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201 Shields, Elizabeth McEwan >> Worship and Conduct Songs for Beginners and Primaries : For Use in the Church School, Sunday Session, Week Day Session, Vacation Session, and the Home
Richmond, Va: Presbyterian Committee of Publication; 1929 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
128 pages; 8vo (8.75") 22 cm; Ex-Library; Hardcover, blue-green cloth, 128 unnumbered pages, 2 indexes, 119 hymns and sacred songs of an easy nature, suitable for Sunday school children, with lyrics and music in 4-part harmony. ; Copyright 1929. Code indicates 15th printing. Includes several songs with lyrics or music or both by Elizabeth McE. Shields. ; Minor edgewear. Very few library marks. Front free endpaper missing. Library label on spine. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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202 Shuey, W. J. with William Hanby and L. S. Chittenden >> Collection of Hymns for the Use of the United Brethren in Christ, a : Taken from the Most Approved Authors and Adapted to Public and Private Worship (1871)
Dayton, Ohio: W. J. Shuey; 1871 Hardcover Poor with no dust jacket 
750 pages; 24mo (5.75") 15 cm; Small hardcover (3.25 x 5.4 inches, 1.6 inches thick) 85 x 136 mm, 45 mm thick. Black leather, all edges gilt, 1078 hymn texts with topic labels and metrical labels. No tunes, no author names given. Index in rear. English text throughout. ; Copyright 1858. This edition 1871. This is an actual book from 1871, not an overpriced print-on-demand fake. ; Poor condition. Quite worn. Name (Eli Martz) stamped on front cover, gilt now very worn and hard to read. Backstrip completely missing. Front free endpaper missing. Last leaf of index missing (index goes to S) and rear free endpaper missing otherwise textblock intact. Both boards attached due to good-quality old repair using cloth. Quite scarce. Sold as is. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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203 Silliman, Vincent, and Irving Lowens >> We Sing of Life : Songs for Children, Young People, Adults
Boston: Starr King Press; 1955 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
4to (10.25") 26 cm; Hardcover, orange cloth, about 300 unnumbered pages, several indexes, 172 songs and hymns wih music, lyrics, and full piano, plus 144 readings and affirmations (previously published as We Speak of Life) some also with music. ; Compiled by Vincent Silliman. Music editor Irving Lowens. Calligraphy by Edward A. Karr. Foreword by Sophia Lyon Fahs. Introduction by Florence Wolff Klaber and Algernon D. Black. Published by Starr King Press, distributed by Beacon Press, under auspices American Ethical Union and American Unitarian Association. This is a non-sectarian hymnal for practitioners of liberal religion. ; Cloth moderately worn at tips. Memorial name and date very neatly penned inside front cover. No other marks or defects. Appears to have been seldom used. Scarce in this condition. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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204 Sister Cecilia, Sister John Joseph, Sister Rose Margaret >> We Sing of Our Land : We Sing and Praise, Book 7, Music Series for Catholic Schools
Front Royal, Va: Seton Press; 2000 Reprint Softcover Very Good+ Illustrated by Beatrice Darwin 
111 pages; 4to (10") 26 cm; Stiff tan illustrated covers, glossary, indes of basic musical signs and symbols, b/w illustrations throughout, about 90 songs with lyrics, tunes in standard notation, many also with guitar chords or harmony lines, plus about 10 songs in Latin in old Gregorian chant notation, with instructions. Folklore songs, composed songs, religious songs. ; Copyright Boston: Ginn & Company, 1955, 1960. This reprint edition published by Seton Press, 2000. ; One very small ding to lower front cover, otherwise book shows almost no wear. Appears unread. ; We Sing and Praise Series; Vol. 7 
Price: 9.00 USD
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205 Sister Cecilia, Sister John Joseph, Sister Rose Margaret >> We Sing of Our World, Revised : We Sing and Praise, Book 8, Music Series for Catholic Schools
Front Royal, Va: Seton Press; 2000 Revised Edition Softcover Near Fine Illustrated by Beatrice Darwin 
