, Klein, Charles
25 The Music Master
Klein, Charles
New York Dodd Mead 1909 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket 
First Edition. Clean green cloth boards with large color illustrated paste-on illustration on cover. A few small scratches to cover illustration. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean (a little browning to rear free endpaper). Previous owner name neatly penned on front free endpaper. Color illustrations by John Rae. 341 pages. 022901

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The Music Master, Klein, Charles
26 The Music Master
Klein, Charles
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1909 Reprint Hardcover Very Good Good Jacket 
Grosset & Dunlap edition in its original dust jacket. Green cloth boards with large clean color illustrated paste-on label on cover, black lettering on spine. Tiny bump to lower front board edge. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Previous owner name neatly penned on front free endpaper. Color frontispiece illustration by John Rae. Novelised from the play as produced by David Belasco. 341 pages. Dust jacket is slightly faded, has edge chipping, closed tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The story of a German musician in New York searching for his daughter who disappeared with his wife years earlier when she deserted him. 024421

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27 Sampler of American Songs
Krythe, Maymie R.
Harper & Row 1969 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean blue tweed boards with blue spine, white lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, marks or writing. 245 pgs. with index. Clean bright dustjacket has not been price clipped, is unchipped and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Background and lore connected with eighteen of our most famous American songs from colonial days to contemporary favorites. 005257

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Song of Robin Hood, Malcolmson, Anne (Editor)
28 Song of Robin Hood
Malcolmson, Anne (Editor)
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1947 First edition Hardcover Very Good+ poor Jacket Virginia Lee Burton, Illustrator 
Clean black cloth boards with elaborate silver decoration, black titles box framed in red on cover, red lettering on silver decoration on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean beautifully decorated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Designed & illustrated by Virginia Lee Burton. Music arranged by Grace Castagnetta. 123 pgs. Clean front and rear panels of dustjacket, and informational pieces from front and rear flap laid in (dustjacket is no longer whole). Definitive modern version of the Song of Robin Hood. Anne Malcolmson has edited a vigorous, to-be-sung treatment of the text, and, burrowing through old song books, has rescued the original music for fifteen of the ballads. Grace Casteagnetta has set it down in modern notation. Virginia Lee Burton worked on the drawings for over three years, for drawings with painstaking detail . 017681

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29 The Dance in Education
Marsh, Agnes L. and Lucile Marsh
New York A. S. Barnes and Co. 1926 Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
224 pgs. VG Dark green cloth boards with black lettering, female dancer on cover. Binding is tight & square. No names or bookplates inside. Front cover very clean, rear board has a few light speckles. Light bumping to two corners. Faint watermark to edge of front free endpapers only, all other pages bright and clean. Musical scores, diagrams, and detailed lessons. Solid and interesting book. 8-1/2" x 11. Dance. 003647

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The Music Hour - One-Book Course, McConathy, Osbourne; W. Otto Miessner; Edward Bailey Birge; Mabel E. Bray
30 The Music Hour - One-Book Course
McConathy, Osbourne; W. Otto Miessner; Edward Bailey Birge; Mabel E. Bray
Silver Burdett Co. 1938 Second Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean green cloth boards with black illustration and lettering on cover, black lettering on spine. Tiny nick to rear spine edge, very light scratch on rear board, slight corner wear at base of spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Color illustrations, music and words to songs for young boys and girls (originally designed for use in one-room school houses). 228 pgs. with index. 6-3/4" x 8-1/2". Music. 012426

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You're Only Human Once, Moore, Grace
31 You're Only Human Once
Moore, Grace
Garden City, NY Doubleday Doran 1944 Stated First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket Signed
Stated First Edition, SIGNED by the author, in original illustrated dust jacket. Gray cloth boards with small red decoration on cover, red lettering on spine. Slight fading to bottom spine edge and adjacent corners. No fraying, binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Boldly signed by author "Grace Moore - April 1944" on front free endpaper. 275 pages. Dust jacket is clean, not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap), has shallow chipping at top and bottom spine edges (1/4"), very small chip at top rear corner tip, a few short closed edge tears. Lovely photo of author on rear panel where she promotes purchasing War Bonds. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Exciting biography of one of America's most fabulous prima donnas who was equally successful in opera and on the concert stage. The book is filled with stories of her Paris days and her contacts with the likes of Noel Coward, Irving Berlin, Alex Woollcott, Donald Ogden Stewart, F. Scott Fitzgerald and more. 025618

