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1 German Heritage A Series Written For The South East Asia Programme of Deutsche Welle
Deutsche Welle 1967 Soft Cover Good Ex-Library 
Ex German Institute Library, so stamp to title page and issue label to inner back cover. Some pencil underlining, so a good reading copy only. Essays in English on famous German musicians, writers etc. 
Price: 4.00 GBP
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2 - Harrap's Illustrated Dictionary of Music & Musicians
Harrap 1989 0245546936 / 9780245546938 First Edition Hard Cover As New  Fine 
469pp, complete dustjacket, b + w illustrations. A very clean copy.  
Price: 9.00 GBP
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3 - Salvation Army Songs
Salvationist Publishing and Supplies 1930 Hard Cover Very Good 
899pp, black cloth covered boards, a little rubbed to edges..Original owner's name in pencil to front flyleaf, child drawing to back flyleaf and a name, a couple of page corners turned down, otherwise internally clean. The words of 1003 words and choruses used in the Salvation Army church. 
Price: 6.50 GBP
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4 - Service of Song Entitled Negro Spirituals or the Emancipation of The Slaves in the Southern States of America
Clacton On Sea W J Gibbs 1111 Soft Cover Very Good 
Probably circa 1930. 24pp. Blue grey soft covers with period advertisements. A couple of light marks to the covers, some ligtht pencil marking for performance, but otherwise internally clean. Music and words of 19 Spirituals, as sung by the Jubilee Singers 50 years before on a tour of England and Scotland, and the accompanying text to make a church service. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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5 - The Descant Carol Book Book 1
Novello 1928 Soft Cover Very Good 
29pp, soft covers with originl owner's name to front. The words and music, with descants, of 8 carols - A virgin unspotted, Good Christian Men Rejoice, Good King Wenceslas, I Saw Three Ships, Shepherds Shake Off Your Drowsy Sleep, The First Nowell , What Child is This? and While Shepherds Watched. 
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6 - The Descant Carol Book Book 1
Novello 1928 Soft Cover Very Good 
29pp, soft covers, a little worn. The words and music, with descants, of 8 carols - A virgin unspotted, Good Christian Men Rejoice, Good King Wenceslas, I Saw Three Ships, Shepherds Shake Off Your Drowsy Sleep, The First Nowell , What Child is This? and While Shepherds Watched. 
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7 - The Methodist Hymn Book
Methodist Conference Office 1904 First Edition Full-Leather Very Good 
226pp, all edges gilt. Index and Biographical Index.. Brown limp suede leather covers with rounded edges, gilt title. All edges gilt. Flyleaf unfortunately removed, otherwise internally very clean. The rarer 1904 edition of the words of the hymns used in the Methodist Church.. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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8 - Tribal Dancing On The Gold Mines
Chamber of Mines 1111 Soft Cover Very Good 
Circa 1980 - dated by inserted single - leaf dance programme20pp, softback covers. Colour and b + w photographs. A clean copy. List of the tribal dances of the gold miners of South Africa, and description, and structure of the music etc. 
Price: 4.00 GBP
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9 Avebury, Lord The Pleasures of Life
Macmillan 1930 Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 
Caravan Library ediition. 252pp, red cloth covered boards with gilt title, a little faded to spine. Internally clean. Essays on how to find happiness - home, health, nature, poetry, music, love, work etc. 
Price: 6.50 GBP
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10 Bacharach, A L (ed) British Music of Our Time
Penguin Pelican 1944 First Edition Mass Market Paperback Very Good 
2560pp, blue and white softback covers with a couple of light spots of foxing. Previous owner's name to flyleaf, otherwise internally clean and tight. British Music from the C19th century, through Holst, Delius, Vaughan Williams, Warlock, Walton, Bliss etc to Britten 
Price: 2.00 GBP
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11 Bacharach, A L (ed) Lives of the Great Composers Volume 1
Penguin Pelican 1947 Mass Market Paperback Very Good 
190pp, the edges browning a little with age, blue and white softback covers. Internally clean. This volume covers from Byrd to Mozart and Haydn - the Classics of the 16th 17th and 18th centuries. 
