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Angermuller, Rudolph.
Mozart's Operas
N. Y.: Rizzoli, 1988. 1st US Ed.
295 pp. Illustrated in b/w with numerous illustrations in colour. Preface and translation by Stewart Spencer. Dj has small closed tear at spine edge. Translated from the German.
Please inquire                          Book Number: 15445                         Order / Enquire

Armstrong, Robert Bruce
The Irish and Highland Harps
NY: Praeger, 1970. Facsimile Edition
199 pp. Illustrated with full-page plates of b/w photographs and designs in colour, plus line drawings in text. Introduction by Seoirse Bodley. Photolithgraphic facsimlie of 1904 first edition. Dj has 2" bruise on rear panel and closed tear along rear flapfold.
Please inquire                          Book Number: 13152                         Order / Enquire

Baschet, Roger
Le Monde Fantastique Du Musee Grevin
Paris: Tallandier, 1982. 1st Edition
201 pp. Illustrated with b/w photographs and drawings, and 16 photos in colour. Text in French.
Please inquire                          Book Number: 17473                         Order / Enquire

Bauer, Oswald Georg
Richard Wagner. The Stage Designs and Productions from the Premieres to the Present.
NY: Rizzoli, 1983. 1st English Translation
302 pp. Copiously illustrated from photographs and designs, many in colour. Foreword by Wolfgang Wagner. Translated from the German.
Please inquire                          Book Number: 13092                         Order / Enquire

Bernardi, Marziano; della Corte, Andrea
Gli Strumenti Musicali Nei Dipinti Della Galleria Degli Uffizi
Torino: Radio Italiana, 1952. Limited/Numbered
177 pp. 52 b/w plates plus illustrations in text; colour reproduction of one plate laid in, as issued. Minor browning to front endpapers from binding materials. Glassene worn. #1657/1999. Text in Italian.
Please inquire                          Book Number: 20403                         Order / Enquire

Bosseur, Jean-Yves
Music. Passion for an Art
N. Y.: Skira / Rizzoli, 1991. 1st US Ed.
198 pp. Relationship between paitning and music illustrated with 180 art works in colour. Remainder mark on bottom edge; top board very slightly bowed and bottom corners slightly bumped. Translated from the French.
Please inquire                          Book Number: 17987                         Order / Enquire

Boulez, Pierre; Heller, Friedrich C., et al.
Gustav Mahler in Vienna
N. Y.: Rizzoli, 1976. 1st US Ed.
166 pp. Copiously illustrated with photographs. Translated from the German.
Please inquire                          Book Number: 15093                         Order / Enquire

Britten, Benjamin; Duncan, Ronald; Piper, John et al.
The Rape of Lucretia. A Symposium
London: Bodley Head, 1948. 1st Edition
101 pp. Illustrated in colour with the original stage designs by John Piper, plus photographs of the production by Angus McBean. Includes full libretto by Ronald Duncan, plus essays by Duncan, Piper, Eric Crozier and Henry Boys. Foreword by Benjamin Britten. Extremities rubbed; dj missing about half the spine., but otherwise intact & clean. Price-clipped.
Please inquire                          Book Number: 17197                         Order / Enquire

Brown, Kathan
John Cage. Visual Art. To Sober and Quiet the Mind
San Francisco: Crown Point Press, 2000. 1st Edition
143 pp. Copiously illustrated with colourplates of prints by John Cage, including two complete series of Cage's etchings, one from his early work in visual art, the other done in the last year of his life.
Please inquire                          Book Number: 19296                         Order / Enquire

Cage, John
I-IV. The Charles Elliot Norton Lectures, 1988-1989
Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1990. 1st Edition
452 pp. plus two audiocassettes. Illustrated with 15 different chance-determined prints from a single negative of the first autograph page of Cage's "Sixteen Dances" (1951). SIGNED BY JOHN CAGE. Text includes transcripts of question-and-answer session after each lecture (edited by Cage); one audiocassette records Cage delivering a lecture; the other, a selection from the question-and-answer sessions. The lectures were more like performances, their content generated by chance based on computerized I-Ching operations. Box about fine.
Please inquire                          Book Number: 17443                         Order / Enquire

