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TIN PAN ALLEY
Written by Eddie Rogers; Mike Hennessey.
Stock no. 1814749
Published by Robert Hale Limited. 1st 1964. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A light-hearted, lively and often cynically penetrating look at Tin Pan Alley - the name given to the collection of New York City music publishers and songwriters who dominated the popular music of the United States in the late 19th century and early 20th century. Black boards, red title to spine. B/w plates. Light page browning and the odd foxspot present. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-rubbed, scuffed and faded at spine.

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THE FAIRGROUND ORGAN: ITS MUSIC, MECHANISM AND HISTORY
Written by Eric V. Cockayne.
Stock no. 1814386
Published by David & Charles. 1st 1970. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The mechanical organ used to be one of the fairground's most popular attractions. Supplying the background music for the rides, it also acted as a 'front of house' enticement for the side-shows. The mechanisms of the organs, the music they played and their history. Light tan boards, green title to spine. B/w plates and illustrations. ISBN: 0715349856. Minor foxing to top edge of text block. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly faded to spine.

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THE CAMBRIDGE COMPANION TO THE ORGAN
Written by Nicholas Thistlewaite; Geoffrey Webber.
Stock no. 1814270
Published by Cambridge University Press. 2004. Nearly fine condition.

An essential guide to all aspects of the organ and its music. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0521575842. Rear cover scuffed.

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THE COMPLEAT TALKING MACHINE
Written by Eric Reiss.
Stock no. 1814255
Published by Vestal Press. 1987. Slightly better than very good condition.

A guide to the restoration of antique phonographs. Large format, cardwraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 0911572554. Corners lightly rubbed. Contents clean.

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THE LIFE OF MOZART
Written by Edward Holmes; Christopher Hogwood.
Stock no. 1609508
Published by Folio Society. 1992. Fine condition.

Including his Correspondance. Edited with an introduction and additional notes by Christopher Hogwood. Red cloth spine wiht gilt title, blue cloth boards with embossed gilt oval portrait to front. Music score to endpapers. B/w illustrations. Top edge red. Contained in a slipcase.

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DING DONG! MERRILY ON HIGH
Written by Francesca Crespi. Illustrated by Francesca Crespi.
Stock no. 1813667
Published by Frances Lincoln. 1st 1997. Fine condition.

Five traditional carols in glorious 3-d. Glazed pictorial boards. Includes musical score. ISBN: 0711211507. All pop-ups in excellent working order.

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AN INTRODUCTION TO LUTE PLAYING
Written by Diana Poulton.
Stock no. 1208644
Published by Schott & Co. Ltd. 1st 1961. Almost very good condition.

A series of lessons for the beginner who has a knowledge of music but not of the lute. Cream paper wraps. 24 pages. Also includes A book of music examples. Covers slightly marked with some small edge-tears. A couple of lines of musical notation at bottom of title page else contents clean.

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THE MAKING OF STRINGED INSTRUMENTS: A WORKSHOP GUIDE
Written by George Buchanan.
Stock no. 1608869
Published by B.T. Batsford Ltd.. 1st 1989. Slightly better than very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Includes plans and instructions for: violin, classical guitar, viola, cello, mandolin, mandola, jazz guitar. ISBN: 0713450436. Wrapper stuck to boards with tape. Contents are near fine.

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SOLDIERS SONGS FOR THE MARCH, THE CAMP AND THE BARRACKS
Written by Charles Williams.
Stock no. 1208362
Published by George Routledge & Sons Ltd.. 1st 1898. Good condition.

A book of songs "adapted to our more popular institutions and to the Voluntary Service which is the pride of so many among us. Small format. Red cloth, black titles to front cover and spine. 98 pages + booklist at rear. Corners slightly bumped. Covers a little marked. Front endpaper missing. Pages lightly browned else clean.

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SCHUMANN ALBUM OF CHILDREN'S PIECES FOR PIANO
No author listed. Illustrated by Henriette Willebeek Le Mair.
Stock no. 1505377
Published by Augener Ltd.. 1st 1913. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth spine, grey paperboards. Pictorial onlay in gold background. Colour illustrations and music. A little bumping and wear to spine and corners. Covers slightly grubby/browned. Front joint starting to crack. Prize plate to front endpaper. A few fingermarks to contents but generally clean.

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THE FOX WENT OUT ON A CHILLY NIGHT
No author listed. Illustrated by Peter Spier.
Stock no. 1314842
Published by World's Work Ltd.. 1st UK 1962. Very good condition.

An Old Song. Oblong format. Cream spine with pictorial boards. Colour and b/w illustrations to each page with a sentence of text below. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn, covers lightly edge rubbed. Pale pink mark to front cover. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Some grubby fingermarks to page margins. Pencil marks to musical score.

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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF JAZZ
Written by Mark White.
Stock no. 1713564
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1st 1978. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Observer No. 76. ISBN: 072321588x. Pages slightly rippled. Price-cut wrapper lightly browned.

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