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  • TILLIE'S PUNCTURED ROMANCE & the Love Song of Rotten John Calabrese plus selected short subjects by LEEDS, Charlie
    LEEDS, Charlie
    TILLIE'S PUNCTURED ROMANCE & the Love Song of Rotten John Calabrese plus selected short subjects

    Edition: First printing

    Vancouver: Prism International / November House, 1970. Grey boards, mauve endpapers. pp 138, (6). Fine copy. Psychedelic price-clipped dust jacket has a bit of rubbing, short creased tears, VG otherwise. Six page Introduction by Jim Christy. "Written, produced, scored and directed by Charlie Leeds from the hallucination of the same name". Named after Charlie Chaplin's first feature movie, TILLIE'S PUNCTURED ROMANCE is a series of freewheeling poetic improvisations on themes central to Charlie Leeds' life: drugs, religion, love, jazz, movies, show business. At time of publication, Leeds was serving a 9-13 year piece at Trenton State Prison, New Jersey, for drugs. Leeds, out of Atlantic City, was at one time a professional jazz bassist active in the 1940s and…

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    Vancouver: Prism International / November House, 1970. Grey boards, mauve endpapers. pp 138, (6). Fine copy. Psychedelic price-clipped dust jacket has a bit of rubbing, short creased tears, VG otherwise. Six page Introduction by Jim Christy. "Written, produced, scored and directed by Charlie Leeds from the hallucination of the same name". Named after Charlie Chaplin's first feature movie, TILLIE'S PUNCTURED ROMANCE is a series of freewheeling poetic improvisations on themes central to Charlie Leeds' life: drugs, religion, love, jazz, movies, show business. At time of publication, Leeds was serving a 9-13 year piece at Trenton State Prison, New Jersey, for drugs. Leeds, out of Atlantic City, was at one time a professional jazz bassist active in the 1940s and 50s. He played with Charlie Spivak, Woody Herman, Buddy Rich, Al Cohn, Kai Winding, Charlie Parker, and others and recorded with Buddy Rich and Tad Dameron, gaining a reputation of one of the best bassists around, but left the professional stage in the early 50s. His jones got him into some 40 treatment centres, mental hospitals and jails. Poetic prose as jazz improvization. The second book from the press of Cherie Smith (November House), said to be BC's first female commercial publisher. Now scarce on the market.; Octavo

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    Book ID: 49045
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  • WAGNER, Richard
    TRISTAN UND ISOLDE: complete orchestral score

    New York: Dover, 1973. 1.73 kg parcel; Quarto; (12), 655 pages

    Condition: Very Good

    Book ID: 54627
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  • WAGNER, Richard
    TRISTAN UND ISOLDE. Opera in three acts . Vocal score by Richard Kleinmichel. English version by Henry Grafton Chapman. With an essay on the story of the opera by H.E. Krehbiel

    New York: G. Schirmer, 1934. Green cloth. pp (xvi), 301. Ink owner name and rubber stamp at front, owner's rubber stamp in corner of title page and p.iii, spine a bit sunned, VG+ otherwise. Vocal score. 1.1 kg parcel. ; Quarto

    Book ID: 54888
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  • NATTIEZ, Jean-Jacques (Richard Wagner)
    WAGNER ANDROGYNE. Translated by Stewart Spencer

    Edition: First printing

    Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1993. Terra cotta cloth. pp xx, 359. Bibliography, index. Fine in fine jacket.

    Book ID: 43647
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  • Foley, Eddie (Edward M. Foley)
    We love our Canada. Words and music by Eddie Foley

    Toronto: Edward M. Foley, (c.1954). Sheet music, 9 x 12 inches. (6) pp including covers. Back cover contains 'Here's the Old Crowd Back Again" (c.1945). Rust mark from paperclip at top marigin of front cover and insert leaf, soft corner creases, else fine. Inscribed by the "Yours Very Truly, Eddie Foley" on front cover. "Canada's Leading Song Writer. Composer of 'When the boys come marching home' ". "Our New Canadian National Song and One That Will Stir the Hearts of All True Canadians". Laid in is an ALS from Foley to the Director of Education, Public Schools, Grimsby, Ont. He sends this complimentary copy, pitches it for school use, offers to fill orders at 50 cents per. Written on…

