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Image for Oscar Peterson, Advertising Card, Lisbon Portugal, 1966

Oscar Peterson, Advertising Card, Lisbon Portugal, 1966

By: (Robertson, Oscar)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Lisbon, Teatro S. Jose em Cascais: 1966

Seller ID: 16225

Condition: Very Good+


3 1/2 X 5 1/2 card advertising a performance by jazz great, Oscar Peterson, at the Teatro S. Jose in Cascais, Portugal on April 15 and 16, 1966. There is a nice, B&W photograph of a young Peterson on the front of the card with information on the back. I do not read Portuguese so I may have missed some of the nuance here, though Peterson is called "grandioso" and "colosso." The card is in excellent condition with very light wear and aging. ; B&W Photograph... View more info

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Spike Jones and His City Slickers Musical Postcard

By: (Spike Jones)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago, Musical Postcard Company: ca. 1950's

Seller ID: 16219

Condition: Near Fine


Some light edge and corner wear but still bright and unused. 5 1/2" X 9". Please see scan. This is a playable postcard from the Musical Postcard Company of Chicag, Illinois. These were novelty items in the 1950's. The recording on this one is "Pack Up Your Troubles in Your Old Kit Bag" by the inimitable Spike Jones and his City Slickers. Nice bit of music and travel ephemera that can still be played, or mailed for that matter. ; Postcard; Color Cartoon; 8vo 8" - 9" tall... View more info

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Framed Autograph and Photograph of Stan Getz

By: (Stan Getz)

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Unknown, UNknown: ca 1980

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 15525

Condition: Fine


This is an autograph of Stan Getz, framed with a very attractive publicity photograph. Frame, photograph and autograph are fine. Photo is 7 1/4 X 9 3/4; frame opening is 11X14; and autograph is 4 X 1 3/4. Autograph and photograph are matted to 11x14. ; B&W Photograph; Folio 13" - 23" tall; 1 pages; This autographed photo came from the collection of Walter Glenn, Atlanta businessman (Geode at Lenox Square) and music collector. The autographs were obtained personally by G... View more info

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Framed Autographed Photograph of Stan Kenton

By: (Stan Kenton)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Unknown, UNknown: 1965

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 15526

Condition: Near Fine


This is an autographed photograph of Big Band jazz leader Stan Kenton. The photograph is inscribed and the ink has skipped here and there. There are also a couple of blemishes that keep the photo from being Fine. The photo is 5X10 matted into an 11X14 frame. Very nice presentation. ; B&W Photograph; Folio 13" - 23" tall; 1 pages; This autographed photo came from the collection of Walter Glenn, Atlanta businessman (Geode at Lenox Square) and music collector. The autogra... View more info

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The Carter Family Scrap Book Number 1

By: (Unknown)

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Tompkinsville, Monroe County Press/Acme Recording Studios: ca. 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16311

Condition: Very Good


16336; B&W Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; Unpaginated pages View more info

Image for Kamasi Washington, Autographed Photograph

Kamasi Washington, Autographed Photograph

By: (Washington, Kamasi)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Unknown, Unknown: 2018

Seller ID: 16056

Condition: Fine


Fine color photograph of jazz tenor saxophonist, Kamasi Washington, in concert. Signed and dated in Sharpie or similar pen. Comes with COA and our personal guarantee of authenticity. ; Color Photograph; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 1 pages View more info

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Postcards Stan Wilson Hungry I Club San Francisco

By: (Wilson, Stan)

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Linden, The Mayrose Company: ca. 1953

Seller ID: 14896

Condition: Near Fine


Only very light aging and general wear. Two postcards from the famed hungry i club in San Francisco. Both cards feature folksinger Stan Wilson, who was the first performer at the hungry i in 1952 and soon after that appearance became the feature singer six nights a week. Wilson also influenced the Kingston Trio and probably turned down an opportunity to join the group. With The Weavers, The Gateway Singers and Josh White, Wilson is credited with the folk music renaissanc... View more info

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Songs of the Yellowstone Park Camps

By: (Yellowstone Lodge and Camps Co.)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Yellowstone Park, Yellowstone Lodge and Camps Co.: ca. 1930

Seller ID: 16138

Condition: Good


Stapled, light tan toned wraps with photo of hikers on Uncle Tom's Trail. Wraps seem to have been reinforced at some point but are secure and booklet is square. Some light edge and corner wear with one short closed tear on front edge. There are also a couple of small chips on spine edge. Old dampstain on back in bottom corner at spine; this affects some interior pages but not text. Overall aging. This is a collection of songs that were sung at Yellowstone Camps in the 19... View more info

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Roy Acuff and His Smoky Mountain Songs

By: Acuff, Roy and Fred Rose

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Nashville, Acuff-Rose Publications: 1943

Seller ID: 12885

Condition: Good+


Stapled, reddish-orage wraps with photo of Acuff and white titles. Some edge corner and surface wear, with splits at top and bottom of spine, though still solid in between staples. Former owner's name just above "roy" in title. This is a well- used but not abused copy (see scan. ) ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 47 pages; Numerous songs associated with or by Roy Acuff, including "Fire Ball Mail." Has the "Acuff-Rose" imprint. Nice bit of country music ephemera. Includes six,... View more info

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That Dreamy Rag

By: Adler Bernie (Music) and Harry L. Newton (Words)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago, Will Rossiter: 1908

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11010

Condition: Good+


Pictorial wraps with edge and corner wear including a bit of loss bottom right. There also seems to have been a dampstain bottom right with minor bleedthrough of some ink, to back of page only. The pages are stitched together (see vertical line just to right of left border) so this is still square with a secure, original binding. The name Standifer is written on the front along with a small stamp that reads "R. G. Standifer, Mgr." I'm guessing this is the store w... View more info

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Bessie

By: Albertson, Chris

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Stein and Day: 1985

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 10407

Condition: Very Good-


Black wraps with pictorial cover of Smith and white titles. Book is square and binding is secure . Some light edge and corner wear along with some light creases on surface. Superficial crease on spine but no cracks and book feels unread, or if read, carefully. Name marked out of ffep. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 253 pages; Still the best biography of Bessie Smith. View more info

Image for No Depression : An Introduction to Alternative Country Music. Whatever That Is.

