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Program New Orleans Minstrels

By: Haverly, Josephus H.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Chicago, National Printing Co. , Show Printers: ca. 1890

Seller ID: 13619

Condition: Very Good


One leaf, printed both sides and folded. 6 1/2" x 4 1/4." Illustrated with a portrait engraving of Haverly and decorative border. Three horizontal creases, probably from being put into a pocket, along with mild aging. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 4 pages; Programbooklet for a show given by J. H. Haverly's New Orleans Minstrels. Haverly acquired the New Orleans Minstrels in 1876, and this program references the 1881 New Orleans Minstrels Songster. Haverly stoppe... View more info

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Howdy Judge

By: Hay, George D.

Price: $500.00

Publisher: Nashville, McQuiddy Press: 1926

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15839

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Navy blue cloth with gilt titles and illustration on front. Spine title somewhat faded. The book has light edge and corner wear along with some faded or dtained areas mainly on the front left. Please see scan. The book is square and securely bound with no tears or parting. It is signed, inscrbed and dated on the ffep by the author. George D. Hay was a radio personality in Nashville who started the WSM Barn Dance which quickly became the Grand Old Opry. He is in the Count... View more info

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My Songs Aframerican Religious Folk Songs

By: Hayes, Roland

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Boston, Little Brown and Company: 1948

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 9474

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Very light wear to edges, interior clean and tight. No dust jacket. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 129 pages; This is a collection of thirty songs arranged by noted singer Roland Hayes the first African American classical singer to acheive international fame View more info

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A Guitar and a Pen : Stories by Country Musics Greatest Songwriters

By: Hicks, Robert (ed.)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Center Street: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition, Stated; First Printing

Seller ID: 14317

ISBN: 1599950642

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Book would be fine except for small ink blot on ffep, maybe something was marked out, though this spot is smaller than a dime. Jacket has very light shelf wear. Collection of short stories by country songwriters, including Tom T. Hall, Robbie Fulks, Kris Kristofferson, Bob McDill, Charlie Daniels, Marshall Chapman, Monty Powell (from Calhoun, Georgia), and many others. First Edition. First Printing. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 256 pages View more info

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Autographed Framed Photo of "Fatha" Hines

By: Hines, Earl "Fatha"

Price: $500.00

Publisher: ca. 1935

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 15355

Condition: Very Good+


Influential jazz pianist and bandleader. Ca.1935 signed publicity photo. Image is 8x10, matted and framed to 11x14.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 1 pages; Signed by Author View more info

After 100{!} Years: The Editorial Side of Sonneck with Oscar George Theodor Sonneck, His Writings and Musical Compositions, a Bibliography by Irving Lowens

By: Hitchcock, H. Wiley

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Washington, Library of Congress: 1975

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 16304

Condition: Very Good+


Stapled brown and beige wraps with image of Sonneck. Booklet is near fine except for a ding/crease on bottom front right corner. Sonneck was head of the Music Division of the Library of Congress. This is a memorial volume to him along with a bibliography of his scholarly work. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 39 pages View more info

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Art Hodes - Autographed Letter

By: Hodes, Art

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Pottsville, Art Hodes: 1981

Seller ID: 15266

Condition: Near Fine


Letter is near fine with no wear but two fold lines for mailing. Letter, to a fan or friend, say that though his engagement at Hanratty's was short, his next one will be even briefer. Signed, "Art H." Hodes was a jazz pianist, writer, composer and critic. Envelope for this letter is laid in. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 1 pages View more info

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Elektra Records 1963 Catalog

By: Holtzman, Nina M. (ed.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Eliektra Records: 1963

Seller ID: 11375

Condition: Very Good+


Stapled, slick white wraps, with titles in gilt and blindstamped decoration. Light wear and a light almost unnoticeable stain in the top left area keep this from being near fine. ; B&W and Color Photographs; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 16 pages; Great compendium of albums and musicians who were the stars of 1963. View more info

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The Origin of Negro Minstrelsy and the Birth of Emmett's Dixie's Land

By: Iden, Raymond J.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Mt. Vernon, The Christian Music Publishing Company: 1888

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 10061

Condition: Very Good


This copy is enclosed in a cardboard library binder. It is attached by three small stitches and could be easily removed and show only minor evidence of having been in the binder. The booklet itself is in beige wraps and has only light soiling or toning on the wraps. Overall, if removed from the binder, this booklet is very good to very good plus; it has the original staples. The binder has library numbers and shows a good bit of wear; it has done a good job of protecting... View more info

White Spirituals in the Southern Uplands : the Story of the Fasola Folk, Their Songs, Singing, and "Buckwheat Notes"

By: Jackson, George Pullen

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Chapel Hill, University of North Carolina Press: 1933

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 9194

Condition: Very Good-


Brick red covers with gilt lettering on spine. Minor edge and corner wear along with light general aging. Only problem is sunning and mottling on spine affecting readability of title slightly. Front foredge has several small dark stains that do not affect the interior. The book is square and the binding is secure. Solid copy. Fasola singing is more often referred to as "Shape-Note or Shaped-Note Singing" today; it was briefly popularized in the movie "Cold Mo... View more info

