Music

1. 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

2. 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

3. 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

4. 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

5. Clarke, Gerald.: Get Happy: the life of Judy Garland. New York: Random House, 2000. 1st. edn. (10)510(6)pp. B/w photos. D/w with several small tears to bottom edge of spine and back panel otherwise a very good copy. (Stock ref 3569) £6.00

6. Cone, John Frederick: First Rival of the Metropolitan Opera New York: Columbia University Press, 1983 1st. edn. xx, 257 pp. B/w illus. D/w faded on spine otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 1368) £10.00

7. Daniel, Oliver: Stokowski: a counterpoint of view New York: Dodd, Mead & Co., 1982 1st. edn. xxviii, 1090 pp. Numerous b/w photos. Signed by the author. D/w a little rubbed on edges and faded om spine otherwise a very good copy. (Stock ref 2531) £20.00

8. 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) £25.00

9. Doernberg, Erwin: The Life and Symphopnies of Anton Bruckner London: Barrie & Rockliff, 1960 1st. edn. xii, 235 pp. Nine b/w plates. Foreword by Robert Simpson. Dusty d/w slightly rubbed onedges and with some minor loss at spine head and tail otherwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 2877) £15.00

10. 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

11. 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 redand blue marbled paper. The whole in very fine condition. (Stock ref 1888) £45.00

12. Fay, Laurel E.: Shostakovich: a life. New York: Oxford University Press, 2005. 1st. P/B edn. xxii, 458pp. Maos. Pictorial card covers, a fine copy. (Stock ref 3594) £7.50

13. Feather, Leonard: The Encyclopedia Yearbook of Jazz New York: Horizon Press, 1956 1st. edn. 190 pp. Numerous b/w photos. Foreword by Benny Goodman. D/w a little rubbed on corners and edges otherwise a clean, bright copy. (Stock ref 2277) £10.00

14. 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

15. Foehr, Stephen: Jamaican Warriors: reggae, roots and culture London: Sanctuary Publishing, 2000 1st. edn. 239 pp. B/w photos. D/w slightly rubbed on edges, a very good copy. (Stock ref 2819) £10.00

16. Gilbert, W.S.:: The Mikado or the Town of Titipu. London: G.Bell & Sons, 1911. 1st. edn. 52 pp. Cold. frontis. and seven cold. plates by W.Russell Flint. Pale blue, decorated paper covered bds. slightly rubbed on extremities and some light foxing otherwise a good, clean copy. (Stock ref 289) £30.00

17. 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

18. 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

19. 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

20. 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

21. 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

22. 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

23. 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) £75.00

24. 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

25. Landon, H. C. Robbins: Beethoven: a documentary study London: Thames and Hudson, 1970 1st. UK edn. 400 pp. 100 cold. and 156 b/w illus. Neat gift inscription to half-title. Price-clipped d/w just a little rubbed on corners and edges otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 2885) £50.00

26. Landon, H.C.Robbins:: Handel and his World. London, Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1984. 1st. edn. 256 pp. 28 cold. and 120 b/w illus. D/w, fine. A comprehensive account of the composer’s life and work by one of the World’s most respected music scholars. (Stock ref 62) £10.00

27. Layton, Robert: Franz Berwald London: Anthony Blond, 1959 1st. edn. 189 pp. one b/w photo. A critical study of the 19th. Century Swedish symphonist. D/w a little grubby and faded on spine otherwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 1372) £10.00

28. 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

29. Mellers, Wilfrid: Beethoven and the Voice of God London: Faber & Faber, 1983 1st. edn. viii(2), 453 pp. Numerous musical examples drawn by Catherine Hall. D/w slightly faded on spine and rubbed on edges with some loss at bottom corner of front panel but very clean and sound internally. (Stock ref 2879) £15.00

30. Mellers, Wilfrid: Twilight of the Gods: the Beatles in retrospect London: Faber & Faber, 1973 1st. edn. 215 pp. Numerous text figures. D/w just a little creased along edges otherwise an excellent copy of this scarce title. (Stock ref 2349) £25.00

31. Mercer, Ruby: The Tenor of his Time: Edward Johnson of the Met Toronto: Clarke, Irwin & Co, 1976 1st. edn. xv, 336 pp. Numerous b/w photos. Discography compiled by J. B. McPerson and W. R. Moran. Price-clipped d/w a little chipped and worn on edges and badly faded on spine. Internally, a very clean, bright copy. (Stock ref 1442) £15.00

32. Neunzig, Hans A.: Dietrich Fischer-Diskau: a biography. London: Gerald Duckworth & Co., 1998. 1st. UK edn. 312pp. B/w photos. D/w just showing a little shelf wear otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 3567) £7.50

33. 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

34. 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

35. Rogers, Ginger.: Ginger: my story. London: Headline, 1991. 1st. British edn. xiv, 402 pp. Numerous b/w photos. Signed by the author. D/w very slightly rubbed on corners otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 827) £35.00

36. Rosenthal, Harold (ed): Opera Annual No. 4 London: John Calder, 1957 188 pp. Cold. and b/w illus. D/w very slightly rubbed on spine head and foot and corners otherwise a very clean, bright copy. (Stock ref 1356) £7.50

37. 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

38. Saerchinger, Cesar: Artur Schnabel: a biography London: Cassell & Co., 1957 1st. edn. xxi, 354 pp. 17 b/w photos. Tribute by Clifford Curzon. D/w rather chipped with some loss to spine head and tail otherwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 2876) £9.00

39. Sanders, Ronald.: The Days Grow Short: the life and music of Kurt Weill. New York: Holt, Rhinehart and Winston, 1980. 1st. edn. viii, 469pp. B/w photos. D/w slightly faded on spine and with a small tear in top edge of front panel otherwise a very good copy. (Stock ref 3568) £6.50

40. Schonberg, Harold C.: Horowitz: his life and music New York: Simon & Schuster, 1992. 1st. edn. 427 pp. 45 b/w photos. D/w, a fine copy. (Stock ref 641) £10.00

41. Short, Michael: Gustav Holst: the man and his music Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990 1st. edn. xiv, 530 pp. 33 b/w photos. D/w and binding slightly bumped on bottom corners otherwise a fine copy of this scarce title. (Stock ref 2757) £80.00

42. Sokol, Martin L.: The New York City Opera: an Amercan adventure New York: Macmillan, 1981 1st. edn. xiv, 562 pp. Numerous b/w photos. Price-clipped d/w very slightly rubbed on edges otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 1366) £20.00

43. Spoto, Donald.: Lenya: a life. London: Viking, 1989. 1st. UK edn. xii, 371pp. Numwerous b/w photos. D/w just a trifle rubbed on bottom edge otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 3741) £9.00

44. 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

45. Tirro, Frank: Jazz: a history New York: W. W. Norton & Co., 1993 2nd. edn. xxi (3) 470 pp plus 210 pp appendices. B/w photos., text figures. Pictorial card covers a trifle rubbed and creased on corners otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 2814) £15.00

46. Wagner, Nike.: The Wagners: the dramas of a musical dynasty. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2000. 1st. UK edn. xix, 327pp. B/w photos. D/w a trifle dust-marked otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 3564) £6.50

47. 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

48. 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