Cage, John
Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 1967. 2nd Printing
276 pp. Extremities slightly rubbed and remainder mark on bottom edge; dj rubbed, with slight corner chip and corner tears.
Please inquire                          Book Number: 16422                         Order / Enquire

Chester, Debby (editor)
DeWinton, Alberta: Starart Productions, 1979. 1st Edition
239 pp. Artworks by Joni Mitchell, John Mayall, Cat Stevens, Klaus Voormann, Ron Wood and Commander Cody, most in colour.
Please inquire                          Book Number: 20362                         Order / Enquire

Comini, Alessandra
The Changing Image of Beethoven. A Study in Mythmaking
N. Y.: Rizzoli, 1987. 1st Edition
480 pp. With 211 b/w illustrations from paintings, engravings and sculpture.
Please inquire                          Book Number: 15007                         Order / Enquire

Creighton, Helen
Maritime Folk Songs
Toronto: Ryerson, 1962. 
214 pp. Musical transcriptions and chord symbols by Kenneth Peacock. Lightly edge-worn to dj with some rubbingand slightly worn head of spine.
Please inquire                          Book Number: 20626                         Order / Enquire

Da Costa Meyer, Esther; Wasserman, Fred (editors)
Schoenberg, Kandinsky, and the Blue Rider
Usa: Jewish Museum/ Scala, 2003. 
Hardcover in complete dj. 208 pp. Exhibition catalogue with 175 illustrations, including 125 in colour and 50 duotones. Includes CD-Rom with Schoenberg compositions, with rare performances by Juliard String Quartet and Glenn Gould, among others. Ink name to fep.
Please inquire                          Book Number: 21998                         Order / Enquire

De Meester, D. Placide
Voyage De Deux Benedictins Aux Monasteres du Mont-Athos. 2 Vols. In One.
Paris: Desclee, De Brouwer, 1908. 
vi + 321; xi + 354 + iv pp. Three-quarter vellum and brown cloth, with red leather spine labels decorated in gilt, and spine lettering gilt. Illustrated with b/w photographs; maps. Some wear to head of spine; spine labels rubbed and slightly chipped on label edges; otherwise a nice tight copy with bright & clean interior. Text in French.
Please inquire                          Book Number: 20404                         Order / Enquire

Dun, Finlay; Thomson, John
The Vocal Melodies of Scotland: Symphonies and Acompaniments
Glasgow: Paterson & Sons, 1884. Revised ed.
Hardcover collection of Scottish folk songs with music. Three-quarter leather & ribbed cloth; raised bands; all edges gilt; marbled boards. viii + 548 pp. Revised and re-edited by Edward Rimbault Dibdin. Ink inscription on fly-leaf; leather extremities, spine, and raised bands rubbed; else a nice tight,clean copy with slight tanning to margins.
Please inquire                          Book Number: 24104                         Order / Enquire

Falconer-Salkeld, Bridget
The MacDowell Colony. A Musical History of America's Premier Artist's Colony
Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 2005. 1st Edition
467 pp. Minor soiling to fore-edge.
Please inquire                          Book Number: 19874                         Order / Enquire

Greyson, John; Wall, David
Fig Trees. A Video Opera
Oakville: Oakville Galleries, 2003. 1st Edition
201 pp. Illustrated in b/w. Includes CD of the music.
Please inquire                          Book Number: 20241                         Order / Enquire

Grove, Sir George; Blom, Eric
Grove's Dictionary of Music and Musicians. 10 Vols.
London: Macmillan, 1966. 5th Edition
9 vols. plus supplement, edited by Eric Blom. 2nd printing of 5th edition plus supplement (1961), volumes are virtually "as new" with some dj's showing minor nicks and closed tears at head of spine.
Please inquire                          Book Number: 14276                         Order / Enquire

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