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Story of American Folk Song, The

By: Ames, Russell, with Thomas K. Scherman

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1960

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 21010

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


276 pages; 16mo (6") 16 cm; Small hardcover, gray boards, blue lettering and decor, [x] + 276 pages, bibliography, chronological overview of American folksongs including colonial era, westward expansion, outlaw ballads, slave songs, protest songs, songs of sailors and lumberjacks, prison songs, much more. Lyrics of many songs quoted. No tunes. ; Copyright 1955. This is 2nd Edition, 1960. Foreword by Thomas K. Scherman. ; Only a touch of shelfwear. No marks or defects. No jacket. ; Listener's Music Library Series View more info

Image for Titanic, a New Musical :  Souvenir Program, 1998

Titanic, a New Musical : Souvenir Program, 1998

By: Barnett, Alan, with Maury Yeston and Peter Stone; Illustrated by Joan Marcus

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Theatre Stuff: 1998

Seller ID: 21101

Condition: Very Good


32 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Large oblong softcover, 13 x 11 inches, 32 pages including covers, 11 b/w photos, 23 spectacular color glossy photos. Laid in: large 4-page glossy leaflet listing current (Feb 1999) cast and crew, with brief bios. ; Includes complete passenger list indicating those who died. ; Program from major Broadway musical. No lyrics, no tunes. Photos include some historical portraits, cast members from 1997 and 1998, and scenes from the show. ; Slightly wrinkled but intact. View more info

Image for Intermezzo :  Detroit Conservatory of Music, June, 1955

Intermezzo : Detroit Conservatory of Music, June, 1955

By: Bell, J. Bertram; Illustrated by Jared Freeman

Price: $36.00

Publisher: Detroit Conservatory of Music: 1955

Seller ID: 21450

Condition: Very Good+


16 pages; 4to (12") 31 cm; Tall red softcover, gold lettering, 16 heavy-weight glossy pages, bio of longtime dean Dr. Francis L. York (1861-1955) , order of commencement, 104 b/w photos with captions. Complete list of staff, faculty, students and 1955 graduates. ; Photos by Jared Freeman and Robert Benyas. ; The Detroit Conservatory of Music was an interracial music school founded in 1873 and extant until 1960s. ; Minor sunning and edgewear only. No other defects. Quite scarce. View more info

Doctor Who : The Early Years

By: Bentham, Jeremy

Price: $45.00

Publisher: W. H. Allen: 1987

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 6300

ISBN: 0863791700

Condition: Very Good+


220 pages; 4to (11.5") 30 cm; Tall softcover, 220 pages, 14 beautiful rare color photos and designs, over 160 b/w photos, drawings, dragrams, etc, with captions. ; Copyright 1986. This is 3rd printing, 1987. ; 'A detailed account of origins and making of world's longest running science fiction series', which was launched by BBC November 1963. Includes: Original Dalek blueprints and creature design. Interviews. Rare photos including stills from destroyed episodes. Detailed plot synopses, production credits and cast lists from Unearthly Child through Daleks ' Master Plan. ; Light edgewear, m... View more info

Image for Peter Grimes, Complete Libretto :  An Opera in Three Acts and a Prologue, Derived from the Poem of George Crabbe

Peter Grimes, Complete Libretto : An Opera in Three Acts and a Prologue, Derived from the Poem of George Crabbe

By: Britten, Benjamin, and Montagu Slater

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Boosey & Hawkes: 1961

Edition: Second Revised Edition

Seller ID: 21531

Condition: Near Fine


50 pages; 12mo (7.25") 18 cm; Small gray softcover booklet, [vi] + 50 pages, list of characters, complete text (and stage directions) from Benjamin Britten's famous opera Peter Grimes. ; Not a score. No music. ; Copyright 1945. This is 2nd edition, revised, 1961. Loosely based on poem by George Crabbe. Book and lyrics by Montagu Slater. ; Very slight touch of sunning along bound edge. No other marks or defects. Scarce. View more info

Image for Francis Ford Coppola Presents Abel Gance's 1927 Masterpiece Napoleon : Souvenir Program for Restored Film Premiere, 1981

Francis Ford Coppola Presents Abel Gance's 1927 Masterpiece Napoleon : Souvenir Program for Restored Film Premiere, 1981

By: Brownlow, Kevin, with Carmine Coppola and Abel Gance

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Ford Auditorium: 1981

Seller ID: 20971

Condition: Near Fine


16 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Glossy softcover booklet, 16 pages, complete list of cast and crew, story synopsis, 16 b/w photos, color photo on front. ; Main text by Kevin Brownlow. 'Writing the Score' by Carmine Coppola. 'My Napoleon' by Abel Gance. ; Souvenier program for 1981 restoration of amazing 1927 film Napoleon, first ever to use three-camera, three-projector, three-screen process, invented by its director Abel Gance. ; Only a whisper of edgewear. No defects. View more info

