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"Edvard Grieg: His Life, Music and Influence"

By: "David Monrad-Johansen, Madge Robertson (translator)"

Price: £14.95

Publisher: New York, Tudor Publishing Company: 1945

Seller ID: 161036

Condition: Good


"First US edition hardback, 1945, with unclipped jacket. In overall good used condition in a fair dj with minor signs of age, handling and storage - dj complete but tatty to edges (now protected); blue cloth boards slightly rubbed. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotations - brief gift inscription to ffep dated 1948; light tanning to page-ends but text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. " View more info

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Gilbert & Sullivan (Illustrated Lives Of The Great Composers)

By: "Dr. Alan James, Opera Synopses by Andrew Codd"

Price: £15.95

Publisher: Omnibus Press: 1989

Seller ID: 140030

ISBN: ISBN 0711916276

Condition: Very Good


"Omnibus Press hardback edition in the Illustrated Lives Of The Great Composers series, 1989, with unclipped jacket. In overall very good used condition with only minor signs of handling and storage - dj slightly rubbed to edges with a couple of nicks at at spine head; black cloth boards clean and crisp. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info

Image for Letters Of Giacomo Puccini: Mainly Connected With The Composition And Production Of His Operas

Letters Of Giacomo Puccini: Mainly Connected With The Composition And Production Of His Operas

By: "Giuseppe Adami, Ena Makin (translator) and Mosco Carner (revisions)"

Price: £14.95

Publisher: George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd: 1974

Seller ID: 140800

ISBN: ISBN 0245524223

Condition: Very Good


"Revised edition hardback, 1974, with unclipped jacket. In overall very good to near fine used condition with only slight signs of age, handling and storage. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; slight toning to page-ends but text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info

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Wagner: A Documentary Study

By: "Herbert Barth, Dietrich Mack, Egon Voss"

Price: £17.95

Publisher: Thames and Hudson: 1975

Seller ID: 151145

ISBN: ISBN 0500011370

Condition: Very Good


"First UK edition hardback with a preface by Pierre Boulez, 1975, in an unclipped jacket. In overall very good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - dj slightly rubbed to edges with a couple of small chips; maroon cloth boards clean and crisp. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. This book weighs over 1kg. Not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info

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Mahler's Unknown Letters

By: "Herta Blaukopf (editor), translated by Richard Stokes"

Price: £14.95

Publisher: Victor Gollancz: 1986

Seller ID: 122144

ISBN: ISBN 0575036443

Condition: Near Fine


"First UK edition hardback, 1986, with unclipped jacket. In overall near fine condition with only slight signs of handling and storage - dj faded to spine. Internally very clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; text and illustrations clean and clear throughout. From a private collection, not an old library book." View more info

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Maurice Ravel

By: "Roland-Manuel, Cynthia Jolly (translator)"

Price: £14.95

Publisher: "Dover Publications, Inc.": 1972

Seller ID: 140924

ISBN: ISBN 0486206955

Condition: Good


"Paperback reprint, 1972, in overall good to very good used condition with only minor signs of age, handling and storage - minor crease to front cover and laminate starting to peel at spine head. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions - name to ffep; text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info

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Mozart in Vienna 1781-1791

By: "Volkmar Braunbehrens, Timothy Bell (translator) "

Price: £9.95

Publisher: Andre Deutsch: 1990

Seller ID: 150613

ISBN: ISBN 023398559X

Condition: Very Good


"First UK edition hardback, 1990, with unclipped jacket. In overall very good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - dj slightly rubbed. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info

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Schubert 1. The Symphonies. The Musical Pilgrim

By: A. Brent Smith

Price: £11.95

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1926

Seller ID: 130481

Condition: Good


"First paperback edition in The Musical Pilgrim series, 1926, in overall good used condition with only minor signs of handling and storage - light tanning to spine and edges. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions - name in pencil neat to ffep dated 1942; text clean and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info

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Mozart's Last Three Symphonies. The Musical Pilgrim.

By: A. E. F. Dickinson

Price: £11.95

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1939

Seller ID: 130476

Condition: Good


"Second edition paperback in The Musical Pilgim series, 1939, in overall good used condition with only minor signs of handling and storage - light tanning and rubbing to spine and edges. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions - name in pencil neat to ffep dated 1942; text clean and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info

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Blown Away: The Rolling Stones And The Death Of The Sixties

By: A. E. Hotchner

Price: £12.95

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 1990

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 122150

ISBN: 0671693166

Condition: Very Good


First edition hardback, 1990, with unclipped jacket. In overall good to very good condition with minor signs of handling and storage - dj a little shelfworn. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; page-ends lightly toned but text and plates bright and clear throughout. From a private collection, not an old library book. View more info

