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121 Catch Society of America CANARY, Robert H RUBIN, Emanuel Journal of the Catch Society of America. Volume I, Number 1, Spring, 1969.
Catch Society of America, New York, 1969, 
(Catch Society of America). Journal of the Catch Society of America. VolumeI, Number 1, Spring, 1969. New York : The Catch Society of America, 1969. Pp [1]-43,(1). Musical Notation. 8vo, illustrated tan staled card covers. Contents : The Corporate Muse: The London Catch Club in the Eighteenth Century (by Emanuel Rubin); Fraternity and the Catches in Two Restoration Theater Productions (by Albert Wertheim); The Founding Meeting of The Catch Society of America (by Robert H. Canary); Canons and Catches : The music by Byrd, Cooke, Warren, Ravenscroft, Purcell, Baildon, Battishill, Atterbury, Boyce, and Canary. The Catch Society of America is devoted to increasing scholarly knowledge of and interest in the catch and related musical forms, and in the popular culture of the sixteenth to the eighteenth centuries. A catchis a canonic, often rhythmically intricate composition for three or more v oices, popular especially in the 17th and 18th centuries. Remnant of sticker, else very good. 20.00

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122 CAVANAGH, Beverley National Museum of Man, Mercury Series : Paper 82 JENNESS, Diamond) Music of the Netsilk Eskimo : A Study of Stability and Change. A Diamond Jenness Memorial Volume. 2 volumes with record
National Museums of Canada, 1982, 
CAVANAGH, Beverley. Music of the Netsilk Eskimo: A Study of Stability and Change. A Diamond Jenness Memorial Volume. National Museum of Man, Mercury Series: Canadian Ethnology Service Paper No. 82. Ottawa: National Museums ofCanada, 1982. In Two Volumes. Pp. xi,198; xvii,372. 4to, white illustrated card covers, black titles to front and spine. With small 33 1/3 rpm vinyl record laid in at the rear of Vol. I. Very good. For the two volumes 100.00

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123 CHAMPAGNE, Roland A. SOLLERS, Philippe). Collection Monographique Rodopi en Litterature Francaise Contemporaine 27). Philippe Sollers. First Edition, Paperback.
Rodopi, Amsterdam, Atlanta, 1996, ISBN:904200004x 
(SOLLERS, Philippe). CHAMPAGNE, Roland A. Philippe Sollers. (Amsterdam and Atlanta, GA: Rodopi, 1996). First Paperback Printing. Pp. (6),7-118,(2). 8vo, printed white card coers with blue and black lettering to front cover and spine. Collection Monographique Rodopi en Litterature Francaise Contemporaine XXVII. Sous la direction de Michael Bishop [of Halifax]. Contents: I. A Heritage of Iconoclasm: 1. The Past and the Avant-Garde; 2. The French Enlightenment Reborn; 3. Playing with the Self in Autobiography. II. Transgression: 4. Separating the Self from Language; 5. The Self as a Humorous Other. III. Religiosity: 6. The Return of Neo-Classicism; 7. The Exceptional Activities; 8. Art, Music, and Sculpture. With conclusion and bibliography atrear. Very good. 35.00

