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Conducted Personally, Robinson, Eric
101 Robinson, Eric Conducted Personally
Stanley Paul & Co. Ltd 1955 First Edition Hardback no Dust Wrapper Very Good Illustrated with black and white photographs 
Name on front endpaper. Big band conductor Robinson, who dominated the radio light music scene in the late forties and fifties (that toothy grin still makes me shudder!) tells his story. 609074 
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Wilkie Collins, Robinson, Kenneth
102 Robinson, Kenneth Wilkie Collins
Bodley Head 1951 Hardback no Dust wrapper Good Plus Illustrated with black-and-white photographs, colour cartoon frontispiece, and facsimile manuscript 
Sunning to Spine end and cover edges. Ex-Library with rubber stampings to front paste down , half title and title page. Front endpaper missing. 348pp including 2 bibliographies and an index 709084 
Price: 4.95 GBP
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Story-Lives of the Great Musicians, Rowbotham, F J
103 Rowbotham, F J Story-Lives of the Great Musicians
Wells, Gardner Darton 1930 Hardback without dust wrapper. Good plus Illustrated with reproductions of original portraits, and line drawings throughout text 
Red buckram with black and gilt decoration and titles. Some shelf wear. Spine sunned. Prize label on front pastedown. Includes Beethoven, Bach, Handel, Haydn, Mozart, Schumann and Mendelssohn. 580024 
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A Man Of Singular Virtue: A Life Of Sir Thomas More By His Son-In-Law William Roper And A Selection Of More's Letters, Rowse, A L (Editor)
104 Rowse, A L (Editor) A Man Of Singular Virtue: A Life Of Sir Thomas More By His Son-In-Law William Roper And A Selection Of More's Letters
The Folio Society 1980 Hardcover In slipcase Fine Slipcase Very Good Illustrated in colour and black-and-white with reproduction art works. 
The slipcase has some edge and corner wear. 127 pp. 752019 
Price: 6.25 GBP
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The Magic Baton: Toscanini's Life for Music, Sacchi, Filippo
105 Sacchi, Filippo The Magic Baton: Toscanini's Life for Music
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons 1957 Hardback no Dust Wrapper Very Good Illustrated with black and white photographs 
Name on front endpaper. Spine faded. light shelf wear only.. 224pp Including Index. 785176 
Price: 3.95 GBP
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A Winter in Majorca (1838-1839), Sand, George, translated by Lieut Col W Kirkbride
106 Sand, George, translated by Lieut Col W Kirkbride A Winter in Majorca (1838-1839)
Palma: Imprenta Mossen Alcover 1977 8485048342 / 9788485048342 Paperback Good Illustrated in black-and-white 
Some cover wear. Pages beginning to yellow . 196pp. 768248 
Price: 3.50 GBP
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The Lives of the Great Composers, Schonberg, Harold C
107 Schonberg, Harold C The Lives of the Great Composers
Davis-Poynter 1971 0706700015 / 9780706700015 First UK Edition Hardback with dust wrapper. Very Good Very Good Illustrated with black-and-white plates 
Wrapper now protected in clear acetate. Old tape marks on wrapper flaps The lives of composers in a direct progression from Bach to Schoenberg. 574024 
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The Master Musicians: Beethoven, Scott, Marian M
108 Scott, Marian M The Master Musicians: Beethoven
J M Dent 1963 Second Edition. Hardback with dust wrapper. Very Good Good Illustrated in black-and-white, with photos, drawings and musical scores. 