No Depression : An Introduction to Alternative Country Music. Whatever That Is.

By: Alden, Grant and Peter Blackstock (eds.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Nashville, Dowling Press: 1998

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 13557

Condition: Near Fine


Book has only very light wear and aging. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 256 pages; This is a compendium of articles from No Depression magazine. This magazine, published from the late 1990's to 2008 featured country stars like Waylon Jennings, Billy Joe Shaver, Guy Clark, Steve Earle and other alternative country artists. Great stuff. View more info

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Duke and Other Legends

By: Alexander, Jim (photographer)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Atlanta, Blackwood Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 13283

Condition: Very Good


Deep tan wraps with white titles and B&W photo of Duke Ellington. Light edge, corner and surface wear but still quite attractive. Square and securely bound. ; B&W Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 63 pages; Photographs, taken mostly in Atlanta, of many jazz legends -- Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Miles Davis, Ella Fitzgerald, Art Blakey and many more. This book served as catalog for an exhibit of these photographs in Atlanta at Clark College. This copy is signed (Ji... View more info

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Living Blues, Spring, 1970

By: Allmen, Diane, et. al.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Chicago, Living Blues Publications: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14754


Stapled black and white pictorial wraps with white title. Very light edge and corner wear. Bottom, bottom right corner torn away. Expected, light age-toning. Square and securely bound. VG to VG+. This is the inaugural copy of "America's First Blues Magazine," in remarkably nice condition. It featues articles on Magic Sam, Howling Wolf, Blues and the Church, and the song - "Uncle Sam Gonna Take Me Away." There are also sections of Reviews and News. Historic issue of this ... View more info

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The Bunker Hill Songster: Containing National and Patriotic Songs

By: Anonymous

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Murphy, Printer and Publisher for Franklin Street Bookstore: ca. 1850

Seller ID: 15799

Condition: Very Good+


Stitched, tan wraps with comic image of Revolutionary War soldier. Only very light wear, along with some age-toning on wraps. Very attractive copy, about near fine. This collection of songs is undated but probably comes from the 1840's or 1850's. The songs are popular numbers from the early 19th century and are sometimes attributed to singers of the day, including The Ethiopean Serenaders (a blackface minstrel group), Mr. Quayle, Thomas H. Hadaway (who received "rapturou... View more info

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Jazz 1958

By: Balcerak, J., et al

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Gdansk, Miesiecznik Illustrowany: 1957

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15290

Condition: Very Good


This is a Polish Jazz calendar for 1958. 14 leaves, including front cover (of Rita Hayworth) and center advertising leaf, with a larger, stiff rear cover. Some wear and aging, with creasing and loss of corner at bottom of rear card; interior leaves and photos are in excellent condition. The interior leaves feature a photograph of a prominent jazz musician on the front with a biography on the back. This is an exceptional example of American jazz behind the Iron Curtain in... View more info

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"Razor" : Uncool 2001, Festival of International Contemporary Music

By: Baraka, Amiri & Blue Ark

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Switzerland, La Ciaf: 2001

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 13395

Condition: Near Fine


Stapled pictorial wraps with only very light wear. ; B&W Photographs; Square 8vo 8" to 9" tall; Unpaginated pages; This is a booklet that probably served as some sort of program for Uncool, The Festival of International Contemporary Music in 2001. The publication information I have listed may be somewhat incorrect since the booklet itself is unclear. The Festival was in 2001, but the date 2002 is indicated as a copyright (I think) At any rate, Baraka and his wif... View more info

Crying for the Carolines

By: Bastin, Bruce

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, Studio Vista: 1971

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 11935

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Book has only light shelf wear. Jacket has some mild edge and corner wear. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 112 pages; Uncommon hardcover edition of this book on the African-American Piedmont blues of the Carolinas and Georgia. This book was not for sale in the U. S. It was part of a series of blues books edited by Paul Oliver. View more info

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Unfinished Blues : Memories of a New Orleans Music Man

By: Battiste, Harold, Jr.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New Orleans, The Historic New Orleans Collection: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition, Stated; First Printing

Seller ID: 13155

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Book is new and unread. Jacket is also new and in mylar. ; B&W Illustrations; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 196 pages; Autobiography of famed New Orleans musician. Really good on New Orleans music and musicians. View more info

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Inside the Minstrel Mask: Readings in Nineteenth-Century Blackface Minstrelsy

By: Bean, Annemarie, James V. Hatch and Brooks McNamara (eds.)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Hanover, Wesleyan University Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15678

ISBN: 0819552941

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


This copy has very light corner wear with a couple of light blemishes on surfaces, about near fine. This is a carefully selected and interesting collection of essays on the development of minstrelsy and issues of race. Some of the essays touch on the early 20th century. This book is uncommon in hardback. This copy lacks a dustjacket. ; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 310 pages View more info