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124 CHANDLER, Raymond) HASFORD, Gustav, association copy) BRUCCOLI, Matthew J., ed. BARZUN, Jacques, foreword Chandler Before Marlowe : Raymond Chandler's Early Prose and Poetry, 1908-1912. 2nd pr in dj. ex-libris Gustav Hasford
University of South Carolina Press, Columbia, SC, 1973, ISBN:0872493059 
(CHANDLER, Raymond). Chandler Before Marlowe : Raymond Chandler's Early Prose and Poetry, 1908-1912. Edited by Matthew J. Bruccoli. Foreword by Jacques Barzun. Columbia, SC: University of South Carolina Press, (1973). Second Printing. Pp. (5),vi-xvii,(1),[1]-109,(1). 8vo, red cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Includes the following poems: "The Unknown Love", "The Poet's Knowledge", "The Soul's Defiance", "The Wheel", "Art", "A Woman's Way", "The Quest", 'When I Was King", "The Hour of Chaos", "The Bed of Roses", "The Reformer", "The Perfect Knight", "A Pilgrim in Meditation", "The Pioneer", "The Hermit", "The Dancer", "The Death of the King", "The Clay God", "A Lament for Youth", "The Unseen Planets", "The Tears that Sweeten Woe", "The Fairy King", "Arise, ye phantoms of delight...", "An Old House", "The King", "Time Shall Not Die", and "Organ Music", as well as two sonnets and a requiem from his post-Marlowe period (1955-58); and the following essays: "The Genteel Artist", "The Remarkable Hero", "The Literary Fop", "Realism and Fairyland", "The Tropical Romance", "Houses to Let", "The Phrasemaker", and "The Rose-Leaf Romance"; as well as four book reviews. Ex-libris Gustav Hasford (1947-1993), author of the novel "The Short-Timers" (1977), which was put to film by Stanley Kubrick as "Full Metal Jacket" (the screenplay, to which Hasford was partially accredited, was nominated for the 1987 Academy Award). Hasford was also a friend and associate of science fiction authors Harlan Ellison, Frederik Pohl, Arthur Byron Cover, among others. With his "Reference Library of Gustav Hasford" and "Detective" stickers to ffep. (No indication of this book having been among the several thousand stolen from American libraries by Hasford in the mid-to-late-1980s). Remainder mark to bottom edge, else very good in dust jacket. 35.00

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125 CHARLES, Barry You Used To Like My Pies. First Edition
Anansi, Toronto, 1969, 
CHARLES, Barry. You Used To Like My Pies. Toronto : Anansi, 1969. First Edition. Unpaginated. Pp 56. Oblong small 8vo, white illustrated card covers. "Barry Charles makes strange noises. The first section of this book. 'ThereAre No Flowers.' creates an ornate closed world of hallucination and the w ord. The second section blows wide open. Listen with half an ear you'll hear the sounds of contemporay rock - not the lyrics but the harmonies and discords of the music itself. Behind the strange, outrageous sounds that Charles sets down is a subtle music governing the textures and breaks, as wellasan irrational knowledge that is often unsettling. This is a new poetry of remakable [sic] authority. Barry Charles was born in Toronto in 1950." - from rear cover. Also includes : "Excommunicated from My Mind", "Centralize Your Holocaust", "Sweet Suzanne and Sorrow", "Portrait of the Artist as a Young Portrait", "Consumer's Report", "Give Her a Cigar", "The Whorehouse", "Phantom Jungle Love", "I Beilive I Mistook You for Someone Else", "The Kingdom of Heaven", "Oogily Oo, Oogily Oo, If You Wrote Poetry You'd Be Fucked Up Too" and "A Farewell to Arms". Slightly rubbed, owner's signature, else very good. 20.00

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126 CHERRY, Paul MULCAHY, Lance (music) FRENCH, Samuel) Park : A Musical
1970, 
CHERRY, Paul (book and lyrics). Park : A Musical. Music by Lance Mulcahy. NY: Samuel French, [1970?]. (Copywrite 1970, under the title Park is Four People, book and lyrics by Paul Cherry). Pp. 51. Small 8vo, grey card covers.

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127 CHIASSON, Anselme, et Daniel BOUDREAU, Daniel BOUDREAU, Daniel Chansons d'Acadie. Series 1 a 4. Nouvelle edition colligee
Centre d'etudes acadiennes, Universite de Moncton, Moncton, 2002, ISBN:0919241816 
CHIASSON, Anselme, et Daniel BOUDREAU. Chansons d'Acadie. Séries 1 à 4. Nouvelle édition cilligée. (Moncton) : Centre d'études acadiennes, Université de Moncton, 2002. Pp (3),iv-ix,(1),1-31,(1),1-53,(1),1-52,1-57,(1),xi-xxiii,(1), plus 4 section separaters. Illustrated. Music notations. Index. 4to, white spirall bound, illustrated pale blue card covers, lettered in black. Text in French. Very good. 20.00

