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Organia Britannica - organs in Great Britain 1660-1860 Volume 2
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Bucknell University Press USA 1986 
  Volume 2 of complete edition of the Sperling notebooks & drawings in the Library of the Royal College of Organists James Boeringer. 362 pages Bucknell univ press USA 1986 quarto size b/w phtoos, drawings VOLUME 2 ONLY legit cancelled ex-lib copy a few stamps otherwise nice condition hardback/dustwrapper NO TAPE MARKS OR SIGNS OF WEAR  
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 006334  Bookseller: BOB VINNICOMBE
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Piano, The: Its Story, from Zither to Grand
Grover, David S.
ISBN: 0709156731
Robert Hale Limited London, England 1976 First Edition
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Hardcover with Dust Jacket Hardcover with black boards and pictorial dustjacket, first edition, 538gms, 223 pages. in this book the author covers the history of the pianoforte from its primeval beginnings to the 1970s. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and mild page discolouration throughout. Dust jacket is in good condition with only mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Good
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 000596  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Rock Tease: The Golden Years of Rock T-Shirts
Easley, Erica; and Chalfa, Ed
ISBN: 0810970538
Abrams Image New York, USA 2006 First Edition
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Soft Card Cover Soft card cover with laminated pictorials, first edition, 768gms, 187 pages. Celebrating over 200 t-shirts created to pay tribute to rock and roll's most famous and notorious acts including: Led Zeppelin, Rolling Stones, Black Sabbath, Who, Sex Pistols, AC/DC, Aerosmith, The Doors, Pearl Jam, and many many more. Book is in very good condition with only minor general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 001549  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Nirvana
Dean, Jeremy
ISBN: 1863092439
The Book Company International P/L Brookvale, NSW, Australia 1996 Reprint
4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Soft Card Cover Soft card cover, reprint edition, 736gms, 128 pages. This book has been written to be the ultimate, though unauthorised, biography of Nirvana. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear. There is some minor internal spinal damage, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 001617  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Time Travel: From the Sex Pistols to Nirvana - Pop Media and Sexuality, 1977-96
Savage, Jon
ISBN: 0099588714
Vintage London, England 1997 Reprint
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Soft Cover Softcover, reprint edition, 410gms, 424 pages. Shocking, funny and hugely perceptive - this is a crucial account of contemporary culture. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear and mild page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Very Good
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 001732  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Jim McLeod’s Jazztrack
McLeod, Jim
ISBN: 0733301975
ABC Books Sydney, Australia 1994 First Edition
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Soft Cover Softcover, first edition, 408gms, 240 pages, includes many black and white images. This book is a brilliant collection of interviews with jazz masters from throughout the jazz world including: Artie Shaw; Betty Carter; Delfeayo Marsalis; Don Burrows; Judy Bailey; and Dale Barlow. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 001816  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Stephane Grappelli
Smith, Geoffrey
ISBN: 1851450122
Pavilion Books Limited London, Great Britain 1987 First Edition
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Hard Cover with Dust Jacket Hardcover with black boards and pictorial dust jacket, First Edition, 450gms, 213 pages, blank endpapers. In this first full length biography, written with the direct help of the subject together with many of the musicians who have witnessed the career first hand, Geoffrey Smith details the career and music of undoubtedly the most charismatic jazz violinist still travelling the world and entertaining millions. Book is in good condition with no to very little general wear and tear, mild page discolorations. Dust jacket is in good condition with no to very little shelf wear, it is an ex-library book so has a clear contact over the dust jacket, stamps inside the book on may pages and the library bar code on the back cover, no other pre-loved markings.  Ex-Library Good
Price: 28.00 (AUD)
Book Number: BIOEUR7  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Illustrated Lives of the Great Composers, The: Chopin
Orga, Ates
ISBN: 071190247X
Omnibus Press Sydney, Australia 1983 Second Edition
4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Paperback Paperback, Second Edition, 400gms, 144 pages. This new biography is also a fascinating account of the period in which Chopin lived, and the way in which the political scene helped shape his music. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, mild page discolouration to pages, otherwise no other pre-loved marks.   Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: BIOEUR11  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Illustrated Lives of the Great Composers, The: Tchaikovsky
Strutte, Wilson
ISBN: 0711902542