Price: 1.25 GBP
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12 Bacharach, A L (ed) Lives of the Great Composers Volume 2 Beethoven and the Romantics
Penguin Pelican 1947 Mass Market Paperback Very Good 
22opp, blue and white softback covers. A very clean, VG+ copy. This volume includes Beethoven, Berlioz, Chopin, Liszt, Mendelssohn, Moussorgsky, Rossini, Schubert, Schumann and Weber. 
Price: 1.50 GBP
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13 Bacharach, A L (ed) Lives of the Great Composers Volume 3
Penguin Pelican 1948 Mass Market Paperback Very Good 
191pp, the edges browning a little with age, blue and white softback covers. Internally very clean. This volume covers 1813 - 1934 - Verdi, Brahms, Wagner and their contemporaries to the death of Elgar. 
Price: 1.25 GBP
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14 Bacharach, A L (ed) Lives of the Great Composers Volume 3 Brahms, Wagner and their Contemporaries
Penguin Pelican 1948 Mass Market Paperback Very Good 
191pp, blue and white softback covers. Previous owner's name on half title, otherwise clean and VG+ Includes Brahms, Debussy, Elgar, Grieg, Tchaikovsky, Verdi, Wagner and Wolf. 
Price: 1.50 GBP
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15 Bacharach, A L (ed) The Musical Companion
Gollancz 1940 Hard Cover Very Good  No Jacket 
6th impression. 751 pp, slightly browned with age to edges. Folding chart, frontispiece illustration. Blue cloth boards. Previous owner's signature on flyleaf, otherwise VG.  
Price: 5.00 GBP
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16 Barbier, Patrick Vivaldi's Venice Music and Celebration in the Baroque Era
Souvenir 2003 0285636707 / 9780285636705 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
First English edition, translated by Margaret Crosland. 194pp. Priceclipped dustjacket is otherwise complete. Colour illustrations. Gift inscription to flyleaf, otherwise internally clean. A biography of the composer, his city, and the musical life of eighteenth century Venice. 
Price: 7.50 GBP
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17 Bennett, Michael A Chorus Line Theatre Royal Programme
1976 Soft Cover Very Good 
Soft covers, now browned to edges and with one edge creased. Theatre Programme for the first UK production from 22nd July 1976 at the Theatre Royal Drury lane, London. Cast list and CVs the British Company and list of musical numbers. Rare. 
Price: 4.00 GBP
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18 Bishop, John Hamilton's Celebrated Dictionary Comprising an Explanation of 3,500 Italian French German English and Other Musical Terms Phrases and Abbreviations and Also A Copious List of Musical Characters
Robert Cocks 1111 Soft Cover Good 
Probably late C19th century - the publishers are 'by Appointment to Queen Victoria and the Prince of Wales'. 130th edition. Pocket sized book of 178 pp and publisher's catalogue. card covers, the front one now with loss to edges and attached with tape. Internally clean and tight. 
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19 Blom, Eric Mozart
Dent 1946 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
5th impression, with corrections. 388pp, dustjacket with wear to edges. B + w illustrations. A couple of very small spots of foxing to foredge, previous owner's bookplate on inner board, otherwise internally clean. A biography of Mozart and his contemporaries, with a useful calendar and list of works. One of the Master Musicians series. 
Price: 3.00 GBP
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20 Blom, Eric Mozart
Dent 1978 Hard Cover Fine Very Good 
A reprint of the second revised edition. 388pp, priceclipped dustjacket with wear to enda of spine. 8 pages of b + w illustrations, and music in the text. Internally clean. A classic biography of Mozart and his contemporaries, with a calendar and list of works. One of the Master Musicians series. 
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