Pacific Rim Used Books
PO Box 565
Anacortes, Washington, 98221 USA
Telephone: 360-293-7824
Ordering Instructions

Pacific Rim Used Books Home Page

A Catalog of books, Magazines and Ephemera on

Music, Musicians and History

Last modified April 2, 2021


Our Search Engine

Most of our merchandise has "keywords." Countries, States, Cities, Counties, Corporate names, brands, and many other words and place names are all accessible through the keyword, author or title searches.


Vendor SKUAuthorTitlePublisherConditionDescriptionKeywords(s)PriceImage
8851Aeolian CompanyCatalog Of Music For The Pianola Pianola Piano And Aeriola Volume 1 The Aeolian Company Good to very good with light shelf wear and the name "Coe" in ink inside. No dust wrapper.Circa 1905 hardback with 598 pages of lists of available music. Pianola, Pianola Piano, Aeriola , The Aeolian Company, trade catalog, music$30
14103Anon.Music, Opera and Theatre, 1940s, In Seattle, Washington and Oregon, a ScrapbookSelf-publishedGood. A fascinating collection of programs, playbills, ticket stubs, newspaper articles and more, of the arts in the 40s in the Pacific Northwest. In a 9 x 11 inch 3 ring binder.Theatre, music, Washington, Oregon, ephemera$20
13930Balfoort, Dirk J.Het Muziekleven In Nederland In De 17De En 18De EeuwP. N. Van KampenGood. Spine lightly faded. No dust wrapper.In Dutch. There are 10 illustrations, notes and a name list. From the Patria Series of Dutch cultrural History. Volume 10Dutch, music$20
12418Bethell, TomGeorge Lewis A jazzman from New OrleansUniversity of CaliforniaGood. Blue magic marker remainder mark on the bottom edges of the pages. In a good dust wrapper with light shelf wearBiography of Jazzman George Lewis. B&w photos, recording lists, bibliography and index.Music, Jazz, George Lewis$25
14179Bishop, Larry D.The Road According To JasperSelf-publishedGood. Covers have some soiling.Comb binding, an autobiography of a musician from the south with a list of all his bands. 'I own nothing to this day, other than one suitcase, a garmet bag, my clothes and my music equipment.....'Autobiography, John D. Bishop, music$20
15840Bos, Coenraad V. , as told to Ashley PettisThe Well-Tempered Accompanist Theodore Presser Good. Minor soiling on the top of the spine.Music. Piano accompaniment. B&w photos, illustrations and music.Music$20
15489Castiglione Accordion & Distributing Co.Castiglione Accordion Company Catalogs - 3 catalogsCastiglione Accordion CompanyGood. Light shelf wear. One catalog is punched for a 3 ring binder. Short tear on a fold edge.2 catalogs are 11 x 17 inches with 4 pages. One catalog is 8.5 x 11 inches with 12 pages. Castiglione, Accordion, music, ephemera$20
15490Castiglione Accordion & Distributing Co.Castiglione Accordion Company Catalog and a brochure< Professional Computer ProgramerCastiglione Accordion CompanyGood. Light shelf wear. Short tear on a fold edge.The catalog is 11 x 17 inches with 4 pages. The 4 page brochure for the Professional Computer Programer Castiglione is 8.5 x 11 inches.Castiglione, Accordion, music, ephemera$20
13631Chaplin, SaulThe Golden Age of Movie Musicals and MeUniversity of Oklahoma PressVery good. Top edge of the pages has a very short red mark. The front edges have some small brown stains. In a very good dus wrapper.Autobiography of Saul Chaplin, song writer, vocal arranger, pianist and more. There are b&w photos and an index.Cinema, music$20
11798Cornish CompanyCornish American Pianos And OrgansCornish Company, Washington, NJGood. One ad has a one inch tear along the fold.Two 8.75 by 15 inch advertising broadsides for Cornish American Pianos and Organs. The Corona and The Boudoir Organs, and the Elysian and The Household Fairy, Pianos. Nice names?Music, Musical Instruments, Piano, Organ, The Cornish Company, Washington, NJ, ephemera$20
15807Dickson, W. E., M.A.Practical Organ-BuildingCrosby Lockwood and SonFair. Covers have soiling and edge wear. Contents good with occasional faint staining.Pipe organ building. There are many line drawings, an index and a 16 page list of other books from the publisher.Pipe organ, music$25