Omnibus Press Sydney, Australia 1983 Second Edition
4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Paperback Paperback, Second Edition, 400gms, 158 pages. In this new life story, Wilson Strutte vividly reconstructs the background to the composer's life (Tchaikovsky) life and music. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, mild page discolouration to pages, message to previous owner on title page, otherwise no other pre-loved marks.   Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: BIOASI6  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Life and Times of Mozart, The: Portraits Of Greatness
Orlandi, Enzo (ed)
Hamlyn Publishing Group Limited Middlesex, England 1969 First Edition
4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Hard Cover with Dust Jacket Hardcover with laminated pictorial boards replicated on the dust jacket, First Edition, 550gms, 75 pages, illustrated pictorial endpapers. At the age of three Mozart was already playing tunes on his mother's saucepans; at six he composed his first piece of music- a minuet; at the age of eight he wrote his first symphony. Book is in very good condition with no visible general wear and tear. Dust Jacket is in very good condition with no visible shelf wear, no other pre-loved markings.   Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: BIOEUR12  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Life and Times of Chopin, The: Portraits Of Greatness
Orlandi, Enzo (ed)
Hamlyn Publishing Group Limited Middlesex, England 1968 Revised Edition
4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Hard Cover with Dust Jacket Hardcover with laminated pictorial boards replicated on the dust jacket, Revised Edition, 550gms, 75 pages, illustrated pictorial endpapers. In this book the exciting atmosphere of Chopin's Paris is recreated in words and pictures. Book is in very good condition with no visible general wear and tear. Dust Jacket is in very good condition with no visible shelf wear, no other pre-loved markings.   Very Good
Price: 13.50 (AUD)
Book Number: BIOEUR13  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Sid Vicious: No One Is Innocent
Parker, Alan
ISBN: 9780752875460
Orion Books Ltd London, UK 2007 First Edition
4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Hardcover with Dust Jacket Hard cover, first edition, 622g, 280pgs, illustrated endpapers. The definitive and final word on Sid. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, dust jacket is in good condition with mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.  Good
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: BIOUK228  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Ultimate Biography of The Bee Gees, The: Tales of the Brothers Gibb
Bilyeu, Melinda; Cook, Hector; and Hughes, Andrew Mon
ISBN: 0711987483
Omnibus Press London, England 2001 Edition Not Stated
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Softcover Softcover, edition not stated, 1205gms, 720 pages. Described by the authors as their objective tribute, this unflinching biography chronicles everything - the good, the bad...and the hushed-up. Book is in very good condition with mild general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 1.2kg and may require additional postage.  Very Good
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: BIOAUS299  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Frank Sinatra
Hodge, Jessica
ISBN: 0861249240
Bison Books Ltd London, England 1992 First Edition
Folio - over 12" - 15" tall Hard Cover with Dust Jacket Laminated pictorial boards replicated on the dust jacket, First Edition, 650gms, 80 pages, blank endpapers. Frank Sinatra, richly illustrated with over 90 pictures in both colour and black and white, represents a fascinating evocation of the life and times of a charismatic, controversial and ever-green performer. Book is in very good condition with mild general wear and tear. Dust Jacket is in good condition with mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Very Good
Price: 16.00 (AUD)
Book Number: BIOUSA56  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Frank Sinatra
Howlett, John
ISBN: 0859650219
Plexus Publishing Company Limited London, England 1980 First Edition
4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Paperback Paperback, First Edition, 550gms, 176 pages. Here at last is the complete Sinatra- the story in words and pictures of the man behind the legend. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, mild curling of front cover, mild marks to pages, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: BIOUSA57  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Sinatra
Frank, Alan
ISBN: 0600383172
Hamlyn Publishing Group Limited, The London, England 1978 First Edition
4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Hard Cover with Dust Jacket Hardcover with black boards and pictorial dust jacket, First Edition, 900gms, 176 pages, illustrated pictorial photographic endpapers. This is Frank Sinatra's story, from its boyhood beginnings in Hoboken, New Jersey, right down to the present day (1978) when he alone can justly lay claim to that showbiz cliché- a legend in his own lifetime. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear. Dust Jacket is in good condition with mild shelf wear, price clipping to inside flap, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: BIOUSA53  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Chronicles: Volume 1
Dylan, Bob
ISBN: 0743478649
Pocket Books London, England 2005 Reprint
