Music

1. Arnold, Elliott.: Deep in my Heart: a story based on the life of Sigmund Romberg. New York: Duell, Sloan & Pearce, 1949. 1st. edn. ix,511pp. D/w chipped and rubbed with with several closed tears, a faded spine and some minor loss at spine tail. Internally, clean and sound.   (Stock ref 7274) £15.00

2. Ashbrook, William: The Operas of Puccini London: Cassell, 1969 1st. edn. xv, 269 pp. B/w frontis. D/w, a fine copy.  (Stock ref 1353) £12.50

3. Atwood, William G.: Fryderyk Chopin: pianist from Warsaw New York: Columbia University Press, 1987 1st. edn. xiii, 305 pp. B/w illus. D/w slightly faded on spine and with one small tear in top edge of back panel. A very good copy.  (Stock ref 2882) £15.00

4. Austin, Richard.: Natalia Makarova: ballerina. London: Dance Books, 1978. 1st. edn. 139pp. Many b/w photos. Price-clipped d/w a trifle dust marked and slightly rubbed on corners otherwise a very clean, bright copy.  (Stock ref 7250) £8.00

5. Axelrod, Herbert R. (ed.): Heifetz Neptune City: Paganiniana, 1981 2nd. edn. 633 pp. Numerous sepia photos. Contributions from Henry Roth, Constance Hope et al. Laminated bds. (no d/w issued) slightly creased on spine foot and with a couple of tiny bumps in bottom edge of front panel otherwise a fine copy.  (Stock ref 1248) £20.00

6. Bachmann, Robert C.: Karajan. London: Quartet Books, 1990. 1st. UK edn. viii,371pp. B/w photos. Translated from the German by Shaun Whiteside. Afterword by Michael Tanner. Edges of text block somewhat tanned. D/w very slightly creased on edges otherwise a clean, sound copy.  (Stock ref 6611) £5.00

7. Balmer, Paul.: Stephane Grappelli: with and without Django. London: Sanctuary Publishing, 2003. 1st. edn. 428pp. B/w photos. D/w very slightly rubbed on edges otherwise a clean, bright copy.  (Stock ref 4930) £10.00

8. Barnes, William Harrison.: The Contemporary American Organ: its evolution, design and construction. Gl;en Rock: J. Fischer & Bro., 1964. 8th. edn. (6)389pp. Numerous b/w photos., diagrams. Red cloth boards with gilt lettering slightly faded on spine and a little rubbed on edges and corners otherwise a clean, sound copy.  (Stock ref 6651) £8.00

9. Behr, Edward.: Thank Heaven for Little Girls: the true storyof Maurice Chevalier’s life and times. London: Hutchinson, 1993. 1st. UK edn. xii, 368pp. Numerous b/w photos. D/w a little faded on spine and rubbed along top edge optherwise a clean, sound copy.  (Stock ref 5243) £6.50

10. Blunt, Wilfrid.: On Wings of Song: a biography of Felix Mendelssohn. London: Hamish Hamilton, 1974. 1st. edn. 288pp. Numerous cold. and b/w illus. D/w very slightly rubbed on edges otherwise a fine copy.  (Stock ref 5978) £7.50

11. Braun, Michael.: “Love Me Do!”: the Beatles’ progress. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1964. 1st. edn. 142pp. Numerous b/w photos. Binding slightly cocked. Pictorial card covers a little rubbed and creased on edges otherwise a sound copy.  (Stock ref 5431) £5.00

12. Braunbehrens, Volkmar.: Mozart in Vienna 1781-1791. London: Andre Deutsch, 1990. 1st. UK edn. xii, 481pp. B/w illus. Translated from the German by Timothy Bell. Neat ownership signature and date to ffep. D/w very slightly creased on top edge otherwise a fine copy.  (Stock ref 4445) £7.50

13. Brophy, John & Partridge, Eric: Songs and Slang of the British Soldier 1914-1918 London: Eric Partridge Ltd. (at the Scholartis Press), 1930 2nd. edn., revd. and enlarged. viii, 222 pp. An edn. of 1000 copies. Inscribed by Eric Partridge. Orange bds. slightly spotted, d/w chipped and worn on extremities otherwise a clean, sound copy.  (Stock ref 6078) £75.00

14. Buckle, Richard.: Diaghilev. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1979. 1st. edn. xxiv,616pp. B/w photos. Small ownership name to ffep. D/w Slightly rubbed on edges and a trifle faded on spine  otherwise a clean, sound copy.  (Stock ref 7253) £6.00

