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1 HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE. NOVEMBER 1868
New York Harper & Brothers 1868 Paper Covers Good- to Fair Harper's Magazine Size: Approx. 6 1/2" x 10" Engravings, Drawings, 
November Issue. Volume 37, Number 222. Some articles written or about FAMOUS AMERICANS: J. ROSS BROWNE:Explorations in Lower California (Second Paper) pp.740-752 with illustrations; Fish-Culture in America, pp.721-739 with illustrations- one of SETH GREEN; The Handel Festival at the Crystal Place, 1868, pp.753-759 with illustrations-one of CHRISTINE NILSSON; and Democracy of the Chinese by REV. WILLIAM SPEER, pp.839-848. Soiling to front cover. Ink "blottish" from spill? on lower spine on to front lower cover, widest area 1/2". One inch tear, side edge chipped. "Duplicate" stamped.Cover is Good- to Fair. pp.721-744 one or both side corner edges creased/folded. Last 2 pages side top corner also creased/folded. Otherwise interior is tight and clean and Very Good. Many engravings. 
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2 THE 20TH CENTURY SONG BOOK
St. Louis The Chattanooga Medicine Co. 1904 Wraps Good Songs Size: Approx. 5 1/4" x 7 3/4" Illustrations 
32 pp. of songs and medicinal advertisements. Covers have dirt smudges, bent corners and chipped/torn page edges. Interior pages have some small tears. Paper is browning from age. Text is easily legible. Overall this book is in Good condition. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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3 Allen, Reginald (ed.) THE FIRST NIGHT GILBERT AND SULLIVAN: CONTAINING COMPLETE LIBRETTOS OF THE FOURTEEN OPERAS, EXACTLY AS PRESENTED AT THEIR PREMIERE PERFORMANCES; TOGETHER WITH FACSIMILES OF THE FIRST-NIGHT PROGRAMMES
New York The Heritage Press 1958 Hardcover Very Good+ Slipcase Music Size: Approx. 8 1/2 " x 11 3/4" Illustrated 
Edited, with a Prologue and Copious Descriptive Particulars, by Allen; and a Foreward by Bridget D'Oyly Carte. Illustrated with Contemporary Drawings. Facsimilies of 27 first night programs and indulgence slips in separate gilt box. Issue of The Heritage Club Sandglass (Number 1: 24) also included. 465 pp. Green cloth with red linen spine. Gilt slipcase and box (holding programs). Slipcase has shelfwear and rubbing to edges, bumped/creased corners, marks to box. Book spine is darkened, some small marks on cover faces. Interior is tight and clean. Book in VG+ condition. 
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4 Bowen, Catherine Drinker and Barbara Von Meck BELOVED FRIEND: THE STORY OF TCHAIKOWSKY AND NADEJDA VON MECK
New York Random House 1937 Cloth Very Good Biography Size: Approx. 6 " x 8 3/4" Photographs 
Interesting biography about the life and music of Peter Tchaikovsky. No dust jacket. Blue cloth covers in Very Good condition with some corners bumped and spine edges rubbed. Top spine edge shows signs of pulling from the shelf. Dark red top edge and uncut pages. Both front and back hinges have significant browning. Interior is tight, clean and VG. 
Price: 7.50 USD
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5 Congress LEGISLATION TO MAKE "THE STAR-SPANGLED BANNER" THE NATIONAL ANTHEM. HEARINGS BEFORE THE COMMITTEE ON THE JUDICIARY HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.
Washington Government Printing Office 1930 Paper Very Good- U.S. Government Document Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9" 
Seventy-First Congress, Second Session on H. R. 14. Serial 3. "A bill to make The Star-Spangled Banner" the national anthem of the United States of America." 45 pp. Paper covers with staple-binding. Cover edges are worn, corners are folded and creased, light crease down middle of document, dirt smudges on back. Ex. library stamp on front cover. Paper is browning along edges, several interior page corners are creased. Document in VG- condition. 
Price: 22.50 USD
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6 Cooke, James Francis (ed.) THE ETUDE MUSIC MAGAZINE (June 1936)
Philadelphia Theodore Presser. 1936 Paper Cover Very Good- Single Issue Magazine Approx: Size: 10 3/4" x 13 1/2" Photographs 
Volume LIV, No. 6. Issued June, 1936. Photograph of "The Old Violin Maker" taken by H. Armstrong Roberts on front cover. Pages 341-402. Articles about playing the violin and flute, singing, playing hymns and sheet music included. Normal wear to edges and corners, some small tears to edges, darkening along front cover, creasing to spine. Interior pages are clean with no marks, some small tears to edges. Magazine in Good+ to VG- condition. 
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7 Elson, Louis C. CURIOSITIES OF MUSIC; A COLLECTION OF FACTS NOT GENERALLY KNOWN, REGARDING THE MUSIC OF ANCIENT AND SAVAGE NATIONS.
