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Alone with me
Chicago: Henry Regnery Company, 1976. First Edition. Octavo. Cloth boards; dustjacket; 276pp; 5 inserted leaves of black and white plates. Inscribed by author on front endpaper: "With love/Eartha Kitt," undated. Removed from a non-circulating private library, with ink ownership markings to front endpaper and accompanying black ink elisions from de-accession...
[Item #15346]
Price: $100.00
 
Alone with me. AFRICAN AMERICANS, Eartha KITT.
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Twenty-Four Negro Melodies, Transcribed for Piano by Samuel Coleridge-Taylor. Op. 59. With a Preface by Booker T. Washington
Boston: Oliver Ditson, 1905. First Edition. Landmark collection of African-American spirituals, by the first African-American to gain true eminence as a composer in the European classical style. Somewhat scarce in dustwrapper. Quarto (32cm). Original card wrappers; dustjacket; (xiv), 125pp. Near Fine in the scarce printed dustwrapper, chipped at corners and...
[Item #14080]
Price: $125.00
 
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[Broadside] "Friday Nites in Greenwich Village" Jazz Concert and Dance...
New York: 1949. First Edition. Flyer advertising the weekly show "A Tonal Paradise," presented by Harold Anton and "Raphael" at the Panel Ballroom every Friday night from 9 PM to 2 AM. The show features Gene Sedric on the clarinet, bebop songs by Anton, and "Ecstasy Provided By The Shmoo."...
[Item #27174]
Price: $100.00
 
[Broadside] "Friday Nites in Greenwich Village" Jazz Concert and Dance. Harold ANTON.
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Young Man with a Horn
Cambridge: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1938. First Edition. Octavo (21cm.); original cloth in black pictorial dust jacket; [8],243pp. Spine a bit cocked, jacket extremities rubbed and a bit ragged with several short closed tears and subsequent creasing. Still, Very Good or better in Near Very Good jacket. "A Houghton Mifflin Fellowship...
[Item #22413]
Price: $200.00
 
Young Man with a Horn. Dorothy BAKER.
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The Music: Reflections on Jazz and Blues [Review Copy, with Signed Bookplate Laid In]
New York: William Morrow & Company, 1987. First Edition. Collection of poems and essays co-written by the Baraka's, with essays on Miles Davis, Pharaoh Sanders, Woody Shaw, Jay Hoggard, and other contemporary musicians, as well as reflections on soul, modern trends and the history of jazz and blues. First Printing...
[Item #19779]
Price: $75.00
 
The Music: Reflections on Jazz and Blues [Review Copy, with Signed Bookplate Laid In]. Amiri BARAKA, pseud. of LeRoi Jones, Amina BARAKA.
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Killing Jazz: A Detective Story
New York: Chelsea House Publishers, 1928. First Edition. Jazz-age mystery novel featuring Detective Jim Bliss. HUBIN p.41. Octavo; rust-colored cloth, with titling and decorations stamped in gilt on spine; dustjacket; 252pp. Minor wear to spine ends, rear hinge starting; Very Good+. Dustjacket lightly shelfworn, with a few tiny nicks and...
[Item #27992]
Price: $85.00
 
Killing Jazz: A Detective Story. Christopher BOOTH.
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Bourbon Street Black: the New Orleans Black Jazzman
New York: Oxford University Press, 1973. First Edition. Octavo. Cloth boards; dustjacket; 244pp. Near Fine in lightly rubbed jacket.
[Item #29587]
Price: $20.00
 
Bourbon Street Black: the New Orleans Black Jazzman. Jack V. BUERKLE, Danny Barker.
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The Giant Swing
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1932. First Edition. The career of an American jazz pianist, from his roots in a small-time dance band to fame and fortune on the scale of Gershwin and Ziegfeld. Basis for the 1941 movie Dance Hall, starring Carole Landis and Cesar Romero. For Burnett, an...
[Item #17582]
Price: $350.00
 