15. Campbell, Margaret: Dolmetsch: the man and his work London: Hamish Hamilton, 1975 1st. edn. xv, 318 pp. B/w photos., text figures. Signed and dated by the author. D/w slightly faded on spine otherwise a clean, bright copy.  (Stock ref 2759) £15.00

16. Carr, Ian.: Keith Jarrett: the man and his music. London: Grafton Books, 1991. 1st. edn. x,237pp. B/w photos. D/w slightly rubbed on edges and corners otherwise a  clean, bright copy.  (Stock ref 7151) £10.00

17. Chevalier, Maurice.: Bravo Maurice! a compilation from the autobiographical writings of Maurice Chevalier. London: George Allen & Unwin, 1973. 1st. UK edn. 240pp. B/w photos. Translated from the French by Mary Fitton. D/w a little dust marked otherwise a clean, sound copy.  (Stock ref 5178) £4.50

18. Clarke, Gerald.: Get Happy: the life of Judy Garland. London: Little, Brown & Co., 2000. 1st. UK edn. (10)510(6)pp. B/w photos. D/w slightly dust marked otherwise a fine copy.  (Stock ref 5768) £8.00

19. Davis, Sharon.: A Girl Called Dusty: an intimate portrait of Dusty Springfield London: Andre Deutsch, 2008. 1st. edn. xii, 244pp. Cold. photos. D/w, a fine copy.  (Stock ref 5345) £6.00

20. DeVeaux, Scott & Giddins, Gary.: Jazz New York: W. W. Norton, 2009. 2nd. impression. xx,553pp plus 66pp index and bibliography. Laminated pictorial card covers a trifle creased on back panel with stiff card pack of four CD’s. Together a near fine set.  (Stock ref 7439) £75.00

21. Doernberg, Erwin: The Life and Symphonies of Anton Bruckner London: Barrie & Rockliff, 1960 1st. edn. xii, 235 pp. Nine b/w photos. Foreword by Robert Simpson. D/w with very slight dust marking on edges otherwise a fine copy.  (Stock ref 1381) £15.00

22. Donington, Robert: The Interpretation of Early Music London: Faber & Faber, 1963 2nd. edn. reprint.  608 pp. Numerous text figures of music notations. D/w rubbed and worn with considerable loss to spine but clean and sound internally.  (Stock ref 2878) £10.00

23. Donington, Robert.: The Rise of Opera. London: Faber & Faber, 1981. 1st. edn. 399pp. B/w illus. D/w rather rubbed on edges otherwise a very good copy.  (Stock ref 6182) £9.00

24. Douglas-Home, Jessica: Violet: the life and loves of Violet Gordon Woodhouse London: The Harvill Press, 1996 Special ltd. edn. signed by the author and published for SBC Warburg. x, 342 pp. Numerous b/w photos. Grey cloth with silver lettering and decoration plus a CD in a matching grey cloth folder in a grey cloth fall-down-back box lined with red and blue marbled paper. The whole in very fine condition.  (Stock ref 1888) £45.00

25. East, John M.: Max Miller: the cheeky chappie. London: W. H. Allen, 1977. 1st. edn. 196pp. B/w photos. All pp lightly tanned otherwise a fine copy in the d/w.  (Stock ref 5571) £15.00

26. Feather, Leonard: The New Yearbook of Jazz London: Arthur Barker, 1959 1st. UK edn. 186(1) pp. Many b/w photos. Introduction by John Hammond. Volume 3 of the Encyclopedia of Jazz series. D/w slightly faded on spine and rubbed on edges with several small tears otherwise a very good copy.  (Stock ref 2276) £7.50

27. Feather, Leonard & Gitler, Ira.: The Encyclopedia of Jazz in the Seventies. London: Quartet Books, 1978. 1st. UK edn. 393pp. Many b/w photos. Introduction by Quincy Jones. D/w faded on spine and rather chipped and worn with several small, closed tears otherwise a clean, sound copy.  (Stock ref 7153) £10.00

28. Feather, Leonard.: The Encyclopedia of Jazz in the Sixties. London: Quartet Books, 1978. 1st. UK edn. 312pp. 200 b/w photos. Foreword by John Lewis. D/w faded on spine  with tape stains to head and tail and several small,closed tears in edges. A clean, sound copy otherwise.  (Stock ref 7154) £10.00

