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8851Aeolian CompanyCatalog Of Music For The Pianola Pianola Piano And Aeriola Volume 1 Containing a Complete List of Music Published to July First, Nineteen Hundred and FiveThe 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$60
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
14046Atwood, rudyThe Rudy Atwood StoryFleming H. RevellGood. The top of the front free end paper has been neatly cut. In a good worn and soiled dust wrapper.Rudy Atwood was a pianist on 'The Old Fashioned Revival Hour' and other venues.Sacred Music, Rudy Atwood$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
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$30
11242Dickerson, James L.Just For a Thrill Lil Hardin Armstrong, First Lady of JazzCooper Square PressFine in a fine dust wrapper243 pages, b&w photos, bibliography, index and a several page list of other Cooper Square Press titles. Music, Jazz, biography, Lil Hardin Armstrong$20
14400Dickson, W. E., M.A.Practical Organ-BuildingCrosby Lockwood And SonFair. Covers and spine are worn on the edges. Covers have staining. Contents are good with just a little browning. No dust wrapper.Organ building. There are many drawings. Several pages of ads for other Crosby Lockwood books in the back.Pipe Organ, music$30
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
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
11994Faust, Oliver C.The Pianoforte Tuner's Pocket CompanionOliver C. FaustGood. Covers have shelf wear and soiling. The cover lettering has faded. Some page creasing. The previous owner has two rubber stamped pages. No dust wrapper.3.5 x 5.5 inches with illustrations.Music, Piano tuning$40
10476Feather, LeonardInside Be-BopJ. J. Robbins & SonsFair. Both covers are worn and soiled, the edges particularily. Ex-library, library binding, with a number on the spine, a pocket inside, and rubber stamps. No dust wrapper.1949 hardback with 103 pages and b&w photos. Jazz and Be-BopMusic, Jazz, Be-Bop, history$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
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
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.$30
13891Harding, BertitaMagic Fire Scenes Around Richard WagnerThe Bobbs-Merrill CompanyGood. Light shelf wear and soiling. Spine lettering a bit faded. No dust wrapper.A biography or Richard Wagner with 5 b&w photos. Signed by the author.Richard Wagner, music$20
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
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$100
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 "....an old friend..."Autobiography, Wladimir Jan Kochanski, Pianist, 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

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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
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
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
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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
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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
13943Newbern, William C.Youth HymnsThe Alliance PressVery good. no dust wrapper.200 hymns in English and Chinese, with a topical and regular index.Religion, Music, China$20
10363Nicholson, Dom David O.S.B.Singing In God's Ear Desclee CompanyGood. Light shelf wear on the covers. Light creasing on some pages, owner's name in ink inside. In a fair dust wrapper that is worn, torn and chipped.1959 hardback with 123 pages. "A new approach to Gregorian Chant."Choral Music, Gregorian chant$25
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$35
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$50
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
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
14161Scionti, SilvioScionti's Road To Piano Artistry A Collection of Classic And Romantic Compositions - Vols. 2, 4, 5, 6, and 7Carl FischerGood. Slight shelf wear, occasional pencil and music store rubber stamps.5 volumes of a 9 volume set of Scionti's Road To Piano ArtistrySheet music$25
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
10213Sonnier, Austin M., Jr.Willie Geary "Bunk" Johnson The New Iberia YearsCrescendo PublishingVery good with light shelf wear.1977 paperback with b&w photos and music. Cornetist, cornet. Jazz. ISBN 0-87597-102-4Willie Geary "Bunk" Johnson, Jazz, New Iberia, Cornetist, Cornet, Music$30
9908Spellman, A. B.Four Lives In The Bebop BusinessMacgibbon & KeeVery good. Owner's last name in ink inside. Inked out line on the copyright page. In a lightly worn dust wrapper that has some tape reinforcement on the top inside edges.1967 first English edition hardback with 241 pages and an index. Cecil Taylor, Ornette Colman, Herbie Nichols, Jackie McLean.Music, Jazz$35
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
12837The Microphones"What Wonder"K PublishersFinePhil Elvrum, "The Microphones," writing and art. 7.25 x 7.5The Microphones, Phil Elvrum, Music, Art, Anacortes, Washington$50
9820Thomson, Virgil, with Charles Shere and Margery TedeEverbest Ever Correspondence With Bay Area FriendsFallen Leaf Press Good. Faint sun fading marks on the front cover.1996 paperback, inscribed by Shere, with 95 pages and an index. Music, Music Critic, Virgil Thomson. ISBN 0-914913-39-5 Music, Music Critic, Virgil Thomson$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

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