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1 Hemlandssanger Utgifna Af Augustana Synoden 
Rock Island IL Augustana Book Concern 1892 Hardcover Good No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Swedish Lutheran hymnal likely designed for Swedish immigrants living in the midwest around the turn of the century. Book Condition : Good; no text marks; former owner's name, list of favorite hymns, and several impress stamps on free end papers; age toning inside covers; bumping to spine ends; some scuffing to covers, fading of gilt lettering; a few spots on text block. No Dust Jacket as issued. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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2 Kolednik Domowy / Christmas Caroler 
Athol Springs NY Father Justin Rosary Hour 2003 0974648906 / 9780974648903 1st Edition Spiral Bound Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Songbook of 37 Polish Christmas Carols with accompanying English translations. Book Condition : Near Fine; very minor creasing to covers; no internal markings. Issued in commemoration of Pope John Paul II's 25th year as pope. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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3 The Sacred in Music Albert L. Blackwell
Louisville KY Westminster John Knox Press 2000 0664221718 / 9780664221713 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
1st American Edition. Examination of music in theological terms and constructs (Sacramental Traditions; Creation: transcending Contingency; Creation: Manifesting transcendence; Fall: Enduring Time; Salvation: Sustaining Harmony; Final Bliss: Surpassing Language). Book Condition ; Very Good; no text marks; former owner's name crossed out in ink inside front cover. Dust Jacket Condition : Near Fine; very slight shelf wear to edges. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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4 The Psalter and Canticles Pointed for Chanting to The Gregorian Psalm Tones Archer, Harry G. (editor)
New York NY The Christian Literature Co. 1897 1st Edition Hardcover Good No Dust Jacket Book 
1897 1st Edition. Evangelical Lutheran psalter. Psalter, Canticles, Matins, Vespers, and historical preface. "Accompanying Harmonies to the Psalm Tones" inlaid. Book Condition : Good; no text marks; bumping and chipping to spine ends; heavy scuffing to spine; wear to cover edges and corners; small tear at title page bottom; minimal age toning. No Dust Jacket as issued. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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5 Advanced Sightsinging and Ear Training : Strategies and Applications: Instructor's Edition Bruce Benward;
Dubuque, Iowa William C. Brown Publishers 1989 0697038696 / 9780697038692 1st Edition Spiral Bound Very Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
The rare instructor's manual. "The text is designed as the basis of a second-year college or university course in both sightsinging and ear training. It is an abridgment of the author's 'Sightsinging Complete' but contains the complete text, 'Advanced Ear Training.'" - Preface. Mentions but does not include "computer disks." Three hole punched spiral bound book with mauve illustrated covers. 234 pp. with musical scoring throughout. Condition: Very Good; pages clean and bright. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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6 Hershey Chocolatiers present the 15th Annual Drum and Bugle Corps competition Chocolate Workers Local No. 464
Hershey, Pennsylvania, USA Hershey Chocolatiers 1965 Soft cover Good Plus No Dust Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Program from an event. White paper wraps with black and green titles and illustration, staple binding, [20] pp., black and white photo illustrations of bands in the competition. Participating bands are: the Yankee Rebels, Pittsburgh Rockets, Reading Buccaneers, New york Skyliners, Connecticut Hurricanes, and the Hanover Lancers. Ads for businesses in 1965. A slice of life from 1965. Condition: Good +, has penciling on the score chart, a red pencil "X" on another page. Page edges straight, cover very slightly soiled. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7 The Minstrel Lyre, A Collection of Musicals Ellen
Philadelphia PA Atkinson & Alexander 1827 1st Edition Hardcover Poor Book 16mo - over 5 - 6" tall 
True first edition of this collection of poems/stanzas published under the pseudonym of Ellen. Book Condition : Poor; several loose pages, some early pages missing; ink inscriptions of previous owners inside cover and on title page including bleed through; significant foxing to pages; heavy scuffing and marking to covers; American flag sticker remnant on front cover. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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8 From a Mustard Seed: Enlivening Worship and Music in the Small Church (Vital Worship Healthy Congregations) Epperly, Bruce Gordon and Daryl Hollinger
Herndon VA Alban Institute, Inc 2010 1566994063 / 9781566994064 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Inscribed by Author(s)
Inscribed by co-author Hollinger on half-title page : "Dot, Thank you so much for your fruitful ministry at St. Peter's. May God bless you on the journey, Daryl." Includes chapters on Transforming Music in the Small Church; Theology for the Church Musician, the sometimes difficult relationship between church pastor and musician; and much more. Book Condition : Very Good; no text markings; light cover corner curling and rubbing. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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9 Das neue und verbesserte Gesangbuch worin eine sammlung alter und neuer Geistreiche lieder Evangelisch Reformirten Gemeinden
