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            A Companion to the Concerto

Layton, Robert [Edited by]

(Book #ID 69517)

Published by Christopher Helm (Publishers) Ltd., 21-25 North Street, Bromley, Kent First Edition 1988. Kent 1988.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original crimson paper covers, gilt title and author lettering to the spine. 8vo. 8½'' x 5½''. Contains 369 printed pages of text with monochrome musical scores throughout. Fine condition book in Fine condition dust wrapper, not price clipped. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, this preserves and prolongs the life of the paper, it is not adhered to the book or to the dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A. ISBN 074702006X

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            Concert Programme | The Philharmonia Orchestra | Souvenir Programme on Wednesday 1 July 1992 at Royal Festival Hall | Mahler Symphony No. 2 in C minor 'Resurrection'

Gustav Mahler (Conductor: Giuseppe Sinopoli | Soprano: Maria Bayo | Contralto: Waltraud Meier | The Philharmonia Chorus)

(Book #ID 97408)

Printed by M. & T. J. Ltd., 89-91 Norwood Road, London 1992. 1992.

Original stapled stiff card wrap covers [soft back]. 8vo. 9½'' x 7¼''. Contains 24 printed pages of text giving details of the orchestra and performers, with monochrome photographs throughout. In Fine condition. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            The Choral Singer's Companion

Corp, Ronald [Foreword by Simon Preston]

(Book #ID 69717)

Published by B. T. Batsford Ltd., 4 Fitzhardinge Street, Portman Square, London First Edition 1987. London 1987.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original grey paper covered boards, gilt title and author lettering to the spine. 8vo. 9½'' x 6¼''. Contains 192 printed pages of text. Fine condition book which has been laminated. Fine condition price clipped dust wrapper. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, this preserves and prolongs the life of the paper, it is not adhered to the book or to the dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A. ISBN 0713445971

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            Fiddler on the March | A Biography of Lieutenant Colonel Sir Vivian Dunn, KCVO OBE FRAM Royal Marines + Her Majesty's Royal Marines in Concert Programme in Tribute to the Late Sir Francis Vivian Dunn at the Guildhall, City of London | Tuesday 22nd October 1996

Oakley, Derek [Foreword by HRH the Prince Philip KG KT Captain General Royal Marines] Lieutenant-Colonel Sir Francis Vivian Dunn KCVO OBE FRSA (24 December 1908 - 3 April 1995) was a British conductor who was Director of Music of the Portsmouth Division of the Royal Marines from 1931 to 1953 and Principal Director of Music of the Royal Marines from 1953 to 1968. He was the first British Armed Forces musician to be knighted.

(Book #ID 114104)

Published by Royal Marines Historical Society in Association with Eastney Collection | 60 Mayford Road, London First Edition 2000. 2000.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original Wedgwood blue cloth covered boards, blocked and lettered gilt back, blue end sheets. Quarto. 10'' x 8''. Contains 299 pp with archive monochrome photographs throughout. Fine condition book in Fine condition dust wrapper, not price clipped. Unused new book. Three related flyers loosely inserted. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Liszt

Wilkinson, Anthony

(Book #ID 3049)

Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd., 4 Little Essex Street, London First edition 1975. 1975.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original cloth covers, gilt lettering to spine. 8vo. Fine in Fine dust wrapper, not price clipped. Dust wrapper supplied in archival acetate film protection. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Concerto for Organ and Orchestra [Oxford Contemporary Music Series] This work was commissioned by the International Congress of Organists for the 1987 Cambridge Festival

Berkeley, Michael

(Book #ID 78282)

Published by Oxford University Press, Walton Street, Oxford 1988. Oxford 1988.

