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New York: Random House . 1993. First Edition, First Printing. Upright sumo. 287 pp.  Signed and dated by the eminent American photographer on the front free endpaper, "Avedon, 9.27.93," from the collection of Adolph Green and Phyllis Newman.  A visual autobiography that includes an assemblage of 284 photographs, this three-part book encompasses the faces, events and places that were critical in defining the life and career of Richard Avedon.  In fine condition. Read More...

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20481. Avedon, Richard. (1923–2004) [Green, Adolph. (1914–2002) & Newman, Phyllis. (1933–2019)].
"Evidence, 1944-1994" – Signed and Inscribed to Adolph Green and Phyllis Newman

New York: Random House. 1994. First Edition, First Printing. Large 4to.  183 pp.  First edition.  Signed and inscribed by the eminent American photographer on the illustrated frontispiece, "For Phyllis and Adolph / with love / Dick / 1994".  The companion to Avedon's spectacular An Autobiography, this definitive account of the life and work of photographer Richard Avedon features over 500 photographs documenting 50 years of Avedon's work, and was published to coincide with a major retrospective at the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York City.  Mild wear to dustjacket, overall in fine condition. Read More...

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20484. Avedon, Richard. (1923–2004) [Green, Adolph. (1914–2002) & Newman, Phyllis. (1933–2019)].
"Avedon: Made in France" – Signed and Inscribed to Adolph Green and Phyllis Newman

New York: Fraenkel Gallery [Distributed Art Publishers]. 2001. First Edition, First Printing. Upright folio (12 x 14.25 in). 56 pp, 40 quadratone reproductions.  Limited edition of 5000 copies, this copy signed and inscribed by the eminent American photographer, "For Phyllis and Adolph / with love, / Dick / 2001" to the limitation page opposite inside back cover.  In fine condition. Read More...

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20456. Avedon, Richard. (1923–2004) [Green, Adolph. (1914–2002) & Newman, Phyllis. (1933–2019)].
Phyllis Newman and Adolph Green on their wedding day, 1960 – Signed Avedon Photographs

Set of three original silver gelatin photographs by the American photographer, who has captured the actress and playwright in high spirits on their wedding day in New York, January 1960.  Each of the three images is signed "Avedon" to the lower right, and backed on card.  Mild wear along edges with some toning and stray marks, overall in fine condition. Two 9 x 6.5 inches (22.9 x 16.6 cm.), one 10 x 6.5 inches (25.4 x 16.6 cm.). Read More...

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New York: Random House . 1999. First. Upright folio.  235 pp.  Unsigned first edition, from the collection of Adolph Green and Phyllis Newman.  This work offers Avedon's comprehensive portrait of the sixties, including an impressive assortment of photographs and interviews with figures that defined the decade.  Mild tears and creasing to dustjacket, else fine. Read More...

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17845. Avedon, Richard. (1923–2004) [Minnelli, Liza. (b. 1946) & Astaire, Fred. (1899–1987)].
Signed Portrait Contact Sheet from Vogue Photoshoot

Oversize portrait contact sheet of Liza Minnelli and Fred Astaire, in 12 images, photographed by Richard Avedon for the December 1974 issue of Vogue. Signed by Avedon at the lower right. Astaire and Minnelli are shown in several light-hearted posed portraits, and taking direction from Avedon in front of the camera. Original gelatin silver print on card stock. Virtually unhandled; very fine overall. Sight size 12.5 x 16 inches, matted and framed to an overall size of 16.75 x 21 inches. Read More...

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19461. Avedon, Richard. (1923–2004) [West, Mae. (1893–1980)].
Mae West and Mr. America, 1954

Gelatin silver print by the great American photographer of Mae West posing alongside Mr. America, Mr. Dick Dubois, 1954, with whom she appeared (as well as with 8 other "muscle boys"!) in Las Vegas singing "The Strongest Men in the World." Original period print, cropped from the original full format image.  Unfortunately marred by significant ink stains across several areas, with small pinholes in each corner and some wear to the margins, but nevertheless quite striking. Some pencil notations on the verso, unstamped. 10.5 x 11.25 inches. 

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20470. Aykroyd, Dan. (b. 1952).
"Loose Cannons" - Signed Photograph

Signed Tri-Star Pictures promotional photograph of the Canadian actor in the 1990 comedy Loose Cannons.  Aykroyd has inscribed "Paul: Stay cool! / Dan Aykroyd" in bold blue felt tip.  In very fine condition.  8 x 10 inches (20.3 x 25.4 cm.). Read More...

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20537. Aznavour, Charles. (1924–2018).
Signed Postcard Photograph

Signed Hermann Léonard postcard photograph of the great French-Armenian singer, who has inscribed "To Paul / From / C Aznavour" in black ink.  Light wear to edges, overall in fine condition.  3.5 x 5.5 inches (8.9 x 14 cm.). Read More...

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An unusual original 1963 photograph taken before the great French singer's Carnegie Hall recital. He is shown flanked by the jazz trumpeter and an unidentified man. 13 x 18 cm. Press clipping on verso, in fine condition.

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12045. B.B. King. [King, Riley B. ] (1925 - 2015).
Blues All Around Me: The Autobiography of B. B. King. SIGNED

New York: Avon Books. 1996. First edition, first printing. . Hardcover with dustjacket, 6.5 x 9.5, 336 pages. Boldly signed on the half-title page in blue felt tip, “B. B. King.” In fine condition, with some trivial wear to the dustjacket.

