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Black Music in the Maritimes

By: HENRY, Frances Canadian Folk Music Journal, 3, 1975) COX, Gordon CORMIER, Charlotte

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Canadian Folk Music Society, Don Mills, ON, 1975,:

Seller ID: 71687


HENRY, Frances. "Black Music in the Maritimes" . An article in the CanadianFolk Music Journal, volume 3, 1975, pp. 11-21. (Don Mills, ON): Canadina F olk Music Society, 1975. Pp. 1-56. 8vo, stapled printed white card covers. Also includes: Gordon Cox's "The Christmas Carolling Tradition of Green's Harbour, Trinity Bay, Newfoundland", Laurel Doucette's "An Introduction to the Puckett Collection of Ontario Folklore", Charlotte Cormier's "Situation de la recherche en folklore Acadien", Edith Fowke's "Songs of a Manitboa Family", and Philip J. Thomas's "... View more info

Black Queen Stories. First Edition in dustjacket, signed.

By: CALLAGHAN, Barry. International Fiction List No.9.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Lester & Orpen Dennys, Toronto, 1982, ISBN:0919630243:

Seller ID: 109791


CALLAGHAN, Barry. The Black Queen Stories. (Toronto) : Lester & Orpen Dennys, (1982). Pp. (10),1-165,(1). 8vo, tan cloth, gilt lettering to spine. International Fiction List No.9. "Here are fourteen tales about people -- the sensual, ambiguous relationship of people to each other and the world they live in; resonant tales about men and women reaching out to each other in their loneliness -- like Poodles John who owns a small clothing store, and drives a big white car with old-fashioned fin-tail fenders; Crow Jane, the after-hours-club blues singer; or Slaverne Tuttle whose passionate affai... View more info

Blazing Figures : A Life of Robert Markle.

By: MARKLE, Robert WAINWRIGHT, J.A.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Wilfred Laurier University Press, Waterloo, Ontario , 0, ISBN:9781554581825:

Seller ID: 88111


(MARKLE, Robert). WAINWRIGHT, J.A. Blazing Figures : A Life of Robert Markle. (Waterloo, Ontario : Wilfred Laurier University Press, (2010). First Edition. Pp [i]-xii,[1]-289,(3). Illustrated/ Index. 8vo, black cloth, silver lettering to spine. "Robert Markle (19361990) was an infamous figure on theCanadian cultural scene for almost three decades. His paintings and drawin gs celebrating the female nude were deemed obscene by Ontario courts in 1965, and Markle defended them on national television, emphasizing what he considered a crucial distinction between eroticism and pornography. Althou... View more info

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Blue Banner : The Presbyterian Church of Saint David and Presbyterian Witness in Halifax. First Edition in dustjacket

By: CAHILL, Barry, Laurence DeWOLFE, Murray ALARY, Elizabeth A. CHARD DeWOLFE, Laurence CHARD, Elizabeth A. YORKE, Lois

Price: $25.00

Publisher: McGill-Queens University Press, Montreal and Kingston, 2008, ISBN:9780773533585:

Seller ID: 77523


CAHILL, Barry, Laurence DeWOLFE, Murray ALARY, Elizabeth A. CHARD, and LoisYORKE. The Blue Banner : The Presbyterian Church of Saint David and Presby terian Witness in Halifax . Montreal and Kingston: "Published for the Presbyterian Church of Saint David by McGill-Queens University Press", (2008). First Edition. Pp. (5),vi-x,(14) of illustrations,(2),[3]-324. Illustrated. 8vo, black paper-covered boards with silver lettering to spine. "The Blue Banner is a case study of the survival of historic denominationalism grounded in resistance to church union. It traces the origins and near... View more info

Blue Sky : Poems, 1974-1977. Paperback Edition.

