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Image for La Porta d'Oriente - musical traditions in the Eastern Mediterranean

La Porta d'Oriente - musical traditions in the Eastern Mediterranean

By: N/A

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Florence, Harvard University Centre for Italian Renaissance Studies: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009996

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, slim 8vo, pp 62, paperback, covers showing the faintest signs of wear. [An intriguing and, at times ammusing, anthology of historical accounts relating to music in the East. Produced to accompany a concert in the 'Early Music at I Tatti' series.] Postage will be reduced. View more info

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Gould & Bolttler's Collection of Jigs, Reels, Strathspey's and Country Dances

By: N/A

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Leonard, Gould & Bolttler: 1928

Seller ID: 011121

Condition: Good


[Copyright dated 1928]. Large slim quarto, pp 20, a little age-toning, slightly used internally, paperback, covers slightly worn. SCARCE. View more info

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Princess Ballet Book Number 2

By: N/A

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Fleetway Publications: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011431

Condition: Good


Well illustrated, small slim tall quarto, pp 160, very slight age-toning internally, pictorial boards faded and very slightly worn. SCARCE. {With the bookplate of Alan and Alison Titchmarsh on the rear endpaper} View more info

Image for Paradisus Musicus - Muzick en Samenleving in Rubens' Tijd   (Fred Whitsey's copy)

Paradisus Musicus - Muzick en Samenleving in Rubens' Tijd (Fred Whitsey's copy)

By: Baudouin, Frans (introduction)

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Stad Antwerpen - Rubenshuis, 1977

Seller ID: 008756

Condition: Good


Illustrated, pp 115, paperback, slightly worn and rubbed, lower cover creased. [Exhibition catalogue]. [Fred Whitsey's copy with his bookplate. He was the gardening correspondent of the Sunday and Daily Telegraph for a total of 45 years. A quiet unassuming man, a pacifist, a notable amateur violin player and a great gardener.] View more info

Image for Ludwig van Beethoven - his life and work in pictures

Ludwig van Beethoven - his life and work in pictures

By: Bory, Robert

Price: £18.50

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 1966

Seller ID: 009671

Condition: Very Good


Very well illustrated, large quarto, pp 228, (10), the slightest of marks to the fore-edge, a neat owner's bookplate on the front endpaper, otherwise a really fine copy in a dustwrapper which is slightly faded on the spine and showing only the very faintest signs of wear. This copy is complete with the four page translation of letters insert - this is frequently missing. [Very heavy - extra postage may be required.] View more info

Image for On Mozart: A Paean for Wolfgang : Being a Celestial Colloquy, an Opera Libretto, a Film Script, a Schizophrenic Dialogue, a Bewildered Rumination, A Stendahlian transcription, and a beautiful heartfelt homage upon the bicentenary of the death of  Mozart

On Mozart: A Paean for Wolfgang : Being a Celestial Colloquy, an Opera Libretto, a Film Script, a Schizophrenic Dialogue, a Bewildered Rumination, A Stendahlian transcription, and a beautiful heartfelt homage upon the bicentenary of the death of Mozart

By: Burgess, Anthony

Price: £6.00

Publisher: New York, Ticknor & Fields: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013272

ISBN: 039559510x

Condition: Very Good


Octavo, pp (6), 160, a very good copy indeed in dustwrapper. View more info

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Prima Donna - A History

By: Christiansen, Rupert

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, The Bodley Head: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013270

ISBN: 0370305507

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, large octavo, pp 367, a very good copy in a dustwrapper which is a little faded on the spine. View more info

Image for All or Nothing at All - a Life of Frank Sinatra

All or Nothing at All - a Life of Frank Sinatra

By: Clarke, Donald

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1997

Edition: First UK edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 011544

ISBN: 0333643208

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, large 8vo, pp xii, 323, a very good copy in a very slightly worn dustwrapper. Inscribed by author on title page - "To Alan - thanks ! Donald Clarke"; in fact this was Alan Titchmrsh's copy, but it does not contain his bookplate. View more info

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Sing and Shout - a novel about the music industry

By: Cozens, Jim

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Bellew Publishing: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010990

ISBN: 1857250664

Condition: Very Good


Small 8vo, pp (6), 231, a very good copy in an unclipped dustwrapper. View more info

Image for True Artist and Friend - a biography of Hans Richter

True Artist and Friend - a biography of Hans Richter

By: Fifield, Christopher

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Oxford, Clarendon Press: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013244

