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musician memorabilia • musical instruments • sheet music
Geisha & Maiko of Kyoto: Beauty, Art, &
Dance.
John Foster. This exquisite collection
of photographs and interviews portrays four
of Kyoto’s most beautiful geisha and maiko
(apprentice geisha). The book focuses on their
dancing, artistic training, and the transformation
of one girl from maiko to geisha.
Size:81/2"x11"•149colorphotos•144pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-3221-0•hardcover•$39.99
musician memorabilia
ElvisPresleyMemorabilia:AnUnauthorized
Collector’s Guide.
SeanO’Neal.More than600
colorphotographsofmemorabilia,novelties,maga-
zines,promotionalpieces,andmovieparaphernalia
chronicle the life and career of Elvis. Includes tips
on avoiding counterfeit memorabilia and forged
autographsplusahistoryofElvisPresleyEnterprises,
theoriginalcreatorofElvismerchandise.
Size:81/2"x11"•613colorphotos
PriceGuide•160pp.
ISBN:0-7643-1382-7•softcover•$29.95
The Beatles: Yesterday and Tomorrow: A
Collector’s Guide to Beatles Memorabilia.
Revised2ndEdition
.CourtneyMcWilliams.Beatles
memorabilia from their early days in Liverpool and
Hamburg, through the Ed Sullivan show, right up
to “Anthology I.” Awide range of collectibles with
valuesareshowninover730colorphotos,including
records,posters,moviememorabilia, jewelry,books,
and fanclubmementos.
Size:81/2"x11"•739colorphotos
PriceGuide•209pp.
ISBN:0-7643-0852-1•softcover•$29.95
Beatlemania: A Collector’s Guide.
Courtney
McWilliams.ThehistoryoftheBeatlesmusicgroup
istoldwithover575colorphotographsofcollectible
Beatles items, including original memorabilia, jew-
elry, buttons, clothing, dishes, glassware, Yellow
Submarine items,wallhangings,andmusic.There is
somethingheretofirethepassionsofeveryBeatles
collectorand fan,withprice listings foreach item.
Size:81/2"x11"•575+colorphotos
PriceGuide/Index•176pp.
ISBN:0-7643-0657-X•softcover•$29.95
musical instruments
Four Centuries of Musical Instruments: The
Marlowe A. Sigal Collection.
Albert R. Rice.
Photography by Marlowe A. Sigal. Captured here
in over 700 color photos are historically significant
instruments produced by some of the most iconic
makers of the last 400 years. Six hundred instru-
mentsarepresented.Earlyandhistoricallysignificant
instrumentsmade inItaly,England,France,Germany,
Austria,Belgium,TheNetherlands,theUnitedStates,
andthroughoutotherpartsofEuropeareexamined.
Size:9"x12"•756colorphotos•288pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-4712-2•hardcover•$69.99
Ball’s Manual of Gretsch Guitars: 1950s.
Edward Ball. The ultimate go-to information guide
to vintage Gretsch guitars of the 1950s, with an
authoritativeandextremelydetailedreviewofGretsch
guitar production. It includes the individual guitar
modelsthecompany introducedduringthatdecade.
A user-friendly technical guide, it offers a wealth of
new data, and is a must-have resource for vintage
instrumentdealers,guitarcollectors,Gretschenthu-
siasts,and fansofvintageguitars.
Size:81/2"x11"•121colorphotos•136pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-4643-9•hardcover•$39.99
Gretsch 6120: The History of a Legendary
Guitar.
Edward Ball. 334 bold color images re-
vealtheevolutionoftheGretsch6120 intoahighly
collectible instrumentproduced in limitednumbers.
Fresh insights, compelling images, and significant
new information explain what contributed to its
development.Getthemostaccurateaccounttodate
ofevents intheGretschproductionenvironmentof
the1950sand ‘60s.
Size:81/2"x11"•334colorphotos•PriceGuide/
Index•192pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-3484-9•hardcover•$39.99
VintageElectricGuitars:InPraiseofFretted
Americana.
