Personalities Books
We are delighted to have a fine collection of books on and about personalities which include Vaudeville, Broadway, Sarah Bernhardt, John Gielgud, Yvette Guilbert, Lily Langtry, Florence Foster Jenkins, Sascha Guitry, Falcon, Joseph Jefferson, Marie Tempest, Sol Hurok, Will Rogers, John Philip Sousa, Cole Porter, Vincent Youmans, Irving Berlin, Gershwin, Novello, Kern, Victor Herbert, Paul Whiteman, Mantovanni, Tallulah Bankhead, Dame Edna Everedge (Autographed), Ethel Waters, Ella Fitzgerald, Duke Ellington, Jelly Roll Morton, Harry Lauder, Helen Morgan, Ethel Merman, Sophie Tucker (Autographed), Gertrude Lawrence, Marlene Dietrich, Rudy Vallée, Lawrence Tibbett, Leonard Cohen, and many more!

American Stage Performers Discography    (Allan Sutton)    (9780977273560)
Regular price: $179.90
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B0123
Les Deshabilles au Theatre    (Montorgueil & Henri Boutet)
$159.90
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B1747
Chansons sans Gene   (Leon Xanrof;  T. Saint-Maurice)
$79.90
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B0951
How to Sing a Song       (Yvette Guilbert)
$39.90
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B1207
That was Yvette   [Yvette Guilbert]    (Bettina Knapp & Myra Chipman)
$29.90
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B1208
The Prince and the Lily  [Lillie Langtry]   (James Brough)
$29.90
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B1509
The Autobiography of Joseph Jefferson
$49.90
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B1510
How To Grow Old Disgracefully  (Hermione Gingold)  (0-312-02220-4)
$19.90
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B1193
Sirens Should be Seen and Not Heard - [Autobiography]  (Hermione Gingold)
$39.90
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B1518
My Own Unaided Work    (Hermione Gingold)
$39.90
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B1563
Julia Marlowe    (Charles Edward Russell)
$39.90
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B1560
If Memory Serves  -  Memoirs   (Sacha Guitry)
Regular price: $19.90
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B1514
Sacha Guitry:   The Last Boulevardier    (James Harding)
Regular price: $19.90
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B1515
L'Art du Theatre    (Sarah Bernhardt)
$39.90
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B1534
The Memoirs of Sarah Bernhardt     (0-672-52355-8 )
$29.90
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B1536
Sarah Bernhardt (William Emboden), with Introduction by John Gielgud   (Macmillan)
$19.90
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B0088
Sarah Bernhardt   (Joanna Richardson)  (0-399-11887-X )
$29.90
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B1538
Gielgud  (Robert Tanitch)   (Harrap)
Regular price: $29.90
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B1940
Early Stages   [Autobiography]   (John Gielgud)
$19.90
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B1519
Early Stages  [Revised Edition]    (John Gielgud)
$19.90
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B1520
An Actor and His Time   (John Gielgud)    (0-517-541793)
$19.90
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B1521
John Gielgud   (Ronald Hayman)     (0-394-46486-9)
Regular price: $19.90
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B1522
Carl van Vechten.  Interpreters - Opera Biographies - Fremstad, Farrar, Garden, Chaliapin, Mazarin, Guilbert & Nijinsky  (Arno Press, via Knopf)
Regular price: $59.90
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B1936
Carl Van Vechten.  Selected Writings about Black Art and Letters  (Bruce Kellner, Ed.).   (Greenwood Press)
Regular price: $79.90
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B0057
Tallulah, Darling of the Gods    (Kieran Tunney)    (0-525-21395-3 )
$19.90
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B1587
Tallulah    (Brendan Gill)      (0-03-001026-8 )
$39.90
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B1588
My Gorgeous Life (DAME EDNA  EVERAGE) (0-333-49241-2)
$43.90
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B1546
Dame Edna Everage   (John Barry Humphries)   (John Lahr)    ( 0-374-13456-1 )
$39.90
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B1547
A Minstrel in France   (Harry Lauder)
Regular price: $19.90
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B1506
Roamin' in the Gloamin'    (Harry Lauder)
Regular price: $39.90
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B1508
Between You and Me    (Harry Lauder)
Regular price: $19.90
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B1507
Ethel Merman - A Bio-Bibliography  (George B. Bryan)   (Greenwood Press)
$69.90
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B0011
Who Could Ask for Anything More?     (Ethel Merman)
$39.90
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B1561
Mister Jelly Roll: The Fortunes of Jelly Roll Morton  (Alan Lomax)  (Duell, Sloan and Pearce)
$39.90
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B1570
Jelly Roll Morton’s Last Night at the Jungle Inn  (Samuel Charters)   (0-7145-2805-6 )  (Marion Boyars)
$13.90
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B1569