29. Feather, Leonard.: The Encyclopedia of Jazz. New York: Bonanza Books, 1960. 1st. edn. 527pp. Numerous b/w photos. Appreciations by Duke Ellington, Benny Goodman and John Hammond. Price-clipped d/w slightly rubbed on edges and corners and faded on spine otherwise a very good copy.  (Stock ref 7152) £15.00

30. Fernandez, Raul: Latin Jazz: the perfect combination / la combinacion perfecta. San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 2002. 1st. edn. 143pp. Numerous cold. and monochrome illus. Pictorial card covers very slightly rubbed on corners otherwise a fine copy.  (Stock ref 7190) £10.00

31. Fitzlyon, April.: The Price of Genius: a life of Pauline Viardot. London: John Calder, 1954. 1st. edn. 520pp. B/w illus. Two ownership signatures and dates to ffep. Binding slightly cocked. Price-clipped d/w rather rubbed and worn on edges otherwise a clean, sound copy.  (Stock ref 4449) £15.00

32. Fokine, Michel.: Memoirs of a Ballet Master. London: Constable & Co., 1961. 1st. UK edn. xvi,318pp. B/w photos. Translated from the Russian by Vitale Fokine and edited by Anatole Chujoy. D/w chipped and worn with several closed tears and minor loss at spine head and tail but clean and sound internally.  (Stock ref 7254) £15.00

33. Fonteyn, Margot.: Margot Fonteyn: autobiography. London: W. H. Allen, 1975. 1st. edn. 284pp. Numerous b/w photos. D/w worn on corners and generally rather creased otherwise a clean, sound copy.  (Stock ref 6820) £5.00

34. Galatopoulos, Stelios.: Maria Callas, Sacred Monster. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1998. 1st. US edn. x, 564pp. Numerous cold. and b/w photos. D/w, a fine copy.  (Stock ref 5198) £10.00

35. Giddins, Gary.: Bing Crosby, A Pockctful of Dreams: the early years 1903-1940. Boston: Little, Brown & Co., 2002. 1st. P/B edn. viii, 728pp. B/w photos. Pictorial card covers a little worn on edges and corners otherwise a clean, sound copy.  (Stock ref 4234) £6.00

36. Gilbert, Sir W. S.: The Mikado or The Town of Titipu. London: Macmillan & Co., 1928. 1st. edn. vi, 96pp. Eight cold. plates by William Russell Flint and numerous pen and ink drawings by Charles Brock. Ownership signature. D/w slightly rubbed and creased on edges otherwise a fine copy.  (Stock ref 4313) £25.00

37. Gilbert, Sir W. S.: The Yeomen of the Guard or The Merryman and his Maid. London: Macmillan & Co., 1929. 1st. edn. vi, 102pp. Eight cold. plates by William Russell Flint and numerous pen and ink drawings by Charles Brock. Gift inscription to ffep. D/w slightly rubbed on corners and edges otherwise a fine copy.  (Stock ref 4314) £25.00

38. Glikman, Isaak: Story of a Friendship: the letters of Dmitry Shostakovich to Isaak Glikman London: Faber & Faber, 2001 1st. UK edn. xliv, 340 pp. B/w photos. Commentary by Isaak Glikman and translated from the Russian by Anthony Phillips. D/w very slightly creased on top edges otherwise a fine copy.  (Stock ref 1261) £12.00

39. Gossett, Philip: Anna Bolena and the Artistic Maturity of Gaetano Donizetti Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1985 1st. edn. xvii, 183 pp. One of the Studies in Musical Genesis and Structure series. D/w, a fine copy.  (Stock ref 1346) £25.00

40. Gourse, Leslie.: Unforgettable: the life and mystique of Nat King Cole. London: New English Library, 1991. 1st. UK edn. xxi, 309pp. Numerous b/w photo. D/w, a fine copy.  (Stock ref 3996) £7.50

41. Gregor-Dellin, Martin.: Richard Wagner: his life, his work, his century. London: Collins, 1983. 1st. UK edn. xii, 575pp. B/w photos. D/w a trifle dust-marked and slightly rubbed on edges otherwise a very good copy.  (Stock ref 3562) £8.00

42. Guest, Ivor,: Ballet under Napoleon. Alton: Dance Books, 2002. 1st. edn. xvi,528pp. Cold. frontis and many b/w iullus. D/w rather rubbed on corners and edges with a slightly faded spine. Internally, very clean and sound.  (Stock ref 7248) £20.00

43. Gyger, Alison: Opera for the Antipodes Sydney: Currency Press & Pellinor, 1990 1st. edn. viii, 364 pp. 139 b/w illus. D/w very slightly faded on spine otherwise a fine copy.  (Stock ref 1851) £10.00