204 pages; 4to (10") 26 cm; Softcover, stiff tan illustrated covers, glossary, indes of basic musical signs and symbols, b/w illustrations throughout, about 200 songs with lyrics, tunes in standard notation, many also with guitar chords or harmony lines. Folklore songs, composed songs, religious songs. ; Copyright Boston: Ginn & Company, 1955, 1967. This reprint edition published by Seton Press, 2000. ; Book shows almost no wear. Appears unread. ; We Sing and Praise Series; Vol. 8 
Price: 9.00 USD
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206 Smith, Eleanor >> First Book in Vocal Music, a : Wherein the Study of Musical Structure is Presented
N. Y. : Silver Burdett & Company; 1901 Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket 
144 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; Hardcover, brown cloth and boards, 144 pages, index, glossary, over 100 complete songs with lyrics and tunes, some also with full piano. Also includes a few vocal exercises for music theory and sight reading practice. ; Copyright 1898. This edition 1901. Stated f*rst in series but mentions a preceding primer. ; Complete subtitle: 'Wherein the Study of Musical Structure is Presented through the Consideration of Complete Melodic Forms and Practice Based on Exercises Related to Them.' ; Visibly worn but intact. Ink spot on one page and its facing page, not affecting any text. No other marks. Overall in much better condition than the usual antique elementary music book. ; Modern Music Series; Vol. 1 
Price: 15.00 USD
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207 Smith, Eleanor >> Songs for Little Children, Part 1 : A Collection of Songs and Games for Kindergartens and Primary Schools, Composed and Arranged by Eleanor Smith
Springfield, Mass: Milton Bradley Company; 1887 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
109 pages; 4to (10.75") 28 cm; Full dark green cloth, gilt lettering on front, blindstamped rules and ornaments on front and rear, publisher catalog in rear, 84 songs and singing games for young children, with tunes, lyrics, and full piano in standard notation. ; Co-published by Chicago: Thomas Charles Co. Copyright 1887. No additional printings listed. Yes, this is an actual book from 1887, not an overpriced flimsy print-on-demand atrocity. ; Cloth shows moderate wear. A few very small dings to rear cover. No marks but pages are a bit yellowed from age. Binding tight. Quite scarce. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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208 Smith, Glenn, and Diane Peltz >> Footsteps : A Collection of Songs
Oakton, Va: daVid Music; 1983 Softcover Near Fine 
24 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall white softcover, 24 pages, 23 original songs with tunes, lyrics, guitar chords, and piano accompaniment. ; Music by Glenn Smith, noted composer and professor of music, George Mason University. Lyrics by Diane Peltz. 'These songs are about children, loving, caring, feeling, aging, among other things. They speak for themselves.' 
Price: 8.00 USD
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209 Sorensen, Lorin >> Ford Road, the : 75th Anniversary, Ford Motor Company, 1903-1978
St. Helena, Calif: Silverado Publishing Company; 1978 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket Illustrated by Patti Reeder Eubank 
191 pages; Oblong 8vo (8.75") 23 cm; Oblong hardcover, brown buckram cloth (fake leather texture) over cushioned boards, gold lettering and decor, reinforced binding, chronology, main text in 2 columns, tons of historical b/w photos, many photos and illustrations in full color, all with captions. Glossy throughout. ; Later reprinted as isbn 0879380780. Special illustrations by Patti Reeder Eubank. Art director Ralph Colonna Jr. Foreword by Henry Ford II. ; Only very minor shelfwear. Appears unread. No jacket, as issued. ; Laid in: brochure for Edsel and eleanor Ford House, Grosse Pointe shores, Michigan, now a museum and tourist attraction 
Price: 12.00 USD
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210 Spiller, Burton L. >> Firelight : Limited Edition, 1937
N. Y. : Derrydale Press; 1937 Limited Edition Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket Illustrated by Lynn Bogue Hunt 
197 pages; 4to (10.25") 26 cm; Tall hardcover, dark red cloth, gilt lettering and decor, color-illustrated circular pastedown on front, [xii] + 197 text pages + several b/w illustrations on unnumbered plates. ; Limited edition stated. This is Number 828 of 950. Wild tales of outdoor adventures hunting bear, fishing in stormy seas, more. ; Minor exterior wear only. Many pages unopened. Extremely scarce in this condition. 