12917DiOrio, AlBorrowed Time The 37 years of Bobby DarinRunning PressVery good. Small bump on the edge of the front cover. Small, seven line rubber stamp inside. In a good dust wrapper that has light shelf wear.The life of Bobby Darin. There are many b&w photos, an appendix and index.Music, Rock music, pop music, Bobby Darin$20
14587Donald, Mary EllenArabic TambourineMary Ellen BooksGood. Some light soiling on the covers, a short tear on the front cover.8.5 x 11 plastic comb binding. There are many b&w photos, illustrations and appendicies. A comprehensive course in techniques and performance for the tambourine, tar, and mazharMusic, tambourine, middle east$20
15871Donnell, William and John Tempest Walker, Jr.Columbia College Song Book A Collection of The Latest College Songs and GleesOliver Ditson Company Good. Faint wear and soiling on the covers, top and bottom of the spine have some wear, light bumps on the covers and corners. No dust wrapper. A 'ghost' stain on the front endpaper from a newspaper clipping?8 x 11 inches, music and words for college songs in 1896Columbia College, music$50
8587Eby, RobertOrgan Builders ManualElectronic Organ Arts 1955 spiral bound with 122 pages and photos.Good. Covers have some soiling.Organ, Electronic Organ, musicOrgan, Electronic Organ, music$15
15815Engel, Lyle K., editorSong Hits Volume 2 no. 1, Volume 2 no. 7 and Volume 3 no. 1Song Lyrics Inc.Good. Light shelf wear and soiling. Popular music in the 1930s. Artists, lyrics and interesting ads.Music, ephemera$20
15457ExcelsiorExcelsior Accordions LiteratureExcelsior AccordionGood. Minor shelf wear and creasing8.5 x 34 inches, a multi-fold color brochure for Excelsior accordions. Twenty models pictured along with technical information.Excelsior accordions, accordion, music, ephemera$20
13529Frank Holton CompanyThe Double Horn Care, Maintenance and Minor RepairFrank Holton CompanyVery good.A slender, stapled brochure on the care of the double horn with b&w photos and diagramsDouble Horn, Band instruments, Music$20
15801Gilbert, Richard B.Popular Songs, Three Issues, 1935, 1936 & 1937Popular SongsGood. Light shelf wear and soiling. The 1935 issue has staining on the back cover. Minor chipping on the page edgesVolume 1, no. 8, 1935, volume 2, no. 2, 1936, volume 3, no 3, 1937, Jane Froman, Alice Faye, & Harriet Hilliard on the covers. Music and articles.Music.$20
14489Givens, Larry, editorThe AMICA Bulletin, 7 issues, 2003-5Robin PrattVery good.8.5 x 11 inches with articles and ads on automatic musical instruments. Jan.-Feb. ' 03, Jan.-Feb. ' 04, May-June ' 04, July-Aug. ' 04, Sept. -Oct. ' 04, Jan.-Feb. ' 05, May-June ' 05.Music, AMICA, Automatic Musical Instrument$25
12249Gordon, Anna A.The Temperance SongsterNational Woman's Christian Temperance UnionGood. Shelf wear and browning pages.Hymns and temperance songs by the National Woman's Christian Temperance Union.Music, Hymns, WCTU, temperance$20
15380Gordon, Anna A.The White Ribbon Hymnal Or Echoes Of The CrusadeMiss Ruby I. GilbertFair to good. Wear, soiling and scraps on the covers. Ink notation inside. Contents good.W.C.T.U. HymnalW.C.T.U., hymns, music.$20
12827Hammond OrganMusic's Most Glorious Voice Hammond OrganHammond OrganGood. Light shelf wear and creasing on the covers.11.5 x 9 inches with many color photos and illustrations of several models including the famous Hammond B-3.Ephemera, Hammond B-3 Organ, Music, Hammond Organ Literature.$20
11522Hammond Organ CompanyCreating Beautiful Tone Colors With The Harmonic Drawbars Of The Hammond OrganHammond OrganVery good with light soiling and shelf wear6 x 9 inch stapled paperback with drawbar illustrations. Adding "Tone Colors" with Hammond's harmonic drawbar system.Music, Organ Music, Hammond Organ, Drawbars.$25
15439Hammond Organ CompanyHammond Times - A broken run April 1964 to February 1966, 8 issuesHammond Organ CompanyGood. Light shelf wear. One issue has mild damp stains.Volume 26 Numbers 1, 2, 3, & 4. Volume 27 Numbers 1 & 3, October 1965 and February 1966. Each issue contains news, how to information, music and pictures.Hammond Organ, Music$30

