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New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, (1971). Hardcover. SIGNED BY PEARL BAILEY. 8vo. Very good in very good white illustrated dust jacket with white title to front panel and orange title to spine. Minor edgewear to dust jacket. Minor foxing to end pages and minor musty smell throughout. Author's signature to front free end page. 233 pages. DRA/032219. Very Good / Very Good.
New York: Simon and Schuster, . Hardcover. From the dust jacket flap: "Filled with music, garlanded with fresh colors - from joyous cover to cover this books says I love you," It is a comprehensive compilation of love songs from America and Europe with accessible piano arrangements. Profusely illustrated with full page color pictures and monochrome text pictures. Bound in decorative cream paper covers with red linen spine. Bumping to the corners. In an illustrated dust jacket with slight nicks and creasing. Not price-clipped. Interior pages clean and bright. In very good condition. Measures 8.25 x 11 inches. 324 pages. MUSIC/061220. Very Good.
Gretna: Pelican Publishing Company, 1992. Paperback. Third printing. Ex-library (non-circulating) with pen number and library info on half-title page ONLY. Aside from this one page, the book is clean and bright. White and brown illustrated glossy paper covered wrappers with white title to lavendar spine. Original price sticker to front cover. Photographic illustations. A few light smudge marks to the edges of the text block. 368 pages. MUS/061720. Very Good.
London: Collier-Macmillan Ltd, 1970. Hardcover. "Bert Williams was, undoubtedly, the most gifted Negro entertainer of his time ...His life and career were marred by the tragedy of racial prejudice - he found he had to conform to a theatrical convention that in many ways limited his achievement. But his success opened the door for other Negro actors, singers, dancers, adn musicians. He is remembered today not only for his comic gifts, but also as a man whose life was a drama of the struggle against the virulence of racial injustice." (jacket). Ex-library with markings and pocket. Brown cloth boards with rubbed gilt title to spine. Sunning to covers. White marking to spine. Clean interior aside from library markings. Front panel of jacket is pasted down to front pastedown. (Rest of jacket is NOT present.) 157 pages. MUS/061720. Very Good.
Old Tappan, NJ: Fleming H. Revell Co, 1980. Hardcover. "By combining a great deal of background material on the cryptic symbolism in John's vision, with present-day applications of the truths expressed there, Songs of Heaven not only clarifies this perplexing portion of Scripture, but also instructs you in the highest form of adoration" (jacket). Blue cloth boards with white title to spine. Clean and bright. 159 pages. MUS/061720. Very Good / Very Good.
New York: Simon & Schuster, 2012. Hardcover. A beautiful copy, inscribed by Feinstein: "For Al Hug and Lu - Best Regards, Michael Feinstein 2013" [with drawing of a heart]. In this book, musician and entertainer Michael Feinstein shares stories and reminiscences from the music of the Gershwins that defined American popular song. Each chapter highlights one of the Gershwin's classic songs, including "Strike Up the Band," "The Man I Love," "Someone to Watch over Me," " I Got Plenty O'Nuttin," "They Can't Take That Away From Me," and more. Profusely illustrated with Gershwin memorabilia and accompanied by a CD with Feinstein's performance of the twelve songs. Bound in black and gold paper boards with a blue pictorial dust jacket. In fine condition. 352 pages. MUS/040416. Fine / Fine.
Cordon Company, 1937. Hardcover. A collection of 30 easy German songs with music and lyrics. Lyrics are in German with footnotes on English translations of some words. In pink paper covered boards with purple and pink title to spine and front cover. Sight fading and minor wear to spine. Clean. In German. 64 pages. GER/012015. Very Good.