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Image for Television News :  Volume 1, Number 6, January-February 1932

Television News : Volume 1, Number 6, January-February 1932

By: Gernsback, Hugo

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Popular Book Corporation: 1932

Seller ID: 17563

Condition: Very Good+


64 pages; 4to (12") 31 cm; Tall softcover, blue illustrated cover, side-stapled binding, 64 pages numbered 401 to 464, dozens of b/w photos and diagrams. Ads for television kits, broadcasting schools, Sanabria Television Corporation, etc. Table listing every TV broadcaster in US, with specs. Beautiful full-color cover illustration showing artist's rendition of a magician pulling a rabbit out of a hat in front of a scanner (camera) and being televised on a screen. ; This is Volume 1, Number 6, of the first magazine in the world devoted to television technology, engineering, broadcasting and... View more info

Image for Square N Round :  The Square and Round Dance News of the World, January 1955

Square N Round : The Square and Round Dance News of the World, January 1955

By: Gotcher, Les; Illustrated by Hanson Williams

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Les Gotcher Enterprises: 1955

Seller ID: 18698

Condition: Very Good+


36 pages; 4to (10") 27 cm; Softcover, orange covers, 36 pages, b/w photos throughout. ; Square dance news from USA and Canada. Includes a number of new and original square dance calls by Jim Faulkenberry, Virg Knackstedt, Don Fleming, Dan and Madeline Allen, Jimmy Morris, Joe Boykin, Earl Moritz, Bob VanAntwerp, Mel Zwicki, Eddie Reed. ; Volume 3, Number 1, January 1955, stated. Editor-publisher Les Gotcher. 47 regional asssociate editors listed. Special photos by Hanson Williams. Several promotional messages for Kirkwood Lodge, Osage Beach, Missouri. ; Minor wear only. Scarce. View more info

Image for Raggedy Ann's Sunny Songs :  Set of Three RCA Victor 78 RPM Records

Raggedy Ann's Sunny Songs : Set of Three RCA Victor 78 RPM Records

By: Gruelle, Johnny, with Will Woodin and Frank Luther; Illustrated by Johnny Gruelle

Price: $88.00

Publisher: RCA Victor Company: 1931

Seller ID: 21050

Condition: Good+


6 pages; 12mo (7.5") 19 cm; Oblong softcover with stiff spine, dark gray-blue leatherette covers; front pastedown illustrated in orange and blue with Raggedy Ann, Raggedy Andy, toadstools, gnomes and RCA Victor logos; inside front cover also has illustrated pastedown with brief intro; interior has three records, each in its own manila sleeve. 16 total songs. ; Victor 218, 219, 220. Words by Johnny Gruelle, music by Will Woodin, sung by tenor Frank Luther with orchestral accompaniment. Records measure just under 7 inches, are two-sided, 78 RPM, with glossy black and gold Victor labels. ; So... View more info

Image for University of Michigan Student Players Present :  Finian's Rainbow, Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre

University of Michigan Student Players Present : Finian's Rainbow, Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre

By: Harburg, E. Y., and Burton Lane

Price: $20.00

Publisher: University of Michigan Press: 1951

Seller ID: 21076

Condition: Very Good


12 pages; 12mo (7") 18 cm; Pale yellow softcover, 12 pages including covers, many local ads, cast list, orchestra list, list of production staff, scene synopsis, list of musical numbers. ; U of M musical theater department. ; Covers starting to split at crown. No other defets. Quite scarce. View more info

Image for Finian's Rainbow Souvenir Program :  A Completely Captivating Musical Triumph

Finian's Rainbow Souvenir Program : A Completely Captivating Musical Triumph

By: Harburg, E. Y., and Burton Lane; Illustrated by Don Freeman

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Show Business Enterprises: 1947