By: DONNELL, David. ROSENBLATT, Joe, illustrations

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Black Moss Press, Oakville, ON, 1977, ISBN:0887530311:

Seller ID: 74641


DONNELL, David. The Blue Sky : Poems, 1974-1977 . Illustrations by Joe Rosenblatt. (Oakville, ON): Black Moss Press, (1978). Pp. [1]-76,(4). 8vo, illustrated grey card covers. Contents: I: Obsessions: "The Blue Sky", "Stamp Collecting", "Carol in the South of Sicily", "Holy Alex Surviving", "Lettersto the Mountains", "The Other Singing", "Nothingness and Being", "Heart of Darkness", "Ascending Image", "Country Music", "Reflections", "Going Back" , "Goodbye: A Photograph in Advance", "Cab... View more info

Bluenose Ballads

By: Music - Nova Scotia]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: 1973,:

Seller ID: 76065


[Music - Nova Scotia]. Bluenose Ballads . [N.pl. : N.pub., n.d. - ca. early-1970s]. Pp. (8),1-106. 4to, illustrated white card covers with white comb-bound spine. An anthology of song lyrics that relate to Nova Scotia. Some of these relations are far looser than would be expected for such a publication (or, altogether non-existant; with many popular songs of the day by artists that likely have never heard of Nova Scotia to begin with included in the collection) . Includes such traditional yarns as "Farewell to Nova Scotia", "Sail on Nova Scotia", and... "Bad Bad Leroy Brown... View more info

Bluenose Facts & Fiddle Tunes [cover adds : Souvenir of Nova Scotia's SouthShore. Volume 1]

By: JOUDREY, R.E.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Barn Dance Music, Bridgewater, N.S., 1981,:

Seller ID: 100517


JOUDREY, R.E. Bluenose Facts & Fiddle Tunes [cover adds : Souvenir of Nova Scotia's South Shore. Volume 1]. Bridgewater, N.S.: Printed by H & B Langille's Print Ltd (for Barn Dance Music), n.d. [ca 1981]. Pp (4),3-17,(1) including covers. Illustrated. 4to, blue stapled card covers, with an illustration of the Bluenose to the front cover. Historical data on various Nova Scotian topics with musical notations for the realted fiddler's tune. Contents: Fiddler's Waltz; Senior Citizen's Shin-dig; Spirit of the BGluenose; Ros s Farm Quickstep; Balsam Fir Clog; Scallop Shucker's Breakdown; The Old Car... View more info

Blues is a Feeling : Voices and Visions of African-American Blues Musicians. 1st US signed in dj.

By: FRAHER, James WIGGINS, William H., Jr.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Face to Face Books, Mount Horeb, WI, 1998, ISBN:1883953251:

Seller ID: 69701


FRAHER, James. The Blues is a Feeling : Voices and Visions of African-American Blues Musicians . Photographs and interviews by James Fraher, with an introduction by William H. Wiggins, Jr. Mount Horeb, WI: Face to Face Books,(1998). First Hardcover Printing. Pp. [1]-160. Illustrated. 4to, black clo th with metallic lettering to front and spine. A collection of exquisite black-and-white photographs of dozens of American blues musicians, supplemented by interview excerpts. Name to ffep, else vg in dj. Signed by Fraher on the title page. 40.00 View more info

Bodleian Library Record. Volume 7, Number 6, February 1967

By: Bodleian Library MYRES, J.N.L. WILLETS, Pamela J. BEECHAM, H.A.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Bodleian Library, London , 1967,:

Seller ID: 89859


(Bodleian Library). The Bodleian Library Record. Volume 7, Number 6, February 1967. (London : The Bodleian Library, 1967). Pp 281-338,(2),+ 5 plates. 8vo, pale green card covers. Contents : J.N.L. Myres and W. Beattie's “In Memoriam L.W. Hanson”; Francis W. Steer's “The Arms of Bodley – Some References from Essex”; Paul Morgan's “Fragments of Three Lost Works from the Stationers' Registers Recently Found in Bindings in College Libraries”; Pamela J. Willetts's “John Lilly, Musician and Music Copyist”; H.A. Beecham's “A Notebook and a Collection of Manuscripts: Originally the... View more info

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Bonnie : H.M.C.S. Bonaventure. First Edition in dustjacket

By: SNOWIE, J. Allan O'BRIEN, J.C., Foreword

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Boston Mills Press, Erin, ON, 1987, ISBN:0919783406: 1987