Publisher's original yellow card wrap covers [softback]. Folio 11½'' x 8¼''. Contains 68 printed pages of monochrome musical scores. In Fine condition, no dust wrapper as published. Member of the P.B.F.A. ISBN 0193555115

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            Philharmonic

Russell, Thomas [Introduction by J. B. Priestley | Illustrations by Alan Gregory]

(Book #ID 114239)

Published by Hutchinson & Co. Ltd., 17-21 Conway Street, London First Edition 1942. 1942.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original black cloth covered boards, blocked and lettered silver back. 8vo. 7½'' x 5¼''. Contains 180 pp with monochrome illustrations throughout by Alan Gregory. In Very Good condition, no dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Edward Elgar | His Life and Music

McVeagh, Diana M. [Edward Elgar | English Composer (1857-1934)]

(Book #ID 114092)

Published by J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd., Aldine House, Bedford Street, London First Edition 1955. 1955.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original forest green cloth covered boards, blocked and lettered gilt back. 8vo. 8¾'' x 6''. Contains (xi), 260 pp with 8 pp of monochrome photographs throughout and musical examples in the text. In Fine condition, no dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Historical Concerts 1939-1940 Fifth Concert Saturday 24th February 1940: Souvenir Programme Performed at University of Edinburgh with Edinburgh Bach Society's Choir and Members of The Reid Symphony Orchestra

Dr. Mary Grierson [Conductor] Dr. John Fairbairn [Leader]

(Book #ID 77477)

Performance Programme Dated Saturday 9th March 1940.

Original souvenir programme 9'' x 6''. Contains 4 printed pages of text. In Very Good condition. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Edward Elgar | Memories of a Variation

Powell, Mrs Richard [Edward Elgar | English composer (1857-1934)]

(Book #ID 114021)

Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd., 36 Essex Street, Strand, London First Edition Thus 1949. 1949.

First edition thus hard back binding in publisher's original moss green cloth covered boards, blocked and lettered gilt back. 8vo. 8½'' x 5½''. Contains (xii), 134 pp with monochrome photographs and tipped-in extract letters. Fine condition book in Very Good condition dust wrapper with severe sun fading down the spine, not price clipped, 12s 6d. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Antonín Dvorák | Letters and Reminiscences

Sourek, Otakar [Antonín Dvorák | Czech Composer (1841-1904)] Translated from the Czech by Roberta Finlayson Samsour

(Book #ID 114022)

Published by Artia, Prague First English Translated Edition 1954. 1954.

First English translated edition hard back binding in publisher's original camel cloth covered boards, blocked and lettered gilt back and front over brick red ground, silk ribbon marker. 8vo. 8½'' x 5½''. Contains 234 pp with monochrome photographs throughout. Fine condition book in Very Good condition dust wrapper with one small tear to the bottom front cover, priced 7/6. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Leonard Bernstein

Peyser, Joan [Leonard Bernstein (August 25, 1918 - October 14, 1990) was an American composer, conductor, author, music lecturer, and pianist. He was among the first conductors born and educated in the US to receive worldwide acclaim. According to music critic Donal Henahan, he was "one of the most prodigiously talented and successful musicians in American history."]

(Book #ID 94403)

Published by Bantam Press A Division of Transworld Publishers, 61-63 Uxbridge Road, London First Edition 1987. 1987.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original scarlet cloth covers, gilt title and author lettering to the spine. 8vo. 9½'' x 6¼''. Contains 430 printed pages of text with archive monochrome photographs throughout. Fine condition book in Fine condition dust wrapper, not price clipped, unused new book. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, it does not adhere to the book or to the dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A. ISBN 0593014545

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            A Noise of Music

Warwick, Alan R.

(Book #ID 109365)

Published by Queen Anne Press with The Corporation of London First Edition 1968. 1968.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original scarlet paper covered boards, blocked and lettered gilt back, salmon end papers. 8vo. 8½'' x 6''. Contains 166 pp with 10 monochrome plates. Spine ends scuffed. Very Good condition book in near Very Good condition dust wrapper with nicked and rubbed upper spine end, rubbed corners, not price clipped 30s. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection. Member of the P.B.F.A. ISBN 362000336

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            Solutions of University & R. C. O. Music Examination Papers | Book I Parts I & II Harmony in Three To Eight Parts (The Ambrose Edition No. 99a) | Book II Parts I & II Counterpoint in Two To Eight Parts (The Ambrose Edition No. 99b) Two Volumes

Tozer, A. Edmonds (Augustus Edmonds Tozer 1857-1919) and Ferris Tozer (1857-1944)

(Book #ID 100347)

Published by Ambrose Abbott and Co., 30 & 31 Newgate Street, London, January 1906. 1906.