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Tasting the Wine Country: Recipes from Romantic Inns and Resorts with CD (Audio), O'Connor, Sharon; Mike Marshall Quintet
32 Tasting the Wine Country: Recipes from Romantic Inns and Resorts with CD (Audio)
O'Connor, Sharon; Mike Marshall Quintet
Emeryville, California Menus & Music Productions 2001 1883914337 / 9781883914332 Paperback Fine 
AS NEW boxed set - lovely large paperback with French flaps and beautiful full color illustrations, excellent recipes from wineries throughout North America, accompanied by a CD of music by the Mike Marshall Quintet. Wonderful information on wine and wineries on the North American continent, along with top Inns and resorts from each area. 025117

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Early English Christmas Carols, Robbins, Rossell Hope (Editor)
33 Early English Christmas Carols
Robbins, Rossell Hope (Editor)
New York/ London Columbia University Press 1961 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Very Good Jacket Alexander Dobkin, Illustrator 
Very clean red cloth boards with illustration on cover, black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 87 pgs. with musical scores and words, illustrations. Seventeen line drawings by Alexander Dobkin. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has several short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8' x 10". 012883

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Don't.  Applied to Certain Terms in Music That seem to the writer to be Incorrectly Used or Defined, Root, George F.
34 Don't. Applied to Certain Terms in Music That seem to the writer to be Incorrectly Used or Defined
Root, George F.
Cincinnati / New York / Chicago John Church Company 1895 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket 
Clean light blue boards with darker blue cloth spine, no lettering on spine or cover. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 103 pgs. with index. SCARCE. 12mo. Music. 016151

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A Call to Assembly: The Autobiography of a Musical Storyteller, Ruff, Willie
35 A Call to Assembly: The Autobiography of a Musical Storyteller
Ruff, Willie
New York Viking 1991 0-670-83800-4 / 9780670838004 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket Signed
Clean green boards with clean black cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Inscribed and SIGNED on front free endpaper by author. 432 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, no wear, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Autobiography of a black jazz artist, signed and inscribed. 8vo. Music. 013171

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Cecil Sharp and English Folk Dances, Shuldhan-Shaw, Winifred
36 Cecil Sharp and English Folk Dances
Shuldhan-Shaw, Winifred
Oxford, England Hall the Printer Ltd. 1928 First edition Paperback Fine 
Perfect condition clean oblong (approx. 6" x 9") stapled decorated blue and white card covers with printed paper title label. No creasing or chipping. Double column text, illustrated with photographs, some with tissue guards. Fold out map at rear of booklet. Cover and all pages and photographs are clean, with tissue guards and map in excellent condition. No names, writing or marks. Christmas 1928 greeting with blank "From____________" laid in. 023593

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37 Hymnal for American Youth
Smith, H. Augustine
New York The Century Co. 1923 Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Very clean brown cloth boards with black decorative border and lettering on cover, black lettering and small design on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Previous owner name in pencil on front free endpaper. No other marks. 8vo. Hymnal. 008177

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The Fifth String, Sousa, John Philip
38 The Fifth String
Sousa, John Philip
Indianapolis Bowen Merrill 1902 Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket Howard Chandler Christy, Illustrator 
Copyright 1902 with no additional printings listed. Binding decoration by J. Alden Peirson. Unfaded ribbed black cloth boards with bright unworn gold decoration and touch of red, line border on cover and spine. Fraying to corners at top spine edge, fraying to cloth at base of spine. Boards are clean, with a few light surface scuffs to rear board. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt top page edges. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Frontis illustration with clean printed tissue guard; five additional illustration with clean printed tissue guards -- all by Howard Chandler Christy. 125 pp. A book about music by the famed American composer. 020745

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Fifty Years with Music, Spaeth, Sigmund
39 Fifty Years with Music
Spaeth, Sigmund
New York Fleet Publishing Corp. 1959 First Edition Hard Cover Near FIne Near Fine Jacket 
Clean burgundy cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages & edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 288 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with a few tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Sigmund Spaeth's FIFTY YEARS WITH MUSIC records a unique career, a lifetime of close association with the liveliest of the seven arts. His friends include most of the musical celebrities of his time. Author has been called "America's most popular speaker and writer on music." 8vo. Music. 012672

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Dramatized Ballads (with Musical accompaniment), Tobitt, Janet and Alice White
40 Dramatized Ballads (with Musical accompaniment)
Tobitt, Janet and Alice White
New York E. P. Dutton 1943 Third Printing Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket Barbara Danielson, Illustrator 
Unfaded green cloth boards with red lettering on cover and spine. Hint of very light soiling to front spine gutter. Light surface wear to spine corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. "Property of Newark Girl Scouts" written in pen on front free and rear fixed endpaper, with check-out slip tipped in on rear endpaper. No edge markings. 192 pgs. with illustrations by Barbara Danielson. Dustjacket is not price clipped, has slight edge wear, shallow chipping at top and bottom spine edge, 1" closed edge tear, very light soiling. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Famous ballads with words and music. 5-1/2" x 8". Music. 016963

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