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Copland: 1900 Through 1942

By: Aaron Copland And Vivian Perlis

Price: £12.95

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Griffin: 1999

Seller ID: 151137

ISBN: ISBN 0312011490

Condition: Very Good


"First Griffin edition paperback, 1999, in overall near fine used condition with only slight signs of age, handling and storage. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears almost unread, no annotations or inscriptions; text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info

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International Encyclopedia Of Women Composers In Two Volumes

By: Aaron I. Cohen

Price: £249.95

Publisher: New York, Books & Music (USA) Inc.: 1987

Seller ID: 200346

ISBN: ISBN 0961748524

Condition: Fine


Second edition two volume hardback set, revised and enlarged 1987, with no jackets as issued. In overall near fine condition with only slight signs of previous ownership. Internally clean. Bindings tight and appear almost unopened; no annotation or inscriptions; slight toning to page-ends but text bright and clear throughout. This set is both large (225mm x 295mm; 1,151pp) and heavy (4kg packed). Not old library books. View more info

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The Tender Tyrant: Nadia Boulanger, A Life Devoted To Music

By: Alan Kendall

Price: £14.95

Publisher: Macdonald And Jane's: 1976

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 200404

ISBN: ISBN 0356084035

Condition: Very Good


First edition hardback with an introduction by Yehudi Menuhin, 1976, with price-clipped jacket. Ex library book, only a couple of the usual stamps and labels, no pages removed. In overall very good used condition with only minor signs of age, handling and storage - dust jacket slightly faded to spine. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotation or inscriptions; toning to page-ends but text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. View more info

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J. S. Bach In Two Volumes: Translated By Ernest Newman, Preface By C. M Widor

By: Albert Schweitzer

Price: £24.95

Publisher: Adam & Charles Black: 1947

Seller ID: 200471

Condition: Good


Two volume matching hardback set, reprinted 1947, with no jackets. In overall good used condition with only minor signs of age, handling and storage - spines tanned and titles faded. Internally clean. Bindings tight and appear little read; no annotation or inscriptions - owners name stamp to front endpaper in each volume; toning to page-ends and foxing to prelims but text and musical examples bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. View more info

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Schoenberg

By: Anthony Payne

Price: £9.95

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1968

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 200455

Condition: Good


First edition hardback in the Oxford Studies Of Composers series (no.5), 1968, with unclipped jacket. In overall good-to-very good used condition with only minor signs of age, handling and storage - dust jacket has been protected with tape to the edges; boards slightly rubbed to edges. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotation or inscriptions; light toning to page-ends but text and musical examples bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. View more info

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Walter Carroll: The Children's Composer

By: Anthony Walker

Price: £14.95

Publisher: Manchester, Forsyth Bros Ltd: 1989

Seller ID: 200385

ISBN: ISBN 0951479504

Condition: Near Fine


First paperback edition, 1989, in overall near fine used condition with only slight signs of age, handling and storage. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears almost unread; no annotation or inscriptions; text, illustrations and musical examples bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. View more info

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Liszt (The Musicians)

By: Anthony Wilkinson

Price: £12.95

Publisher: Macmillan: 1975

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 151144

ISBN: ISBN 0333150643

Condition: Very Good


"First edition hardback in the Musicians series, 1975, with unclipped jacket. In overall very good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - dj slightly rubbed to edges; blue cloth boards clean and crisp. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; light toning to page-ends but text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info

Image for Peter Warlock: The Life Of Philip Heseltine

Peter Warlock: The Life Of Philip Heseltine

By: Barry Smith

Price: £34.95

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1996

Seller ID: 200674

ISBN: ISBN 0198166060

Condition: Very Good


First paperback edition, 1996, in overall very good used condition with only minor signs of age, handling and storage - covers slightly rubbed. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotation or inscriptions - small ‘damaged’ stamp to title page but no obvious signs of production imperfections; text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. View more info

Image for Benjamin Britten: A Complete Catalogue Of His Works. November 1963

Benjamin Britten: A Complete Catalogue Of His Works. November 1963

By: Benjamin Britten

Price: £14.95

Publisher: Boosey & Hawkes: 1963

Seller ID: 140848

Condition: Very Good


"Paperback edition, 1963, in overall very good used condition with only minor signs of age, handling and storage - slight rubbing and toning to edges. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read - the ffep has been clipped to lower rh corner, no annotations or inscriptions; text bright and clear throughout. Includes a postacrd reproduction of the Kenneth Graham portrait of Benjamin Britten and Peter Pears. Not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info

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Don't Fuss Mr Ambrose: Memoirs Of A Life Spent In Popular Music

By: Billy Amstell and Robert T. Deal

Price: £9.95

Publisher: Spellmount Ltd: 1986

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 160727

ISBN: ISBN 0946771634

Condition: Very Good


"First edition hardback in the Recollections series, 1986, with unclipped jacket. In overall very good used condition with minor signs of age, handling and storage - dj rubbed to edges and upper corners bumped. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotations or inscriptions; text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." View more info