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128 CHIN, Ruth Travel, Vol. 141, No. 6) Newfoundland
Travel Magazine, Inc., New York, 1974, 
CHIN, Ruth. "Newfoundland" . An article in Travel: The magazine that roams the globe, Vol. 141, No. 6, June 1974, pp. 24-29. NY: Travel Magazine, Inc., 1974. Pp. 82. Illustrated. Triple column. 4to, illustrated blue wraps. Other articles include: "Hiking the Appalachian Trail: A Journal", "Northern Norway", "Land of the Music Man", "Camel Swapping", "Ecuador", "Ballooning", and "Chef in a Camper". Subscription sticker to front, some wear to spine, else vg. For the issue. 15.00

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129 CHOPIN, Frédéric KELLEY, Edgar Stillman. Chopin The Composer : His Structural Art and Its Influence on Contemporaneous Music
G. Schirmer, New York and Boston, 1913, 
(CHOPIN, Frédéric). KELLEY, Edgar Stillman. Chopin The Composer : His Structural Art and Its Influence on Contemporaneous Music. New York and Boston :G. Schirmer, 1913. First Edition. Pp [i]-vii,(1),1-190,(2), frontis portra it. Musical Notation. Index. 8vo, green cloth, gilt to front board and spine. Contents : 1. Need for a Revaluation. 2. National Elements. 3. The Exponent of the Improved Piano-forte. 4. Virtuosity Idealized. 5. Figuration plus Inspiration. 6. Novel Phases of Lyric Forms. 7. Unusual Combinations. 8. The Revitalized Rondo. 9. Fresh Paths Through Old Forests. 10. Amplification of the Sonata Principle. 11. Unique Structural Problems. 12. Embellishments. 13. Orchestral Experiments. 14. Universality. 15. A World-Force. Lightest wear to spine ends and corners, minor spot to back cover, else very goodand bright. 35.00

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Cold Clear Morning.  First Edition, CHOYCE, Lesley
130 CHOYCE, Lesley Cold Clear Morning. First Edition
Beach Holme Publishing, Vancouver, 2002, 2002 0888784163 / 9780888784162 
CHOYCE, Lesley. Cold Clear Morning. Vancouver : Beach Holme Publishing, (2002). First Canadian Edition. Pp. (4),[1]-268,(8). 8vo, red and white photo-illustrated cardcovers, French flaps, black lettering to spine and front cover.

Lesley Willis Choyce (b. March 21, 1951, Riverside Township, New Jersey), novelist, poet, educator and publisher.

"Taylor Colby and his childhood sweetheart, Laura, abandoned their Nova Scotia coastal village home for a life in the high-octane world of rock music in California. Now, after Laura's drug-related death, Taylor has returned to his roots to live once again with his noble but isolated boat-builder father.

Complicating matters further, Taylor's mother, who has been battling cancer, attempts to reconcile with both her husband and son whom she deserted decades earlier. As Taylor grapples with family dysfunction, he becomes involved with Jillian, a feminist professor from Philadelphia, and her troubled twelve-year-old son, who are also on the run from a past they can't seem to escape." - from the front flap.