Page 2

Vendor SKUAuthorTitlePublisherConditionDescriptionKeywords(s)PriceImage
15439Hammond Organ CompanyHammond Times - A broken run April 1964 to February 1966, 8 issuesHammond Organ CompanyGood. Light shelf wear. One issue has mild damp stains.Volume 26 Numbers 1, 2, 3, & 4. Volume 27 Numbers 1 & 3, October 1965 and February 1966. Each issue contains news, how to information, music and pictures.Hammond Organ, Music$30
15512HohnerHohner Akkordeons Accordions AccordeonsHohnerGood. Some pages have faint moisture waving/creasing.8 x 11.5 inches, Hohoner Accordion catelog from 1988. Multiple languages. Many color pictures, illustrations and specifications for individual models.Hohner, Trade Catalog, Accordion, Music$25
12678Johnston, LawrenceParade Technique A Practical Manual For The Marching BandBelwinVery good. Faint shelf wear.6 x 9 inch stapled paperback with many diagrams and b&w photos.Music, marching band, parade$20
15709Kingsbury, F. G.Funeral Hymns and SongsHope Publishing CompanyGood. Some shelf wear. Faded lettering on the cover.A slender book with 65 funeral hymns and songs.Funeral, Music$20
11726Kobbe, GustavLohengrin On The Aeolian Pipe-OrganThe Aeolian CompanyGood. Faint soiling on the covers and spine. Pages are yellowing. Bottom corners are lightly bumped. No dust wrapper.6.5 x 7.25 inches. There's a frontis illustration of Richard Wagner. There are four chapters and a list: "Lohengrin" Rolls For Aeolian Pipe-Organ. Chapter 1. The Aeolian Pipe-Organ Production Of Richard Wagner's "Lohengrin" 2. Composition And First Performance Of The Opera. 3. Synopsis Of Book And Score. Chapter 4. "Lohengrin" Analysed With Reference To the Aeolian Pipe-Organ Rolls Of The OperaAeolian Organ, Pipe-organ, music, Lohengrin, Richard Wagner$60
11531Kochanski, Wladimir JanThe People's Pianist The Story of Wladimir Jan KochanskiCrown Summit BooksFine. In a good dust wrapper that has short tears around the edges.An autobiography of Wladimir Jan Kochanski, concert pianist. Inscribed to " old friend..."Autobiography, Wladimir Jan Kochanski, Pianist, Music$20
14794Korean Children's ChoirEcho From The Land Of Morning Calm 7 inch EP recordKorean Children's ChoirVery good. Un-opened. Price sticker removal mark.A record by the Korean Children's Choir. Titles are...Toraji, The Moon, Boat Song and Arirang.Korea, Korean Children's Choir, music$20
13938Kossmann, Dr. F. K. H.De Nederlandsche StraatzangerP. N. Van KampenVery good. Faint soiling on the covers. No dust wrapper.In Dutch. There are 11 illustrations and a list of songs. Street singers. From the Patria Series of Dutch cultrural History. Volume 26Dutch, music, street singers$20
12615Larkin, PhilipAll What Jazz A Record DiaryFarrar Straus GirouxVery good. The first three pages have small indentations. In a very good dust wrapper.Jazz, a list of records reviewed and an index.Music, Jazz$30
15760Laub, MarkHighlights Of Familiar Sacred Music for Hammond Spinet OrganTheodore Presser CompanyGood. Light shelf wear on the covers. Small address label on the front cover.9 x 12 inch book of sacred music adapted for the Hammond Organ.Music, Hammond Organ$20
13278Lomax, AlanMister Jelly Roll The Fortunes of Jelly Roll Morton, New Orleans Creole and "Inventor of Jazz"Duell, Sloan and PearceGood. Small seven line rubber stamp. One 1 inch magic marker mark . In a fair to good dust wrapper with short tears and some soiling.A biography of Jelly Roll Morton. There is music and appendices in the back. End paper map of New Orleans.Jelly Roll Morton, Music, Jazz, Ragtime, New Orleans$40
10848Lyons, James, Editor and PublisherThe American Record Guide Incorporating The American Tape Guide May, 1955, Volume 25, Number 9James LyonsGood. Light shelf wear and soiling on the covers.May 1959 25th Year of Publication Special Silver Jubilee Issue, stapled paperback, with 143 pages (numbered 563-706) and ads.Music, American Record Guide, American Tape guide, Trade Catalog$25