Florence!  Foster!!  Jenkins!!!    (Darryl W. Bullock)   (The Overlook Press)
Regular price: $29.90
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B1863
Iconography Recorded Sound  (Michael G. Corenthal)    9780318215655
$29.90
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B0829
Phono-Graphics:  The Visual Paraphernalia of the Talking Machine   (Arnold Schwartzman)         9780811803021
$16.90
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B1630
Jazz Masters in Transition, 1957-69   (Martin Williams)
Regular price: $39.90
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B1503
Jazz Masters of the Thirties    (Rex Stewart)
Regular price: $79.90
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B1574
Jazz Masters of the Forties     (Ira  Gitler)
Regular price: $19.90
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B1575
Guide to Long Play Jazz Records   (Frederic  Ramsey)
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B1572
Jazz:  Its Evolution and Essence     (Andre Hodeir)
Regular price: $29.90
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B1578
Jazz  -  A History    (Samuel B. Charters & Leonard Kunstadt)
Regular price: $19.90
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B1576
John Hammond on Record     (0671400037 )
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B1513
Vertical-cut Cylinders and Discs    (Girard & Barnes)
Regular price: $99.90
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B0148
Sol Hurok  -  The Last Impresario   (Harlow Robinson)     9780670825295
$23.90
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B0051
Cast of One       (John S. Gentile)         0-252-01584-3
$29.90
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B0075
Visiting Cards of Prima Donnas     (F. C. Schang)
$39.90
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B1843
Will Rogers, His Wife's Story    (Betty Rogers)
$39.90
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B1565
Will Rogers      (Betty Rogers)
$39.90
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B1566
Will Rogers       (P. J. O’Brien)
$49.90
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B1567
Columbia Concerts Corporation,  Artists Almanac, 1932-33
Regular price: $79.90
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B1642
Vagabond Dreams Come True     (Rudy Vallee)
$29.90
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B1593
Rudy Vallee Discography    (Larry F. Kiner)   0-313-24512-6
$29.90
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B1741
John Charles Thomas      (Michael J. Maher)          9781574671094
$39.90
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B0106
Lawrence Tibbett - Dear Rogue  (Weinstat & Wechsler)   9781574670080
$19.90
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B0015
Lawrence Tibbett      (Andrew Farkas)          9780931340178
$19.90
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B0050
The Glory Road                (Lawrence Tibbett)           0-405-09711-5
$39.90
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B0071
Roland Hayes Singing For All People  (Robert C. Hayden)  0-924234-03-2
$39.90
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B1617
Angel Mo' and Her Son,  Roland Hayes    (MacKinley Helm)
$29.90
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B1218
Lost Chords   (Richard M. Sudhalter)     0-19-505585-3
$29.90
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B1614
American Vaudeville     (Charles W. Stein)     0-394-53743-2
$23.90
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B0061
Popular Music of the Twenties   (Ronald Pearsall)    0874717477
$19.90
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B0839
Here's to the Friars      (Joey Adams)       517-52788-X
$9.90
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B0850
They all had Glamour      (Edward B. Marks)
$9.90
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B0851
Marie Tempest   (Hector Bolitho)
$29.90
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B1589
Some of These Days     (Sophie  Tucker)
$19.90
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B1590
Some of These Days    (Sophie  Tucker)   -  Autographed
$39.90
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B1591
Peter Ustinov   (Herbert Geoffrey Willans)
$39.90
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B1548
Music Ho!      (Constant Lambert)
$39.90
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B0442
Music Ho!      (Constant Lambert)
$39.90
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B1254
The Lamberts     (Andrew Motion)      (374-18283-3)
$19.90
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B1255
William Grant Still  (Robert Bartlett Haas, Ed.) 0-87685-149-9
$29.90
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B1616
The Fifth String    (John Philip Sousa)   (0-87666-623-3)
$13.90
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B0579
John Philip Sousa    (Paul E. Bierley)    (0-13-823534-1)
$39.90
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B0580
The Fifth String      (John Philip Sousa)
$49.90
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B0710
The Fifth String      (John Philip Sousa)
$29.90
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B0711