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131 CHOYCE, Lesley Driving Minnie's Piano : Memoirs of a Surfing Life in Nova Scotia. First Edition
Pottersfield Press, Lawrencetown Beach, NS, 2006, ISBN:1895900859 
CHOYCE, Lesley. Driving Minnie's Piano : Memoirs of a Surfing Life in Nova Scotia . Lawrencetown Beach, NS : Pottersfield Press, (2006). First EditionPp. [1]-206,(2). 8vo, illustrated blue card covers. "Novelist Lesley Choyc e weaves together his real-life adventures living by the sea at Lawrencetown Beach on Nova Scotia's Eastern Shore.He writes of his love for the ruggedcoast and tells tales of of the ordinary and the extraordinary. Hist story involves accounts of what is like surfing in ther Canadian North Atlantic through all four seasons, including the frigid depths of winter. There is music here in word and spirit along with the lessons learned from the old and the young. Driving Minnie's Piano is an eloquent personal memoir about the precious and fateful moments that change our lives. It is an exploration of what makes us tick and prompts us to be both heroes and fools in the daily enterprise of living. Not one to take himself too seriously, Choyce recounts the true story of how his life was forever altered when sixteen skunkstook up residence beneath his 200-year-old farmhouse. This calamitous even t and the deed of evicting the skunks (with the care of a die-hard environmentalist) is an hilarious chapter that was the basis for the film, "The Skunk Whisperer," aired on three national networks. Also up for discussion arethe subjects of fog, drumlins, lichen, baseball, class reunions, hair, the origin of the SurfPoets and the nature of the 'drwoned coast' that is a st one's throw from the author's back door." from rear cover. Contents: 1. TheTuning of Summer; 2. The Drowned Coas; 3. Driving Minnie's Piano; 4. King of the Drumlins; 5. A Stone's Throw From the Sea; 6. Winter Surfing and theSearch for Sanity; 7. The Year of the Skunk; 8. The Final Draft; 9. Origin s of the SurfPoets; 10. Zen and the Art of Canadian Winter Surfing; 11. Elegy for a Surfer; 12. Spring Surf; 13. April; 14. Locust Blossoms; 15. Alive; 16. The Thin Edge of the Wedge; 17. A Short History of Fog; 18. Fools, Baseball and Beach Stones; 19. Raven; 20. China and Other Possibilities; 21. Class Reunion; 22. Hair, Surfing and the Meaning of Life; Epilogue: The Piano on the Highway. Very good. 12.50

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132 CHOYCE, Lesley Driving Minnie's Piano : Memoirs of a Surfing Life in Nova Scotia. First Edition, Signed
2006 Pottersfield Press, Lawrencetown Beach, NS, 2006, ISBN:1895900859 
CHOYCE, Lesley. Driving Minnie's Piano : Memoirs of a Surfing Life in Nova Scotia. Lawrencetown Beach, NS : Pottersfield Press, (2006). First EditionPp. [1]-206,(2). 8vo, illustrated blue card covers.

"Novelist Lesley Choyc e weaves together his real-life adventures living by the sea at Lawrencetown Beach on Nova Scotia's Eastern Shore.He writes of his love for the rugged coast and tells tales of of the ordinary and the extraordinary. Hist story involves accounts of what is like surfing in the Canadian North Atlantic through all four seasons, including the frigid depths of winter. There is music here in word and spirit along with the lessons learned from the old and the young. Driving Minnie's Piano is an eloquent personal memoir about the precious and fateful moments that change our lives. It is an exploration of what makes us tick and prompts us to be both heroes and fools in the daily enterprise of living. Not one to take himself too seriously, Choyce recounts the true story of how his life was forever altered when sixteen skunks took up residence beneath his 200-year-old farmhouse. This calamitous event and the deed of evicting the skunks (with the care of a die-hard environmentalist) is an hilarious chapter that was the basis for the film, "The Skunk Whisperer," aired on three national networks. Also up for discussion are the subjects of fog, drumlins, lichen, baseball, class reunions, hair, the origin of the Surf Poets and the nature of the 'drowned coast' that is a stone's throw from the author's back door." from rear cover.

Contents:
1. The Tuning of Summer;
2. The Drowned Coast;
3. Driving Minnie's Piano;
4. King of the Drumlins; 5. A Stone's Throw From the Sea; 6. Winter Surfing and theSearch for Sanity; 7. The Year of the Skunk;
8. The Final Draft; 9. Origins of the Surf Poets;
10. Zen and the Art of Canadian Winter Surfing;
11. Elegy for a Surfer;
12. Spring Surf;
13. April; 14. Locust Blossoms;
15. Alive; 16. The Thin Edge of the Wedge;
17. A Short History of Fog;
18. Fools, Baseball and Beach Stones;
19. Raven; 20. China and Other Possibilities; 21. Class Reunion;
22. Hair, Surfing and the Meaning of Life; Epilogue: The Piano on the Highway. Very good. Signed, without inscription, by Choyce on thetitle page. 15.00

