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Image for Songs for Soprano Solo and Piano: The Fish (for Janet Wheeler)

Songs for Soprano Solo and Piano: The Fish (for Janet Wheeler)

By: Nash, Ogden (Lyrics), Norman R. Shapiro (Music)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, E.C. Schirmer Music Company: 1961

Seller ID: 10498

Condition: Near Fine


Stamped on the front cover: Previous owner name, "Complimentary," and the number 613. Three pages of music followed by a full-page listing from the publisher: The Concord Series of Music and Books on the Teaching of Music. This composition is Commonwealth Series No. 120 and E.C.S. No. 1759 in the Schirmer catalog. View more info

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Songs for Soprano Solo and Piano: The Seagull (for Janet Wheeler)

By: Nash, Ogden (Lyrics), Norman R. Shapiro (Music)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, E.C. Schirmer Music Company: 1961

Seller ID: 10499

Condition: Near Fine


Stamped on the front cover: Previous owner name, "Complimentary," and the number 612. Single sheet folded to 9 X 12 inches. Two pages of music followed by a full-page listing from the publisher: Selected Songs and Arias from the catalogs of E.C. Schirmer Company. This composition is Commonwealth Series No. 121 and E.C.S. No. 1760 in the Schirmer catalog. View more info

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Songs for Soprano Solo and Piano: The Termite (for Janet Wheeler)

By: Nash, Ogden (Lyrics), Norman R. Shapiro (Music)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, E.C. Schirmer Music Company: 1961

Seller ID: 10500

Condition: Near Fine


Stamped on the front cover: Previous owner name, "Complimentary," and the number 611. Single sheet folded to 9 X 12 inches. Two pages of music followed by a full-page listing from the publisher: Selected Songs and Arias from the catalogs of E.C. Schirmer Company. This composition is Commonwealth Series No. 122 and E.C.S. No. 1761 in the Schirmer catalog. View more info

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Poems

By: Neate, John

Price: $20.00

Publisher: San Franciso, Keystone Printing Co.: 1911

Seller ID: 10595

Condition: Very Good


Uneven toning to wrappers, mild edge wear. Couple of pages with a chip or tear to thje fore-edge. Clean with no writing, marks, or stains. A California pioneer (so stated on the front cover), Neat's poems include Coronation of King George V., Wondrous Nature, The Convolvulus, Spring Time, The Spider's Web, Our President (Woodrow Wilson), San Francisco Bay, and others. Eighteen poems in all. View more info

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The Wagner Operas

By: Newman, Ernest

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1959

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 10541

Condition: Very Good


Mild wear to the book. Clean without writing or marks. The dust jacket is price-clipped, but has a price stamped next to the clipped portion of the front flap. The jacket also has a few edge tears and chips and is protected now in Mylar sleeve. 724 pages with more than 550 musical examples. "The Definitive treatment of the stories, texts, and music of Wagner's ten most important operas and music dramas." View more info

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Mr. Jim: The Biography of James Smither Abercombie

By: Nicholson, Patrick J.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Houston, Texas, Gulf Publishing: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10552

ISBN: 0872014045

Condition: Near Fine


About fine in a dust jacket that has a couple of blemishes-lower spine and front panel, upper corner-from apparent price sticker removal. Looks nice preserved in a new Mylar archival cover now. Biography of Houston petroleum industry giant, James Smither Abercrombie, founder of Cameron Iron Works and, as a philanthropist, founder and supporter of Texas Children's Hospital in Houston. 364 pages, Index, black and white photos. View more info

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Jazz-Rock: A History

By: Nicholson, Stuart

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Schirmer Books: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10608

ISBN: 0028646797

Condition: Fine


Small, faint fore-edge smudge, else Fine. 454 pages. Includes Discography, Index to Personal Names, Index to Subjects and Group Names, and Index to Albums and Works. Black and white photos. From the dust jacket: "Over the last three decades, no musical innovation in jazz has been more important - or controversial - than the wedding of jazz improvisation with rock music." "Nicholson's lively text begins with the impact of the Beatles and the British Invasion on American popular culture and how the unexpected rise of rock music in the 1960s almost overwhelmed jazz. He charts how youn... View more info