Seller ID: 6482

ISBN: 0919783406


SNOWIE, J. Allan. The Bonnie : H.M.C.S. Bonaventure. Foreword by Vice-Admiral J.C. "Scruffy" O'Brien. Erin, Ontario : Boston Mills Press, (1987). First Edition. Pp (2),[3]-336. Illustrated throughout with drawings, b&w and colour photos and cartoons including one by Robert 'Bob' Chambers. Small folio, blue cloth, gilt lettering to front & spine. "Canadians are often in search of their elusive identity — who are we? what are we? Operating a British-built ship and flying American-designed aircraft in a European NATO commitment, the 1,300 plus officers and men o... View more info

Booing the Bishop and Other Stories. paperback original

By: COLLINS, Jude Blackstaff Paperback Original)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Blackstaff Press, Belfast, 1995, ISBN:0856405671:

Seller ID: 72756


COLLINS, Jude. Booing the Bishop and Other Stories . (Belfast): Blackstaff Press, (1995). A Blackstaff Press Paperback Original. Pp. (8),[1]-130,(6). 8vo, illustrated card covers with red spine. The first collection of short stories from the professor at the University of Ulster. Includes: "The truth about babies", "The Halloween tree", "Eating and fighting", "One of the boys", "Heather and the relic", "Dirty pictures", "Music and art", "Saints and sinners", "Questions and answers", and "Booing the Bishop". Slightl... View more info

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Book of Navy Songs. 1932 in dj.

By: TRIDENT SOCIETY, coll. and ed CROSLEY, Joseph W., arranger. United States Naval Academy.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Doubleday, Doran, 1932,:

Seller ID: 32184


TRIDENT SOCIETY, coll. and ed. The Book of Navy Songs; collected and edited by the Trident Society of the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis, Maryland; music arranged and harmonized by Joseph W. Crosley. Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran, 1932. Pp 200. Frontis. 4to, blue cloth, gilt lettering and decoration to front board. "[A] carefully compiled collection of the most typical songs sung by the men and officers of the United States Navy from its very birth right down to the present day. Not only are these the songs of the battleship wardroom and fo'c'sle, but the songs the men of the... View more info

Book of Navy Songs. 1941, no dj.

By: TRIDENT SOCIETY, coll. and ed CROSLEY, Joseph W., arranger. United States Naval Academy.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Doubleday, Doran, 1941,:

Seller ID: 32183


TRIDENT SOCIETY, coll. and ed. The Book of Navy Songs; collected and edited by the Trident Society of the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis, Maryland; music arranged and harmonized by Joseph W. Crosley. Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran, 1941. Pp 194. Frontis. 4to, blue cloth, blind stamp lettering and decoration to front board. Very slightly rubbed, else vg. 60.00 View more info

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Book of Old Ballads. 1st ed

By: NICHOLS, Beverley BROCK, H. M. ZAEHNSDORF (binding)

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Hutchinson & Co., 1934,:

Seller ID: 69211


NICHOLS, Beverley (selected and with an Introduction by). A Book of Old Ballads. Illustrated by H. M. Brock. L: Hutchinson & Co., (Publisher), 1934. First Edition. Bindings by Zaehnsdorf of London. Pp. (8), ix-xxxix, (1), 1-279, (1). With sixteen colour plates and numerous black and white drawings in text. Frontis with tissue guard. 4to, bound in maroon half calf, red cloth covered boards, gilt titles and decoration to the spine, raised bands, marbled endpapers, t.e.g. A collection of forty-one ballads, many harkening back to the days when chivalry, brave knights, and the hand of a fair maiden... View more info

Book of Shadows

By: LLEWELLYN-WILLIAMS, Hilary BRUNO, Giordano)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Seren Books, Mid Glamorgan, 1990, ISBN:1854110411:

