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1395. Backhaus, Willhelm. (1884-1969).
Original Photograph

Original photograph of the great German pianist, who is shown seated with an open musical score.  Slight toning and wear to edges/corners, stamps to verso; overall fine.  5 x 7  inches (13 x 18 cm.).

16887. Backhaus, Willhelm. (1884–1969).
Signed Program

Signed program from a February 5, 1955 all-Beethoven recital of the masterful pianist at Hunter College in New York. Backhaus has signed boldly over the program listing. Together with a promotional flyer advertising the concert. Paper clip mark; overall in fine condition. 7 x 10 inches (17.7 x 25.4 cm).

16900. Backhaus, Willhelm. (1884–1969).
Signed Program

Signed program from a June 22, 1960 all-Beethoven recital by the important German pianist as part of the Wiener Festwochen. Backhaus has signed on the cover. 2 pp. Very light wear to the cover, but overall in fine condition, 6 x 8.25 inches (15 x 21 cm).

14749. Bacon, Francis. (1909 - 1992).
"Bacon: Galerie Maeght" [Personnage Couche] - SIGNED POSTER

"Bacon: Galerie Maeght" color exhibition lithograph poster, depicting the artist's "Personnage Couche, " signed in sharpie ink lower right "Francis Bacon." Copyright Maeght Editeur, Arte Paris l.l., printed 1966.  Unframed. 27 3/4" x 17 7/8" (66 x 45 cm). In fine condition. 

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375. Badura-Skoda, Paul. (1927–2019).
Signed Schubert Impromptus LP

Lengthy inscription and bold signature from the elegant Viennese pianist on the verso of the LP cover to his 1960 Schubert Impromtus recording. Dated May, 1964, he inscribes "To George --, one of the rare 'Schubert birds, in common admiration for this genius. Paul Badura Skoda." Fine.

Signed program from a January 7, 1959 piano-four-hands recital by the two Austrian pianists at Carnegie Hall. Both have signed boldly over the first page of the program listing, which included works by Mozart, Hindemith and Schubert. Demus' signature slightly smudged, but otherwise in very fine condition, together with a promotional flyer and two newspaper clippings about the concert. Program 23 pp., 7.25 x 9.75 inches (18.5 x 25 cm).

19952. Baez, Joan. (b. 1941).
Signed Photograph

Charming sepia photograph of the American singer-songwriter in a stand of trees, her arms thrown up in the air.  Baez has inscribed "to JJ– / from JB– / well, / Joan Baez."  In fine condition.  9.75 x 7 inches (24.8 x 17.8 cm.).

17730. [Bagpipes].
Carte de Visite Photograph

Carte de visite photograph of a Scottish piper, shown draped in his plaid. Photographed by J. Dryburgh of Dalkeith, Scotland. Rather heavily soiled; overall very good. 2.5 x 4 inches (6.3 x 10.4 cm).

17685. [Bagpipes] [Beards] MacWilkie, Alistair. .
"The Man with eleven foot BEARD" - Signed Cabinet Photograph

Cabinet photograph, ca. 1910's, of Alistair MacWilkie, a Scotsman with an "eleven foot beard," signed and inscribed by MacWilkie in pencil on the verso: "World's Prize Whiskers / Yours truly Alistair MacWilkie, Perthshire, Scotland." Photographed by Frank Wendt of Boonton, N.J., MacWilkie is shown in his kilt, holding bagpipes and with his beard falling to the ground in front of him. Heavy vertical folding crease, with card split on the verso along the fold but intact on the surface of the photograph. Overall good. 4 x 6.5 inches (10.5 x 16.4 cm). Read More...

21217. Bailey, Pearl. (1918-1990).
Signed Photograph

Signed photograph of the popular American actress and singer, who has inscribed "All love / Pearl" in black felt tip to the left of the image.  The composition of the image, which only occupies the right half of the print, makes for a particularly striking composition and example of Bailey's signature.  In very fine condition.  8 x 10 inches (20.3 x 25.4 cm.).

5184. Bailey, Pearl. (1918–1990) & Bellson, Louie. (1924–2009).
Collection of Original Photographs

Grouping of thirteen original photographs from Bailey's personal collection, showing her alone and with her husband, the great drummer Louie Bellson, and with or of other family members, musical and film figures, including a sensational candid photo of Bellson playing traditional drums in an apparent unidentified African tribal setting. Images by Max Machol, Pic Photos, Tudor Owen, Ted Bettencourt and other uncredited photographers, various sizes and formats, generally undated though ranging from roughly 1950 - 1980, most approx. 8 x 10 inches, all in fine condition.