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Jack Nicklaus Golf Instruction Companion Volumes: My 55 Ways to Lower Your Golf Score (1964) + Take a Tip from Me (1968)

By: Nicklaus, Jack

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10505

Condition: Good


Clean, sharp books with mild wear and dust jackets with edge wear, chips, and tears. The first book, My 55 Ways, has scattered underlining in pencil. The second book, Take a Tip from Me, is missing a large piece of the jacket's spine and a small piece on the front panel near the head of the spine. Both books are in Mylar sleeves now for protection. Take a Tip from Me, published in 1964, is the companion volume to My 55 Ways to Lower your Golf Score, published in 1968. Both are 125 pages and illustrated by Francis Golden with color drawings depicting Jack Nicklaus demonstrating his methods. View more info

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In Fond Remembrance of Me: A Memoir of Myth and Uncommon Friendship in the Arctic

By: Norman, Howard

Price: $10.00

Publisher: North Point Press: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10544

ISBN: 0865476802

Condition: Fine


Just a trace of wear. Nice, clean copy. 166 pages. From the publisher: "Howard Norman spent the fall of 1977 in Churchill, Manitoba, translating into English two dozen "Noah stories" told to him by an Inuit elder. The folktales reveal what happened when the biblical Noah sailed his Ark into Hudson Bay in search of woolly mammoths and lost his way. By turns startling, tragic, and comical, these inimitable narratives tell the history of the Arctic and capture the collision of cultures precipitated by the arrival of a hapless stranger in a strange land. Norman himself was then a stran... View more info

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Arizona Territory Cook Book 1864-1912

By: Overstreet, Daphne

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Globe, Arizona, Pimeria Press: 1975

Seller ID: 10589

Condition: Very Good


Light, small stains to front cover, rubbing to rear cover. Interior clean. Assumed First Edition, no other printings indicated. 52 pages with Index and black and white historical photos. View more info

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My Game and Yours

By: Palmer, Arnold

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10508

Condition: Very Good


Mild wear to book and jacket. Clean copy, jacket in a Mylar protective sleeve. 158 pages, illustrated. View more info

Image for Pan Am Flight Service Magazine, October 1967 - Volume 1, Issue 9 - Halloween Issue

Pan Am Flight Service Magazine, October 1967 - Volume 1, Issue 9 - Halloween Issue

By: Pan Am Flight Service Personnel, Managing Editor Opal Hess

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Pan American World Airways, Inc.: 1967

Seller ID: 10617

Condition: Near Fine


A monthly publication by Flight Service for Flight Service, published under the name Flight Service Magazine from February 1967 (Issue 1) to this Halloween Issue (Issue 9). Thereafter, the magazine was published as Wing Tips. 31-page, stapled booklet with a decorative front cover displaying a Halloween motif. Articles from stewardesses, as they were called then, and other Flight Service personnel. There are also a few class photos of newly graduated Flight Service crews as well as other photos. A scarce publication for which OCLC locates no copies. Digital images of this and other issues in th... View more info

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Faded Coat of Blue

By: Parry, Owen

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Avon Books: 1999

Seller ID: 10599

ISBN: 0380976420

Condition: Near Fine


Tiny nick to spine, rear cover. 334 pages. "Abel Jones, a Welsh immigrant and Union army enlistee, investigates the death of Anthony Fowler, a young volunteer captain whose murder is blamed on the Confederates. Jones pursues the blood of the battlefield through the intrigues of Washington, D.C., where evil and good intertwine." View more info

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Roundup Recipes

By: Peplow, Bonnie and Ed (Editors)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Cleveland, The World Publishing Company: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10567

Condition: Very Good


Light wear to the book. Previous owner name on the half-title page. Paper-clipped page 133/134 (Hot Tamale Pie/Tamale Pudding), which we've left intact for the next owner to savor. The dust jacket is price-clipped, chipped, and edge-worn. 278 pages with Glossary and Index. Cattle brands design on the endpapers. Design and typography by Joseph Trautwein. A sampling of modern Western cooking from shovel flapjacks to Son-of-a-Gun Stew. Each chapter begins with descriptive prose about the subject of the chapter, followed by recipes. The wives and mothers who contributed these recipes are all membe... View more info