15424M. M. ColeHawaiian Guitar Method Note System Book 1M. M. ColeGood.8.5 x 11 inches, music and information for the Hawaiian GuitarHawaii, Hawaiian Guitar, music$20
5571McConathy, Osbourne, and othersThe Music Hour Intermediate Teacher's Book to Accompany the Third and Fourth BooksSilver Burdett Company 1938 with 408 pages of music and an index. 7x10 inches.Good. Light shelf wear. No dust wrapper. Owner's name and address in ink inside.Music and songs.Music, lyrics$15
5572McConathy, Osbourne, and othersThe Music Hour Elementary Teacher's Book to Accompany the Fifth BookSilver Burdett Company 1938 with 342 pages of music and an index. 7x10 inches.Good. Light shelf wear. No dust wrapper. Owner's name and address in ink inside.Music and lyrics.Music, lyrics$15
14159Mirovitch, AlfredThe Student Pianist 55 Piano Pieces In Two Volumes, vol. 1 & 2.Leeds Music CorporationGood. Light shelf wear. Owner's name on front cover.Sheet music.Sheet music$20
12677Neidig, Kenneth, and John M. Christie, editorsThe Instrumentalist Proudly Presents Its Publications, Awards and BookThe InstrumentalistVery good.6 x 9 inches, a trade catalog for The Instrumentalist company, with b&w and color photos and illustrations for music school items.Trade Catalog, The Instrumentalist, music supplies.$20
14609Normann, Theodore F.Instrumental Music In The Public SchoolsDitsonVery good. A small owner's label and a signature inside. In a good dust wrapper.Music in schools. There are some line drawings and an index.Instrumental music, Education$20
11708O'Gara, ShielaTap ItA. S. BarnesGood. The front cover has some small moisture stains. A previous owner's name is in pencil, inside. No dust wrapper.8.5 x 11 inches with illustrations and music for tap dancing.Dance, Tap Dancing, Music$20
11222Panta, IlonaElvis Presley: King of KingsExposition PressGood. The covers have light soiling. There's a beverage stain on the bottom edge of the pages that doesn't show inside as well as a very small stain on the top and bottom as well. No dust wrapper. Elvis Presley, rock music$20
12133Peters, C. F.Peters Edition Vocal Music Choral Music Organ Music 1957 CatalogueC. F. Peters CorporationGood. Light shelf wear, soiling and rusty staples.3.5 x 7 inch catalogue of sheet music.Sheet Music, Trade Catalog, C. F. Peters$20
13245Peterson, Carl Andur, M.D.Mitropoulos Unveiled A biographical sketch consisting of a potpouri of hitherto untold episodic reminiscences portraying an incredulous characterSelf publishedGood. No dust wrapper.8 x 11 inches, a self published account of working with Dimitri Mitropoulos by Carl Peterson, Shingle Springs, California M.D. There's a personal letter and a stapled in photo of the author. Some chapter headings....The Overture, the Audition, The Surreptitious Debut, Southern Belles, Dais, Dinner party and several more.Music, Dimitri Mitropoulos$50
13121Richards, MyronA Tangle of YarnsSelf-publishedVery good. Light shelf wear and soiling. Some pages have light creasing and folded page corners.A collection of stories by Richards, born in Seattle, Washington state, later a music teacher.Autobiography, Washington State, Music, teaching$20
14059Robeson, PaulPaul Robeson as Othello The Moor of VeniceTheatre GuildGood. Light shelf wear, soiling and creasing on the covers.8.5 x 11 inches , stapled souvenir program, with b&w photos.Paul Robeson, Theatre, Theater, Music, ephemera.$25
12681Roehl, Harvey N.Player Pianos And Music Boxes (Keys To A Musical Past)The Vestal PressGood. Faint shelf wear, soiling and creasing. Staples have a little rust.8.5 x 11 inches stapled paperback with many b&w photos and illustrations of player pianos and music boxes.Player piano, Music box$20