William G. Moseley, Jr. Photography
by Bill Ingalls, Jr.; Foreword by Jeff Carlisi. 100s of
American-madeguitarsandbassesfromthe’40sto
the’80s, includingmanyrarebrandsandmodelsof
Fender,Gibson,Harmony,Kay,Valco,Peavey,Guild,
Danelectro,andmanyothers.Anauthoritativeand
entertainingtext,helpful lexicon,apriceguide,and
gorgeousphotos.
Size:81/2"x11"•289colorphotos
PriceGuide•160pp.
ISBN:0-7643-1361-4•softcover•$29.95
TheUltimate:AnIllustratedHistoryofHamer
Guitars.
SteveMatthesandJoeMoffett. Foreword
byRickNielsen,IntroductionbyPaulHamer,Afterword
byJolDantzig.Through390images,thisbooktellsthe
storyofwhat isoftenregardedasthefirstboutique
guitarbuilder.Presentingalavishlyillustratedtextwith
manyneverbeforepublishedphotosanddrawings,
seehowHamerrosefromhumbleoriginstocompete
with thegiantsofAmericanguitarmaking.
Size: 8 1/2" x 11" • 324 color & 66 b/w images •
176 pp. • ISBN: 978-0-7643-4352-0 • hard cover
•$39.99
Electric Guitars.
Robert Goudy. Electric guitars,
from their early years to the present day, produced
bycompaniesboth largeandsmall, includingFender,
Gibson, Guild, Ampeg, and Ibanez, are found here.
Historiesoftheelectricguitar’sdevelopmentandthe
companiesthatproducedthem,alongwithover450
colorphotosofguitarsand listsofserialnumbersto
assistindating.Valuesfortheinstrumentspresented
are included in thecaptions.
Size:81/2"x11"•over450colorphotos
Price Guide • 176 pp. • ISBN: 0-7643-0964-1 •
hardcover•$39.95
Musical Instruments of the South-
ern Appalachian Mountains.
John
Rice Irwin. Brings to life the distinctive
“bluegrass” music made for hundreds
of years with dulcimers, violins, jew
harps, mouth bows, and such from the
Appalachian mountain areas.
Size:11’’x81/2’’•132 illus.
Index • 108 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-916838-80-5 • soft cover
•$14.99
Antique Brass Wind Instruments: Identi-
fication and Value Guide.
Peter H. Adams.
Designed for collectors of antique brass musical
instrumentsmadebefore1920, thisbook features
more than 100 original line drawings from
instrument catalogs as well as interesting new
information. Also includes a helpful value guide,
a glossary of terms, bibliography and several
appendices, along with a current price guide.
Size:81/2"x11"•120original linedrawings
Price Guide • 160 pp.
ISBN:0-7643-0027-X•softcover•$29.95
Antique Woodwind Instruments: An Iden-
tification and Price Guide.
Peter H. Adams.
Covers woodwind instruments made during the
18thand19thcenturies,withahistoryofEuropean
woodwind instruments; biographies of important
makers;glossary;listofkeysystems;andinformation
and images from catalogs printed between 1880
and 1930 in Europe and the United States. An out-
standingresource formusical instrumentcollectors
andmuseumcurators.
Size:81/2"x11"•over275b/w illustrations
PriceGuide•176pp.
ISBN:0-7643-2224-9•softcover•$29.95
AutomaticOrgans:AGuidetotheMechanical
Organ,Orchestrion,BarrelOrgan,Fairground,
Dancehall&StreetOrgan,MusicalClock,and
Organette.
Arthur W. J. G. Ord-Hume. A compre-
hensive, yet easy-to-read, reference unlocks the
mysteries of the mechanical organ and its smaller
counterparts.Over600photosdisplayexamplesofa
varietyoforgansandthetextexplainshowtheywork.
This informationhasneverbeenavailablebefore.
Size:81/2"x11"•79colorand538b/wphotos
Priceguide/Index•480pp.