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    Toronto: Edward M. Foley, (c.1954). Sheet music, 9 x 12 inches. (6) pp including covers. Back cover contains 'Here's the Old Crowd Back Again" (c.1945). Rust mark from paperclip at top marigin of front cover and insert leaf, soft corner creases, else fine. Inscribed by the "Yours Very Truly, Eddie Foley" on front cover. "Canada's Leading Song Writer. Composer of 'When the boys come marching home' ". "Our New Canadian National Song and One That Will Stir the Hearts of All True Canadians". Laid in is an ALS from Foley to the Director of Education, Public Schools, Grimsby, Ont. He sends this complimentary copy, pitches it for school use, offers to fill orders at 50 cents per. Written on both sides, paperclip mark. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced, depending upon your location.

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    Book ID: 29946
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  • LAURENTS, Arthur
    WEST SIDE STORY. A Musical Based on a Conception of Jerome Robbins. Book by Arthur Laurents. Music by Leonard Bernstein. Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. Entire Production Directed and Choreographed by Jerome Robbins...

    Edition: First UK printing

    London: Heinemann, 1959. Red boards. pp 128 + frontispiece and three double-sided stills. Foyles sticker to front pastedown hidden by jacket flap; lacking the front free endpaper; ink name and red lipstick kiss to half title leaf; else fine. Red and black on white jacket has a tear the width of the panel and two edge tears to front panel; tiny chips to spine tips, outer corners; dust soiled and tanned spine & panels; tape stains internally from old removed cellotape; thus just good, but not unsightly. First published NY, 1958, this reworking of the Romeo and Juliet story has remained one of the greatest hits of the American musical theatre, basis of a film classic.; Octavo

    Book ID: 7706
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  • HAAS, Robert Bartlett, editor
    WILLIAM GRANT STILL and the fusion of cultures in American music

    Edition: First printing

    Los Angeles: Black Sparrow Press, 1972. Octavo, quarter bound in gold rough cloth, paper spine label, and colour illustrated boards. Inscribed by contributor (Annette and Louis Kaufman) at front. Small, scarcely noticable bump to one corner of front cover, else a fine, jacketless copy. "William Grant Still (May 11, 1895 - December 3, 1978) was an African-American classical composer who wrote more than 150 compositions. He was the first African-American to conduct a major American symphony orchestra, the first to have a symphony (his first symphony) performed by a leading orchestra, the first to have an opera performed by a major opera company, and the first to have an opera performed on national television. He is often referred to…

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    Los Angeles: Black Sparrow Press, 1972. Octavo, quarter bound in gold rough cloth, paper spine label, and colour illustrated boards. Inscribed by contributor (Annette and Louis Kaufman) at front. Small, scarcely noticable bump to one corner of front cover, else a fine, jacketless copy. "William Grant Still (May 11, 1895 - December 3, 1978) was an African-American classical composer who wrote more than 150 compositions. He was the first African-American to conduct a major American symphony orchestra, the first to have a symphony (his first symphony) performed by a leading orchestra, the first to have an opera performed by a major opera company, and the first to have an opera performed on national television. He is often referred to as 'the Dean' of African-American composers." - Wikipedia. Includes a bibliograpy of his works.

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    Book ID: 41949
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  • GOEDECKE, Heinz und Wilhelm Krug
    Wir beginnen das Wundschkonzert für die Wehrmacht. Mit einem Geleitwort von Ministerialdirigent Alfred-Ingemar Berndt

    Edition: First Edition

    Berlin & Leipzig: Nibelungen-Verlag, 1940. Pictorial card covers. pp (225). Photos, reproductions (two in colour), and illustrations in text. Covers have been lamintated on the exterior; vertical creases to front cover; text paper a little yellowed; ink inscription on a piece of paper taped to inside of front cover; VG. Entertaining the troops by radio in wartime Germany.; Octavo

    Book ID: 26407
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