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White and Negro Spirituals : Their Life Span and Kinship

By: Jackson, George Pullen

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Locust Valley NY, J. J. Augustin Publisher: 1943

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 13828

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Rust-red cloth with somewhat faded white titles on spine. Otherwise, only very light, general wear. Folded sheet music for Amazing Grace laid in. The book is not dated but does have "1943" at end of "Prefatory Acknowlegements." This publisher listed printings after the first, and this copy does not indicate any later printing. I suspect that this is the first printing but I am not sure. ; B&W Illustrations and Musical Notation; Large 8vo 9" - 10"... View more info

White and Negro Spirituals : Their Life Span and Kinship

By: Jackson, George Pullen

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Locust Valley NY, J. J. Agustin Publisher: 1943

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 13219

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Maroon cloth with faded white titles on spine. Small scuff on front cover; otherwise, only very light wear and aging. Square and securely bound. ; B&W Illustrations and Musical Notation; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 349 pages; One of Pullen's well-known studies of Southern religious music. Besides the subtitles there are blurbs stating: "Tracing 200 years of Untrammeled Song Making and Singing among our Country Folk, with 116 Songs as Sung by Both Races." Ex... View more info

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Autographed Framed Photo of Illinois Jacquet

By: Jacquet, Illinois

Price: $150.00

Publisher: N.D.

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 15356

Condition: Very Good+


Jazz tenor saxophonist. Four 3 ½ x4 ¼ images of Jacquet printed on an 8x10 sheet of photo paper. Signed " Sincerely Illinois Jacquet Good Luck" across the center of the page. Matted to 11x14, framed. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 1 pages; Signed by Author View more info

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Jacquet's Got It! Vinyl Album signed by Jacquet with Inscription to Stanley Crouch

By: Jacquet, Illinois & His Big Band

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Atlantic Recording Company: 1988

Seller ID: 15881

Condition: Near Fine


This is the 1988 vinyl albun, Jacquet's Got It! by Illinois Jacquet. The album is signed on the front cover by Jacquet with an inscription to Stanley Crouch, poet, art critic, syndicated columnist and cultural critic. Nice association. Except for a cut out on the spine, this album is about fine. ; LP; B&W Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall View more info

Coleman Hawkins

By: James, Burnett

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Hippocrene Books: 1984

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15591

ISBN: 0870520091

Condition: Very Good+ with No dust jacket as issued


This book has light, general wear and aging; it is very close to near fine. No dustwrapper, as issued. This is one of a series by Hippocrene Books on jazz musicians. These books are short but provide good overviews of their subjects. Hawkins, one of the greatest tenor saxophone players, has had few works written about him. This book is quite good. There is a discography by Tony Middleton. ; B&W Photographs; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall View more info

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The Appalachian Dulcimer

By: Jeffreys, A. W. , Jr.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Staunton VA, Self-Published: 1964

Edition: Revised Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 9703

Condition: Very Good


Stapled blue wraps with black titles and drawing of a dulcimer , mountains and houses. Some sunning along edges and a small stain lower left. Very light corner and edge wear; EX interior. Square with a secure binding. ; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 22 pages; While this booklet has some history of the dulcimer, it is mainly about how to play the plucked dulcimer. A double-fold sheet from the George Kelischek Workshop in Atlanta is laid in. This lar... View more info

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The Death of Floyd Collins

By: Jenkins, Rev. Andrew (words) andMrs. Irene Spain (music)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Shapiro, Bernstein & Co.: 1925

Seller ID: 10443


Sheet music is slit along spine so that pages are no longer attached. Could be reattached carefully with archival tape. Edge and corner wear along with some foxing and toning. Overall , because of detached spine, this copy is only F to G-. ; Sheet Music; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 6 pages; Early printing, perhaps first, of the famous ballad of the trapped Kentucky miner. View more info

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Discography of Jelly Roll Morton : Vol. 1, Period 1922-29; Vol. 2, Period 1930-40

By: Jepsen, Jorgen Grunnet

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Brande, Denmark, Debut Records: 1959

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 13134

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine in original colored, side-stapled printed wrappers. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 17, 20 pages; Thorrough discography, with excellent biographical notes by Knud H. Ditlevsen, of Morton's recordings through 1940. The notes include information on Morton's sidemen on the recordings. View more info

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My Spirituals

By: Jessye, Eva A. (Gordon White and Hugo Frey, eds. )

Price: $375.00

Publisher: New York, Robbins-Engels, Inc.: 1927

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 9724

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Colored and patterned boards with titles in white on paper label pasted on front and on a smaller one pasted on spine. Very light corner and edge wear with very light toning on some of the endpapers. Square and securely bound. A very attractive copy. ; B&W Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 81 pages; Jessye's spirituals with music and commentary. View more info

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Jazz Music, Volume 3, Number 2.

By: Jones, Max (ed.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Jazz Music Books: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13314

Condition: Very Good


Stapled green wraps with white titles. General light wear and aging. Still square and securely bound. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 31 pages; Jazz Music consciously strove to have about half of its articles on music and musicians with the other half on records and collectors. This issue has several articles on the relationships between American jazz and African music along with news on records and reviews. View more info