5183. Bailey, Pearl. (1918–1990) [Sullivan, Ed. (1901–1974)].
Signed Photograph with Ed Sullivan

Unusual 7 x 9 inch original photograph of the popular American actress and singer, onstage with Ed Sullivan. This photograph was from Bailey's personal collection and she has identified it in ink on the lower portion as "Ed and Pearl." Slight rippling to surface, else in fine condition, an unusual association.

16604. Bakaleinikov, Vladimir. (1885–1953).
Signed Photograph

Signed photograph of the Russian-American conductor, violist, composer and educator, shown during his period as the Music Director of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. He has signed and inscribed at the lower right in Spanish, dating 1949. In very fine condition. 8 x 10 inches (20.2 x 25.2 cm).

23206. Baker, Chet. (1929 - 1988).
Black Leather Dress Shoes

A pair of black leather dress shoes which by their evident wear and tear, vividly illustrate the hard life of the celebrated American jazz trumpeter, flugelhornist and vocalist. From the last ten years of Baker's life, from the collection of his longtime companion Diane Vavra. The history of this relationship is extensively documented in, among others, James Gavin's "Deep in a Dream: The Long Night of Chet Baker" (Chicago Review, 2011). Read More...

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23200. Baker, Chet. (1929 - 1988).
Mr Leggs Navy Blue Zip Up Jacket

Heavily worn 1970s Mr Leggs Navy Blue Zip Up Jacket, size Large, which by its evident wear and tear, vividly illustrates the hard life of the celebrated American jazz trumpeter, flugelhornist and vocalist. From the last ten years of Baker's life, obtained from the collection of his longtime companion Diane Vavra. The history of this relationship is extensively documented in, among others, James Gavin's "Deep in a Dream: The Long Night of Chet Baker" (Chicago Review, 2011). Read More...

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23201. Baker, Chet. (1929 - 1988).
Blue Blazer

Heavily worn ca. 1980 Wydown jacket, with label from The Model (Quality Clothes / Monmouth, ILLS). which by its evident wear and tear, vividly illustrates the hard life of the celebrated American jazz trumpeter, flugelhornist and vocalist. From the last ten years of Baker's life, obtained from the collection of his longtime companion Diane Vavra. The history of this relationship is extensively documented in, among others, James Gavin's "Deep in a Dream: The Long Night of Chet Baker" (Chicago Review, 2011). Read More...

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21438. Baker, Chet. (1929-1988).
"Chet Baker With Åke Johansson Trio – Live In Sweden" - SIGNED LP

Uncommon signed album from the tragic jazz great whose intimate playing style established him as a great talent until his drug related death in 1988. Dragon (8) – DRLP 56. Undedicated, signed on the front cover beside his photograph in the year of the album's publication, " Thanks - Chet Baker / Sweden / - 84 - ." Album covers slightly toned but overall fine. Record untested but in apparently fine condition.  Read More...

21540. Baker, Chet. (1929-1988).
"Cool Burnin' with the Chet Baker Quintet" - SIGNED LP

Uncommon signed album from the tragic jazz great whose intimate playing style established him as a great talent until his drug related death in 1988. "Cool Burnin'" with George Coleman, Kirk Lightsey, Herman Wright and Roy Brooks on Prestige 7496, signed "Chet Baker 1973" and "George Coleman" on the back cover in blue ink. Blue "Trident" stereo labels with "Van Gelder" in dead wax. Vinyl with 1/2" mark producing several light tics, signed cover in fine condition.  Read More...

20912. [Baker, Josephine. (1906-1975)].
"Josephine Baker and Her International Revue" - Carnegie Hall Program

Original program for a June, 1973 performance at Carnegie Hall by the American-born entertainer, who was celebrating her golden jubilee as a performer.  The evening included some two dozen songs in both English and French.  28 pp.  Wear to cover, overall in fine condition.  8.25 x 11 inches (21 x 27.9 cm.). Read More...

23220. Baker, Josephine. (1906–1975).
Signed Photograph

Original 1951 Armand of Havana photograph of the legendary entertainer shown in a sumptuous Christian Dior gown, boldly signed and inscribed in black ink "To Ernest / with Friendship / from Josephine Baker / 1951."  A couple of minor surface creases, staining on verso, overall in fine condition.  8 x 10 inches (20.7 x 25.5 cm). Read More...