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A City at the End of the World

By: Price, V. B.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Albuquerque, New Mexico, University of New Mexico Press: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10603

ISBN: 082631371X

Condition: Near Fine


A portrait of Albuquerque, New Mexico with the author's philosophy of what makes the city an attractive place to live and how to keep it that way. 171 pages with Notes, Selected Bibliography, and Index. View more info

Image for Four Dubious Conceits for Organ: Cantilena (Green Boughs), Les Petites Cloches, Nocturne (Night in Monterey), and Marche Grotesque

Four Dubious Conceits for Organ: Cantilena (Green Boughs), Les Petites Cloches, Nocturne (Night in Monterey), and Marche Grotesque

By: Purvis, Richard

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Harold Flammer, Inc.: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10528

Condition: Very Good


Previous owner name and date on the front cover. Scattered pencil notation in the music. 23 pages. From the Foreword by Richard Purvis: "Improvisational compositions called "dubious" because it is doubtful if they are organ music in its truest sense, and "conceits" because they are whimsical imaginings of their composer." View more info

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Partita on the Easter Chorale "Christ Ist erstanden" for the Organ

By: Purvis, Richard

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, M. Witmark & Sons: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10529

Condition: Very Good


Previous owner name and date on the front cover, address label on the first page. a few pencil marks in the music. 20 pages. From the Foreword by Richard Purvis: "This partita was written at the suggestion of E. Power Biggs that "I compose something' for the "classical " organ. This venture into the realm of neo-classicism is a sincere attempt to create a contemporary American Work which will characterize the brilliant and colorful idiom of the classical organ. Though the registration suggested is for an instrument of this type, the work will lend itself to performance of any organ worthy of t... View more info

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Medford: The Ford by the Meadow - A Bicentennial Souvenir

By: Regan, William (and others)

Price: $24.50

Publisher: Medford, Massachusetts, Medord Arts Council, Inc.: 1976

Seller ID: 10554

Condition: Very Good


A look at Medford, Massachusetts and its history in America's bicentennial year (1976). 87 pages with black and white photos and Index to Advertisers. Many local ads. Includes a reprint of President Gerald Ford's letter commending Medford and the Medford Arts Council for their bicentennial efforts. There is also a reprinted letter from Medford's Mayor John J. McGlynn regarding the observance. John Regan starts the history in Section I, The Founding of the Town, with his article, MEDFORD: The Ford by the Meadow, from which this book gets its title. Other contributors are listed in the Contents... View more info

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Brazos River, Mouth to Freeport, Texas: Letter from the Secretary of War, Transmitting, with a Letter from the Chief of Engineers, Reports on Preliminary Examination and Survey of Mouth of Brazos River up to Freeport, Tex.

By: Riche, Col. C.S., Chief of Engineers, United States Army

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., Government Printing Office: 1914

Seller ID: 10493

Condition: Near Fine


Document No. 1469 from the House of Representatives, 63d Congress, 3d Session. Referred to the Committee on Rivers and Harbors, December 31, 1914, and ordered to be printed with illustration (map). Full title: Brazos River, Mouth to Freeport, Tex. Letter from the Secretary of War, Transmitting, with a Letter from the Chief of Engineers, Reports on Preliminary Examination and Survey of Mouth of Brazos River up to Freeport, Tex., with a View to Securing a Depth of 25 Feet. Submitted for transmission to Congress are reports dated September 20, 1913 and July 23, 1914 along with a fold-out map. Rep... View more info

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Going to the Opera

By: Salter, Lionel

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Philosophical Library: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10543

Condition: Very Good


Edge wear to book and jacket, now in a Mylar protective sleeve. 160 pages with Index. Black and white photos. The story of opera from its earliest days to the television age. Includes information about new operas and classics, how the librettist and composer collaborate, the kind of theater for production, stages of production, and the responsibilities of the conductor, producer, stage manager, chorus master, ballet master and others. View more info