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Just Kids Signed 1st Edition
Just Kids Signed 1st Edition
by Patti Smith
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In her memoir Just Kids, Smith chronicles her lifelong friendship with artist Robert Mapplethorpe. A gifted wordsmith, she's vividly observant and sometimes painfully self-aware, with a voice possessed not only of yearning but also of experience.... (read more)

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La Jetee: Cine-Roman
La Jetee: Cine-Roman
by Chris Marker
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La Jetée, the legendary science-fiction film about time and memory after a nuclear apocalypse, was released in 1964 and is considered by many critics to be among the greatest experimental films ever made. (It provided the basis for the recent... (read more)

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On a Clear Day You Can See Forever 1st Edition
On a Clear Day You Can See Forever 1st Edition
by Alan Jay Lerner and Burton Lane
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New York: Random House, (1966) Stated first printing. Quarter blue cloth, blue paper over boards. Top edge stained blue. Boards faded along extremities. Owner's name in pen to front free endpaper. Small chip from top of p. 81, not affecting text. Dust... (read more)

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Look Back in Love Signed Edition
Look Back in Love Signed Edition
by Edith Farmer Elliot
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Sequim, WA: Gemaia Press, [1978]. Octavo, 21 x 13.5 cm. 275 pp. Trade paperback in printed wrappers. Inscribed and signed by the author on the first free endpaper. Typed and signed letter laid in. Spine sunned. Very Good condition... (read more)

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Rumanian Folk Music, Volume I: Instrumental Melodies
Rumanian Folk Music, Volume I: Instrumental Melodies
by Bela Bartok
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The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff, 1967. Octavo, 16 x 24 cm, 661pp. 1st edition. Original blue cloth, spine stamped in gilt. Boards lightly worn at the edges; light soiling to the text block edges with some darker spot stains to the top edge. Dust jacket is... (read more)

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The Listener's Music Book
The Listener's Music Book
by Olga Samaroff Stokowski
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New York: W. W. Norton & Company Inc., 1935. Octavo, 14 x 21 cm. 293pp. Red buckram stamped in gilt along spine and front board. In a price clipped dust jacket. Mottled boards. Light rubbing along extremeties. Tail of spine lightly bumped. Dust jacket... (read more)

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Bach's Continuo Group: Players and Practices in His Vocal Works; Studies in the History of Music Vol. 3
Bach's Continuo Group: Players and Practices in His Vocal Works; Studies in the History of Music Vol. 3
by Laurence Dreyfus
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Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1987. 4to., xxi, 264pp. Full yellow cloth in dust jacket. One very small stain to fore edge. Dust jacket faded at spine with light wear to extremities, a half inch closed tear to bottom of rear panel, crease at top of... (read more)

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The Horn Handbook
The Horn Handbook
by Verne Reynolds
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This immensely practical handbook is the work of a musician, composer, and teacher at the Eastman School of Music. The first book to cover the topic, it presents a broad introduction to horn study, practice, and performance.... (read more)

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Rumanian Folk Music, Volume III: Texts
Rumanian Folk Music, Volume III: Texts
by Bela Bartok
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The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff, 1967. Octavo, 16 x 24 cm, 661pp. 1st edition. Original blue cloth, spine stamped in gilt. Boards lightly worn at the edges; corners bumped; spine slightly shaken; light soiling to the text block edges. Dust jacket is soiled... (read more)

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Three Dog Nightmare: The Chuck Negron Story Signed Edition
Three Dog Nightmare: The Chuck Negron Story Signed Edition
by Chuck Negron and Chris Blatchford
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Los Angeles: Renaissance Books, (1999) Signed by Chuck Negron on the half title page. Lightly bumped at head of spine; some rubbing to the 3-D image on the front cover. Very Good condition. BG/kb... (read more)

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The Drummers' and Fifers' Guide or Self-Instructor
The Drummers' and Fifers' Guide or Self-Instructor
by George B. Bruce and Daniel D. Emmett
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No place [Davenpot]: No publisher [Amazon Drygoods], no date. 21 x 27.5 cm. 4pp,96pp. This is an undated, modern reprint of the 1865 edition of Bruce and Emmett's guide for drumming and fifing. Original printed wrappers, staple-bound. Musical notation... (read more)