Seller ID: 99715


LLEWELLYN-WILLIAMS, Hilary. Book of Shadows. (Mid Glamorgan): Seren Books, (1990). First Printing. Pp. (8),9-102,(2). 8vo, illustrated pink card covers with white spine. "'Behold now, before you, the man who has pierced the air and penetrated the sky, journeyed among the stars and soared beyond the margins of the world...' With these words of Giordano bruno, Renaissance philosopher, monk, magician and poet, Hilary Llewellyn-Williams begins her ambitious poem sequence, 'Book of Shadows' (also the term for a book of spells). Interweaving Bruno's eventful life and his thinking with the Tarot,... View more info

Books do Furnish a Room. First American Edition in dustjacket

By: POWELL, Anthony A Dance to the Music of Time 10

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Little, Brown, Boston, 1971,:

Seller ID: 22440


POWELL, Anthony. Books do Furnish a Room. Boston : Little, Brown and Company, (1971). First American Edition. Pp. (12),1-241,(3). 8vo, black cloth with gilt lettering to spine. The tenth volume in Powell's "A Dance to the Music of Time" series. "Done with the Army, and the Army done with him, narrator and central character Nicholas Jenkins resumes his relations with a morepeaceable occupation -- British publishing." - from the dj. Very good in l ightly nicked dust jacket. 25.00 View more info

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Boosey and Co.'s National Edition of Standard English Glees Vol. I

By: Music - Glees)

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Boosey and Co., 0,:

Seller ID: 50920


(Music - Glees). Boosey and Co.'s National Edition of Standard English Glees Vol. I. Containing Sixty Glees. Newly Revised and Corrected with Pianoforte Accompaniments. London and NY: Boosey and Co., [ca. 1900?]. Pp. 296. Large 8vo, black half calf with decorative in-blind borders, dark green cloth covered boards, gilt trim to spine. A selection of glees, which were "part" songs for three or more, usually male and unaccompanied voices, a style of music that was popular in the eighteenth century. Pages 107-110 detached with some nibbling to the fore-edges, spine is heavily worn with gil... View more info

Born a Woman

By: MacNEIL, Rita

Price: $25.00

Publisher: 1974,:

Seller ID: 10296


MacNEIL, Rita. Born a Woman. Songs by... (Tor. : Canadian Women's Educational Press, 1974). Pp (7),1-39,(2). Illustrated with photographs. 4to, light brown card covers, white lettering to front cover. Namestamp to front cover, else vg. 25.00 View more info

Boston Symphony Orchestra: Charcoal Drawings of its Members with Biographical Sketches

By: BRUSH, Gerome

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Merrymount Press, Boston, 1936,:

Seller ID: 76044


BRUSH, Gerome. Boston Symphony Orchestra: Charcoal Drawings of its Members with Biographical Sketches. Boston: The Merrymount Press, 1936. Signed, limited, numbered edition. Pp. (10),[1]-[219],(3). Illustrated. 8vo, cream cloth covers with gilt top-edge, gilt lettering to spine and blind-stamped illustration to front. Charcoal sketches and biographical sketches of each member of the Boston Symphony Orchestra. Contains an "Appreciation" by Edward Weeks. This is copy number 121 of a specially bound limited edition of 300 copies of the book, and is signed by the artist. Owner's name in in... View more info

Bottom of the Sea : A poem celebrating the mystery of the salt waters of the world in the life of man, and the challenge of the seventy-one percent ofthe surface of the earth to the sovereignty of any flag at any time since Adam and his sons

By: SULLIVAN, A.M.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Dun & Bradstreet Inc., New York, 1966,:

Seller ID: 91759


SULLIVAN, A.M. The Bottom of the Sea : A poem celebrating the mystery of the salt waters of the world in the life of man, and the challenge of the seventy-one percent of the surface of the earth to the sovereignty of any flagat any time since Adam and his sons observed the law of displacement. [New York] : Dun & Bradstreet Inc., 1966. Pp [i]-xiv,(1),[1]-240. Illustrated. Large 8vo, blue and grey cloth, gilt to both boards and spine. Contents : The Sound and the Fury; Sea Prisms; Restless Waters; Fins and Gills, Wings and Waves; Navel of the World; Map Makers and Shapers; Skull and Crossbones;E... View more info