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The Lives Of John Lennon, Goldman, Albert
41 Goldman, Albert The Lives Of John Lennon
Bantam Press 1988 0593015479 / 9780593015476 First Edition Hardback with Dust Wrapper. Fine. Very Near Fine Illustrated with black-and-white photographs 
719 pp. including index. Wrapper (now protected in a removable clear acetate sleeve) price clipped. The definitive biography. 646002 
Price: 9.95 GBP
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The Master Musicians: Bach, Grew, Eva and Sidney
42 Grew, Eva and Sidney The Master Musicians: Bach
J M Dent 1968 0460031031 / 9780460031035 Hardback with Dust Wapper. Near Fine Good (price clipped). Illustrated with black and white plates and musical examples throughout text. 
Wrapper shows signs of wear. Previous owner's inscription on endpaper. 605073 
Price: 3.56 GBP
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Donald Francis Tovey: A biography based on letters, Grierson, Mary
43 Grierson, Mary Donald Francis Tovey: A biography based on letters
Geoffrey Cumberledg:e Oxford University Press [OUP] 1952 First Edition Hardback without dust wrapper Very Good plus Illustrated in black-and-white . 
Gift inscription on endpaper.. Slight lean to spine. (xi), 337pp including appendix and index. Sir Donald Francis Tovey (1875 1940) was a British musical analyst, musicologist, writer on music, composer, conductor and pianist. He had been best known for his Essays in Musical Analysis and his editions of the works of Bach and Beethoven but since the 1990s his compositions (relatively small in number but very substantial in musical content) have been recorded and performed with increasing frequency. 730019 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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Renoir: The Man, the Painter and His World, Hanson, Lawrence
44 Hanson, Lawrence Renoir: The Man, the Painter and His World
Leslie Frewin 1972 0856320161 / 9780856320163 First Edition Hardback with Dust Wapper. Very Good Good (price clipped). 
Wrapper has edge wear.. 280pp Including bibliography, notes and comprehensive index. 623004 
Price: 4.95 GBP
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Diaghileff: His Artistic and Private Life, Haskell, Arnold. With Walter Nouvel
45 Haskell, Arnold. With Walter Nouvel Diaghileff: His Artistic and Private Life
Victor Gollancz 1935 First Edition Hardback without dust wrapper Good Reading Copy Illustrated in black-and-white 
EX-library with the usual stamps and imperfections . In stout library binding. 382pp. Including chronology, composition of the Company, and an index 742162 
Price: 5.36 GBP
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Autobiography And Memoir Of Benjamin Robert Haydon 1786-1846, Haydon, Benjamin Robert, edited by Alexander Penrose
46 Haydon, Benjamin Robert, edited by Alexander Penrose Autobiography And Memoir Of Benjamin Robert Haydon 1786-1846
NY: Milton Balch & Company 1929 Hardback without dust wrapper. Good Illustrated with black and white plates. 
Ex-College Library. Some wear and rubbing to cloth, notably at spine ends. Previous owner's name on endpaper. Benjamin Robert Haydon (January 26, 1786 June 22, 1846) was an English historical painter and writer, friend to Keats, Wordsworth, Lamb and other artists and literary lights. Compiled from his Autobiography and Journals and Correspondence and Table Talks 605095 
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Augustus John: A Biography. Volume I: The Years of Innocence;, Holroyd, Michael
47 Holroyd, Michael Augustus John: A Biography. Volume I: The Years of Innocence;
William Heinemann 1974 0434345741 / 9780434345748 First Edition Hardback no dust wrapper Near Fine Illustrated with black-and-white photographs. Endpapers after sketches by John himself. 
Light shelf wear 506083 
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Augustus John: A Biography: Volume 1: The Years of Innocence, and Volume 2: The Years of Experience (TWO VOLUMES), Holroyd, Michael
48 Holroyd, Michael Augustus John: A Biography: Volume 1: The Years of Innocence, and Volume 2: The Years of Experience (TWO VOLUMES)
William Heinemann 1971 - 1974 Hardback with dust wrapper. Near Fine Very Good Illustrated with black-and-white plates 
Wrappers now protected in removable clear acetate sleeves. Volume 2 (1974) is a reprint, Volume 1 (1971) a First Edition . 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. 562209 
Price: 27.00 GBP
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Augustus John: A Biography: Volume 1: The Years of Innocence, and Volume 2: The Years of Experience (TWO VOLUMES), Holroyd, Michael
49 Holroyd, Michael Augustus John: A Biography: Volume 1: The Years of Innocence, and Volume 2: The Years of Experience (TWO VOLUMES)
William Heinemann 1974 - 1975 0434345741 and 04343 First Edition Hardback with dust wrapper. Near Fine Very Good Illustrated with black-and-white plates 
Wrappers (now protected in clear acetate) have some edge wear 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/POSTAGE 626015 
Price: 25.20 GBP
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Long Ago Is Far Away  [SIGNED COPY], Hope, Penelope
50 Hope, Penelope Long Ago Is Far Away [SIGNED COPY]
Australian National University Press 1979 First Edition Hardback with dust wrapper Fine Very Good Illustrated with black-and-white photographs. 
Signed and inscribed by the author to personal friends, and including a 4pp manuscript letter from her to them. Wrapper (now protected in a removable clear acetate sleeve) shows signs of wear 264 pp. Including index. 729093 
Price: 27.00 GBP
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51 Horgan, Paul Encounters with Stravinsky: A Personal Record.