Boston Oliver Ditson Company 1880 Hard Cover Good Music Size: Approx. 5 " x 7 3/4" 
363 pp. Brown cloth covers with gilt title on spine. Cover corners are bumped and rubbed, edges rubbed, minor soiling to cover faces, scuffing to spine, spine ends are bent and worn with some fraying. Spine is cocked. Gilt top page edge. Ex. library with stamp on front free endpaper and on bottom of title page. Front free endpaper is creased and is starting to separate from book. Back hinge broken, spine also broken in several places within interior. Interior pages browning along edges, otherwise clean. Book in Good condition. 
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8 Fuld, James J. A PICTORIAL BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THE FIRST EDITIONS OF STEPHEN C. FOSTER
Philadelphia Musical Americana 1957 Hard Cover Very Good- Bibliography Size: Approx. 10 1/4" x 14 1/4" Profusely Illustrated 
"This book is designed to serve as a convenient check-list for libraries, collectors, and students of key points of issue of the first editions of the works of Stepen C. Foster." 25 pages including numbered descriptions of the illustrations, which is unpaginated but the list goes to 204. Blue cloth covers with photo image of Foster on front cover, gilt lettering on spine. Cover corners and edges are rubbed, covers are scuffed and soiled, spine is slightly faded, spine ends are bent. Endpapers have foxing. Interior clean, tight. Book in VG- to VG condition. Note: due to the large size of this book, additional postage will likely be required. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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9 Giddings, Thaddeus P., Will Earhart, Ralph L. Baldwin, Elbridge W. Newton SONGS OF CHILDHOOD
Boston Ginn and Company 1923 Cloth Very Good+ Music Size: Approx. 6 1/2" x 8 1/4" 
Music Education Series. 144 pages with index. Orange covers with light rubbing on corners and edges, spine ends are creased and bent from shelfwear. Previous owner's name written on front free endpaper. Interior tight and clean. Book is VG+. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10 Gilbert, W.S The Duke of Plaza Toro
New York The Macmillan Company 1969 First Printing Hard Cover Near Fine Good Music Size: Approx. 6 1/4" x 8 " Rosemary Wells 
Set to Pictures by Rosemary Wells. Unpaginated. DJ is Good- with tears to corners, creasing and chipping to edges, soiling, scotch tape on inside of DJ, front flap price-clipped. Light wear to cover corners. Interior is tight and clean. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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11 James, George Wharton ROSE HARTWICK THORPE AND THE STORY OF "CURFEW SHALL NOT RING TONIGHT"
Pasadena, CA The Radiant Life Press 1916 Paperback Very Good- Poetry Size: Approx. 6 3/4" x 10" Illustrated 
With the Poem and Its Original Illustrations and Music for Public Recitation. 55 pages, 8 pages of music. Tan paper covers with gilt image of church and title on front cover. Cover edges are very chipped and worn, small water stains along spine edge, creasing to spine. Ex. museum stamps on half title page. Interior is tight and clean. VG- condition. 
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12 Kerman, Joseph LISTEN
New York Worth Publishers 1974 0-87901-023-1 / 9780879010232 Third Printing Cloth Very Good Music Size: Approx. 8 3/4" x 10 1/4" Photographs, Figures(text drawings) 
LAID IN 33 1/3 RPM RECORD "LISTEN" by Joseph Kerman. Chapters include: A Vocabulary for Music; 1550-1600 The Late Sixteenth Century; 1700-1750 The Late Baroque Period; 1775-1825 The Viennese Style; 1825-1900 Romanticism; 1900-1950 The Early Twentieth Century; and 1950- The Electronic Age. 392 pp. including History Chart, Glossary, and Index. Filled with illustrations, photographs, many in color and musical "scores". Gold cloth with white lettering on front cover and spine. Slightly soiled. Slight rubbing to corners and spine ends. Overall covers are Very Good to Very Good+. Previous owner's name on front endpaper. Occasional underscoring of a word-almost looks like part of text. Otherwise interior is tight, clean and Very Good +. Joseph Kerman (born April 3, 1924) is a known writer of music and a musicologist. He is a professor emeritus at University of California, Berkeley. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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13 Keys, Wm. W. The Psalms of David, With a Selection of Standard Music, Appropriately Arranged According to the Sentiment of Each Psalm Or Portion of Psalm.