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133 CHOYCE, Lesley Good Idea Gone Bad. First Edition
Formac Publishing, Halifax, 1993, ISBN:0887807003 
CHOYCE, Lesley. Good Idea Gone Bad. Halifax : Formac Publishing, 1993. Pp (4),[1]-137,(3). 8vo, trade paperback. A novel for young people. "Mick and his high school friends call it street cleaning -- four of them beating up on one guy they don't like the looks of. Mick likes the action, but he'd rather be playing drums. In fact, he wants to get together with Dariana, who plays keyboards. But she writes songs about violence that make Mick and his friends look bad. Mick, Dariana and Alex, a guitarist, form a band that starts going places. Before they do, though, Mick's old friends come by to settle some scores. Set in Halifax's lively music scene, Good Idea Gone Bad isone of Choyce's nine young adult and children's novels published by Formac ." - from rear cover. Very good 7.00

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134 CHUBBS, Boyd Warren CHUBBS, Boyd Warren Through Solomon's Lane. First Edition, Signed
Truro, Nova Scotia Mokoshan Publishers, 1991, 1991 0969387512 / 9780969387510 
CHUBBS, Boyd Warren. Through Solomon's Lane. (Truro, Nova Scotia) : Mokoshan Publishers, 154 Brunswick Street, (1991). First Edition. Limited, Numbered Edition. "Printed in Novaby John Kelderman". Pp (4), 1-77, (3). 8vo, card covers.

Boyd Warren Chubbs writer, artist, and excellent guitarist was born in L’Anse Au Clair, Labrador on June 16, 1955.

A lovely book, what the Moravians might have called a Gesamtwerk, being "Designed, Lettered and Drawn by the Author".

Poems illustrated with over 30 of Boyd's pen & ink landscape drawings.

"There are 500 numbered and signed copies of this First Edition of which this is No. _".

This volume includes:
"I Burn My Poems",
"Trees, The Winter Historians",
"When Government the Rowdy Stranger, Moved Among",
"Where Fog, A Solid Jig",
"Sonnet, April 1991, Curlew Point, Labrador",
"July, 1989, L'Anse au Clair", the title poem
& many more.

Contact O'Brien's Music, 278 Water Street, St.John's, A1C 1B7, for recordings of Boyd's very fine guitar compositions.

Very good to fine. Signed by Mr Chubbs.. 17.50

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135 Church Music Committee of the Diocese of Toronto] Canticles, with Appropriate Chants. Anglican and Gregorian, together with Music for the Responses at Morning and Evening Prayer, the Litany, and Holy Communion, and an Appendix containing additional chants, etc.
Roswell & Hutchison, Toronto, 1893, 
[Church Music Committee of the Diocese of Toronto]. The Canticles, with Appropriate Chants. Anglican and Gregorian, together with Music for the Responses at Morning and Evening Prayer, the Litany, and Holy Communion, and an Appendix containing additional chants, etc. Published under the direction ofthe Church Music Committee of the Diocese of Toronto. Toronto: Roswell & H utchison, 1893. Pp. [1]-96,(8). 8vo, pressed brown cloth with blank spine. Edgeworn, covers rubbed, else vg. 40.00