44. Haskell, Arnold L.: Baron at the Ballet. London: Collins, 1951 Reprint. 222pp. Eight cold. and numerous b/w photos. Foreword by Sacheverell Sitwell. Inscribed by the photographer. Red cloth boards with gilt spine lettering and decoration  on front board a little faded and rubbed on corners otherwise a clean, sound copy.  (Stock ref 6998) £40.00

45. Ho, Allan B. & Feofanov, Dmitry: Shostakovich Reconsidered London: Toccata Press, 1998 1st. edn. 787 pp. B/w photos. and text figures. Overture (foreword) by Vladimir Ashkenazy. D/w very slightly creased on edges otherwise a fine copy.  (Stock ref 1255) £25.00

46. Hodges, Sheila: Lorenzo Da Ponte: the life and times of Mozart’s librettist London: Granada Publishing, 1985 1st. edn. xiv, 274 pp. 18 b/w illus. D/w very slightly creased on edges otherwise a fine copy.  (Stock ref 2477) £7.50

47. Hogan, Ita Margaret: Anglo-Irish Music, 1780-1830 Cork: Cork University Press, 1966 1st. edn. xviii, 246 pp. 11 b/w plates, text figures. D/w slightly dust marked and with a closed tear on rear flap otherwise a fine copy of this scarce book.  (Stock ref 1554) £35.00

48. Howard, Patricia: Gluck and the Birth of the Modern Opera London: Barrie & Rockcliff, 1963 1st. edn. (8) 118 pp. D/w spine very slightly faded otherwise a fine copy.  (Stock ref 1354) £20.00

49. Hunter, Ian.: Diary of a Rock ‘n’ Roll Star. St. Albans: Panther Books, 1974. 1st. edn. 159pp. B/w phgotos. Pictorial card covers a little rubbed on edges otherwise a clean, sound copy.  (Stock ref 5432) £20.00

50. Kahm, Ashley.: The House that Trane Built: the story of Impulse Records. London: Granta Books, 2006. 1st. edn. x,336pp. Many b/w photos. D/w very slightly rubbed on edges and with a small, closed tear in top corner of front panel otherwise a clean bright copy,  (Stock ref 7148) £15.00

51. Kelley, Kitty.: His Way: the unauthorised biography of Frank Sinatra. London: Bantam Press, 1986. Reprint UK edn. xvi, 575pp. Many b/w photos. Price-clipped d/w a little rubbed on edge3s otherwise a very clean, sound copy.  (Stock ref 5252) £7.50

52. Keys, Ivor.: Johannes Brahms. Bromley: Christopher Helm, 1989. 1st. edn. viii, 310pp. B/w illus., music examples. D/w slightly faded on spine otherwise a fine copy.  (Stock ref 4448) £8.00

53. Lucas, John: Reggie: the life of Reginald Goodall London: Julia MacRae Books, 1993 1st. edn. xvi, 254 pp. 35 b/w photos. D/w with a tiny tear to spine head otherwise a fine copy.  (Stock ref 2196) £8.00

54. Lyttelton, Humphrey.: It Just Occurred to Me….: the reminiscences and thoughts of Chairman Humph. London: Robson Books, 2006. 4th. impression. (6)181pp. Signed by the author on title page. D/w very slightly rubbed on edges otherwise a fine copy.  (Stock ref 7216) £20.00

55. Marek, George A.: Schubert: a biography. London: Robert Hale, 1986. 1st. UK edn. xviii, 254pp. B/w illus. Neat ownership signature and date to ffep. D/w slightly faded on spine otherwise a fine copy.  (Stock ref 4447) £6.50

56. McDonagh, Don.: Martha Graham. Newton Abbot: David & Charles, 1974. 1st. UK edn. x,341pp. B/w photos. Gift inscription to ffep. Price-clipped d/wa trifle creased along top edge and faded on spine and front panel. A very good copy.  (Stock ref 7252) £6.00

57. Morrison, Simon.: Bolshoi Confidential: secrets of the Russian ballet from the rule of the tsars to today. London: Fourth Estate, 2016. 1st. edn. xxxii,507pp. B/w photos. D/w a little creased on edges otherwise a fine copy.  (Stock ref 7251) £8.00

58. Motion, Andrew.: The Lamberts: George, Constant and Kit. London: Chatto & Windus, 1986. 1st. edn. xii,388pp. B/w photos. All pp lightly tanned. D/w, a fine copy.  (Stock ref 6355) £6.50

