New York: 1954. Extremely rare contract from the vaults of Hometown Village Music. 4to. 1 page, Village Music Company, 1619 Broadway, New York City, August 26th 1954, to Miss Gloria Shayne and Noel Regney (before they were married), whereby Sidney Prosen proposes an up-date to a previous contract, based on the trio's success, in part: "...Your signature where indicated below constitutes this is a binding agreement between us. Note: in consideration of the unusual and successful endeavors by ourselves in...
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London: The Author, 1725. 87 pages, 8vo, re-bound in modern cloth. London: The Author, 1725. First Edition. BOUND WITH: HAYWARD, Henry, late Earle of Surrey. Songes and Sonettes. 90 pages, London: RE-printed by E Curll, 1717. + A catalogue of Books Printed ffor and Sold by, E. Curll, 16 pages. Scarce.
New York: 1930. Vintage matte-finish black-and-white photograph, 9.25 x 5.75 inches, Murray Korman, New York, A full-length image depicting Baker dressed in a sequined gown. Boldly signed in full. No date, circa 1930. Small crease on the right side, but still in very good condition. American-born French dancer, singer, and actress who came to be known in various circles as the "Black Pearl," "Bronze Venus," and the "Creole Goddess."
New York: Appleton, 1860. With a profusion of fine illustrations by Birket Foster, Harrison Weir, W. Harvey, et al., decorative gilt borders around pages. Tall square 8vo, full red morocco; (worn, top corner of cover has light water stain and warp from dampness, not affecting the interior, occasional foxing). New York: Appleton, 1860. Good (+).
London: Ward, Lock, 1870. A Book of Favourite Modern Ballads. Illustrated with color engravings by C.W. Cope, George H. Thomas, Edward Duncan, Birket Foster, Harrison Weir, William Harvey, A. Solomon, etc. 84pp., tall 8vo, 3/4 brown morocco, green cloth, a.e.g.,(some light foxing). London: Ward, Lock, & Tyler, ca. 1870. Near Fine.
Paris: Mont- Parnasse, 1703. Two volumes bound together. Exquisite engraved frontispiece in each volume by Audran after Dieu. Illustrated on every page with printed musical scores and lyrics. [xviii], 293, ; [xviii], 296pp. Thick 24mo, magnificently bound by Trautz-Bauzonnet in full crimson levant; triple gilt fillet borders and ornate gilt-stamped spine with raised bands; inner dentelles, marbled endpapers, a.e.g. Paris: au Mont- Parnasse, 1703-04. A fine copy of this extremely rare, extensive collection of vocal music of the late 17th...
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1974. Illustrated with photographs by Geoffrey James. ix, 205pp. 8vo, grey cloth, d.w. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1974. First printing. A very good copy in a very good dust wrapper. The Words and Sounds of Marian McPartland, Mabel Mercer, Marie Marcus, Bobby Hackett, Tony Bennett, Ruby Braff, Bob and Ray, Blossom Dearie, and Alec Wilder.
New York: Johnson Reprint Corporation, 1981. Folio case with 10 facsimile scores in printed wrappers (in fine condition except for the top one which has some toning from the slipcase): housed in a blue leatherette slipcase (Velcro clasp missing, several bumps). New York: Johnson Reprint Corporation, 1981. Overall a very good copy.
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1994. Frontispiece and other black-and-white photographs. 320 pages, 8vo, red and beige cloth-backed boards (corners bumped), dust wrapper. New York: Simon & Schuster, (1994). First edition. Very good(-). Inscribed by the author on the publisher's logo page: "For Kay Meehan, with Christmas greetings and love from your country/city friend, Mary Ellin Barrett."