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The Great Composers or Stories of the Lives of Eminent Musicians

By: Bourne, C. E.

Price: £9.72

Publisher: London, Swan Sonnenschein, Lowrey & Co.: 1887

Seller ID: 10993

Condition: Very Good


Size 7½" x 4¾", 352 pages. Red cloth richly decorated with gilt flowers, foliage, titles and composers. Gilt foliage and titles to the spine, pages edged with gilt, navy blue patterned pastedowns and endpapers. Condition very good, corners and spine edges rubbed, spine faded and grubby, contents clean. With black and white illustrations throughout. The lives of Handel, Bach, Gluck, Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, Weber, Schubert, Rossini, Mendelssohn, Chopin, Schumann and Berlioz. View more info

Poems and Songs of Robert Burns

By: Edited By James Barke

Price: £6.48

Publisher: London and Glasgow, Collins: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 00337

Condition: Good


First edition,size 4.5" x 7.4" tall,photographic dustjacket with small tears to spine and edges,patterned pastedowns and endpapers with address sticker to pastedown corner,photo frontispiece of Robert Burns,736 pages inc contentsall clean with no marks,page ends clean also,not price clipped. View more info

Ancient Poems Ballads and Songs of the Peasantry of England. Taken Down from Oral Recitation and Transcribed from Private Manuscripts Rare Broadsides and Scarce Publications

By: Edited by Robert Bell

Price: £68.17

Publisher: London, John W. Parker and Son: 1857

Seller ID: 13429

Condition: Very Good


Size 16mo, 6.5" x 4", 252 pages. Bound in red half morocco over marbled boards, five raised bands to the spine with gilt borders and gilt titles in the second and third compartments, marbled page edges, pastedowns and endpapers. Condition very good, corners hinges and spine edges rubbed, spotting to first and last 3-4 pages, else contents clean. A rare collection of English Peasant Poems Songs and Lyrics View more info

The Swing Era: Vintage Years of Humor. The Men Who Made the Music:

By: George g Daniels

Price: £12.39

Publisher: New York, Time Life Records:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 00143

Condition: Near Fine


Boxed set edition comprisingsing of a hardback book and three records View more info

The Swing Era 1936 - 1937 the Movies:between Vitaphone and Video

By: George g Daniels

Price: £12.39

Publisher: New York, Time Life Records: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 00144

Condition: As New


Boxed set edition comprisingsing of a hardback book and three View more info

Music: A Joy for Life. Signed By Edward Heath

By: Heath, Edward

Price: £11.34

Publisher: London, United Kingdom, Sidgwick & Jackson Ltd: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 13071

ISBN: 0283983493

Condition: Near Fine


1976 First Edition. Signed by Edward Heath on the front endpaper. Size 9¾" x 7¼", 204 pages plus index. Maroon cloth covered boards with gilt titles on the spine, brown pastedowns and endpapers. Book condition near fine, gift inscription to front pastedown, else fine. Dust jacket condition very good, small tear top edge of front panel, price clipped, else fine 'A record of a lifetime's passion for a subject with which he has been involved since he was nine years old' With numerous colour and black and white illustrations and photographs View more info

Life Class; Thoughts, Exercises, Reflections of an Itinerant Violinist

By: Menuhin, Yehudi

Price: £41.65

Publisher: London, William Heinemann Ltd: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 10733

Condition: Near Fine


From the Library of Sir John Mills and Mary Mills. With a gift inscription to John Mills from one of his children "Daddy darling xx Something to dip into when you've got your dainty feet up with all my love" Size 8¾" x 5½", 148 pages. Blue cloth covered boards with silver titles to the spine. Dustjacket photograph of Menuhin. Book condition near fine, cover bottom edge ever so slightly faded, else fine. Dustjacket condition near fine, spine ever so slightly faded, else fine. The violinist describes his own approach to music and its practice in his book, and offers a collectio... View more info

The Book of French Songs. To Which is Annexed Miss Costello's Early French Poetry. The Chandos Classics.

By: Oxenford, John Esq. Translated by.

Price: £11.34

Publisher: London: Bedford Street, Strand, Frederick Warne and Co:

Seller ID: 10277

Condition: Very Good


Not dated c1890. Brown cloth covered boards with black blind stamped decoration and title "The Chandos Classics Oxenford and Costello" to the front cover and gilt and black decorative titles "French Songs and Lays of the Troubadors" to the spine, back cover with plain stamped decoration. Top page edge gilt. Condition Very good, top and bottom edge of spine slightly folded, school prize label on front pastedown. Contents very clean and binding sound. Blue pastedowns and endpapers, with publisher's advertisements, five further pages of publishers adverts at the back. Size 7½"... View more info

Ballads and Ballad Poems

By: Pocock, Guy N. - Edited

Price: £5.67

Publisher: London & Toronto, J M Dent & Sons Ltd.: 1929

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 10944

Condition: Very Good


Size 6" x 4½", 192 pages. 1929 The Kings Treasuries of Literature, General editor Sir A.T. Quiller Couch. Green cloth covered boards with stamped motif to the front cover and gilt titles to the spine. Condition very good, cover and spine edges rubbed, cover slightly grubby, prize label on front pastedown and owner's library label on front free endpaper else contents clean. With ornate art deco style title page and matching frontispiece with portrait of William Cowper. View more info

The Muses Gardin for Delights. Or the Fift Booke of Ayres, Onely for the Lute, the Base-vyoll and the Voice. Composed By Robert Jones. Edited with an Introduction By William Barclay Squire. Limited Edition

By: Robert Jones. William Barclay Squire

Price: £85.50

Publisher: Oxford, Daniel: 1901

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 13049

Condition: Near Fine


1901, First Edition. Number 40 of a Limited Edition of 30 copies. Size 9" x 7", 44 pages plus 2 page list of original spellings and readings at the end. Green/taupe paper covers with black titles within frame to the front cover. Cover and page edges rough cut, printed on Van Gelder handmade paper. Condition near fine, lower cover edge slightly frayed, page edges very slightly browned, else fine. Contains a nice facsimile of the Title page from the original work that was printed in 1610 by the Assigned of William Barley in London. A reprint of songs from the only known copy of the 1610 ... View more info