The Bodley Head 1972 0370102991 / 9780370102993 First UK Edition Hardback with dust wrapper Fine Near Fine (Clipped) Illustrated with photos 
Memoirs of 14 years of friendship with the Great Man . Abridged version by the author of the US edition. 224pp 616085 
Price: 4.05 GBP
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Dvorak: His Life & Music, Hughes, Gervase
52 Hughes, Gervase Dvorak: His Life & Music
Cassell 1967 First Edition Hardback no Dust Wrapper Very Good plus With black and white frontispiece 
Name on front endpaper 606129 
Price: 3.56 GBP
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First Flute:, Jackson, Gerald, with a foreword by Sir John Barbirolli
53 Jackson, Gerald, with a foreword by Sir John Barbirolli First Flute:
J M Dent 1968 First Edition Hardback with Dust Wapper. Very Good Worn Illustrated with black and white photos 
Wrapper (now protected) has considerable wear, chipping and rubbing. Previous owner's inscription on endpaper. The author was a celebrated orchestral flautist with the Philharmonic, the BBC Symphony and other orchestras, and served under the baton of such musical giants as Beecham, Klemperer, Walter, Sargent, Elgar and Richard Strauss. 605060 
Price: 10.76 GBP
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Caruso, Jackson, Stanley
54 Jackson, Stanley Caruso
W H Allen 1972 0491009925 / 9780491009928 First Edition Hardback with dust wrapper Very Good Plus Very Good. Illustrated with black and white photos 
Previous owner's name on endpaper. Wrapper has edge wear. 605192 
Price: 4.46 GBP
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55 Jervis-Read, H.V. The Arrant Artist [SIGNED COPY]
Heath Cranton Ltd 1939 First Edition Hardback with Dust Wrapper. Very Good Good. 
Signed and inscribed to a friend by the author on the half title. The wrapper (now protected in a removable acetate sleeve) is fragile, has some edge wear and internal archival tape reinforcement. 160 pp. including index. Title on spine worn. Pages untrimmed. The author was a prominent musician and composer. 635112 
Price: 37.00 GBP
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Duke: A portrait of Duke Ellington, Jewell, Derek
56 Jewell, Derek Duke: A portrait of Duke Ellington
NY: W W Norton. 1977 0393075125 / 9780393075120 First Edition Hardback with Dust Wapper. Very Good Plus Very Good (price clipped) Illustrated with black and white plates. 
The biography of one of the Jazz giants, and considered by many as one of the 20th century's great composers. 605062 
Price: 7.16 GBP
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Photo Story: Selected Letters And Photographs Of Lewis W Hine, Kaplan, Daile (Editor)
57 Kaplan, Daile (Editor) Photo Story: Selected Letters And Photographs Of Lewis W Hine
Smithsonian Institution Press 1992 1560981695 / 9781560981695 First Edition, First Printing. Hardback with Dust Wrapper. Fine. Fine. Illustrated with black-and-white photographs 
Wrapper now protected in clear acetate. 192 pp. including bibliography, bibliographical notes, list of collections and repositories, and a comprehensive index. Lewis Wickes Hine (1874 1940) was an American photographer, who used his camera as a tool for social reform. He spent years of his life photographing child labourers in an effort to expose the conditions under which they worked. His efforts are generally recognized as the first use of photography to bring about legislative change. Lewis Wickes Hine (1874 1940) was an American sociologist and photographer. Hine used his camera as a tool for social reform. His photographs were instrumental in changing the child labor laws in the United States. 647014 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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Gioacchino Rossini : The Reluctant Hero, Kendall, Alan
58 Kendall, Alan Gioacchino Rossini : The Reluctant Hero
Victor Gallancz ltd 1992 0575051787 / 9780575051782 First Edition Hardback with dust wrapper. Fine Fine. Illustrated with black and white plates. 
Previous owner's name on endpaper. Rossini occupies a unique place in the history of Opera, bridging as he does the gap between Mozart and Verdi. The author examines each of Rossini's operas, showing how he enriched and transformed the operatic conventions of his time, while giving us a full and balanced picture, drawn from first-hand accounts, anecdotes, and Rossini's own letters, of the life and complex character of the composer. 605156 
Price: 8.96 GBP
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Sorrows, Passions And Alarms: An autobiography of childhood., Kirkup, James
59 Kirkup, James Sorrows, Passions And Alarms: An autobiography of childhood.
Collins 1959 Hardback without Dust Wrapper. Very Good. Good. 
191 pp. Light shelf wear only. Previous owner's name on endpaper. Wrapper has some rubbing and edge wear, and some discoloration to front panel. James Kirkup (born 1918) is a prolific English poet, translator and travel writer. He was brought up in South Shields, and educated at Durham University. He has written over 30 books, including autobiographies, novels and plays. He became a fellow of the Royal Society of Literature in 1962, and is most widely known for having been prosecuted for blasphemy by Mary Whitehouse. 647067 
Price: 13.95 GBP
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Mozart : The Golden Years 1781-1791, Landon, H C Robbins
60 Landon, H C Robbins Mozart : The Golden Years 1781-1791
Thames and Hudson 1990 0500276315 / 9780500276310 Large format paperback AS NEW UNREAD With 215 illustrations, 32 in colour, and 27 musical examples. 
A vivid account of the last decade of Mozart's short, incandescent but amazingly prolific career. 556093 
Price: 4.46 GBP
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