Price: 156.00 USD
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211 Spiller, Burton L. >> Grouse Feathers : Limited Edition, 1935
N. Y. : Derrydale Press; 1935 Limited Edition Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket Illustrated by Lynn Bogue Hunt 
207 pages; 4to (10.25") 26 cm; Tall hardcover, dark red cloth, gilt lettering and decor, color-illustrated circular pastedown on front, [xii] + 207 text pages + 9 b/w illustrations on unnumbered plates. ; Limited edition stated. This is Number 866 of 950. ; Minor exterior wear only. 
Price: 136.00 USD
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212 Spiller, Burton L. >> More Grouse Feathers : Limited Edition, 1938
N. Y. : Derrydale Press; 1938 Limited Edition Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket Illustrated by Lynn Bogue Hunt 
238 pages; 4to (10.25") 26 cm; Tall hardcover, dark red cloth, gilt lettering and decor, color-illustrated circular pastedown on front, [xii] + 238 text pages + several b/w illustrations on unnumbered plates. ; Limited edition stated. This is Number 505 of 950. ; Minor exterior wear only. 
Price: 136.00 USD
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213 Spyri, Johanna >> Sina, eine Erzahlung fur Junge Madchen : (Zina, a Tale for Young Girls) (Erzählung für Junge Mädchen)
Stuttgart, Germany : Verlag von Carl Krabbe; 1895 Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket Illustrated by R. Poetzelberger 
226 pages; 8vo (8") 21 cm; GERMAN text throughout, in old Fraktur script. Hardcover, orange cloth decorated in gilt, green, black, brown, pink and pale blue; all edges marbled, floral-patterned endpapers, red page-marker ribbon, 226 pages plus 2-pg publisher catalog in rear; 75 b/w illustrations, some full-page. ; Classic children's literature from Switzerland by the famous author of Heidi. ; Cloth is worn at extremities, with small spots here and there. No marks, no other defects. Interior clean, binding tight. Quite scarce in any condition. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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214 Sturm, Ann Black >> Shaker Gift of Song, the : A Book of Shaker Songs
Richmond, Ky: Ann Black Sturm; 1981 First Edition Softcover Near Fine 
40 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall softcover, brown covers, fold-and-staple binding, 40 pages, bibliography, 3 suggested programs of song, 31 songs with tunes and lyrics, some also with harmony. ; 1st edition, published by author, 1981. ; Only a touch of shelfwear. ; Item laid in: small original promotional flyer for this book. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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215 Suczek, Alexander >> Witness of Music, the : 80 Years of Pro Musica in Detroit (Signed)
Grosse Pointe Farms, Mich: Marick Press; 2006 097797037X / 9780977970377 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
290 pages; 8vo (9.25") 24 cm; Dark purple-brown cloth, 290 pages, three extensive appendixes including list of performances, list of officers and board members, over 50 b/w photos of musicians and soloists. Title page inscribed 'To Stephen Stackpole [Detroit philanthropist] with Sincere Thanks and Best Wishes' and SIGNED by author Alex Suczek and dated Sept 20, 2006. ; History of illustrious chamber music concert society which brought to Detroit many famous composers, musicians and singers and arranged for their performances at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Orchestra Hall and other venues large and small. Written by Alexander C. Suczek, classical guitarist, folk and art singer, member since 1954, vice president 1964-1975 and president since 1975. Edited by Peter Marcus. Book design by Sean Tai. ; Book is crisp. No visible wear. No marks apart from autograph. Jacket shows a touch of edgewear only. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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216 Sullivan, Arthur, with Longfellow, Bennett, Tours >> Golden Legend, the : A Cantata by Arthur Sullivan
London & N. Y. : Novello, Ewer & Company; 1888 Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket 
