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The Concise Oxford Dictionaries of Music & Opera
1 The Concise Oxford Dictionaries of Music & Opera
London Oxford University Press Reprint Paperback Good Slipcase Good 12mo 
Boxed set of two volumes: The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music; The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Opera. Light wear to slipcase. Chips and creases to book covers. Previous owner's gift note to half-title page of "Music". Otherwise internally unmarked. Both volumes have light reading creases to spine, but binding is solid throughout. 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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A Hundred Years of Music. Fourth Edition, Abraham, Gerald
2 Abraham, Gerald A Hundred Years of Music. Fourth Edition
London Duckworth 1974 0715607049 / 9780715607046 Fourth Edition Paperback Very Good Octavo 
333 pp. Light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Faint foxing to edges of text block. A few small splotches to half-title page. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. "The book is of equal interest to the comparatively uninformed radio or gramophone listener who wants a clear connected history of modern music a little more solid than the usual, and to the professional musician, who will find new light thrown on a number of familiar subjects." 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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3 Austin, William W. Music in the 20th Century from Debussy through Stravinsky
New York W. W. Norton & Company 0393097048 / 9780393097047 Second Printing Hard Cover Very Good Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall 
xx, 708 pp. Dust jacket, now protected in archival mylar, is not price clipped but has general wear including small chips and tears along the upper edge. Previous owner's inked name to upper corner of ffep, o/w internally clean, bright and solidly bound. Includes musical notation, diagrams, drawings, plates of b/w photos. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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The Barbed Wire Waltz: The Memoirs of the Last Waltz King, Bakshian, Aram. Based on tapes, documents and stories told by Robert and Einzi Stolz
4 Bakshian, Aram. Based on tapes, documents and stories told by Robert and Einzi Stolz The Barbed Wire Waltz: The Memoirs of the Last Waltz King
Melbourne Robert Stolz 1983 095920170X / 9780959201703 First Paperback Good Octavo Inscribed by Author
324 pp. General and edgewear to covers; corners a little creased and curled; spine uncreased. Edges of text block browned and foxed. Small splotch to first page, otherwise internally unmarked and solidly bound. Illustrated with b/w photos in plates. Inscription in German by Einzi Stolz to title page. Includes eight photographic postcards (some duplicates), four of which are signed by Einzi Stolz. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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The Flying Dutchman: A Guide to the Opera (Masterworks of Opera series), Barker, Frank Granville. Foreword by Norman Bailey
5 Barker, Frank Granville. Foreword by Norman Bailey The Flying Dutchman: A Guide to the Opera (Masterworks of Opera series)
London Barrie & Jenkins 1979 0214206556 / 9780214206559 First Paperback Very Good Good Octavo 
159 pp. Light wear (a few short closed tears) to upper edges of unclipped dustjacket. Previous owner's name inked to front free endpaper. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Black-and-white illustrations in the text. Chapters include: Background to the Opera; Variations on a Legend; Synopsis of the Plot; Wagner's Advice to the Players; The Music; A Survey of Performances and Recordings; Libretto: Chronology; Major Compositions; Further Reading. 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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Bob Marley An Intimate Portrait by his Mother, Booker, Cedella, with Anthony Winkler
6 Booker, Cedella, with Anthony Winkler Bob Marley An Intimate Portrait by his Mother
London Viking 1996 0670869910 / 9780670869916 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Octavo 
250 pp. A little edgewear to unclipped dw. Faint dust foxing to upper edge of text block. Internally as new. Illustrated with b/w photos. 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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Strange Fascination. David Bowie: The Definitive Story, Buckley, David
7 Buckley, David Strange Fascination. David Bowie: The Definitive Story
London Virgin Books 2001 075350457X / 9780753504574 Revised and Updated Paperback Very Good 12mo 
640 pp. Light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Faint yellowing to edges of text block and outer page margins. Internally as new. Black-and-white plates. "As a critique-cum-re-establishment of the David Bowie character, 'definitive' is pretty much it." -- Guardian 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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Sibelius (The Illustrated Lives of the Great Composers series), Burnett-James, David
8 Burnett-James, David Sibelius (The Illustrated Lives of the Great Composers series)
Omnibus Press 1989 0711910618 / 9780711910614 Paperback Very Good Octavo 
128 pp. Light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. A few small stains and faint yellowing to edges of text block. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Black-and-white illustrations in the text. "This illustrated biography draws on numerous personal letters and recollections to present a complete study of his life and career." 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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The Great Instrumentalists in Historic Photographs: 274 Portraits from 1850 to 1950, Camner, James (editor)
9 Camner, James (editor) The Great Instrumentalists in Historic Photographs: 274 Portraits from 1850 to 1950
New York Dover 1980 0486239071 / 9780486239071 First Paperback Very Good Quarto 
145 pp. Light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Captions, Introduction, Index by instrument. A little musty. "The image of the performing artist as always played an important part in his [sic] ability to excite the passions and loyalty of audiences and music lovers. This extraordinary collection captures -- in [black and white] photographic image -- 275 of the greatest performing artists in music." 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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The Beatles Box, Clayson, Alan
10 Clayson, Alan The Beatles Box
London Sanctuary Publishing 2003 1860749593 / 9781860749599 First Thus Paperback Fine Slipcase Fine Octavo 
Boxed set of four volumes: George Harrison; John Lennon; Alan Clayson; Paul McCartney. In publisher's shrinkwrap. 