Cinefantastique Magazine Volume 12 : Numbers 1-4, 1982

By: Clarke, Frederick S.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Cinefantastique: 1982

Seller ID: 20371

Condition: Near Fine


4to (11") 28 cm; Glossy magazine format, about 60 pages per issue, lots of great articles, tons of b/w photos, color photo section in center. ; Some nudes. ; Fantastic magazine focusing on fantasy, science fiction, horror movies and their special effects. ; Cover art for each issue: 1) Ghost Story. 2-3) double issue Conan the Barbarian. 4) Cat People. ; No defects. Carefully stored from day one. View more info

Cinefantastique Magazine Volume 8 : Numbers 1-4, 1979

By: Clarke, Frederick S.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Cinefantastique: 1979

Seller ID: 20372

Condition: Near Fine


4to (11") 28 cm; Glossy magazine format, about 50 pages per issue, lots of great articles, tons of b/w photos, small section in color. ; Fantastic magazine focusing on fantasy, science fiction, horror movies and their special effects. ; Cover art for each issue: 1) Primevals. 2-3) double issue Forbidden Planet. 4) Superman. ; No defects. Carefully stored from day one. View more info

Cinefantastique Magazine Volume 7 : Numbers 1-4, 1978

By: Clarke, Frederick S.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Cinefantastique: 1978

Seller ID: 20373

Condition: Near Fine


4to (11") 28 cm; Glossy magazine format, about 50 pages per issue, lots of great articles, tons of b/w photos, small section in color. ; Fantastic magazine focusing on fantasy, science fiction, horror movies and their special effects. ; Cover art for each issue: 1) double issue Star Wars. 2) Hans J. Salter. 3-4) double issue Close Encounters; No defects. Carefully stored from day one. View more info

Cinefantastique Magazine Volume 9 : Numbers 1-4, 1980

By: Clarke, Frederick S.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Cinefantastique: 1980

Seller ID: 20374

Condition: Near Fine


4to (11") 28 cm; Glossy magazine format, about 50 pages per issue, lots of great articles, tons of b/w photos, large sections in color. ; Fantastic magazine focusing on fantasy, science fiction, horror movies and their special effects. ; Cover art for each issue: 1) Alien. 2) Salem's Lot. 3-4) double issue Black Hole; No defects. Carefully stored from day one. View more info

Cinefantastique Magazine Volume 10 : Numbers 1-4, 1981

By: Clarke, Frederick S.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Cinefantastique: 1981

Seller ID: 20376

Condition: Near Fine


4to (11") 28 cm; Glossy magazine format, about 50 pages per issue, lots of great articles, tons of b/w photos, large sections in color. ; Some nudes. Fantastic magazine focusing on fantasy, science fiction, horror movies and their special effects. ; Cover art for each issue: 1) John Carpenter. 2) The Birds. 3) Clash of the Titans. 4) David Cronenberg. ; No defects except one issue has small closed tear near heel, carefully repaired with invisible tape. View more info

Cinefantastique Magazine Volume 11 : Numbers 1-4, 1982

By: Clarke, Frederick S.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Cinefantastique: 1982

Seller ID: 20377

Condition: Near Fine


4to (11") 28 cm; Glossy magazine format, about 50 pages per issue, lots of great articles, tons of b/w photos, with many sections in color. ; Some nudes. Fantastic magazine focusing on fantasy, science fiction, horror movies and their special effects. ; Cover art for each issue: 1) Dick Smith. 2) Altered States. 3) Conan the Barbarian. 4) Ray Harryhausen. ; No defects. All well cared for. View more info

Cinefantastique Magazine Volume 13 : Numbers 1-6, 1983

By: Clarke, Frederick S.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Cinefantastique: 1983

Seller ID: 20379

Condition: Near Fine


4to (11") 28 cm; Glossy magazine format, about 56 pages per issue, lots of great articles, tons of b/w photos, many sections in color. ; Fantastic magazine focusing on fantasy, science fiction, horror movies and their special effects. ; Cover art for each issue: 1) Creep Show. 2-3) double issue The Thing. 4) Dark Crystal. 5) Something Wicked This Way Comes. 6) double issue 3-D Effects. ; All intact. Minor edgewear only. View more info

Cinefantastique Magazine Volume 14 : Numbers 2-5, 1984

By: Clarke, Frederick S.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Cinefantastique: 1984

