James Hurley, Books: Music
found: 4 books

 
DAVIES, HUNTER
The Beatles: The Authorized Biography
New York St Louis San Francisco, McGraw Hill Book Company. 1968. Hardcover. Book, First Edition. x, 357, [i]pp, frontis, 32 pages of monochrome illustrations from photographs, several text illustrations and document facsimiles, 3 appendices (The Beatles Songs, Business Activities, About the Author). Tall 8vo/23.5cm. Black cloth with embossed signatures of four Beatles, light wear, in price clipped slightly edgeworn dj with small hole front joint, lined out inscription on ffep, edges lightly foxed, otherwise clean, tight and very good. Many of the photographs were taken by Ringo Starr. The appendices gives the details of every Beatle recording session and the full extent of their financial interests. Hunter Davies (1936- ) is a prolific British author, journalist and broadcaster best known for his books about the Beatles. Very Good.
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Book number: 003552
USD 19.55 [Appr.: EURO 17.5 | £UK 15.5 | JP¥ 2176]
Catalogue: Music
Keywords: The Beatles Popular Music Celebrities Britain

 
FRANCIS, EDWARD
The Life of Mozart
New York, Brentano's. 1892. Hardcover. Book, Introductory Note dated 1892. 132pp. Author's Introductory Note, The Mozart Family--Infancy, Boyhood, Youth, Manhood. 48mo/9.3cm. A miniature book by international standards (4 inches or less) though the American standard is usually three inches (ca 8cm) or less. Embossed red cloth, gilt faded, surface slightly rubbed with 2 3/4 x 1/8 inch light stain across rear board, previous owner name (Eleanor Tracy) with date 1901 in light pencil on ffep, otherwise internally fine. Francis Edwards (1872- ) wrote several other books including a biography of Wagner. Fine.
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Book number: 004204
USD 14.66 [Appr.: EURO 13.25 | £UK 11.75 | JP¥ 1632]
Catalogue: Music
Keywords: Mozart Biography Music Composers Miniature Books

 
SOCIETY FOR ASIAN MUSIC
Quarterly Letter Spring 1964
New York, Society for Asian Music. 1964. Soft cover. Book, 12pp, 3 pen and ink sketches of Oriental pasalteries. 4to/28cm. Newsletter format--no wrappers, light soil and fading to edges, otherwise VG. Articles by Harold Powers (Indian Music and the West); Barbara Smith (oriental psalteries). Yehudi Menuhin (comments on an Indian music course) and Willard Rhodes (Report on Internation Conferences on East & West in Music and the International Folk Music Council). VG.
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Book number: 001261
USD 9.78 [Appr.: EURO 8.75 | £UK 7.75 | JP¥ 1089]
Catalogue: Music
Keywords: Music, Asian Music, Music-Asia, Harold Powers, Indian Music, Kayakeum, Barbara Smithm, Yehudi Menuhim, Internation Folk Music Council, Willard Rhodes, Indian Recordings,

 
SOCIETY FOR ASIAN MUSIC
Quarterly Letter: Summer 1964
New York City, Society for Asian Music. 1964. Soft cover. Book, 23pp, many photo illustrations. 8vo/22.5cm. Original wrappers, light soil, minor wear other than 3/8" split at tail of spine, otherwise VG. This issue contains the following articles: Music of Afghanistan and Iran by William Kay Archer; Musical Art in Early Confucian Philosophy by Siu-chi Huang; The Music of India by Malcolm Pitt; and a Selected Listing of Asian Musicians and Dancers in the United States. VG.
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Book number: 000842
USD 9.78 [Appr.: EURO 8.75 | £UK 7.75 | JP¥ 1089]
Catalogue: Asian Music
Keywords: Music, Asian Music, Afghan Music, Iranian Music, Asian Musicians in Us, William Kay Archer, Malcolm Pitt, Siu-Chi Huang, Indian Music, Asian Dancers in Us, Confucian Philosophy, Society for Asian Music.

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