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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 The English Hymnal, with tunes, Treble Part

The English Hymnal, with tunes, Treble Part

By: N/A

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1996

Seller ID: 014397

ISBN: 0192311123

Condition: Good


12mo, pp 478, fore-edge slightly thumbed, otherwise clean and sound internally, green cloth, upper cover slightly marked, base of spine frayed. The book has a slight cosmetic scent. 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

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The Last of the Tinsmiths: The Life of Willie MacPhee

By: Douglas, Sheila

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Edinburgh, Birlinn Ltd: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014689

ISBN: 1841585114

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, 12mo, pp viii, 195, fore-edge slightly marked, otherwise very clean internally, paperback, very slight signs of wear to the cover. [If you keep your eyes and ears open in the Scottish countryside, even today, you can catch a glimpse of an ancient, aboriginal people, known in the 18th century Highlands as the luchd siubhail, literally, the travelling people. Their ways of livelihood may have altered, but their tradition has preserved the precious customs of kinship and hospitality as well as the stories and songs that our schools, political system, social snobbery and the media hav... 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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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