ISBN: 0198161573

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, large octavo, pp xx, 519, short inscription on front endpaper, the dustwrapper has been lightly secured to the endpapers, which has damaged them slightly, otherwise a very good copy. ["True artist and true friend", thus Elgar saluted Hans Richter, the dedicatee of his "First Symphony" and the greatest conductor of his age. Richter was the first career-conductor to gain international fame and respect (before then conductors were invariably com... View more info

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Spring Fancies - Suite for Piano

By: Foster, Ivor R.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: York, Banks & Son: 1938

Seller ID: 011118

Condition: Good


Slim quarto, pp 10, paperback, covers a little worn, slightly used throughout. SCARCE. [Three simple pieces for young pianists). View more info

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Every Child's Book of Dance and Ballet [Alan Titchmarsh's copy]

By: Franks, A.H. (editor)

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, Burke Publishing Company Ltd: 1957

Seller ID: 011569

Condition: Good


First reprint (same year as first edition). Large slim 8vo, pp 128, endpapers marked from sellotape, a large inscription on front endpaper, otherwise clean internally, red cloth in very good condition, in a price-clipped dustwrapper which is very slightly worn, with a small tear at the top of its lower cover. {From the library of Alan Titchmarsh, with his bookplate on the back of the frontispiece.] View more info

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The Girls' Book of Ballet [Alan Titchmarsh's copy]

By: Franks, A.H. (editor)

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, Burke Publishing Company Ltd: 1962

Seller ID: 011570

Condition: Good


Third revised edition. Large slim 8vo, pp 144, fore-edge a bit foxed, otherwise very clean internally, red cloth in very good condition, in a dustwrapper which is slightly worn and torn. {From the library of Alan Titchmarsh, with his bookplate on the front endpaper.] View more info

Image for All the Way - a biography of Frank Sinatra (Alan Titchmarsh's copy, signed by author)

All the Way - a biography of Frank Sinatra (Alan Titchmarsh's copy, signed by author)

By: Freedland, Michael

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicholson: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011547

ISBN: 029781723X

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, large 8vo, pp x, 438, a very good copy in a very slightly worn dustwrapper. Alan Titchmarsh's copy, with an inscription on the half-title - "To Alan, With gratitude for a superb interview - the first. Michael Freedland". View more info

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The Best Known Works of W.S. Gilbert

By: Gilbert, W.S.

Price: £3.50

Publisher: New York, Illustrated Editions Company: 1932

Seller ID: 013284

Condition: Good


With the author's illustrations throughout, small octavo, pp 232, slightly age-toned, endpapers browned, blue and brown decorated cloth, the spine dull, the upper cover rather marked, slightly worn. [Comprises the libretti of "The Mikado", "The Pirates of Penzance" and " H.M.S. Pinafore", together with some of the "Bab Ballads".] View more info

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Britten [Alan Titchmarsh's copy]

By: Headington, Christopher

Price: £3.50

Publisher: London, Eyre Methuen: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011634

ISBN: 0413465101

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, small octavo, pp x, 166, very clean internally, brown cloth in very good condition, in a dustwrapper showing only the slightest signs of use. [Alan Titchmarsh's copy, with his bookplate on the front endpaper.] View more info

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The Vienna Opera House

By: Kralik, Heinrich

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Vienna, Bruder Rosenbaum: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009678

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, small quarto, pp 200, decorated cloth gilt, a very good copy in a dustwrapper which is a little creased and folded along the upper edges. View more info

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The Royal National Eisteddfod of Wales

By: MILES, Dillwyn (The Herald Bard)

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Swansea, Christopher Davies: 1978

Seller ID: 006931

ISBN: 0715403230


Illustrated, pp 170, a very good copy in a very slightly worn dustwrapper. View more info

Image for The Royal Road - Graded Pianoforte Albums for Study & Recreation :  Lower Grade

The Royal Road - Graded Pianoforte Albums for Study & Recreation : Lower Grade

By: Moy, Edgar

Price: £4.50

Publisher: London, Alfred Lengnick & Co:

Seller ID: 011119

Condition: Fair


[Not dated - copyright is dated 1914). Large slim quarto, pp 32, (some pedal marks and fingering annotations throughout), a little used, paperback, covers slightly worn. [12 varied pieces] View more info

Image for The Magic of the Opera - a picture memoir of the Metropolitan

The Magic of the Opera - a picture memoir of the Metropolitan

By: Peltz, Mary Ellis (text), Mili, Gjon (photographer)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: New York, Frederick A. Praeger: 1960

Seller ID: 008535

Condition: Good


Very well illustrated throughout, quarto, pp 172, very slightly used internally, inscription on front endpaper, cloth blotched and slightly worn, in a dustwrapper which is rubbed and a bot worn and frayed. View more info