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Led Zeppelin Off the Record

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Warner Brothers: 1988

Seller ID: 8923

Condition: Very good


Quarto. 96 pages. Text clean, binding tight. Covers show light wear. Tablature and advice/analysis of how to play "Whole Lotta Love," "Heartbreaker," "Immigrant Song," "Black Dog," "Rock and Roll" and "Stairway to Heaven. View more info

Gil Evans: Out of the Cool, His Life and Music

By: Crease, Stephanie Stein

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Chicago, A Cappella Books / Chicago Review Press: 2002

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 13222

ISBN: 1556524250

Condition: Near fine


Octavo (23.5cm), pp. 384. Light blue boards with dark blue quarter cloth binding and copper lettering on spine. Jacket has light edge wear. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

The Birth of Bebop: A Social and Musical History

By: DeVeaux, Scott

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Berkeley, University of California Press: 1997

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 13183

ISBN: 0520205790

Condition: Very good


Octavo (23.5cm), pp. 572. Tan boards with maroon quarter cloth binding and pink lettering on spine. Jacket has an inch-long closed tear, back flap is creased. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Clawing at the Limits of Cool: Miles Davis, John Coltrane and the Greatest Jazz Collaboration Ever

By: Farah Jamsine Griffin and Salim Washington

Price: $14.00

Publisher: St. Martin's Press: August 2008

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 9183

ISBN: 0312327854

Condition: Near fine


Octavo. 294 pages, including index. Black boards with silver-blue spine text. Appears unread. Small remainder mark on bottom of text block. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Sassy: The Life of Sarah Vaughan

By: Gourse, Leslie

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner: 1993

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 13186

ISBN: 0684193175

Condition: Very good


Octavo (24.5cm), pp. 302. Tan boards with black quarter cloth binding and gilt lettering on spine. Black and white photographs throughout. Stain on side edge of text block. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Searching For Robert Johnnson

By: Guralnick, Peter

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, Dutton: 1989

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 13113

ISBN: 0525248013

Condition: Near fine


Octavo (20cm), pp. 83. Gray boards with magenta quarter cloth binding and gilt lettering on spine. Very light rubbing on rear dust jacket, small pen mark on front dust jacket. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Kind of Blue: The Making of the Miles Davis Masterpiece

By: Kahn, Ashley

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Da Capo Press: 2001

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 10597

ISBN: 0306810670

Condition: Near fine


Octavo (21.5 cm), pp. 223, including index. First paperback edition. Illustrated throughout with black and white photos. Text clean. Slight reading wear. First Edition. View more info

Shakespearian Costume For Stage and Screen

By: Kelly, F.M.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Adam & Charles Black: 1970

Seller ID: 11573

ISBN: 0713610468

Condition: Very good


Octavo (24cm), pp. 123. Revised edition by A. Mansfield. Yellow cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine. Light bumping at spine ends, some minor wear at top corners, very minor sunning at inner dust jacket flaps, light spattered staining at head of text block and top of boards. Dust jacket present. View more info

Blues All Around Me

By: King, B.B. with David Ritz

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Avon Books: 1996

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 13412

ISBN: 0380973189


Octavo (23.5 cm), pp. 336. Black boards, blue lettering. Includes index, black and white photos. Black remainder mark on bottom edge, jacket has light edge wear. First Edition. View more info

Bernardo Bertolucci

By: Kolker, Robert Phillip

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1985

Seller ID: 11921

Condition: Near fine


Octavo (21.5cm), pp. 258. First American edition. Dark gray boards with black quarter cloth binding and red lettering on spine. Dust jacket has some sunning and light edge wear. Dust jacket present. View more info

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Songs of Pi Kappa Alpha

By: Krueger, George F. (ed)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Memphis, TN, Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity: 1952

Seller ID: 23962

Condition: Very good


Octavo (24 cm), pp. 93. Red, gilt-stamped cloth, no jacket. Lyrics and musical notation included for 40 songs, with words only for a series "Banquet," "Fellowship," and "Serenade" songs. Boards have slight sunning, small stain on lower board, hinges a little loose. View more info

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Where Rivers and Mountains Sing: Sound, Music, and Nomadism in Tuva and Beyond

By: Levin, Theodore [with Valentina Suzukei]