Uniform matching first edition in publisher's original grey card wrap covers [soft back]. 8vo. 8¾'' x 5¾''. Contains [viii], 100; [iv], 115 printed pages of score. Foxing to the end papers, browning to the cover edges and spines and in Very Good condition, no dust wrappers as issued. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            The Illustrated Encyclopedia (Encyclopaedia) of Musical Instruments

Bozhidar Abrashev and Vladimir Gadjev [Illustrated by Anton Radevsky]

(Book #ID 106130)

Published by Könemann Verlagsgesellschaft mbH, Bonner Strasse 126, Köln First UK Edition 2006. 2006.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original colour photographic glazed boards, apricot end papers. 4to. 11'' x 8½''. Full printer's key 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. Contains 320 pp with colour and monochrome illustrations and archive photographs throughout. Fine condition book in Fine condition dust wrapper, unused new book. Heavy volume weighing 2 kg, extra postage and insurance will be requested over and above our default setting for destinations outside of the UK. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Thomas Beecham | An Obsession with Music + CD Disc

Lucas, John [Thomas Beecham | British Conductor and Impresario (1879-1961)]

(Book #ID 114066)

Published by The Boydell Press, Boydell & Brewer Ltd., P.O. Box 9, Woodbridge, Suffolk First Edition 2008. 2008.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original purple cloth covered boards, blocked and lettered gilt back. 8vo. 9½'' x 6¼''. Contains (xi), 388 pp with monochrome photographs throughout. Fine condition book in Fine condition dust wrapper. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection. CD Disc in plastic wallet to the inside rear past down. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Stephane Grappelli

Horricks, Raymond [Selected Discography by Tony Middleton] Stephane Grappelli

(Book #ID 97769)

Published by Midas Books, 12 Dene Way, Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent First UK Edition 1983. 1983.

First UK edition hard back binding in publisher's original forest green paper covered boards, gilt title and author lettering to the spine, lime green end papers. 8vo. 8½'' x 6''. Contains 134 printed pages of text with monochrome photographs throughout. Fine condition book in Very Good condition dust wrapper with sun fading to the green of the spine, price clipped. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection. Member of the P.B.F.A. ISBN 0859362353

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            The Band of the Coldstream Guards Programme of Music Performed in Green Park, London

Director of Music Captain Douglas A. Pope and Conducted by Band Sergeant E. R. Evans

(Book #ID 70984)

Printed circa 1930

8½'' x 4½'' single sheet with programme of music performed by The Coldstream Guards, programme priced at 1d. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            The Student's Dictionary of Musical Terms | Part I: English and Foreign Terms and Expressions, with their Signification; Part II: A Selection of English Terms and Words, with their Equivalents in Italian, German and French.

Greenish, Arthur J.

(Book #ID 108807)

Published by Joseph Williams Limited, 29 Enford Street, Marylebone, London 1953. 1953.

Publisher's original plain green card wrap covers [soft back]. 8vo. 7'' x 5''. Contains 132 pp. Bottom edge of the last leaf has 20 mm deep piece missing across the page. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Original Vintage Records of English Folk Dances HMV Listings for 1938 | Specially Recorded Under the Supervision of the English Folk Dance and Song Society



(Book #ID 113313)

Columbia and His Master's Voice Records, London 1938.

7½'' x 6'' Double-sided four section folded leaflet opening to 7½'' x 22½'' giving folk dance records titles in alphabetical order including H.M.V. and Columbia records serial numbers + Morris Dances and Jigs + Sword Dances. Extremely scarce. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            The Story of the Violin [The Music Story Series]

Stoeving, Paul

(Book #ID 87164)

Published by The Walter Scott Publishing Co. Ltd., London Second Issue 1914. 1914.

Hard back binding in publisher's original scarlet cloth covers, gilt title to the spine with blind tooling to the front cover, maroon dyed upper edges, untrimmed fore and lower edges. 8vo. 7½'' x 5¼''. Contains 321 printed pages of text with monochrome frontispiece and illustrations throughout. Spine ends a little creased, foxing to the fore and lower edges, age tanning to the free end papers and in Very Good condition, no dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Historical Concerts 1939-1940 Fifth Concert Saturday 24th February 1940: Souvenir Programme Performed at University of Edinburgh with Edinburgh Bach Society's Choir and Members of The Reid Symphony Orchestra

Dr. Mary Grierson [Conductor] Dr. John Fairbairn [Leader]

(Book #ID 77476)

Performance Programme Dated Saturday 9th March 1940.