Price: 35.00 AUD
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11 Clayson, Alan The Quiet One: A Life of George Harrison
London Sidggwick & Jackson 1990 0283998628 / 9780283998621 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
324 pp. B&W plates section. Page edges lightly yellowed. Boards with very light edgewear. Dustjacket with some light general and edgewear. Dustjacket, now protected in archival mylar, is not clipped. 
Price: 24.00 AUD
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12 Creighton, Helen Songs and Ballads from Nova Scotia
New York / Toronto Dover / General Publishing 1966 0486217035 / 9780486217031 Reprint Paperback Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
xxiv, 334 pp + 18-page "Catalog of selected Dover books in all fields of interest". General wear to wraps, a few creases, curling corners. Spine convex, so first and last signatures are a little proud along the fore-edge. Top edge lightly foxed, other edges a little grubby. Internally unmarked and solidly bound. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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The Usborne Nursery Rhyme Songbook, Danes, Emma & Caroline Hooper (ed.)
13 Danes, Emma & Caroline Hooper (ed.) The Usborne Nursery Rhyme Songbook
London Usborne 1996 0746017049 / 9780746017043 First Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Parekh, Radhi 
47 pp. Colour illustrations throughout. Contains musical notation, "music specially arranged for young children's voices." Boards with some light wear (several small dents), and light edgewear at spine and corners. 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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14 Davies, Sir Walford & Lamport-Smith, L. French Songs
London Macmillan 1942 Second Printing Paperback Good+ 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 
93 pp. Some wear, light staining to first few pages. Wraps coming unglued in gutter at front. Wraps with general and edgewear, some light staining. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Help, Help, the Globolinks!, Dean, Leigh. Adapted from Gian Carlo  Menotti's libretto.
15 Dean, Leigh. Adapted from Gian Carlo Menotti's libretto. Help, Help, the Globolinks!
New York McGraw-Hill 1970 First Hard Cover Good No Jacket Quarto Milton Glaser 
Considerable edgewear to illustrated boards. Very occasional creases and smudges to bright, solidly bound pages. Includes extracts from the score. Children's picture book. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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The Farthest North of Humanness: Letters of Percy Grainger 1901-14, Dreyfus, Kay (editor). Percy Grainger
16 Dreyfus, Kay (editor). Percy Grainger The Farthest North of Humanness: Letters of Percy Grainger 1901-14
South Melbourne and Crows Nest Macmillan 1985 0333380851 / 9780333380857 First Hard Cover Very Good Good Quarto 
542 pp. General and edgewear, including a few short tears and some creasing, to unclipped dustjacket. Light wear to lower board edges. Light foxing to endpapers. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Black-and-white plates. Glossary of private language; list of abbreviations; chronology; index. 
Price: 36.00 AUD
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The Overlander Songbook, Edwards, Ron
17 Edwards, Ron The Overlander Songbook
St Lucia University of Queensland Press 1990 0702222879 / 9780702222870 Reprint Paperback Very Good 12 mo 
303 pp. Spine square and uncreased, but sunned. Yellowing to edges of text block and outer page margins. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Black-and-white vignettes throughout. "Recaptures Australia's folk history with this complete and unusual collection of traditional folk songs." 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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18 Ehret, Walter, Melinda Edwards, George K. Evans, editors The International Book of Sacred Song
Englewood, Cliffs, NJ Prentice-Hall 0134716493 / 9780134716497 Paperback Very Good Octavo 
xiv, 270 pp. Light general and edgewear to illustrated wraps. Internally unmarked and solidly bound. American, English, German, Italian, French, Scandinavian and Near Eastern hymns. Words, music and some notes about the hymns. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Gabriel Faure: A Life in Letters, Faure, Gabriel. Translated and edited by J. Barrie Jones
19 Faure, Gabriel. Translated and edited by J. Barrie Jones Gabriel Faure: A Life in Letters
London B T Batsford Ltd 1989 0713454687 / 9780713454680 First Paperback Paperback Good Octavo 
215 pp. Light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Creases to covers; last four pages (in index) are creased. Internally unmarked and solidly bound. Illustrated with b/w plates. "Lucidly translated..., with linking background material and chronologically arranged, they read like an absorbing, cohesive autobiography." 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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The Pandora Guide to Women Composers: Britain and the United States 1629-Present, Fuller, Sophie
20 Fuller, Sophie The Pandora Guide to Women Composers: Britain and the United States 1629-Present
London and San Francisco HarperCollins 1994 0044408978 / 9780044408970 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Octavo 
368 pp. Very light edgewear to unclipped dj. "It will be invaluable to all music lovers wanting to brroaden their horizons, to all those interested in neglected and suppressed aspects of women's creative culture, and also to students of music and women's studies as well as music researchers, programmers and performers." 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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