The Giant Swing. W. R. BURNETT, Willliam Riley.
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Freedom in the Air: Song Movements of the 60's
New York: International Publishers, 1965. First Edition. Marxist perspective on the growth of the folksong movement of the Sixties. Includes discussions of Woody Guthrie, Seeger, Dylan, Ochs, Tom Paxton, Mark Spoelstra and others. 12mo. Pictorial card wrappers; 126pp. Very minor dusting to covers, else an apparently unread, Near Fine copy...
[Item #19059]
Price: $20.00
 
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Shadow and Act
New York: Random House, 1964. First Edition. Ellison's second book, a collection of essays "concerned with three general themes: with literature and folklore, with Negro musical expression--especially jazz and the blues--and with the complex relationship between the Negro American sub-culture and the North American culture as a whole." An especially...
[Item #19351]
Price: $250.00
 
Shadow and Act. Ralph ELLISON.
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Just Mahalia, Baby: the Mahalia Jackson Story
Waco: Word Books, 1975. First Edition. Definitive biography of the great African-American gospel singer; uncommon signed. Tall octavo (24cm). Brown cloth boards, lettered in gilt on spine; 611pp; illus. Inscribed by author Goreau on second blank: "For M--- and W--- C--- - whom I love dearly and owe much," dated...
[Item #15082]
Price: $65.00
 
Just Mahalia, Baby: the Mahalia Jackson Story. Laurraine GOREAU.
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The Boston Evening Transcript eulogizes America's great composer of Art Songs, H.T. Burleigh
New York: G. Ricordi & Co, [nd, ca 1917]. First Edition. Bifolium, 21cm; cover portrait, [3pp]. Horizontal fold (as issued?), light wear; Very Good. Promotional brochure reprinting a substantial article from the Boston Evening Transcript of March 10, 1917 titled "Deep River" Popularizes a Composer, signed in print H.K.M. Cover...
[Item #29387]
Price: $50.00
 
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OverTime: The Jazz Photographs of Milt Hinton
San Francisco: Pomegranate Artbooks, [1991]. First Edition. Oblong folio (27x33cm.); original leatherette in black photo-illustrated dust jacket; 164pp.; photographic illus. throughout. Some shelf wear to jacket extremities, else Very Good and sound. Photography taken by the African American double bass jazz musician Milt Hinton.
[Item #30088]
Price: $30.00
 
OverTime: The Jazz Photographs of Milt Hinton. Milt HINTON, , David G. Berger, Holly Maxson.
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Black Velvet
Detroit: Broadside Press, 1970. Revised Edition. The highly-politicized Philadelphia jazz poet's second book, with Afro-centric illustrations throughout by B.L. Carpenter. First Printing of the "Revised Edition." Slim octavo (21.5cm); illustrated wrappers, stapled; 32pp; illus. Top edge slightly dusty, else Fine.
[Item #28067]
Price: $25.00
 
Black Velvet. Everett HOAGLAND.
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The Horn
New York: Random House, [1958]. First Edition. First Printing. Octavo (20.75cm.); original cloth over boards, black pictorial dust jacket, black topstain; [12],243pp. Minor wear to jacket flap folds and spine ends, boards just a hint rubbed, else a Very Good or better copy. Novel about an African-American jazz saxophonist with...
[Item #23213]
Price: $125.00
 
The Horn. John Clellon HOLMES.
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Little Boy Blues
New York: E.P. Dutton, 1947. First Edition. Third volume of Willis's loosely-connected postwar trilogy about jazz musicians in the Midwest. Preceded by Tangleweed (1943) and The Wild Faun (1945). HANNA 3829. Octavo (21cm). Black cloth boards, stamped in red on spine and front cover; dustjacket; 223pp. Tight, Very Good copy...
[Item #14921]
Price: $35.00
 
Little Boy Blues. JAZZ NOVELS, George WILLIS.
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Little Boy Blues
New York: E.P. Dutton, 1947. First Edition. Third volume of Willis's loosely-connected postwar trilogy about jazz musicians in the Midwest. Preceded by Tangleweed (1943) and The Wild Faun (1945). HANNA 3829. Octavo (21cm). Black cloth boards, stamped in red on spine and front cover; dustjacket; 223pp. Review copy, with publisher's...
[Item #14922]
Price: $50.00
 