Page 3

Vendor SKUAuthorTitlePublisherConditionDescriptionKeywords(s)PriceImage
15073Rushford, GeorgeRushford's Miniature Melody Band Method Xylophone Or Melody BellsGeorge RushfordGood. Covers have soiling. Front cover has soiling, moisture marks and creasing. Some pages have creasing.9 x 12 inches with one b&w photos and music.Music, Xylophone, Melody Bells$20
14307Schmitt, Rev. FrancisCaecilia A Review of Catholic Church Music, two issuesSociety of St. CaeciliaGood. Light shelf wearArticles on Catholic Church Music. Volume 84, NO.1, February, 1957 and Volume 84, NO.2, May, 1957Catholic, church music$20
13145Seeburg, J. P. Seeburg Automatic InstrumentsJ. P. Seeburg Piano Co, Vestal Press ReprintVery good.6.25 x 9.5 inches, b&w pictures of Seeburg instruments.Music, Player Pianos, Midget Orchestrion, Seeburg$20
12854StaffBravo! Magazine Of The Lively Arts, 27 issues, 1961-1968Bravo Publishing Co.Good. Light shelf wear and soiling. Bravo ! Magazine Of The Lively Arts, mostly music, with great articles and ads. 8 x 11 inches, 27 issues, Volume One, No.1,2,3 and 4, Volume Two, No.1,2,3 and 4, Volume Three, No.1,2,3 and 4, Volume 4, No.1,2,3, and 4, Volume 5, No. 1,2,3, and 4, Volume 6, No.1 only, Volume 7, No. 1,3 and 4, Volume 8, No. 1,3 and 7.Bravo Magazine, Music$200
15253Stuckert, VickiTails & Tunes Along Rugby CreekSelf-publishedVery good.8.5 x 11 inches. Music in support of the Rugby Creek Horse Rescue, Atkins, Virginia. There are b&w photos, drawings and music.Music, Rugby Creek Horse Rescue.$20
14226University of Washington School of MusicUniversity of Washington School of Music 1946 ephemeraUniversity of Washington School of MusicGood. Two covers have faint sun-shading, one cover has soiling and a horizontal creaseFour musical programs by the University of Washington School of Music and others in 1946. The Malamutes Present..., Requiem Mass by Verdi, The Concert Band And Alumni in an All-Request..., Ninth Honors Convocation, 1946University Of Washington School Of Music, ephemera$20
15780Wersi ElectronicsMusic World Wersi Anniversary IssueWersi ElectronicsGood. Light shelf wear on the covers.8 x 11 inches, Wersi Organ catalog, circa 1980. There are many color pictures.Wersi Electronics, Wersi Organ, Music$20
15814West, Wallace, editorSong Hits Volume 1 no. 1 and Volume 1 no. 2Song Lyrics Inc.Good. Light shelf wear and soiling. No. 2 issue has a scrape mark on the cover.Popular music in the 1930s. Artists, lyrics and interesting ads.Music, ephemera$20

Pacific Rim Used Books Home Page