Rare Performing Arts
American Musicals: The Complete Books & Lyrics of 16 Broadway Classics, 1927-1969, with Postcards
American Musicals
The Complete Books & Lyrics of 16 Broadway Classics, 1927-1969, with Postcards
Hardcover      ISBN: 159853257x
The Broadway musical is one of America’s great indigenous popular forms, a glorious hybrid that emerged ?out of our speech, our tempo, our moral attitudes, our way of moving
August Wilson Century Cycle
August Wilson Century Cycle
Hardcover      ISBN: 155936307x
Series introduction by John Lahr with individual volumes introduced by Laurence Fishburne, Tony Kushner, Romulus Linney, Marion McClinton, Toni Morrison, Suzan-Lori Parks, Phylicia Rashad, Ishmael Reed, and Frank Rich. “No one except perhaps Eugene O’Neill and Tennessee Williams has aimed so high and achieved so much in the American theater.
The Bad Children
The Bad Children
      SKU: 281AKJ1021850

A small pamphlet in bright orange wrappers. A brief, revisionist Hansel and Gretel tale with book and lyrics by horror author Jackson.

The Ballads and Songs of Yorkshire, Transcribed From Private Manuscripts, Rare Broadsides, And Scarce Publications; with Notes and a Glossary
The Ballads and Songs of Yorkshire, Transcribed From Private Manuscripts, Rare Broadsides, And Scarce Publications; with Notes and a Glossary
Leather      SKU: 1199545392

16mo, 319 pgs. Full bound leather with raised bands and gilt title on spine. Handsome marbled endpapers, block edges are gilt. Binding is solid, pages are clean throughout. Some foxing does appear on first couple blank leaves. Leather shows rubbing on corners, spine and along the hinges. Rear board has 2 spots where leather is scraped and peeled up a bit. Otherwise a very nice copy.

The Beatles on Apple Records
The Beatles on Apple Records
Hardcover      ISBN: 0966264940
The Beatles Records on Vee-Jay: Songs, Pictures & Stories of the Fabulous Beatles Records on Vee-Jay
The Beatles Records on Vee-Jay
Songs, Pictures & Stories of the Fabulous Beatles Records on Vee-Jay
Hardcover      ISBN: 0966264908

"PICTURES AND STORIES OF THE FABULOUS BEATLES RECORDS ON VEE-JAY. First Printing. 4to, 242pgs. Full bound in glossy pictorial paper boards with yellow and orange titling on front board and spine. This is a full color catalog with amazing photographs and graphics. Book is in excellent condition with a hint of rubbing on front board, corners faintly bumped with a tiny bit of wear. Book is solid and interior is clean and bright. Feel free to request photos. This book is ideal for the avid Beatles collector.

The Beatles' Story on Capitol Records: Beatlemania & the Singles
The Beatles' Story on Capitol Records
Beatlemania & the Singles
Hardcover      ISBN: 0966264916
Big Bill Blues: William Broonzy's Story
Big Bill Blues
William Broonzy's Story
Paperback      ISBN: 0306804905

"Clean, tight, bright and unmarked save for gift inscription.

Black Images
Black Images
Hardcover      SKU: 1199548936

"8vo, 351 pages. Signed and dated by author on first free endpaper. Clean throughout, solid binding. Only light shelfwear. DJ is clean with some shelfwear, rubbing to edges and small tears, light dust soil. A very nice copy of this signed 1st.

Blue Note: Uncompromising Expression
Blue Note
Uncompromising Expression
Hardcover      ISBN: 1452141444
"Purveyor of extraordinary jazz music and an arbiter of cool, Blue Note is the definitive jazz label--signing the best artists, pioneering the best recording techniques, and lead cover design trends with punchy, iconic artwork and typography that shaped the way we see the music itself. The roster of greats who cut indelible sides for the label include Miles Davis, Art Blakey, Thelonious Monk, John Coltrane, Bud Powell, Ornette Coleman, Jimmy Smith, Norah Jones, and many more. Published for Blue Note's seventy-fifth anniversary, this landmark volume is the first official illustrated story of the label, from 1939 roots through its celebrated releases in the fifties and sixties to its renaissance today. Featuring classic album artwork, unseen contact sheets, rare ephemera from the Blue Note Archives, commentary from some of the biggest names in jazz today, and feature reviews of seventy-five key albums, this is the definitive book on the legendary label"--Provided by publisher.