Original souvenir programme 9'' x 6''. Contains 4 printed pages of text. In Very Good condition. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            A Half Century With The Hull Philharmonic Society

Hickson, Tony

(Book #ID 82912)

Published by Adam Tamizi Haque, 85a New Eskaton Road, Dhaka, Bangladesh, India First Edition August 2011. India 2011.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original black paper covered boards, gilt title and author lettering to the spine and to the front cover. 8vo. 8½'' x 6''. Contains 306 printed pages of text with monochrome photographs throughout, gold silk book mark. Near Fine condition book in Fine condition panoramic dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            The Pianist's Mentor: A Text Book for Students of all Grades

Fisher, Henry

(Book #ID 15886)

Published by J. Curwen & Sons Ltd., 24 Berners Street, London Third Enlarged Edition 1905. 1905.

Hard back binding in publisher's original russet cloth covers, gilt lettering to spine and upper panel. 8vo 7¼" x 5¼" vi, 218, 6 [pp]. Former message verso to the front free end paper, light foxing to end papers, cloth without any rubs or marks and in Fine condition, corners sharp and pointed. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            The Strauss Family | Portrait of a Musical Dynasty

Kemp, Peter [Johann Strauss I and His Sons Johann Strauss II, Eduard Strauss and Josef Strauss].

(Book #ID 97018)

Published by The Baton Press, 44 Holden Park Road, Tunbridge Wells First Edition 1985. 1985.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original terracotta covers, gilt title and author lettering to the spine, family tree end papers. 8vo. 9½'' x 6¼''. Contains 182 printed pages of text with monochrome illustrations and photographs throughout. Fine condition book in Fine condition dust wrapper, not price clipped, unused new book. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection. Member of the P.B.F.A. ISBN 0859362655

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            Music of the World | A History | The Authoritative Account of the Art of Music and the Lives of Musicians in all Times and in all Countries.

Pahlen, Kurt [Translated from the German by James A. Galston]

(Book #ID 114065)

Published by Crown Publishers, Inc., 419 Fourth Avenue, New York 16, USA 1949. 1949.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original light blue cloth covered boards, blocked and lettered navy back, jews harp | stringed lyre motif to the front cover. 8vo. 9½'' x 6¼''. Contains (xvi), 424 pp with 400 monochrome illustrations and photographs throughout. Feint tape traces to the end papers where the dust wrapper has been protected in brown paper, now removed. Near Fine condition book in Very Good condition dust wrapper with vertical crease line to the front gutter, not price clipped, 42s. Dust wrapper without any tears or chips and supplied in archive acetate film protection. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Concert Programme | The Philharmonia Orchestra | Souvenir Programme on Tuesday 17 December 1991 at Royal Festival Hall | Mahler Symphony No. 2 in C minor 'Resurrection'

Gustav Mahler (Conductor: Lorin Maazel | Soprano: Susan Dunn | Contralto: Linda Finnie | The Philharmonia Chorus)

(Book #ID 97407)

Printed by M. & T. J. Ltd., 89-91 Norwood Road, London 17 December 1991. 1991.

Original stapled stiff card wrap covers [soft back]. 8vo. 9½'' x 7¼''. Contains 24 printed pages of text giving details of the orchestra and performers, with monochrome photographs throughout. In Fine condition. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Grove's Dictionary of Music and Musicians in 6 Volumes with Supplement | (Six | VI Volumes Complete | Fourth Edition)

Grove, Sir G. [Edited by H. C. Colles]

(Book #ID 114078)

Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd., St. Martin's Street, London Fourth Edition 1940 | 1945. 1940 | 1945.

Uniform matching 1940 fourth edition hard back binding in publisher's original Persian blue cloth covered boards, blocked and lettered gilt backs, polished blue top edges, silk head bands. 8vo. 9¼'' x 6½''. All five volumes dated 1940, with the supplementary volume dated 1945. Contains 773, 800, 787, 840, 791, 688 pp with 113 full-page plates of illustrations of which 25 are reproduced in colour. A very near Fine condition set, no dust wrappers. Heavy volume set weighing 10 kg, extra postage will be requested over and above our default setting for destinations outside of the UK. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Leoš Janácek | Letters and Reminiscences

Štedron, Bohumír (30 October 1905 - 24 November 1982) was a Czech pianist, musicologist, journalist and pedagogue. [Leoš Janácek | Czech Composer (1854-1928)] Translated from the Czech by Geraldine Thomsen.