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136 CIURLIONIS, Mikalojus Konstantinas) GOSTAUTAS. Stasys, ed. VAICJURGIS-SLEZAS, Birute, associate ed. Ciurlionis : Painter and Composer : Collected Essays and Notes, 1906-1989. First Edition in dustjacket.
Vaga, Institute of Lithuanian Studies, Vilnius and Chicago, 1994, ISBN:5415003746 
(CIURLIONIS, Mikalojus Konstantinas). Ciurlionis : Painter and Composer : Collected Essays and Notes, 1906-1989. , Stasys Gostautas, Editor. Birute Vaicjurgis-Slezas, Associate Editor. (Vilnius and Chicago): Vaga, and (The Institute for Lithuanian Studies), 1994. Published in an edition of 2000 copies. Pp. (4),5-[560]. Illustrated in black and white. 8vo, printed white glossy paper covered boards with black signature to front and black lettering to spine. "This volume, the result of years of research, is by far the mostcomprehensive study published on Mikalojus Konstantinas Ciurlionis (1875-1 911). The scholarship on the Lithuanian painter is rather recent and practically did not exist in the English language. This book is the first its kind in scope. Its editors have painstakingly chosen thirty-one essays and five documents, many never before translated into English. The life of M.K. Ciurlionis was short, yet eventful and creative. After studying music ant [sic] painting, he toured the museums of Central Europe, and spent a summer inthe Caucasus Mountains. He died at the age of thirty-five in a mental sana torium. Ciurlionis left some four hundred paintings and sketches. A year after his death, exhibits of his work were organized in St. Petersburg and Moscow, and some of his paintings were included in exhibits held in Lodon [sic] and Paris. Ciurlionis' work defies affiliation with any particular school, art movement or painter. His extraordinarily creative intuitions indicate that in many instances he was far ahead of his time. Were his fantasies the forerunners of modern art? Of the dozen or so avant-garde movements thatwere born at the end of Ciurlionis' life, do any owe a debt to his vision? Was he a leader, a follower, or a lonely dreamer?" - from the dustjacket. Contents: Part I: Biographical and Historical Perspective: 1. Alfred Erich Senn's "Ciurlionis: A Life"; 2. Romas Viesulas's "Why the Woprld Does Not Know Ciurlionis"; 3. Mark Etkind's "The Second Life of the Artist: Dilettante or Genius"; 4. Stefan Jarocinski's "The Turning Point in European Art (1908-1914); 5. Stasys Gostautas's "Ciurlionis and Lithuania". Part II: Ciurlionis and His Russian Contemporaries: 6. Viacheslav Ivanov's "Ciurlionis andthe Synthesis of the Arts"; 7. Valerian A. Chudovsky's "The Poet of the Ve rtical Line"; 8. Mstislav Dobuzhinsky's "Ciurlionis in St. Petersburg, 1908-1909"; 9. "A Note from Nicholas Roerich"; 10. Sergei Makovsky's "In Memoriam". Part III: The Contribution of Vorobjov: 11. Nikolai Vorobjov's "The First and Second Exhibitions of Lithuanian Art in Vilnius"; 12. George M.A. Hanfmann's "Vorobjov's 'M.K. Ciurlionis'... A Book Review"; 13. Wladimir Weidle's "A Painter-Musician: Mikalojus K. Ciurlionis"; 14. Nikolai Vorobjov's"Ciurlionis and Modernism". Part IV: Ciurlionis and Abstract Art: 15. Alek sis Rannit's "Ciurlionis: The First Abstract Painter of Modern Times"; 16. Maureen Lewis, Marie Claude Castonguay, and Irene Ovacek del Corral's "A Debate in 'Das Kunstwerk and La Biennale di Venezia, [with Aleksis Rannit's 'An Abstract Painter before Kandinsky', Nina Kandinsky's 'To the Editor of La Biennale di Venezia', Will Grohmann's 'To the Editor of La Biennale di Venezia', and Rannit's 'Response to Nine Kandinsky', 'Response to Will Grohmann', and 'Post Scriptum']"; 17. Joan M. Vastokas's "Abstraction and Visionary Experience"; 18. Audrius Ploplys's "Ciurlionis and Abstraction: A Dissenting Opinion". Part V: Ciurlionis in the West: 19. John E. Bowlt's "M.K. Ciurlionis: His Visual Art"; 20. Mindaugas Nasvytis's "Ciurlionis in Relationto Western Art"; 21. Gabriella Di Milia's "Mikalojus Konstantinas Ciurlion is"; 22. Vytautas K. Jonynas's "The Artistic Development of M.K. Ciurlionis"; 23. Genovaite Kazokas's "The First Painted Fugue"; 24. Kestutis Paul Zygas's "Observations About Research Tools and Ciurlionis"; 25. Felix Roziner's "Archetypal Painting"; 26. Stasys Gostautas's "The Fantastic Art of Ciurlionis". Part VI: Ciurlionis in Post-War Lithuania: 27. Vytautas Landsbergis's "The Spring Sonata"; 28. Jonas Ubmrasas's "The Ideological and Artistic Views of Ciurlionis"; 29. Jonas Bruveris's "Ciurlionis and Romanticism"; 30. Krescencijus Stoskus's "Ciurlionis and Philosophy". Part VII: Ciurlionis,the Composer: 31. Vladas Jakubenas's "M.K. Ciurlionis: The Composer"; 32. Vytautas Landsbergis's "Art as an Historical Problem"; 33. Danute Staskevicius's "Stylistic Features in the Piano and Orchestral Music"; 34. Vytautas Landsbergis's "The Symbolism of Sounds". With appendices. Very good in rubbed, edgeworn dustjacket. 50.00