59. Ogdon, Brenda Lucas & Kerr, Michael: Virtuoso: the story of John Ogdon London: Hamish Hamilton, 1981 1st. edn. x, 293 pp. 13 b/w photos. price-clipped d/w very slightly creased on edges otherwise a fine copy.  (Stock ref 1257) £17.50

60. Pullen, Robert & Taylor, Stephen.: Montserrat Caballe, Casta Diva. London: Victor Gollancz, 1994. 1st. edn. 464pp. Many b/w photos. D/w, a fine copy.  (Stock ref 6610) £6.00

61. Roberts, Peter: Victoria de Los Angeles London: Weidenfeld & Nicolon, 1982 1st. edn. vii, 184 pp. B/w photos. D/w spine slightly faded otherwise a fine copy.  (Stock ref 2476) £6.50

62. Rogan, Jonny.: The Kinks: the sound and the fury. London: Elm Tree Books, 1984. 1st. edn. x,242pp. B/w photos. All pp slightly tanned. D/w slightly creased on edges and with a small, closed tear at spine tail otherwise a very good copy.  (Stock ref 6885) £10.00

63. Rushton, Julian: Mozart Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006 1st. edn. xi, 306 pp. B/w illus. and text figures. D/w, a fine copy.  (Stock ref 2784) £10.00

64. Scott, Michael.: Maria Meneghini Callas. London: Simon & Schuster, 1991. Reprint. (8)312pp. B/w photos. D/w, a fine copy.  (Stock ref 5524) £5.00

65. Sears, Benjamin (ed.): The Irving Berlin Reader. New York: Oxford University Press, 2012. 1st. edn. xii, 219pp. B/w photos. D/w, a fine copy.  (Stock ref 4577) £10.00

66. Starling, William.: Strings Attached: the life and music of John Williams. London: The Robson Press, 2012. 1st. edn. xvi, 400pp. B/w photo. D/w, a fine copy of this scarce title.  (Stock ref 3250) £75.00

67. Thompson, Charles.: Bing. London: W. H. Allen, 1975, 1st. edn. vi, 249pp. Many b/w photos. D/w a trifle dust marked otherwise a fine copy.  (Stock ref 5450) £7.50

68. Timbrtell, Charles.: French Pianism: a historical perspective. London: Kahn & Averill, 1999. 2nd. UK edn., revised and enlarged. 370pp. B/w photos. D/w, a fine copy.  (Stock ref 6221) £12.00

69. Tovey, Donald Francis.: Essays in Musical Analysis. London: Oxford University Press, 1967-70. Reprints. 7 vols. Numerous text figures. Two vols have neat ownership signatures. D/w’s very slightly faded on spines otherwise a very clean, bright set.  (Stock ref 4394) £120.00

70. Turner, John Frayn.: Frank Sinatra: a personal portrait. Tunbridg Wells: Midas Books, 1983. 1st. UK edn. 160pp. Many b/w photos. D/w slightly dust marked otherwise a fine copy.  (Stock ref 5251) £4.00

71. Walker, Alan.: Franz Liszt, the Virtuoso Years 1811-1847. London: Faber & Faber, 1983. 1st. edn. xxvi,481pp. Many b/w illus. and music quotations. D/w a little faded on spine and showing some shelf wear otherwise a very clean, sound copy.  (Stock ref 5973) £15.00

72. Walsh, T. J.: Monte Carlo Opera 1879-1909 Dublin: Gill & Macmillan, 1975 1st. edn. xix, 321 pp. B/w illus. D/w lightly scratched on front panel and ver slightly faded on spine otherwise a fine copy.  (Stock ref 1370) £20.00

73. Walsh, T. J.: Second Empire Opera: the Theatre Lyrique, Paris 1851-1870 London: John Calder, 1981 1st. edn. x, 384 pp. 21 b/w illus. The first volume in the History of Opera series. D/w, a fine copy.  (Stock ref 1363) £10.00

74. Weinstat, Hertzel & Wechsler, Bert.: Dear Rogue: a biography of the American baritone Lawrence Tibbett. Portland: Amadeus Press, 1996. 1st. edn. 283pp. Numerous b/w photos. D/w, a fine copy.  (Stock ref 4442) £10.00

75. Wilmer, Valerie.: The Face of Black Music. New York: Da Capo Press, 1976. 1st. edn. unpaginated(118pp). Numerous b/w photos. by the author. Introduction by Archie Shepp. Pictorial card covers rather rubbed and worn on edges and corners but clean and sound internally.  (Stock ref 7147) £30.00