Philadelphia, PA Benner 1850 Hardcover Fair No dustjacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Continued title: "sowohl fur private und hausa dachten, als auch fur den ossentlichen Gottesdienst enthalten find Evangelische Reformirten Gemeinden." Text in German. Trans.: "The new and improved hymn book, which contains a collection of old and new great songs, both for private and domestic purposes, as well as for public worship for the Evangelical Reformed Communities." Small dark leather book, 5 gilt bands and spine titles, both covers embossed , XIV, 612 pp.,B&W frontis., indexed. Condition: Fair; wear to covers, tears at ends of hinges and inner front gutter, both covers securely attached. Foxing and age toning, some page corners bent, front cover slightly convex. Pencilling on pastedowns and endpapers. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Fichthorn's Letter System of Music Reading : A Pupil's Book for Class and Home Study, Field, Eugene  (edited By C. Merton Babcock)
10 Fichthorn's Letter System of Music Reading : A Pupil's Book for Class and Home Study Field, Eugene (edited By C. Merton Babcock)
Self-published By Author 1931 Probable First Edition Soft cover Good No Jacket Book 
Gray softcover, 39 pp. 8vo - over 7 " - 9" tall. Complete title: "Fichthorn's Letter System of Music Reading With Essentials for Vocal Classes : Also Useful in private Voice and Instrumental Teaching as well as Class Instrumental Instruction. One Letter Position for all Keys Applicable to all Texts. A Pupil's Book for Class and Home Study". This copy is SIGNED by Fichthorn on title page. Self-published by the author in 1931. CONDITION: Good; pages are a little aged, clean with no writing except owner's name on top of title page and author signature. Some creasing and a couple nicks to page edges, no tears. Cover has a couple small marks otherwise clean with some chipping and crease to rear. Some edge wear. Rear bottom corner is missing a little paper. Binding is tight. Signed by Author. Paperback 
Price: 15.00 USD
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11 Il Desiderio and Discorso Sopra La Musica (Musicological Studies and Documents, Number Nine) Hercole Bottrigari and Vicenzo Giustiniani, Carol MacClintock (translator)
Munste, Germany American Institute of Musicology 1962 Hardcover Good No Dust Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall Signed by Author(s)
Signed by translator inside front cover. Translation of two Italian music treatises from the 16th century, the latter in the form of a letter to a nobleman. Book Condition : Good; no text marks, pages clean and bright; some staining to covers near edges; significant wear to spine including tearing at spine ends; some spotting to text block. No Dust Jacket. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12 The Big Serenade Howard, Col. George S.
Evanston IL The Instrumentalist Co. 1961 Hardcover Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Inscribed by Author(s)
Inscribed by the author on the title page : "To Eileen Woodward, Best Wishes, George S. Howard." 242 pp. includes 27 b&w photos. Col. Howard (Chief of Bands and Music, U.S. Air Force and Commander-Conductor of the U.S. Air Force Band) believed in the goodwill value of the Air Force Band touring to other countries. This work details some of those trips and concerts - London, Berlin, Taiwan, Japan, Cambodia, and Iceland especially - against the background of the Korean War and the start of the Cold War, within the first decade or two of the band's founding. Born in Reamstown (Lancaster County) Pennsylvania, Colonel Howard has a road coming from the closest exit of the Pennsylvania Turnpike named in his honor. Book Condition : Very Good; no text markings; a few marks on side text block; light bumping to spine ends. Dust jacket Condition : Good, in protective mylar cover; some chipping and tearing to edges and corners, piece missing at top rear right corner/upper spine end. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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The Best Balalaika Method Yet, Kail, Bob
13 The Best Balalaika Method Yet Kail, Bob
Carlstadt NJ Lewis Music Publishing Co. 1975 0825653665 / 9780825653667 Edition Unstated Softcover (Saddle-stapled) Very Good No Dust Jacket Book 4to up to 12" tall 
Easy instructions for playing the Russian Balalaika with 38 arrangements of American and Slavic folk tunes and classical melodies. Includes a trilingual Glossary of Musical Terms. Size: 4to up to 12" tall. 64 pages. Book Condition : Very Good; small circular stamping to top of title page, otherwise pages are clean and bright, unmarked, no creases or tears. Cover has light rubbing and corner wear; inventory sticker remnant on top right rear cover. ISBN: 0825653665. Paperback 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14 Und Der Himmel Hangt Voller Geigen Glanz Und Zauber Der Operette PEM
Berlin Lothar Blanvalet Verlag 1955 1st Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
The gloss and glamor of operetta. Red cloth boards, gilt titles on front cover and spine; 196 pp.; numerous black and white images - mostly photographic. Condition: Good; former university library book with bookplate, spine label, labels and pocket inside back cover. Page clean, some light toning, binding solids, light wear to corners of cover and spine ends, tops of hinges. Text in German. 
