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Performing Arts : Composers


Richard Strauss - An Intimate Portrait

Thames & Hudson, London
Large heavy 4to. in green faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 312pp on thick paper, numerous illustrations in text, index etc
An extremely well preserved AS NEW unread copy in a VERY GOOD+ Dust Jacket (three tiny edge-nicks, short closed tear to top edge of front panel, looks fine in its protector)
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W S Gilbert - A Classic Victorian and His Theatre

Oxford University Press, Oxford
1st printing. Heavy, large 8vo. in black cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 374pp, plates, bibliography, index
An extremely well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy in not far from new condition (name on fly-leaf) in a slightly spine sunned but otherwise FINE un-clipped Dust Jacket (looks almost as new in its protector)
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£11.00
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Bela Bartok

Harvill Press, London
8vo in black cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 256pp, plates, bibliography etc
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW unread copy (top edge of page block slightly dusty) in an almost AS NEW Dust Jacket (hint of fading to rear panel, tiny specks of shelf rub to top edges, looks new in its protector)
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£20.00
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Paul Hindemith - the Man Behind the Music - A Biography

Victor Gollancz, London
1st printing. 8vo in brown faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 319pp, plates, index etc
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW unread copy in a faintly tanned but otherwise AS NEW Dust Jacket (looks almost as new in its protector). An excellent copy
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£51.00
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Gustav Mahler

Allen Lane, London
Octavo size (8vo) in brown cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 279pp, plates, index etc
VERY GOOD, a clean and tight copy (tiny ink name on fly-leaf, page-block edges slightly tanned or foxed) in a VERY GOOD+ complete Dust Jacket
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Gustav Mahler - Leben und Werk in Zeugnissen der Zeit

Hatje, Stuttgart
Extra large Octavo size (8vo) in black faux cloth, silver lettering to spine and front cover. 255pp, plates, illustrations in text, bibliography, index etc. Text in German throughout
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW copy (pages slightly tanned) in an almost AS NEW Dust Jacket (faintly tanned)
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£9.00
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The Music of Malcolm Arnold - A Catalogue

Faber and Faber, London
Octavo size (8vo) 224pp, indexes
NEW unread copy in NEW complete Dust Jacket
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£14.50
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My Musical Life

Secker & Warburg, London
Hardback Thick, heavy Octavo size (8vo). 390pp, plates, appendices, index. 1st British Edition
An extremely well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy (page-block edges tanned and slightly foxed)
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£32.00
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