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Soft Cover Softcover, reprint edition, 298gms, 293 pages.Tagline reads - "The most extraordinarily intimate autobiography by a twentieth-century legend ever written". Book is in very good condition with mild general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Very Good
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: BIOUSA74  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Bob Dylan: Performance Artist, 1960-1973, The Early Years
Williams, Paul
ISBN: 0711935548
Omnibus Books London, England 1994 Reprint
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Soft Cover Softcover, reprint edition, 560gms, 310 pages. A thought provoking, in-depth analysis of Dylan's work on the stage and in the studio, much of which has been ground-breaking and controversial. Book is in good condition with general wear and tear and mild page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: BIOUSA75  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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I Will Survive
Gaynor, Gloria
ISBN: 0312168691
St Martin's Press New York, NY 1997 First Edition
4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Hardcover with Dust Jacket Hard cover, first edition, 608g, 276pgs. The autobiography of a great American singer whose remarkable early success created the culture of an entire musical age. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, dust jacket is in fair to good condition with modertae shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Good
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: BIOUSA122  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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’Stately As A Galleon’ and Other Songs and Sketches
Grenfell, Joyce
ISBN: 0333254554
Macmillan London Limited London, England 1978 First Edition
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Hardcover with Dust Jacket Hardcover green boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 258gms, 96 pages. This is a collection of two dozen of Joyce Grenell's best-known sketches and song lyrics that feature many of her favourite characters. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Dust jacket and boards are in good condition with only minor shelf wear. Dust jacket has been price clipped otherwise no other pre-loved markings.  Good
Price: 6.50 (AUD)
Book Number: POE121  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Madonna: An Intimate Biography
Taraborrelli, J. Randy
ISBN: 028307289X
Sidgwick & Jackson London, England 2001 Reprint
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Hardcover with Dust Jacket Hardcover with black boards and pictorial dust jacket, reprint, 770gms, 413pgs, signed by author on title page. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear. Boards and dust jacket are in very good condition with only mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.  Very Good
Price: 8.50 (AUD)
Book Number: BIOUSA171  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Harrison
Editors of Rolling Stone
ISBN: 0743235819
Simon & Schuster New York, USA 2002 First Edition
4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Hardcover with Dust Jacket Hardcover with red boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 1215gms, 240 pages, illustrated endpapers. Drawing on the Rolling Stone archives and hundreds of photographs, this book celebrates the life and career of one of the most important musicians in rock and roll history. Book is in very good condition with mild general wear and tear. Boards and dust jacket are in good condition with light shelf wear and chipping, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 1.2kg and may incur additional postage.  Very Good
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: ENTMUS34  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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CLIFF RICHARD: The Biography
Turner, Steve
ISBN: 074592249X
Lion Publishing Oxford, England 1993 First Edition
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Hard Cover + D/J [Oblong] 366pp., & unpaginated index. 4 x 8 page unpaginated sections of b/w candid illustrations. Book clean, spine tight, slightly cocked. Portrait dustjacket minor scuffs, bruises, indentations. Containing 26 chapters, this full-scale authorized biography takes readers behind the events of Cliff's life to discover the people, stories and tensions which have shaped the Cliff Richard of today. Published simultaneously by Albatross Books, Sutherland, N.S.W., Australia. Weight approx. 900g.  Very Good +
Price: 23.38 (AUD)
Book Number: 000332  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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PINK FLOYD: Through The Eyes Of....the Band, It’s Fans, Friends and Foes
MacDonald, Bruno [Ed.]
ISBN: 0283062738
Sidgwick & Jackson London 1996 First Edition
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Hard Cover + D/J [Oblong] xx, 348pp., book clean, tight and square. Medium surface damage to a small area on rear paste-down, probably the result of a label being removed, else very good. Illustrated dustjacket has very minor edgewear, else very good. An interesting insight into the great band: Pink Floyd, with contributions from a variety of sources. Book weight approx. 670g.   Very Good +
Price: 40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 000428  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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Disco 45 Annual [1977 Edition]
Bolton, Trevor [Ed.]