Price: 19.00 USD
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Beethoven : A Biographical Romance, Rau, Heribert (Translated By S. E. Randolph)
15 Beethoven : A Biographical Romance Rau, Heribert (Translated By S. E. Randolph)
Boston Oliver Ditson Company 1908 Reprint Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 
Hardback - deep red cloth with gilt lettering and top edge gilt, no dustjacket, 332 pp, 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Published by Oliver Ditson Company, 1908. A biographical novel based on the life of Beethoven. Translated from the German by S. E. Randolph. Early reprint. CONDITION: Good; pages are a little aged but clean with no markings or tears. Endpapers have some foxing. Cover is clean with light edge wear, a little heavier to corners and spine ends but no wear-through. Gilt on spine is faded, chip near bottom lettering. Hinges are intact and binding is tight. Hardcover 
Price: 15.00 USD
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A Treatise on Fugue, Including the Study of Imitation and Canon, Richter, Ernest Friedrich
16 A Treatise on Fugue, Including the Study of Imitation and Canon Richter, Ernest Friedrich
Boston Oliver Ditson Company 1878 First Thus Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 
Hardback - brown cloth with gilt title label. 187 pp, 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Translated from the third German edition by Arthur S. Foote. Oliver Ditson Company, 1878, first printing. Pages are very lightly aged, clean, unmarked, no creases or tears. Some wrinkling to front endpapers. Cover is clean with scuffing and a little chipping with rubbing and fading around the edges and spine. Edges have some wear and chipping with a bit of tearing and fraying to spine ends. Cover gilt is still very bright. Hinges are intact and binding tight. Hardcover 
Price: 28.00 USD
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17 The Music of the Ephrata Cloister, Also, Conrad Beissel's Treatise on Music Sachse, Julius
Lancaster PA Privately Published 1903 Hardcover Good Minus No Dust Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
This is a 1903 limited (56/250) self-published edition of The Music of the Ephrata Cloister Also Conrad Beissel's Treatise on Music (as set forth in a Preface to the "Turtel Taube" of 1747). Amplified with Facsimile Reproduction of Parts of the Text and some Original Ephrata Music. Julius Friedrich Sachse authored and published this version, reprinted from Volume 12 of the Proceedings of the Pennsylvania-German Society. 108 pp. including 5 b&w plates with tissue guards, 38 b&w illustrations, and 40+ samples of music and title pages. Sasche details the hymnology of the Ephrata Cloister, and the Seventh Day Baptist (Dunkard) sect, an important 18th century religious community. Sasche shows how the musical influence of the Cloister gradually reached the Shenandoah Valley, the Alleghenies and even New England. Particular attention is paid to the Turtel Taube which contains 277 hymns and was the first hymn book produced at the Cloister and may be the earliest Western hymnal containing only original compositions. Beissel's theory of harmony is also discussed at some length. Book Condition : Good-, Ex-Library; no text markings; bookplates, pocket, and slip removed inside front cover leaving remnants and tearing; rubber stamp to bottom title page; date in ink inside rear cover; early stages of separation visible inside rear cover; catalog info on bottom spine end; title label on spine is partially missing. No Dust Jacket as issued. 
Price: 42.00 USD
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18 Music in Time: A Special Exhibition of Musical Boxes Stephen H. Ryder; Christian Eric
Monrgantown IN Musical Box Society 1990 0915000032 / 9780915000036 1st Edition Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Oblong softcover catalog for 1990-91 exhibit at the Watch and Clock Museum in Columbia Pennsylvania. Includes b&w photos and text on 64 examples along with introductory and thematic information. Book Condition ; Very Good; no text marks; crease at bottom left rear cover; curling to front cover corners. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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19 The Opera : A Sketch of the Development of Opera Streatfeild, R.A.
London, England George Routledge & Sons 1925 5th or later Edition Hardcover Good No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
5th Edition. Historical survey of Opera from its origins through the end of the 19th century. Covers the Classical and Romantic periods, and composers by country - France, Germany, England, Russia, and Italy. Book Condition : Good; bumping to spine ends and cover corners; light age toning; no markings to text; a few spots to text block. No Dust Jacket as issued. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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20 The Wagner Story Book William Henry Frost
New York NY Charles Scribner's Sons 1896 Hardcover Good No Dust Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall Sydney Richmond Frost 
1918 printing. Story guides in ordinary language to 10 Wagnerian operas told as fireside tales. 245 pp. with11 b&w illustrations. Book Condition : Good; bookplate inside front cover; occasional end notes, translation on Table of Contents page (which story is which opera); bumping to spine ends; some spotting to free end papers and text block. No Dust Jacket as issued. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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