Seller ID: 20574

Condition: Near Fine


16 pages; 4to (12") 31 cm; Tall yellow softcover booklet, colorful illustration on front, 16 unnumbered glossy pages, several b/w drawings, 30 b/w photos. ; Programme for touring company. Includes behind-the-scenes essays by co-writer Fred Saidy and producer Lee Sabinson. ; Name and date faintly penciled inside front cover. No other defects. ; 3 items laid in: 1) full-sized glossy sheet listing additional cast with their bios. 2) Playgram, a half-sized programme for Shubert Lafayette Theatre, Detroit, Michigan, for Finian's Rainbow, 8 glossy pages, several display ads, dated December 26, 1... View more info

Cinemagic Magazine, the Guide to Fantastic Filmmaking : Numbers 1-3, 1979

By: Hutchison, David

Price: $45.00

Publisher: O'Quinn Studios: 1979

Seller ID: 20385

Condition: Near Fine


4to (11") 28 cm; Tall softcover, color glossy covers, 34 pages each issue, magazine format, tons of b/w photos. ; Lotincludes: 1) Issue 1, Building Rocketship X-M, Backwinding Film for Special Effects, etc. 2) Issue 2, Building Model Spaceships, Making Fake Blood, Building Smoke Generators, etc. 3) Issue 3, Building Robots, Creating Electronic Special Effects, Basic Animation Techniques, etc. ; No defects. Quite scarce. View more info

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Humorous Drills and Acting Songs

By: Irish, Marie

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Beckley-Cardy Company: 1918

Seller ID: 21028

Condition: Fair


54 pages; 12mo (7.25") 18 cm; Small softcover, pale orange illustrated glossy cover, [ii] + 54 + 8 pages, 19 b/w illustrations and line diagrams, 10 short humorous plays, each including intro stating how many boys or girls are needed to perform, and at least one song (no music, tunes indicated) or dramatic dialogue. ; Plays are: Circus clown. Over the teacups. Topsy turvy. Smiling regiment. High cost of living. Rustic song and drill. Burlesque doll drill. Gloomy gloops. Dancing minstrels (warning: blackface minstrel dance routine with illustration of two blackface characters) . Weary willi... View more info

Image for Camelot Souvenir Program :  Starring William Squire, 1962

Camelot Souvenir Program : Starring William Squire, 1962

By: Lerner, Alan Jay, and Frederck Loewe

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Majestic Theatre: 1962

Seller ID: 21104

Condition: Good+


24 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall white softcover, bios of cast and crew, 32 b/w photos, 4 photos in full color. ; Souvenir program from Majestic Theatre, Broadway, New York. The famous stage spectacular of 1960. This program is from 1962 when the play was still running, starring Shakespearean actors William Squire, Patricia Bredin, Robert Goulet, Robert Coote, Madeleine Sherwood, Christopher Cary and more. ; Item shows light creases from thumbing, none serious. Small chips to heel and crown carefully repaired with cellophane tape by former owner. No marks or other defects. Binding intact. View more info

Image for Violin and Keyboard, Complete in 2 Volumes :  The Duo Repertoire

Violin and Keyboard, Complete in 2 Volumes : The Duo Repertoire

By: Loft, Abram

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Amadeus Press: 1991

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 20881

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


807 pages; 8vo (9.25") 23 cm; Set of two hardcovers, black cloth, gold spine lettering, [xvi] + 360 + [xiv] + 417 pages, 807 total pages, index, bibliography, endnotes, appendix, hundreds of musical examples in text. ; Originally published 1973. This is 2nd edition, 1991. ; Vol-1, From the Seventeenth Century to Mozart. Vol-2, From Beethoven to the Present. ; Author analyses many great classical violin-and-piano duets. Not a book on technique but provides many unknown historical insights. ; Remainder mark on bottom of each, otherwise books show no sign of use. No jackets. Scarce. View more info

Image for Barry Manilow :  The Complete Collection and Then Some (Box Set, 4 CDs, 1 DVD, 1 Book)

Barry Manilow : The Complete Collection and Then Some (Box Set, 4 CDs, 1 DVD, 1 Book)