ISBN:0-7643-2568-X•hardcover•$125.00
Automatic Pianos: A Collector’s Guide
to the Pianola, Barrel Piano, & Aeoli-
an Orchestrelle.
Arthur W. J. G. Ord-Hume.
Everything about player, barrel, mechanical,
and reproducing pianos, their invention, de-
velopment, and workings. Includes makers,
brand names, music-roll, and a guide to prices.
Additional chapters devoted to the maintenance
and operation of the roll-playing Aeolian Or-
chestrelle reed-organ.
Size: 8 1/2" x 11" • 43 color and 603 b/w photos
Index•480pp.
ISBN:0-7643-2024-6•hardcover•$89.95
The Musical Box: A Guide for Collectors.
Dr. Arthur W.J.G. Ord-Hume. Diagrams of the
various types of mechanical movements used
over the centuries, manufacturers, box styles,
and tune sheets, patent lists, and tips on main-
taining, repairing, and purchasing boxes. Many
of the loveliest musical boxes are illustrated in
color, with hundreds more b/w photos showing
their workings.
Size:81/2"x11"•600 illustrations
Price Guide • 336 pp.
ISBN:0-88740-764-1•hardcover•$79.95
sheet music covers
Collecting Rock ‘n’ Roll Sheet Music of the
1960s.
Valerie Carallo. Over 630 color photos of
lively1960ssheetmusicpresentpopularstylesofthe
decade,suchasMotown,R&B,surf,pop,andgarage
rock, all from memorable groups like The Rolling
Stones, Monkees, Beach Boys, Supremes, Doors,
and of course, The Beatles. Includes collector hints,
musical trivia,currentvalues,and index.
Size:81/2"x11"•636colorphotos
PriceGuide/Index•160pp.
ISBN:0-7643-2373-3•softcover•$29.95
Sheet Music Art of Irving Berlin: 1907-1971.
Thomas Inglis. A complete collection of sheet
music covers for Irving Berlin’s songs spanning
the years 1907 to 1971, including “Marie From
Sunny Italy,” “Alexander’s Ragtime Band,” “Al-
ways,” “Remember,” “Anything You Can Do,”
and “White Christmas.” Current market values
in tables for all of Irving Berlin’s sheet music.
Size:81/2"x11"•543colorphotos
Price Guide • 160 pp.
ISBN:0-7643-1945-0•softcover•$29.95
The Gold in Your Piano Bench: Collectible
SheetMusic—Tearjerkers,BlackSongs,Rags,
&Blues.
MarionShort.ThemusicalgoldenageofTin
PanAlleycomesalivewiththisseriesofbooksabout
sheet music as collectible treasures. Here the focus
is on Ragtime, Blues, Black songs and Tearjerkers.
Beautifully illustratedbyoriginalsheetmusiccovers
withartisticdesignsfromtheperiod,thebookprovides
awealthofhistorical referencematerial.
Size:81/2"x11"•524colorphotos
ValueGuide•176pp.
ISBN:0-7643-0184-5•softcover•$29.95
More Gold in Your Piano Bench: Collectible
Sheet Music—Inventions, Wars, & Disas-
ters.
Marion Short. The second volume in this
series of books about sheet music deals with the
songs that provided background to America’s
growth in communications, transportation,
world wars, and popular news events. 560
color photographs of historical sheet music,
each captioned and priced.
Size:81/2"x11"•590colorphotos
Value Guide/Index • 176 pp.
ISBN:0-7643-0012-1•softcover•$29.95
Covers of Gold: Collectible Sheet Music—
Sports, Fashion, Illustration, & Dance.
Marion Short, Photography by Roy Short. The
third volume documenting collectible sheet
music focuses on 1900-1940 baseball music,
the evolution of fashion, the Big Band era, and
elusive illustrators of the covers. 550 color photos
with descriptions.
Size:81/2"x11"•591colorphotos
Price Guide/Index • 160 pp.
ISBN:0-7643-0105-5•softcover•$29.95
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