1864 Sixth Edition Hard Cover Fair Music 
Front cover detached/soiled. Spine worn. Back cover soiled. Mild foxing. Moisture stain bottom title p. but doesn't go through to other pages. Interior is tight. Good condition except for foxing. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14 MacDowell, Edward WOODLAND SKETCHES
Boston & New York Arthur P. Schmidt Co 1924 Wraps Good- Music Size 9 1/2" x 12" 
Ten musical scores. The scores for TO A WILD ROSE, FROM UNCLE REMUS, and TOLD AT SUNSET have penciled in dates when performed (March 27, 1927, June 21, 1927, and june 3, 1927 respectively) On UNCLE REMUS and TOLD AT SUNSETscores, additional penciled in the rhythm timing "notes". 28 pp. plus 2 pages of Edward Macdowell's advertisements for his instrumental and vocal compositions. Wraps moisture stained around front edges with several chips on bottom edge plus one small tear. Top edge has 3/4" tear. Spine has 2 1/2" tear from top down. Interior except for penciled markings is Very Good. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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15 Rodgers, Richard (ed.) THE RODGERS AND HART SONG BOOK
New York Simon and Schuster 1951 First Printing Hard Cover Good No Jacket Music Size: Approx. 9" X 12 1/4" Doris Lee 
The Words and Music of Forty-seven of Their Songs from Twenty-two Shows and Two Movies. Foreward by Oscar Hammerstein II. Illustrated by Doris Lee. Arrangements by Dr. Albert Sirmay. Text by Margery Darrell. Stated First Printing. 243 pp. Brick red paper hard covers with grey cloth spine. Cover corners are bumped and rubbed to boards, edges bumped and rubbed, soiling and scuffing to cover faces, spine is dirty, spine ends are bent. Soiling to page edges. Gift inscription on second free endpaper. Both hinges and interior spine are loose. Interior pages are browning along edges. Book in Good condition. Due to the size and weight of the book, additional postage may be requested. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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16 Siegmeister, Elie THE MUSIC LOVER'S HANDBOOK
New York William Morrow and Company 1943 Cloth Good+ Music Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 8 3/4" 
817 pages with index. Green cloth covers with bumped and rubbed corners and edges, scuffing to cover faces, spine ends and corners are bent and worn. Interior tight and clean. 
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17 Slawson, Kathryn A. And Esterre M. Sevin THAT MUSICAL WICHITA 1870-1980
Unknown Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Kansas Size: Approx. 8 1/2 " x 11 1/4" Illustrated, Photographs Signed by Authors
History of music and music performance in Wichita, Kansas. Signed by both authors on title page. Unpaginated. Salmon pink cloth covers with gilt title and images on front, gilt title on spine. No jacket. Cover corners and edges are lightly rubbed, spine and joints are faded, spine ends are bent. Front hinge broken. Interior clean, tight. Book in VG condition. 
Price: 27.50 USD
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18 Tappan, Eva March (ed.); Carl Ploetz; Horatio W. Dresser (ed.) THE WORLD'S STORY: A HISTORY OF THE WORLD IN STORY SONG AND ART (15 VOLUMES)
Boston and New York Houghton Mifflin Company 1914 Limited/Numbered Leather Very Good to Near Fine World History Size: Approx. 6 " x 8 3/4" Illustrated Signed by Editor
Volume I: China Japan and the Islands of the Pacific. 571 pp. Editor's signature on freepaper. Previous owner's bookplate on front inside cover. Volume II: India Persia Mesopotamia and Palestine. 631 pp. Volume III: Egypt Africa and Arabia. 542 pp. Volume IV: Greece and Rome. 566 pp. Volume V: Italy France Spain and Portugal. 635 pp. Volume VI: Russia Austria-Hungary The Balkan States and Turkey. 583 pp. Volume VII: Germany The Netherlands and Switzerland. 605 pp. Volume VIII: Norway Sweden Denmark Iceland Greenland and the Search for the Poles. 583 pp. Volume IX: England. 569 pp. Volume X: England Scotland Ireland and Wales. 612 pp. Volume XI: Canada South America Central America Mexico and the West Indies. 576 pp. Volume XII: The United States. 593 pp. Volume XIII: The United States. 611 pages with index. Volume XIV: An Outline of Universal History, by Carl Ploetz. Translated and Enlarged by William H. Tillinghast with Additions Covering Recent Events. 613 pp. 63 pp. index to appendix. Volume XV: The World War. Edited by Horatio W. Dresser. Printed 1918. 544 pp. The first edition of The World's Story is limited to seven hundred and fifty numbered copies, of which this collection is 283. Handsomely rebound collection of fifteen volumes in brown paper boards with gilt-edged leather corners and leather spine, maroon title bars on spine with gilt lettering. Olive ribbon marker on every book. Gilt top page edges. Color frontispiece, profusely illustrated with b/w plates. Very light rubbing/bumping to cover corners and edges, spine ends and cover faces. Some volumes have small tears to leather, particularly along joints. Some volumes have stains on front endpapers, very light foxing. Interiors are clean and tight, some pages are uncut. Very scarce complete first edition, limited and numbered set. Due to the weight of this collection of books, extra postage will likely be required. 
Price: 700.00 USD
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19 Wead, Charles Kasson MUSIC AND SCIENCE.
Philosophical Society of Washington, 1910 Wraps Good+ Music Size: Approx. 6 " x 9 1/2" 
Address of the Retiring President. Read before Philosophical Society of Washington, January 15, 1910. Bulletin, Vol. XV, pp. 169-187. Some pages uncut. ex.-mus.stamp and number on front cover. fading and mildly soiled, otherwise VG. Interior is tight, clean and VG+. 
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