By: Manilow, Barry

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Arista: 1992

Seller ID: 20472

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


64 pages; 4to (10") 27 cm; CD; Tall heavy-duty CD case, metallic silver covers, 70 songs on 4 audio CDs, 12 videos on DVD, 1 tall softcover book, 64 glossy pages, over 100 color photos, with track list and comments on each song by Manilow and his collaborators. ; Arista Legacy 82876 69272-2. NTSC Region 0. ; Owner name marked each disk then erased the marks, but they are still slightly visible. No other defects. All disks work perfectly. Book shows only a touch of wear. View more info

Image for Zori Zdes Tikhie, Opera V 2 Chastix :  The Dawns Here Are Quiet, Souvenir Program, Russian Language

Zori Zdes Tikhie, Opera V 2 Chastix : The Dawns Here Are Quiet, Souvenir Program, Russian Language

By: Molchanov, Kirill, and Boris Vasilyev

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Bolshoi Theatre: 1975

Seller ID: 19029

Condition: Very Good


24 pages; 8vo (8.75") 22 cm; RUSSIAN text throughout. Green softcover booklet, 24 glossy pages including covers, 10 b/w illustrations, b/w photo of Molchanov. ; This is a program from the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow for a performance of Zori Zdes Tikhie, an opera in 2 acts, based on novel of same name. English title: The Dawns Here Are Quiet. Program states: libretto by Kirill Molchanov, based on book by Boris Vasilyev. ; Small thumb creases, two light creases to rear cover. No marks, no rips, no tears. Quite scarce. ; Laid in: additional 4-pg program from Bolshoi Theatre 1982 with cast list... View more info

Pioneer Troubadour, Official Publication of the Pioneer District SPEBSQSA Inc : Society for the Preservation and Encouragement of Barber Shop Quartet Singing in America

By: Morris, Roger O. Sr.

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Pioneer Troubadour: 1971

Seller ID: 12138

Condition: Very Good


4to (11") 28 cm; Men's Barbershop Singing in Michigan and in the US. ; 1) Pioneer Troubadour Oct 1971. 2) Pioneer Troubadour Aug 1976. 3) The Pitch-Pipe, Grosse Pointe Chapter, 1976. 4) numerous clippings and flyers from 1968 to 1976. ; Light wear. No marks or tears. One item has original addresslabel. View more info

Image for Thor Johnson :  American Conductor (Biography, with Ephemera)

Thor Johnson : American Conductor (Biography, with Ephemera)

By: Nicholas, Louis

Price: $26.00

Publisher: Music Festival Committee: 1982

Seller ID: 20889

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


294 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; Hardcover, blue cloth, [xiii} + 294 pages, index, appendix list of premiers, footnotes, 21 b/w photos on glossy plates. ; Published by Music Festival Committee of Peninsula Arts Association. ; Biography of the brilliant Thor Johnson (1913-1975) who conducted the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra 11 years and founded the Mozart Festival of Asheville, North Carolina; the Music Festival of Ojai, California; the Peninsula Music Festival of Fish Creek, Wisconsin; the Early American Moravian Music Festival; the Little Symphony at University of Michigan; the Chicago Littl... View more info

Image for Fame :  Film Premiere Souvenir Program, 1980

Fame : Film Premiere Souvenir Program, 1980

By: Parker, Alan, and Anne Lampert

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Metro Goldwyn Mayer: 1980

Seller ID: 20972

Condition: Very Good+


20 pages; 4to (12") 31 cm; Tall glossy black softcover, 20 pages, complete list of cast and crew, cast bios, behind-the-scenes info, 45 b/w photos, 6 photos in full color. ; Small bump to heel. No other defects. Scarce. View more info

Image for Belle of Mayfair, The

Belle of Mayfair, The

By: Platinachrome

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Platinachrome Company: 1907

Seller ID: 21683

Condition: Fair


Postcard; Standard 3.5 x 5.5 inches, rounded corners, color tinted photo showing nine ladies in floorlength gowns, some holding bouquets, all standing but one who is curseying in front of the others. ; Front imprinted: 'From the International Musical Success, The Belle of Mayfair, Direction Thomas W Ryley, The Platinachrome Company.' This musical opened in London 1906, and soon after on Broadway, 1906, and was based on Romeo & Juliet. ; Divided back, imprinted with three lines for address. Back has 1cstamp (torn and partly missing) and cancellation (Harviell, Missouri) dated 1909.; Quite worn.... View more info