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15936. [B.B. King. [King, Riley B. ] (1925 - 2015)].
Silver and Mother-of-pearl Guitar Belt Buckle

Silver and Mother-of-pearl Belt Buckle, in the shape of a Gibson Les Paul electric guitar, inscribed on reverse "B.B.", thought to have been given by King to fellow guitarist J. Geils, with whom he toured in the 1970s. Provenance: The Estate of J. Geils. Approx 5 x 1.8 inches, with an associated leather belt.  Read More...

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5786. Babbitt, Milton. (1916 - 2011).
Signed Photograph

Signed 5 x7 inch portrait bust photograph of the American composer and musical innovator. Boldly signed and in fine condition.

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17504. Babbitt, Milton. (1916–2011) [Zukofsky, Paul. (1943–2017)].
Words About Music - Inscribed to Paul Zukofsky

Madison: The University of Wisconsin Press. 1987. Collection of the important composer's lectures given in 1983 in Madison, Wisconsin. Signed and inscribed on the front free endpaper to his frequent collaborator, violinist Paul Zukofsky: "For Paul, / who doesn't need it, / With affection, / Milton / 6/5/90." 205 pp. Hardcover, purple cloth with dust jacket. Creases and edge wear to dust jacket; internally fine. With several post-it notes with personal anecdotes and jokes relating to Babbitt ("MBB") in the hand of Paul Zukofsky laid in. 7.25 x 10.5 inches (18.3 x 26.3 cm). Read More...

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12344. [Baby Orchestra].
Ca. 1900 Baby Collage Postcard

An amusing ca. 1900 French postcard featuring a bizarre collage of little babies "playing" orchestral instruments. Some writing in French along the lower border and verso, dated 1903.

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20487. Bacall, Lauren. (1924-2014) [Newman, Phyllis. (1933-2019)].
"By Myself and Then Some" – Signed and Inscribed to Phyllis Newman

New York: Harper Entertainment. 2005. First. Hardcover in dj. 8vo.  506 pp.  Signed copy of the American actress's memoir, which Bacall has inscribed to actress Phyllis Newman on the title page: "For my dearest Phyllis / Here we are again - with more love + admiration than ever / xxx Betty".  In fine condition.   Read More...

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Original watercolor and collage by the French painter and designer, incorporating visual motifs inspired by the body of a string instrument and the name "Bach" as collage element in the upper left. The artist's signature stamp in the lower right. Fine.  10.83 x 14.37 inches (27.5 x 36.5 cm).

A successful painter and designer, Albert Huyot was one of the many prominent students taught by Gustave Moreau (1826–1898).


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12570. Bach, August Wilhelm. (1796-1869) [Schneider, Friedrich. (1786-1853)].
Autograph Transcription of a Psalm & Hymn

Autograph copy of a psalm and hymn text in the hand of the 19th-century German composer and organist (unrelated to J. S. Bach), an important member of the musical life of Berlin and a teacher of the young Mendelssohn. Bach has written out the German text of a piece for choir and winds by Friedrich Schneider, "Jehowah! Dir frohlockt der König." 51 lines in ink and pencil in three sections, the first two headed "Psalm" and "Hymnus," and the final section in pencil with some strikethroughs and corrections. 3 pp. Unsigned, undated [ca. 1830's]. In delicate condition with creases and some significant tears, writing in pencil on the final leaf, overall good. 8.5 x 10.75 inches (22 x 27.2 cm).

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7936. Bach, J.S. (1685-1750).
War Gott nicht mit uns diese Zeit [BWV 14] - FACSIMILE

Leipzig: Faksimile-Reihe Bachscher Werke und Schriftst. 1971. 2-color collotype of the instrumental and vocal parts in their original format. Scored for hn, 2-ob, 2-vln, va, bc, and SATB chorus. Afterword by Werner Neumann. The facsimile designed to resemble the original, the folder in linen and decorative paper. The box folder that holds the score has shelf and surface wear, bumped corners and marks. The facsimile score is in excellent condition, complete, unmarked. 9 x 14 inches.

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11235. [Bach, J.S. (1685-1750) & Handel, George Frederic. (1685-1759)] Gerber, Ernst Ludwig. (1746 - 1819).
Historisch-Biographisches Lexicon der Tonkünstler, welches Nachrichten von dem Leben und Werken musikalischer Schriftsteller, beruhmter Componisten, Sanger, Meister auf Instrumenten, Dilettanten, Orgel-und Instrumentmacher, enthalt...Zweyter Theil. N-Z. - WITH 18TH CENTURY FRONTIS PORTRAITS OF BACH AND HANDEL

Leipzig: Breitkopf, und Compag.. 1792. First Edition. First edition of the second volume (of 2) of one of the most important and comprehensive musical dictionaries of the eighteenth century. 860 columns, woodcut borders and devices plus 80 pages index. Early stamp of the Hochschule fur Lehrerbildung Sarrebrücken to title, a few other stamps and notations, scattered foxing throughout, generally fine. Half leather over brown marbled paper boards, gilt decoration and title to spine. Facing stipple-engraved portraits of Bach and Handel bound in as frontispieces, outer edge of the second tipped along edge of the titlepage. Eitner IV, 204; Wolffheim I, 226; Gregory-Bartlett 108. Read More...

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