Philadelphia: Printed for the Authors & Sold by Westcott & Adgate, At their Card-Manufactory, 1790. Third edition. Hardcover. Contemporary 1/4 calf and plain boards; 5.25 x 9.25 inches; (1), 20, 56 pp. General engraved title page, text title page for "Rudiments of Music" followed by 3-20 pages text and 56...
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New York: Norton, (1949). Early reprint. Hardcover. xiii, 449 pp., frontispiece and 3 full-page illustrations, 480 musical illustrations in the text; octavo, original black cloth, dustjacket. First complete translation into English of the most important contemporary work on keyboard method in the 18th century.
London: Oxford University Press, 1969. First English language edition. Hardcover. Octavo, blue cloth.; (xvi), 178 pp., folding map, 97 illustrations on glossy stock.
London: Novello and Co., nd (circa 1950). Early reprint. Hardcover. x, 493 pp.; small octavo, original green cloth with gilt titles, dustjacket. An essential work for performers of period music.
London: Hugh Evelyn for the International Council of Museums, 1970. First edition. Hardcover. Octavo, orange cloth with gilt spine; 59 pp, illustrated with line drawings. Intended to aid museums in identifying, cataloguing, and conserving ethnic musical instruments in their collections.
Berkeley: University of California Press, (1975). First edition. x, 322 pp, followed by unpaginated Plates section of 79 illustrations from photographs, frontispiece, quarto, blue cloth. A scholarly study published under the auspices of the Department of Music, University of California, Los Angeles.
New York: Macmillan, 1919. Second printing. Hardcover. xix, 136, 1 pp., 4-page catalog at rear; octavo, original green decorative boards, dustjacket. Performance secrets of the great star of the Belle Epoque, Yvette Guilbert.
Oxford: Clarendon Press/Oxford University Press, 1991. First edition. Paperback. xix, 337 pp., paperback, 9 x 6 inches.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1929. First edition. Hardcover. Original brown cloth.; (viii), 363 pp., color frontispiece by C. M. Russell, 24 plates from photographs. No jacket. Autobiography of the premiere actor in Westerns during the silent film era. Hart (1864-1946) was also a screenwriter and director.
New York: Longmans Green & Co., 1921. First edition. Hardcover. ix, 201 pp., small octavo, original pale blue cloth. A history of the human voice used as an instrument of music from early chant through high opera.
Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1953. First edition. Hardcover. xix, 473 pp., 44 illustrations, mostly full-page, folding genealogical chart; octavo, black and yellow cloth, dustjacket. First full-length biography of the important Italian composer Domenico Scarlatti (1685-1757). Biographer Ralph Kirkpatrick (1911-1984) was himself a renowned harpsichordist and pianist. He specialized in the...
Garden City: Doubleday, Doran & Co., 1930. Early reprint. Hardcover. Original orange cloth, small octavo, 171 pp., b/w illustrations, pictorial dustjacket. An introduction to the orchestra for children borrowing Lewis Carroll's "Alice" as the main character in the fantasy adventure.
Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1964-1968. First edition. Hardcover. 5 volumes, original red cloth, folios, various paginations, illustrated with facsimiles from the originals. All volumes fine in light to moderately worn jackets. First 5 volumes of this important series of modern reprints of renaissance music. Edward E. Lowinsky general editor...
Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall Press, (1996). First printing of the third edition. Paperback. xxiii, 277 pp., illustrated, paperback, 9 x 6 inches. A lscholarly study of the music, musical instruments, musicians, and music culture of the Pacific and Asia.
New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, (195*). First edition. Hardcover. x, 341 pp.; octavo, original black cloth, jacket. "The first history of fugal theory, including texts and music of the classical treatises." Text is presented in 2 parts, the first is a historical survey, the second contains translations of four...
South Brunswick and New York: A. S. Barnes and CO., (1978). First US edition. Hardcover. 567 pp., profusely illustrated with b/w reproductions of photographs, many drawings, diagrams, facsimiles, etc.; small quarto, original black cloth, dustjacket. Review copy with publisher's review slip laid in. A detailed history of the barrel organ...
Oneonta, NY: Welkin Books, (1985). First edition. Hardcover. xx, 444 pp; octavo, original gray cloth, jacket. A comprehensive introduction to music theory using a wide range of music traditions as examples. From African-American field hollers to Bulgarian peasant singing, Gregorian chant, Aaron Copland .
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1925. First edition. Hardcover. xi, 142 pp. +  pages publisher advertisements at rear; octavo, original dark blue cloth with gilt title. "Dalcroze Eurythmics" was developed in the late 19th century by Swiss music educator Emile Jaques-Dalcroze as a method of early music training...
Chicago: Franklin Publishing Co., (1938). Seventh printing. Hardcover. Small octavo, original black cloth, 256 pp., 59 illustrations. Originally published in 1930.
Calcutta: Firma K. L. Mukhopadhyay, 1973. First edition. Hardcover. octavo, yellow cloth; xv, 264 pp.
Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, (1966). Second printing. Hardcover. xxii, 435 pp., octavo, original black cloth, jacket. Translation of the first 2 books from the second edition (1920) of Hugo Riemann's Geschichte der Musiktheorie.
Berkeley: University of California Press, (1977). First edition, first printing. Hardcover. vii, 357 pp.; large octavo, original red cloth, jacket.
Oxford: (Oxford University Press) at the Clarendon Press, (1967). Third printing. Hardcover. Octavo, dark blue cloth with gilt spine; (xii), 364 pp., frontispiece and 14 plates from photographs, 2 folding tables (music sheets), musical notation in text throughout. Originally published in 1914, at the time of this reprint the text was "yet to be superseded."