Hello, Stranger : An Original Musical Comedy in Two Acts

By: Pooler, James Silas, and Joseph Kreklow

Price: $40.00

Publisher: University of Detroit Union: 1930

Seller ID: 20575

Condition: Very Good


32 pages; 4to (10") 27 cm; Softcover booklet, front illustration in black and red, 32 glossy pages, cast list, personnel list, patrons list, scene list, song list, 17 b/w photos including 3 with actor in blackface and 2 with actors in drag. ; All-male University of Detroit's fourth production and first opera, 1930. Biographical essay on Frank Potts, chairman of the Union, by Charles J. Fellrath. Cast bios by Bayard Kurth and Tom Polley. Many illustratd displayads including Grinnell pianos, Wellman furs, Graham-Paige automobiles. ; Alsmot no wear. Very faint vertical crease. Main defect: ow... View more info

La Boheme, Libretto in English : Opera in Four Acts, Metropolitan Opera House, Columbia Records, Columbia Masterworks Series

By: Puccini, Giacomo, with W. Grist and P. Pinkerton

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Columbia Records: 1923

Seller ID: 21529

Condition: Very Good-


52 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Tan softcover, 52 pages, cast list, synopsis, complete libretto in English. ; Libretto only (This item was originally published as part of record set. This item is ONLY the book, no records). ; Libretto by G. Giacosa and L. Illica. English version by W. Grist and P. Pinkerton. Conductor Guiseppe Antonicelli. ; Covers tanned, with small spots. No other defects. Interior clean, binding tight. ; Columbia Masterworks MOP Series; Vol. 27 View more info

Hair, the Film, the Fotonovel : Original Photo Novel of the 1979 Smash Hit Movie Hair

By: Ragni, Gerome, with James Rado and Galt MacDermot

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Fotonovel Publications: 1979

Seller ID: 20158

Condition: Very Good+


180 pages; 12mo (7") 18 cm; Paperback, 180 unnumbered glossy pages, over 300 full-color still photos from the film, with complete dialogue and lyrics to all the songs. ; Price inked out on front cover. Very light spine crease. Otherwise only a touch of wear. Scarce. View more info

Image for Piano Servicing, Tuning, and Rebuilding, 2e :   (2nd Edition) for the Professional, the Student, the Hobbyist

Piano Servicing, Tuning, and Rebuilding, 2e : (2nd Edition) for the Professional, the Student, the Hobbyist

By: Reblitz, Arthur A.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Vestal Press: 1993

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 21242

Condition: Near Fine


327 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall white softcover, [xiv] + 327 pages, index, bibliography, appendix, main text in 2 columns, 391 b/w photos and diagrams with detailed captions. ; 2nd edition, 1993. ; Topics include: Piano styles and shapes. Parts and how they work. Evaluating old pianos. Minor repairs. Regulating. Tuning. Restoration and rebuilding. More. ; Tips show a touch of shelfwear. No other sign of use. View more info

Image for Universal Studios Tour :  An MCA Company

Universal Studios Tour : An MCA Company

By: Rehme, Robert

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Universal City Studios: 1978

Seller ID: 21133

Condition: Very Good+


8vo (8.25") 21 cm; Accordion folded. 8 panels. 7 photos and illustrations including two maps. Printed in black and orange. Special reference to 'Bionic Training Center' with Six Million Dollar Man and Bionic Woman (tv show) attractions. Dated 1978. ; No wear, only a touch of sunning to edges. ; With this item you will also get: 1) Welcome to Universal Studios Tour, glossy red white & black, seven famous monsters pictured on front, 4 pgs, 1980. 2) Pictorial Visit to Universal Studios, 14 color photos on 14 stiff accordion-folded pages. 3) Universal Studios Fun Pack, full-color illustrated p... View more info