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Artistic Trumpet Technique and Study
Artistic Trumpet Technique and Study
by Irving R. Bush
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Hollywood, CA: Highland Music Company, (1962). 15.5 x 23.5 cm, 96pp. Bound in blue cloth stamped in gilt. Binding lightly worn and soiled; spine slightly cocked; ink stamp to the front free endpaper. Good condition. RT... (read more)

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The Amateur Gentleman
The Amateur Gentleman
by Clemence Dane
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London: Criterion Film Productions Ltd., no date, circa 1936. Quarto 21 x 26 cm. Original mimeographed shooting script from An Amateur Gentleman, a 1936 film by Criterion Film Productions and starring Criterion's founder Douglas Fairbanks Jr. The script... (read more)

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Teresa Carreno: By the Grace of God
Teresa Carreno: By the Grace of God
by Marta Milinowski
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New Haven: Yale University Press, (1941). Octavo, 16 x 24 cm. xvi, 410pp. Second printing. Original red cloth, spine stamped in gilt. In a price-clipped dust jacket. Portrait frontispiece, illustrations in black and white, one folding plate. Binding... (read more)

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Kiss Me, Kate: A Musical Play 1st Edition
Kiss Me, Kate: A Musical Play 1st Edition
by Samuel Spewack and Bella Spewack and Cole Porter
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New York: Alfred A Knopf, 1953 Stated first edition. Decorated paper over boards. xxvii, 147, (1)pp. Wear to binding, especially at extremities. Stamp in ink & signature in pencil to front free endpaper. Front & rear pastedowns & endpapers with offset... (read more)

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John Henry: Tracking Down A Negro Legend
John Henry: Tracking Down A Negro Legend
by Guy B. Johnson
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Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 1929. 8vo, 21 x 14 cm. 155 pp. Full black cloth over boards; spine stamped in gilt. Glossy black & white frontispiece. Musical notation throughout. Boards rubbed, bumped, and edgeworn. Previous owner's... (read more)

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I Lost it at the Movies Signed Edition
I Lost it at the Movies Signed Edition
by Pauline Kael
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Boston: Little, Brown and Company, [1965]. 14 x 28 cm. 239 pp. Uncorrected proofs in a white plastic spiral binding. Signed by Pauline Kael on the front wrapper verso. Wrappers rubbed, sunned, edgeworn, and creased, with a ragged closed tear to rear... (read more)

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Siegfried & Roy: Meister der Illusion: Die Geschichte eines Welterfolgs Signed Edition
Siegfried & Roy: Meister der Illusion: Die Geschichte eines Welterfolgs Signed Edition
by Siegfried Fischbauer and Roy Ludwig Horn
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[Munich]: Ferenczy bei Bruckmann, (1992). 20.5 x 26 cm, 341pp. Text in German. Inscribed and signed by Siegfried and Roy on the verso of the front free endpaper. Bound in white cloth over boards, spine stamped in silver. Color photos throughout. Binding... (read more)

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Histoire de l'Instrumentation Depuis le Seizeme Siecle Jusqu'a Nos Jours
Histoire de l'Instrumentation Depuis le Seizeme Siecle Jusqu'a Nos Jours
by Henri Lavoix
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Paris: Firmin Didot et Cie, 1878. Quarter leather, paper over boards. Binding by Dupre. 8vo., xi, 470pp. Text in French. Wear to extremities. Front joint cracked, spine partially detached. Lacking lower 2" of spine. Verso of front free endpaper with... (read more)

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Akiba Rubinstein: The Later Years
Akiba Rubinstein: The Later Years
by John Donaldson and Nikolay Minev
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Seattle, WA: International Chess Enterprises, (1995). Octavo, 14.5 x 22.5 cm, 306pp. Black cloth over boards stamped in gilt. Light wear at the tail of the spine; dust jacket lightly rubbed and edgeworn. Near fine/Very good... (read more)

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