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Elvis Presley (Unseen Archives), Clayton, Marie
1 Elvis Presley (Unseen Archives)
Clayton, Marie: Paragon Publishing; Bath, United Kingdom 2002 0752583352 / 9780752583358
Presumed First Edition Hard Cover Fine in Fine Dust Jacket: 8.5 x 11 in.: 383 pages 

003910003910: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Many, many color and black & white photographs throughout the book. "Charts the life and achievements of the boy from Tupelo, Mississippi, from his first taste of fame in the early 1950s to his untimely death in 1977. Over 400 fabulous photographs document the important events in his life and career; his early concerts, the movies, his time in the army, his marriage to Priscilla and the birth of his daughter Lisa Marie, the resurgence of his career in the 1970s with the Las Vegas shows, and the gradual decline in his health. " Scarce, Out Of Print, Book.

Price: 22.50 USD
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Gilbert And Sullivan (Their Lives And Times), Baily, Leslie
2 Gilbert And Sullivan (Their Lives And Times)
Baily, Leslie: Penguin; Middlesex, England 1979 0140051066 / 9780140051063
Presumed First Edition Soft Cover Very Good: 7 x 9.25 in.: 119 pages 

003555003555: Has "VHS" lightly stamped on front flyleaf; else would be classified as Fine Condition. "Their stormy collaboration lasted for years, producing works of fire and magic like Trial by Jury, H. M. S. Pinafore, and The Mikado - until it ended on an appropriately comic note: a quarrel over the price of a theatre carpet. Leslie Baily's scintillating book is for all who have ever been enchanted by the satire and sentiment, wit and lyricism, of this remarkable pair of Englishmen. " Scarce, Out Of Print, Book.

Price: 12.50 USD
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Glenn Draper (His Music Changed Lives An Autobiography), Draper, Glenn / Shipp, Robert H.
3 Glenn Draper (His Music Changed Lives An Autobiography)
Draper, Glenn / Shipp, Robert H.: Providence House Publishers; Franklin, Tennessee 2003 1577363051 / 9781577363057
First Printing Hard Cover Fine in Fine Dust Jacket: 6.25 x 9.25 in.: 237 pages 

003832003832: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. "The director shares his amazing life story. From his childhood in Roanoke, Virginia, Draper's passion for music was a driving force. Equally strong was his commitment to the Christian faith and his promise to dedicate himself to the work of God. " Scarce, Out Of Print, Book.

Price: 33.50 USD
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Music: World Of Culture Series, Grunfeld, Frederic V.
4 Music: World Of Culture Series
Grunfeld, Frederic V.: Newsweek Books; New York, New York 1974 0882251015 / 9780882251011
Presumed First Edition Hard Cover Fine in Fine Dust Jacket: 7.5 x 10.5 in.: 192 pages 

004206004206: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. "The history of music is filled with giants - the virtuoso organist Bach; the prolific, revered Papa Haydn; that genius for all seasons Mozart; tragic, impassioned Beethoven. Here to is the story of such romantics as Chopin and Liszt. " Scarce, Out Of Print, Book.

Price: 14.50 USD
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Old Gods Almost Dead : The 40-Year Odyssey of the Rolling Stones, Davis, Stephen
5 Old Gods Almost Dead : The 40-Year Odyssey of the Rolling Stones
Davis, Stephen: Broadway Books; New York, New York 2002 0767903137 / 9780767903134
First Edition: First Printing Soft Cover Fine: 6 x 9 in. : 592 pages 

012450012450: Covers and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Printing Number Line (10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1). Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "The first new biography of the Rolling Stones since the early 1980s, (this) is the most comprehensive book to date, and one of the few to cover all the band's members. Illustrated throughout with photos of pivotal moments, it is a celebration of the Rolling Stones as an often courageous, often foolish gang of artists who showed us not only new worlds but new ways of living in them."

Price: 26.00 USD
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Paganini (The Illustrated Lives Of The Great Composers), Sueden, John
6 Paganini (The Illustrated Lives Of The Great Composers)
Sueden, John: Omnibus Press; 1986 071190264X / 9780711902640
Soft Cover Very Good: 7 x 9.75 in.: 168 pages 

003242003242: "Paganini's contemporaries called him the Devil's Fiddler, having no other way to account for his astonishing technique. One of the first of the great international violinists, his dazzling career resulted from an exceptional talent, both as virtuoso violinist and composer. The carefully researched text is filled with illustrations, many not previously published. In addition there are fascinating reproductions of concert announcements, drawings and portraits of Paganini. A book for the music lover, the student and researcher. " Scarce, Out Of Print, Book.

Price: 74.00 USD
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Wagner - The Man And His Music, Culshaw, John
7 Wagner - The Man And His Music
Culshaw, John: E. P. Dutton & Co. - Metropolitan Opera Guild; New York, New York 1978 0525229604 / 9780525229605
First Edition: First Printing Hard Cover Very Good in Very Good Dust Jacket: 7.25 x 9 in.: 181 pages Illustrated by Gerald Fitzgerald (Picture Editor) 

005895005895: Printing Number Line (10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1) . Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. "Presents a lively text and over 150 historic photographs and drawings - many in full color - to document the life and work of the master of Bayreuth. Also included in this brief but authoritative biography are the stories of each of Wagner's operas with notes on the casts and conductors of the world premieres and Metropolitan Opera premieres. "

Price: 16.00 USD
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