(Book #ID 114053)

Published by Artia, Prague First English Translated Edition 1955. 1955.

First English translated edition hard back binding in publisher's original camel cloth covered boards, blocked and lettered gilt back and front over green ground, silk ribbon marker. 8vo. 8½'' x 5½''. Contains 234 pp with monochrome photographs and music examples throughout. In Fine condition, no dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Dona Nobis Pacem: A Cantata for Soprano and Baritone Soli Chorus and Orchestra.

Williams, R. Vaughan [Ralph Vaughan Williams (12 October 1872 - 26 August 1958) was an English composer of symphonies, chamber music, opera, choral music, and film scores.

(Book #ID 87085)

Published by Oxford University Press, 36 Soho Square, Oxford Street, London 1936. 1936.

Publisher's original nutmeg card wrap covers [softback]. 8vo. 10'' x 7''. Contains 56 page score. Ink name inside, small splash mark to the bottom front cover and in Very Good condition, no dust wrapper as issued. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Benjamin Britten | A Commentary on His Works from a Group of Specialists

Mitchell, Donald and Hans Keller [Benjamin Britten | English Composer and Pianist (1913-1976)]

(Book #ID 114057)

Published by Rockliff, Salisbury Square, London First Edition 1952. 1952.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original burgundy cloth covered boards, blocked and lettered gilt back. 8vo. 8½'' x 5½''. Contains (xii), 410 pp with monochrome illustrations, photographs and musical examples throughout. Fine condition book in Very Good condition dust wrapper with tiny rubs across the top of the spine, not price clipped, 30s. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            The Galley Slaves of Love: The Story of Marie d'Agoult and Franz Liszt

Haldane, Charlotte [Marie d'Agoult and Franz Liszt]

(Book #ID 20646)

The Harvill Press Ltd, London First edition 1957. 1957.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original scarlet cloth covers, gilt lettering to spine. 8vo 8½" x 5¼" 243 pp. Monochrome illustrations on glossy silk art paper. Foxing to page edges. Very Good condition book in Very Good condition dust wrapper with foxing and slight age darkening to lower panel, not price clipped 21s, dust wrapper without any tears or chips. Dust wrapper supplied in archival acetate film protection. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            The Mendelssohns | Three Generations of Genius

Kupferberg, Herbert [Dorothea Mendelssohn, Henrietta Mendelssohn, Abraham Mendelssohn, and Felix Mendelssohn]

(Book #ID 102991)

Published by W. H. Allen | Howard Wyndham Ltd., London First Edition 1972. 1972.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original silver grey cloth covers, gilt title and author lettering to the spine. 8vo. 9½'' x 6¼''. Contains (xii), 272 pp with monochrome illustrations and archive photographs throughout. Very Good condition book in Very Good condition dust wrapper with one tiny rub to the top of the spine, not price clipped. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection. Member of the P.B.F.A. ISBN 0491007329

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            Shumann To Tchaikovsky (The Mayfair Biographies of the Great Composers) Comprising: Robert Shumann; Franz Liszt; Richard Wagner; Arthur Rubinstein; Johannes Brahms; and Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Landon Ronald; A. C. Mackenzie; F. Corder; Arthur Hervey; and Charles V. Stanford [Robert Shumann; Franz Liszt; Richard Wagner; Arthur Rubinstein; Johannes Brahms; and Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky]

(Book #ID 114099)

Published by Chappell & Co. Ltd., 50 New Bond Street, London | Printed by Lowe and Brydone Printers Ltd., Victoria Road, Willesden Junction, London circa 1920.

Six issues of The Mayfair Biographies of the Great Composers bound-up hard back in camel cloth covered boards, blocked and lettered gilt back, ruled line to the front board, red speckled page edges, grey laid paper end sheets. 8vo. 9½'' x 7¼''. Contains 28 pp Robert Shumann; 28 pp Franz Liszt; 30 pp Richard Wagner; 28 pp Arthur Rubinstein; 28 pp Johannes Brahms; 28 pp Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky with monochrome illustrations and photographs throughout. Light foxing to the end papers, else in Very Good clean condition. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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