Little Boy Blues. JAZZ NOVELS, George WILLIS.
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Step It Down: Games, Plays, Songs, and Stories from the Afro-American Heritage
New York: Harper & Row, 1972. First Edition. Octavo. Cloth boards; dustjacket; 232pp; illus. Light wear and soil to board edges, else Near Fine dustwrapper with minor creases to flaps, Very Good.
[Item #19050]
Price: $20.00
 
Step It Down: Games, Plays, Songs, and Stories from the Afro-American Heritage. Bessie JONES, Bess Lomax Howes.
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Jazz in Print (1856-1929). An Anthology of Selected Early Readings in Jazz History
Hillsdale, NY: Pendragon Press, 2002. First Edition. Quarto. Maroon cloth, lettered in gilt; xvii+594pp. Fine, apparently unread copy. No jacket, presumably as issued.
[Item #28257]
Price: $95.00
 
Jazz in Print (1856-1929). An Anthology of Selected Early Readings in Jazz History. Karl KOENIG.
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All What Jazz. A Record Diary 1961-8
New York: St. Martin's Press, 1970. First American Edition. Octavo. Brick red cloth (hardcover); dustjacket; 272pp. Faint foxing to endpapers, else a tight, Near Fine copy in the original pictorial dustwrapper, also faintly foxed on flaps but crisp, clean and unclipped. Collection of Larkin's jazz record reviews for the London...
[Item #31592]
Price: $100.00
 
All What Jazz. A Record Diary 1961-8. Philip LARKIN.
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Basic Jazz on Long Play. The Great Soloists [...] and The Great Bands [...]
Northfield, MN: Carleton Jazz Club, Carleton College, 1954. First Edition. Octavo. Printed card wrappers (softcover); 103pp. Moderate external wear; bumps to corners; Very Good. Bulletin No. 1 of the Carleton Jazz Club, a discursive discography of jazz recordings on the (then relatively new) long-play format.
[Item #31583]
Price: $30.00
 
Basic Jazz on Long Play. The Great Soloists [...] and The Great Bands [...]. John LUCAS.
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Vibrations in Sanctuary, One More Time
Palo Alto: Jamal Publishing Company, [1970]. Revised Edition. Octavo (21cm.); original white and black staplebound wrappers; 64,[2]pp. About Fine. San Francisco-based jazz drummer's first poetry collection. No copies of this edition noted in OCLC; 5 copies of the first edition located (Michigan and Temple only outside California).
[Item #26019]
Price: $20.00
 
Vibrations in Sanctuary, One More Time. Jim MARKS.
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Jim Marshall: Proof
San Francisco: Chronicle Books, [2004]. First Edition. Folio (31cm.); original photo-illustrated boards in clear mylar decorative dust jacket printed in black, yellow, and red; unpaged; chiefly photographic illus. Mylar a bit worn with some shallow splitting along flap folds, small loss to bottom fore-edge corner of upper panel, light wear...
[Item #31737]
Price: $100.00
 
Jim Marshall: Proof. Jim MARSHALL, intro Joel Selvin.
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Jazz
New York: George Braziller, [1983]. Second Printing. Large folio (39.5cm.); original cloth in blue pictorial dust jacket; xviii,[2],146,[10]pp.; chiefly illus. Jacket quite worn with several long closed tears and rather large (2.5x1") loss to bottom fore-edge corner of upper panel; bottom half of upper flap fold split, some old tape...
[Item #28207]
Price: $100.00
 
Jazz. Henri MATISSE.
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The PL Yearbook of Jazz, 1946
London: Editions Poetry, 1946. First Edition. Linen-backed boards (hardcover); dustjacket; 188pp; illus. Mild foxing to endpapers; brief gift inscription (dated 1948), brief bumps to board corners; Very Good. In slightly rubbed pictorial dustwrapper, unclipped, lightly worn at spine ends. Articles by Max Jones, Charles Wilford, Frederic Ramsey, Charles McCarthy, others;...
[Item #7778]
Price: $35.00
 


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