Seller ID: 20380

Condition: Near Fine


4to (11") 28 cm; Glossy magazine format, about 56 pages per issue, lots of great articles, tons of b/w photos, many sections in color. ; Fantastic magazine focusing on fantasy, science fiction, horror movies and their special effects. ; Cover art for each issue: 2) Dead Zone. 3) 20,000 Leagues under the Sea. 4-5) double issue Dune (and Eraserhead) (Vol-14 No-1 is not part of this lot, it is part of double issue with Vol-13 No-6, which we also have) ; All intact. Minor edgewear only. (Amazonbuyers please note: their image is NOT of this item) View more info

Cinefantastique Magazine Volume 15 : Numbers 1-5, 1985

By: Clarke, Frederick S.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Cinefantastique: 1985

Seller ID: 20381

Condition: Near Fine


4to (11") 28 cm; Glossy magazine format, about 60 pages per issue, lots of great articles, tons of b/w and color photos. ; Fantastic magazine focusing on fantasy, science fiction, horror movies and their special effects. ; Cover art for each issue: 1) Last Starfighter. 2) Peter Kuran. 3) Lifeforce. 4) Return of the Living Dead. 5) Legend. ; No visible wear. View more info

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Fox Trot Made Easy : Complete with Two 45-RPM Records

By: Dance Guild

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Book Guild of America Publishing Corporation: 1956

Seller ID: 21622

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


111 pages; 4to (10.25") 26 cm; Green hardcover, 111 pages, 50 b/w illustrations and diagrams. ; Blurb: 'A complete home instruction course in the Fox Trot, with two 45-rpm extended play records, illustrations and foot patterns.' Published under auspices, Dance Guild Incorporated. ; Exterior shows light edgewear. Interior clean, binding tight. Both records are present, in their original pockets, and appear to be in top condition, never played. Scarce in any condition. ; Home Instruction Dance Course Series View more info

Image for American Indian Dance Theatre :  Souvenir Program, 1991

American Indian Dance Theatre : Souvenir Program, 1991

By: Geiogamah, Hanay, and Charlotte Heth; Illustrated by Lee Tsatoke Jr

Price: $10.00

Publisher: American Indian Dance Theatre: 1991

Seller ID: 21105

Condition: Near Fine


16 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall softcover booklet, 16 glossy pages, color cover art, 24 b/w portrait photos of performers, 26 photos in full color. Fantastic costumes. ; Program from touring company of Native American dancers and musicians presenting authentic traditional songs and dances. Program dated 1991, insert 1992.; Only a touch of wear. No marks, creases, rips or tears. ; Laid in: 4-page leaflet for performance in Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1992, with cast list, historical info on each dance, 3 b/w photos. View more info

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Television News : Volume 1, Number 1, March-April 1931

By: Gernsback, Hugo

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Popular Book Corporation: 1931

Seller ID: 17550

Condition: Poor


80 pages; 4to (12") 31 cm; Tall softcover, red illustrated cover, side-stapled binding, 80 pages, dozens of b/w photos and diagrams. Ads for radio jobs, television parts and receivers, etc. Beautiful full-color cover illustration showing artist's rendition of two men watching a boxing match broadcast. ; This is Volume 1, Number 1, of the first magazine in the world devoted to television technology, engineering, broadcasting and programming. Many articles by various experts. How to build your own receiver. Experimental color systems. Much more. Edited and published by famous inventor and sc... View more info

Image for Television News :  Volume 1, Number 3, July-August 1931

Television News : Volume 1, Number 3, July-August 1931

By: Gernsback, Hugo

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Popular Book Corporation: 1931

Seller ID: 17561

Condition: Very Good-


80 pages; 4to (12") 31 cm; Tall softcover, blue illustrated cover, side-stapled binding, 80 pages numbered 161 to 240, dozens of b/w photos and diagrams. Ads for speakers, power supplies, television parts and receivers, etc. Beautiful full-color cover illustration showing artist's rendition of a young couple watching a banjo player broadcast on a Jenkins (brand) Crater Tube Television Projector. ; This is Volume 1, Number 3, of the first magazine in the world devoted to television technology, broadcasting and programming. Many articles by various experts. Experimental color systems. Cathod... View more info

Image for Television News :  Volume 1, Number 5, November-December 1931

Television News : Volume 1, Number 5, November-December 1931

By: Gernsback, Hugo

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Popular Book Corporation: 1931

Seller ID: 17562

Condition: Very Good


80 pages; 4to (12") 31 cm; Tall softcover, green illustrated cover, side-stapled binding, 80 pages numbered 321 to 400, dozens of b/w photos and diagrams. Ads for television parts and accessories, vacuum tubes, neontron tubes, etc. Beautiful full-color cover illustration showing artist's rendition of baseball game being televised, which occurred in Japan. ; This is Volume 1, Number 5, of the first magazine in the world devoted to television technology, engineering, broadcasting and programming. Many articles by various experts. How to built your own radiovisor. Newest large-image home tele... View more info