137 pages; 4to (10.25") 26 cm; Hardcover, brown cloth, gilt lettering on spine, tan boards with red-brown lettering, [xiv] + 137 + 4 pages, complete vocal score with full piano accomapniment in standard notation. Argument (plot synopsis) in front, publisher catalog in rear and on endpapers. ; Originally published 1886. This is an early reprint, 1888. An epic contata depicting saints, sinners, princes, Lucifer, you name it. Sullivan's most famous work apart from light opera. ; Complete subtitle: 'A Cantata by Arthur Sullivan, adapted from the Poems of Longfellow by Joseph Bennett, the Pianoforte Arrangement by Berthold Tours.' ; Quite worn. Boards bowed. Musical club name stamped on front in old ink. No interior marks but some foxing here and there. Hinges are tight. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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217 Taylor, Jeremy >> Holy Dying, Complete in 1 Volume : The Rule and Exercises of Holy Dying
N. Y. : E. P. Dutton & Company; 1876 Revised Edition Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket 
373 pages; 16mo (6") 15 cm; Small hardcover (4 x 6 inches) 12 x 15 cm, brown cloth, gilt lettering, black decor, dark brown endpapers, all edges red, [xxviii] + 373 pages, margin sidenotes throughout, many in Latin or Greek. ; Author lived 1613-1667, minister in Church of England. This is revised and corrected edition, 1876, edited by E. A. ; Topics include: General preparation towards a holy and blessed death. Temptations incident to the state of sickness and their remedies. Acts of faith by way of prayer to be said by the sick. Acts of repentance. Acts of charity. Visitation of the sick. Administering the holy sacrament. Much more. ; Moderate exterior wear. Spine cloth faded but gilt is bright and readable. Owner name and date (1913) in fountain pen on front flyleaf. Both hinges tight 
Price: 18.00 USD
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218 Tennyson, Alfred Lord Tennyson >> This Then is Maud : Being a Monodrama as Writ and Arranged by Alfred Tennyson
East Aurora, N. Y. : Roycrofters; 1900 Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
80 pages; 8vo (8") 21 cm; Published in the year 1900, by Roycrofters, an amazing publishing house where paper was made by hand, printing was by handpress, bindings were handsewn, and books were beautiful. This edition is bound in rich gray-brown suede leather with yapp edges, gilt title on front, deep red cloth liners, 80 heavy-duty pages, red page-marker ribbon, b/w decorative initials, red lettering on divider pages. ; Decorations designed by Samuel Warner. ; Exterior shows a touch of sunning to spine, which is unlettered. No other defects inside or out. Book is in remarkably good condition compared to most books of this type. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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219 Thackeray, William Makepeace >> Christmas Books of Mr. M. A. Titmarsh, the : Mrs. Perkin's Ball ; Our Street ; Dr. Birch ; the Kickleburys on the Rhine ; the Rose and the Ring (Leather Binding, 1871)
London: Smith, Elder & Company; 1871 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by W. M. Thackeray 
488 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Full dark blue-green leather, six compartments on spine, beautiful gilt rules and decor on both boards and spine, decorative inner dentelles, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt, [viii] + 328 pages + 76 full-page b/w line illustrations by the author on unnumbered plates. ; This edition dated 1871, no date on reverse of title page; we acquired it in a lot of books from 1880s. ; Edges show moderate wear. Gift note in old ink on front blank page. Former owner has affixed five additional illustrations by Thackeray onto front and rear blank pages. Binding tight. Overall quite an attractive book. 
Price: 27.00 USD
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220 Thomas, Arthur L. >> Story from Michigan, a : The Life and Times of Clarke E. Davis
San Luis Obispo, Calif: Published by Author; 1970 Hardcover Very Good+ 
212 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Stiff white covers, green lettering, a few endnotes. Errata slip laid in, as issued. Foreword by Benjamin H. Thurman. ; Biography of Clarke Edwin Davis, born 1888, lived and died in Michigan with stints in Utah and in New York, PhD, professor of chemistry, pioneer researcher into properties of food substances, food safety, etc, at National Biscuit Company, improved manufacturing methods of biscuits, crackers, fig newtons, chocolate, etc; as vice president Virginia Dare Extract Company invented new methods of manufacturing flavor extracts, leader in American Chemical Society, president of Flavoring Extract Manufacturers Association, etc. ; Covers lightly sunned. Several leaves creased at upper tip, as issued. Faint crease to spine. Corrections listed on errata slip have been made in pencil in the text. No other defects. Scarce. 
Price: 13.00 USD
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