Wrapper has edge wear and discoloration to spine. Owners inscription on endpaper. 581030 
Price: 4.46 GBP
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Drawn From Life: An Autobiography, Skeaping, John
109 Skeaping, John Drawn From Life: An Autobiography
Collins 1977 0002160285 / 9780002160285 First Edition Hardback with Dust Wrapper Fine. Very Good. Illustrated with drawings and black-and-white photographs 
Spine of wrapper sunned. 253 pp. John Rattenbury Skeaping, RA (901 1980) was an English sculptor and equine painter. 688021 
Price: 5.50 GBP
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Cosima Wagner A Biography, Sokoloff, Alice Hunt
110 Sokoloff, Alice Hunt Cosima Wagner A Biography
Hazell Watson & Viney ltd 1969 0356029395 / 9780356029399 Hardback with dust wrapper. Near Fine Very Good. Illustrated with black and white photos 
Wrapper sunned on spine. Previous owner's name on endpaper. Daughter of Liszt. Wife of Hans von Bulow, mistress and wife to Richard Wagner, Cosima led an eventful and intense life. 605143 
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Beethoven: Impressions by his Contemporaries, Sonnek, O G
111 Sonnek, O G Beethoven: Impressions by his Contemporaries
Dover Publications 1967 Medium Format Paperback Very Good Illustrated in black-and-white 
Light reading wear only. 231pp. An interesting 'biography by anecdote' 777216 
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112 Stokes, Hugh Walker's Quarterly. James Holland (1800-1870)
Walker's Galleries Ltd 1927 Paperback Very Good 
Some overall wear. Covers a bit marked. 52pp. The life and works of the 19c watercolorist. 103637 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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The Message of Igor Strawinsky, Strawinsky, Theodore, translated from the French by Robert Craft and Andre Marion
113 Strawinsky, Theodore, translated from the French by Robert Craft and Andre Marion The Message of Igor Strawinsky
Boosey & Hawkes 1955 Hardback without dust wrapper Good Reading Copy Illustrated with black-and-white photographs, drawings, etc. 
Some overall wear.. Covers faded. Some foxing. 57pp. 738147 
Price: 5.36 GBP
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The Love of Many Things: A Life of Vincent Van Gogh, Sweetman, David
114 Sweetman, David The Love of Many Things: A Life of Vincent Van Gogh
Hodder and Stoughton 1990 0340503726 / 9780340503720 Second impression Hardback with Dust Wapper. Fine Fine. Illustrated with sixteen colour reproductions of art works, and black-and-white photographs, etc. 
Wrapper now protected in clear acetate. 391pp including bibliography and comprehensive index. 626013 
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Shire Lifelines 3: William Morris:  an Illustrated Life of William Morris 1834-1896, Tames, Richard
115 Tames, Richard Shire Lifelines 3: William Morris: an Illustrated Life of William Morris 1834-1896
Shire Publications 1987 0852631421 / 9780852631423 Staple Bound Card Covers Fine Illustrated with black-and-white photographs , art works, facsimile documents, etc. 
Appears unread. 48pp including bibliography, chronology and index 194019 
Price: 4.46 GBP
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Franz Liszt : The Man And The Musician, Taylor, Ronald
116 Taylor, Ronald Franz Liszt : The Man And The Musician
Grafton Books 1986 0246121165 / 9780246121165 Hardback with dust wrapper. Near Fine Near Fine (clipped) Illustrated with black and white plates. 
Previous owner's name on endpaper. Wrapper shows signs of wear. 605145 
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Joseph Haydn 1732-1809, Townsend, Pauline D.
117 Townsend, Pauline D. Joseph Haydn 1732-1809
Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Ltd No date given Hardback no Dust Wrapper Very Good 
Name and date on front endpaper 606101 
Price: 7.16 GBP
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Theodore Thomas: A Musical Autobiography, Upton, George P.
118 Upton, George P. Theodore Thomas: A Musical Autobiography
New York: Da Capo Press 1964 Hardback no Dust Wrapper Near Fine Illustrated with black and white photographs 
A Limited Edition Facsimile Reprint of 1905 edition. Theodore Thomas (1835 1905) was an American violinist and conductor. He is considered the first renowned American orchestral conductor, and the founder and first music director of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. 606106 
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William Morris: His Art, His Writings and His Public Life [The Life and Work of William Morris], Vallance, Aymer
119 Vallance, Aymer William Morris: His Art, His Writings and His Public Life [The Life and Work of William Morris]
Studio Editions 1986 1851700692 / 9781851700691 Hardback with dust wrapper Near Fine Near Fine With colour and black-and-white plates, and figures in the text. 
Light shelf wear only. Wrapper now protected in removable clear acetate sleeve. 462pp including appendices and index . A reprint of the work fist published in 1897. Our price includes a shipping adjustment to allow for an extra heavy book or set. Normal shipping/postage rates will apply.WE WILL NOT ASK YOU FOR EXTRA SHIPPING. 780015 
Price: 14.95 GBP
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120 Van Loon, Hendrik Willem The Life and Times of Johann Sebastian Bach
George G. Harrap & Co Ltd 1947 Hardback with Dust Wrapper Very Good Worn Illustrated with drawings 
Wrapper has shelf wear and some tears 116553 
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