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The Gentleman's Magazine December 1743

By: Sylvanus Urban, Gent.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: E Cave: 1743

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16469

Condition: Very Good


An original edition of this newspaper/ magazine. 87pp, with modern tape strengthening to the spine. Internally very clean and tight. The contents include parliamentary reports especially on the War, disguised as proceedings in the Senate of Lilliput, the expedition to Cathagena, the conduct of the Carolina forces in the invasion of Georgia, Greenland, wool trade, and the words and music of The Jealous Swain set by Mr Russell, calculation of the moon's curve, ships taken from the spanish, poetry etc. View more info

The Gentleman's Magazine and Historical Chronicle Volume XIV for the Year MDCCXLIV 1744

By: Sylvanus Urban, Gent.

Price: £250.00

Publisher: E Cave: 1745

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16616

Condition: Very Good


The bound edition, including all 12 issues of The Gentleman's Magazine for 1744, with a Preface and Indices. Later rebinding with blue paper covered boards with leather spine with leather label and leather corners. B + w illustrations, including music. Some browning to the edges, otherwise a very clean, attractive copy. Includes Debates in the Senate of Lilliput, with a Supplement with the real names, Pope's Will, and character, account of a Roman inscription at Lannercost, poetry, expedition to Cartagena, On Writng History by Voltaire etc. View more info

The Gentleman's Magazine and Historical Chronicle Volume XXXVIII for the Year MDCCLXVIII 1768

By: Sylvanus Urban, Gent.

Price: £220.00

Publisher: D Henry: 1768

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16766

Condition: Very Good


The bound edition, including all 12 issues of The Gentleman's Magazine for 1768, with a Preface and Indices. Original boards coverd with worn marbled paper and very worn leather spine, the joints worn but holding. B + w illustrations, including music, a gravel cart, the american armadilla, minute marine animals, magical squares and circles, the argus or luen of China, fold outs on the occipital aperture, the horned viper of Egypt, a rolling cart, Duncombe and Whittell's instrument for measuring timber. Internally clean. Includes many articles, book reviews, a letter from the empress of Russi... View more info

The Gentleman's Magazine and Historical Chronicle Volume XXXIII for the Year MDCCLIII 1753

By: Sylvanus Urban, Gent.

Price: £160.00

Publisher: Edward Cave: 1753

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16767

Condition: Good


The bound edition, including all 12 issues of The Gentleman's Magazine for 1753, with a Preface and Indices. Original front board covered with worn marbled paper and very worn leather spine. The front board is loose and the back board is missing. Owner's name cut from title page, otherwise internally clean and tight. B + w illustrations, including Pliny's Grotto del Cane, Glastonbury Pump Room, Llanroost Bridge, the poison wood and purple gross beak, St Thomas's Chapel on the Pier of London Bridge, history of Spain (hand coloured) shields of new baronets, St Philips Church South Carolina, e... View more info

Opera At Home

By: The Gramophone Co and Coates, Henry

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Hudson & Kearns:

Seller ID: 9443

Condition: Good


1930s? 200pp., now browned with age, illustrated soft card covers with sellotape repairs. The plots of 122 operas and references to 970 records from the HMV catalogue. Rare View more info

I Got Rythm! The Ethel Merman Story

By: Thomas, Bob

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Putnam: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6338

ISBN: 0399130411

Condition: Fine


239pp, complete dustjacket has one short closed tear to the back. B + w photographs. Internally very clean. A biography of the Queen of Broadway. View more info

Theatre Programme

By: Trewin, J C (ed) and Brown, Ivor and Gielgud, Val and Hobson, Harold and Bevan, Ian et al

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Muller: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7535

Condition: Very Good


304pp, dustjacket with a little edgewear. Internally clean. 15 essays on contemporary theatre - radio drama, Scottish and provincial theatre, music hall, French theatre in Britain, prose and verse drama etc. View more info

English Music

By: Turner, W J

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Collins: 1941

Seller ID: 8249

Condition: Very Good


48pp, complete dustjacket, a little rubbed to edges. Many colour and b + w illustrations. Gift inscription, otherwise clean. The history of music in England - part of the Britain in Pictures series. View more info

The Mastersingers of Nuremberg An Opera in Three Acts

By: Wagner, Richard

Price: £5.50

Publisher: Sadler's Wells Theatre: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12512

Condition: Fine


Large format. 67pp. A clean copy. Preface, cast list, and text in the english translation by Frederick Jameson, revised by Norman Feasey and Gordon Kember. View more info

Russian Review 2

By: Walt Whitman, Alexis Tolstoi et al

Price: £5.50

Publisher: Penguin: 1946

Seller ID: 5562

Condition: Very Good


137pp. softback covers with a little wear to the top of the spine. 9 articles, including russian music, oil, proverbs, 1st contact with Poland etc. Internally clean. View more info

Analyses of Musical Classics

By: Warburton, Annie O

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Longmans: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14860

Condition: Fine


340p, decorated yellow cloth covered boards. A very clean copy. How to analyse the compositions of the great composers from madrigals to Bach, Mozart, Beethoven, Debussy Elgar, Vaughan Williams etc. to understand how they work. The first book in the series, useful for GCE O level students. View more info

Puccini the Man and His Music

By: Weaver, William

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Hutchinsons: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13286

ISBN: 0091323800

Condition: Fine


146pp, complete dustjacket with a short crease to top back edge. Many colour and b + w illustrations. A very clean copy. The story of the great composer. View more info

Verdi

By: Wechsberg, Joseph

Price: £9.50

Publisher: Arts Book Society Readers Union: 1974

Seller ID: 11747

Condition: Fine


Large format. 255pp, complete dustjacket. 16 colour and 120 b + w illustrations. A clean copy. A biography of the composer. View more info

A Music Course for Students

By: Williams, Parry

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Oxford: 1963

Seller ID: 8253

Condition: Fine


Reprint of Revised edition. 253pp, green and white paper covered boards. Very clean. Covers the GCE syllabus - melody writing, harmony, form, analysis of sonatas etc. View more info

Factotum Newsletter of the XVIIIth Century STC February 1988

By: Wood, J L (ed)

Price: £5.00

Publisher: British Library: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15678

ISBN: 01413635

Condition: Very Good


A4 size. 31pp, illustrated soft covers. A newsletter designed to give news of the activities and progress of the ESTC catalogue to librarians, this isssue contains articles on the growth of the 18th century concept of publisher, aspects of music and the London Press 1670 - 1700, dual biographies Marlborough and Eugene, the Spencers and booksellers, Richard Blacow and the Evening Advertiser etc. View more info