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137 CLARE, Eva BANTOCK, Granville, foreword Musical Appreciation and The Studio Club. no dj. signed.
Longmans, 1924, 
CLARE, Eva. Musical Appreciation and The Studio Club. With a foreword by Granville Bantock. L. : Longmans, Green and Co., 1924. Pp (6),vii-xiii,(1),[1]-189,(1). 8vo, purple cloth. Minor chipping to top spine, else vg-fine. Signed presentation copy to D.C. Harvey, with a printed Toronto Conservatory of Music letter laidin. 35.00

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Whylah Falls : The Play.  Second Printing, CLARKE, George Elliott SPARKS, Jeremiah, music
138 CLARKE, George Elliott SPARKS, Jeremiah, music Whylah Falls : The Play. Second Printing
Playwrights Canada Press, Toronto, 2000, ISBN:0887545653 2000 
CLARKE, George Elliott. Whylah Falls : The Play. With music by Jeremiah Sparks. Toronto : Playwrights Canada Press, (April 2000). Second Printing. Pp (12),13-112. Illustrated with a few b&w photos. 8vo, art-illustrated dark cardcovers with black spine, white lettering to spine.
George Elliott Clarke, OC ONS (b. February 12, 1960, Windsor, Nova Scotia) a Canadian poet, novelist and playwright, currently serving as the Canadian Parliamentary Poet Laureate.

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139 CLARKE, George Elliott. Red. First Edition.
Gaspereau Press, Kentville, 2011, ISBN:9781554470983 
CLARKE, George Elliott. Red. (Kentville, NS): Gaspereau Press, 2011. First Printing. Pp. (12),13-157,(3). 8vo, illustrated white card covers with red and black lettering to front cover and spine. "'Red' joins George Elliott Clarke's previous 'colouring' books -- 'Blue' and 'Black' -- in whic he displays an expansive range of poetic forms and rhetorical poses. Its poems mixthe candid sexuality of pre-Christian Rome with the pop sentimentally [sic ?] of Italian screen scores of the 1960s and 70s, drenching us in the bruteviolence of Titus Andronicus., the reflections of Malcolm X and the music of Charles Mingus (whose 'bass sounds like a typewriter / Punctuating Ulysses'). Whether he situates his reader in his father's Halifax cab, on a beach in Rhodes, or in front of Alma Duncan's painting 'Young Black Girl', Clarke is ever sensitive to 'the hard work of words, / The even harder work of love.' 'Red' rings with Clarke's lush voice, full-throated and unparalleled." - from the rear cover. Very good. 12.50

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140 CLAYTON, Tim. Tars : the Men Who Made Britain Rule the Waves.
Hodder & Stoughton, London, 2007, ISBN:9780340898024 
CLAYTON, Tim. Tars : the Men Who Made Britain Rule the Waves. (London): Hodder & Stoughton, (2007). Pp. (6),vii,(1),1-376 + (24) p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, black cloth. "Tars is a gripping firsthand account of life in the Royal Navy during four years of crucial innovation and fierce war with France and Spain. Through the lives of a small band of sailors from across the ranks Trafalgar author Tim Clayton paints a vivid picture of the navy andthe era, from close-quarter battles and roistering on the streets of Londo n, to the political decisions that built and destroyed whole empires. In this death-or-glory era the navy became the cherished weapon of an aggressivenation hungry for wealth. Fighting at sea was carried out at ever-closer q uarters and with ever-increasing intensity of firepower. Using newly discovered first-person sources, Tars takes us right up close to the crashing waves, the coarse rope, 'the music of great-guns', the blood and splinters of a pitched sea battle--and to these men's daily struggles as Britain for thefirst time conquered the waves." -- from dust jacket. Very good in dust ja cket. 20.00

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