Stafford Pemberton St. Leonards-On-Sea, Sussex 1977 First Edition
4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Gloss Illustrated Hardback 69pp., 8 page colour section, numerous b/w illustrations, cartoons, amusements throughout. Book clean, spine firm, no splits. Montage illustrated gloss boards. Childish scribble on two pages and a dot-to-dot filled in, else leaves clean. Full page colour plates of John Miles, Abba, Mud, Lol Creme, Smokie and Rod Stewart. Stories of Queen, Roxy Music, 10cc., Eagles, Hot Chocolate. Quizzes and crosswords, more. Book weight approx. 380g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.   Very Good
Price: 18.70 (AUD)
Book Number: 001048  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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CLIFF FOR THE RECORD
Turner, Steve
ISBN: 055103081x
Harper Collins London 1997 First Edition
4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Hard Cover + D/J [Oblong] 192pp., illustrated endpapers, colour portrait frontispiece, numerous intext, candid and historic, colour and b/w illustrations throughout-from childhood through to the 1990's. Book clean, square. Spine firm, coppery gilt title there-on. Very slight discoloration to block edges, else leaves clean. Portrait illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket has similar edge discoloration and trivial edgewear only. A pictorial biography, sparsely texted, celebrating four decades in popular music. Contents: Intro., Fifties, Sixties, Seventies, Eighties, Nineties, Acknowledgements. Book weight approx. 880g.  Very Good +
Price: 18.70 (AUD)
Book Number: 001747  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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ELTON JOHN
Charlesworth, Chris
ISBN: 0711910359
Bobcat Books London 1986 First Edition
 Softcover 48pp., candidly illustrated throughout: intext colour plates and b/w halftones throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated gloss card wrapper nominally edgeworn and bumped on upper foredge corner. A critical biography tracing Elton John's career from his days a a pub pianist in North London to his eventual emergence as one of the world's best loved rock superstars . . . Elton John was born Reginald Kenneth Dwight on March 25, 1947, at Pinner in Middlesex, England. Book weight approx. 250g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.   Very Good
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 003180  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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THE NEAREST FARAWAY PLACE: Brian Wilson, the Beach Boys, and the Southern California Experience
White, Timothy
ISBN: 080502266X
Henry Holt and Company New York 1994 First Edition, 1st Impression
 Quarter Cloth Hardback & DJ 416pp., b/w area-map endpapers. Unpaginated, candid, archival and contempory b/w halftone plate sections, plus frontispiece. Book clean and square. Cloth spine firm, gilt title there-on. Leaves clean, acid-free paper used. Collage-style illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket nominally edgeworn only. Simultaneously a social history, and an intimate portrait of the wildly successful group the 'Beach Boys'...Contents include: 25 chapters, California calling, Biblio., Index. Book weight approx. 850g.   Very Good +
Price: 14.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 003344  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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DOWN THUNDER ROAD: The Making of Bruce Springsteen
Eliot, Marc with Appel, Mike
ISBN: 0859651746
Plexus Publishing London 1992 1st U.K.
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Paperback 382pp., unpaginated [16 page], [mostly] candidly-illustrated b/white halftone plate section. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Pictorially-illustrated card wrapper mildly edgeworn and bumped on foredge corners. An unauthorised biography of Bruce Springsteen, written with the co-operation of his former producer/manager. We learn of his troubled childhood, his treatment of the roadies, band members, girlfriends and tangled business affairs. We also learn of penniless nights spent in the back seats of cars, and bars, the rise to millionaire status, and the lawsuit...Contents include: Prelims., Intro., Growing up, Down Thunder Road, Afterword, Documents, Lawsuit letters, Sources, Index. Book weight approx. 650g.   Very Good
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 003642  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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PINK FLOYD: Through The Eyes Of . . . the Band, it’s Fans, Friends and Foes
MacDonald, Bruno [Ed.]
ISBN: 0283062738
Sidgwick & Jackson London 1996 Second Impression
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Hard Cover + D/J [Oblong] xx, + 348pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm, white title there-on. Plain black boards lightly bumped on lower foredge corners. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket has minor edgewear and indentations. An interesting insight into the great band: Pink Floyd, with contributions from a variety of sources. Includes Index. Book weight approx. 670g.   Very Good
Price: 28.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010018  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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