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Bloomington, IN, Indiana University Press: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 26793

ISBN: 0253347157

Condition: Near fine


Octavo (24 cm), pp. 281, Blue boards with blue quarter cloth and gilt spine text. Blue photographic jacket. Includes CD/DVD in unopened plastic sleeve. Illustrated throughout with maps, photographs and tablature, plus 16 pages of color plates. Bibliography and index. "Takes readers on a journey through the rich sonic world of Inner Asia, where the elemental energies of wind, water, and echo, the ubiquitous presence of birds and animals, and the legendary feats of heroes have inspired a remarkable art and technology of sound-making among nomadic pastoralists" (jacket copy). Minor bumpin... View more info

September in the Rain: The Life of Nelson Riddle

By: Levinson, Peter J.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Billboard Books: 2001

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 13202

ISBN: 0823076725

Condition: Fine


Octavo (23.5cm), pp. 320. Blue boards with silver lettering on spine. Black and white photographs throughout. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Reminiscing In Tempo: A Portait of Duke Ellington

By: Nicholson, Stuart

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boston, Northern University Press: 1999

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 13206

ISBN: 1555533809

Condition: Fine


Octavo (24cm), pp. 538. Black boards with silver lettering on spine. Black and white photographs throughout. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Andersonville (a screenplay)

By: Rintels, David W.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Baton Rouge, LA, Louisana State University Press: 1996

Edition: First edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 14330

ISBN: 080712088X

Condition: Very good


Octavo (23 cm), pp. 201. Inscribed and signed by author on half-title page: "To ____, With great thanks for a most memorable day at a most memorable place, Yellowstone. I hope we see you soon again, in Montana or Santa Barbara. David W. Rintels Sept. 2011." Pictorial wraps, black and white photos throughout. Wraps have light edge wear. First Edition. View more info

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Rote Song Book: First Steps in Music

By: Ripley, Frederic H. and Thomas Tapper

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, American Book Company: 1902

Seller ID: 18125

Condition: Very good


Octavo (19 cm), pp. 144. Unknown edition. Olive green cloth boards with dark green text and designs. Rubbing and soiling to boards. Previous owner's name and location on front free endpaper, notes regarding finding the key on the musical staff on rear pastedown and a few marginal notes -- all in light pencil. Date stamp and (perhaps) bookstore stamp on front free endpaper. No jacket. View more info

The Swing Era: The Develpment of Jazz 1930-1945

By: Schuller, Gunther

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1989

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 13178

ISBN: 019504312X

Condition: Very good


Octavo (24cm), pp. 919. Black boards with blue quarter cloth binding, silver and red lettering on spine. Light rubbing at top textblock. Dust jacket shows sunning on rear cover and at head of interior jacket flaps. Head of spine shows light dampstain at rear cover, dampstain has affected index pages as well. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Building a Character

By: Stanislavski, Constantin

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Routledge, NY, Routledge: 1994

Seller ID: 10521

ISBN: 0878309829

Condition: Near fine


Octavo (20cm), pp. 323. Original printing has 300 pages, this particular book was printed with the first twenty pages once in the beginning, and then once again at the end, resulting in 323 pages. View more info

An Autobiography of Black Jazz

By: Travis, Dempsey J.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Chicago, Urban Research Institute: 1983

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 13177

Condition: Very good


Octavo (24.5cm), pp. 543. Brown boards with gilt lettering on spine. Intro by Studs Terkel. Black and white photographs throughout. Jacket is price clipped, with light wear. Former owner's names on front and back pastedowns, free front endpaper. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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Beyond Lois Lane

By: Ward, Larry Thomas

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Nicholas Lawrence Books: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 23960

ISBN: 0972946616

Condition: Near fine


Presentation copy signed to actor Margot Kidder by author and by Noel Neill on front free endpaper. Folio (30 cm), pp. 138. Pictorial boards with matching jacket. Photographic history of the career of Noel Neill (who played the original Lois Lane in the 1948 production of Superman), with accompanying text. Includes Neill's filmography, and a recommended reading list. Boards and jacket with only the slightest edge wear. Neill continued to play Lois Lane through the 1950s, after which the character lay largely dormant until the 1978 major motion picture revived the superhero and Margot Kidder t... View more info