It Ain't Necessarily So    (Larry Adler)     (0-394-55757-3)
$19.90
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B1003
The Gypsy in my Soul  -  Jose Greco    ( 0-385-11504-0)
$29.90
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B1516
Encore   [Autobiography]      (Daniel Frohman)
$39.90
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B1523
The Fabulous Fanny Brice   (Norman Katkov)
$19.90
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B1528
La Dugazon   (Hugues & Alfred Leroux)
$49.90
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B1541
Blue Angel  -  Marlene Dietrich  (Donald Spoto)    (0-385-42553-8 )
$29.90
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B1543
Helen Morgan    (Gilbert Maxwell)    (0-8015-4526-9 )
$29.90
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B1555
Memories of Ninety Years   (Henry Munroe Rogers)
$39.90
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B1557
Other Side of Ethel Mertz    (Vivian Vance [Ethyl Mertz])  (Castelluccio & Walker)   (1-879198-26-6)
$39.90
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B1558
Gertrude Lawrence   (Sheridan Morley)    (0-07-043149-3 )
$29.90
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B1505
A Star Danced     (Gertrude Lawrence)
$29.90
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B1562
My Rendezvous with Life     (Mary Pickford)
$49.90
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B1564
Fiddler's Luck     (Robert Haven Schauffler)
$49.90
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B1579
Dreams Money Can Buy  [Libby Holman]  (Jon Bradshaw) (0-688-01158-6)
$29.90
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B1512
His Eye is on the Sparrow   (Ethel Waters)
$19.90
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B1594
I Touched a Sparrow (Ethel Waters)   (Twila Knaack)   (0-8499-2849-4)
$19.90
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B1595
The Cole Porter Story    (Richard G. Hubler)
$29.90
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B1553
Cole Porter     (Charles Schwartz)     (0-8037-1464-5)
$29.90
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B1554
The Story of Irving Berlin   (Woollcott)   (0-306-76145-9)
$69.90
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B0323
As Thousands Cheer - Berlin   (Bergreen)   (0-670-81874-7)
$24.90
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B0324
The Story of George Gershwin    (David Ewen)
$16.90
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B0398
George Gershwin, A Study in American Music   (Goldberg)
$99.90
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B0399
The Memory of All That   (Gershwin)     (Joan Peyser)
$16.90
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B0400
The Gershwins     (Kimball &  Simon)     (0-517-165945)
$29.90
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B0401
Gilbert and Sullivan, A Biography    (Hesketh Pearson)
$9.90
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B0402
Gilbert and Sullivan  -  The Savoy Operas   (A.H. Godwin)
$19.90
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B0403
The Story of Gilbert and Sullivan     (Isaac Goldberg)
$19.90
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B0405
The Complete Plays of Gilbert and Sullivan
$19.90
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B0406
Ivor Novello  -  Man of the Theatre   (Peter Noble)
$29.90
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B1540
Melodie eines Lebens ein Komponist     (Robert Stolz)
$19.90
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B0582
Victor Herbert    (Joseph Kaye)
$22.90
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B0424
Jerome Kern    (Michael Freedland)     (0-8128-2776-7)
$16.90
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B0436
Maria   (Maria von Trapp)
$13.90
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B1463
Mantovani and his Concert Orchestra  [9th Touring Booklet]
$19.90
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B1475
Cancan and Barcarolle - Offenbach     (Moss &  Marvel)
$9.90
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B0505
Orpheus in Paris, Offenbach     (S. Kracauer)
$19.90
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B0507
Rodgers and Hammerstein Fact Book  (Wolfe)
$49.90
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B0538
Richard Rodgers       (David Ewen)
$22.90
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B0539
Musical Stages   (Richard Rodgers)    (0-394-47956-8)
$19.90
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B0537
Records for the Millions   (Paul Whiteman)
$19.90
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B1596
A Paul Whiteman Chronology    (Carl Johnson)
$19.90
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B1597
Vincent Youmans   (Gerald Bordman)   (0-19-503026-5)
$29.90
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B1598
Wine, Women and Words     (Billy Rose)
$39.90
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B1559
George Gershwin    (Charles Schwartz)     (09-11772-59 )
$49.90
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B1571
Scott Joplin   (Haskins &  Benson)     0-385-11155-x
$13.90
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B1663
Duke Ellington   (Barry Ulanov)    (0-306-70727-6 )
$49.90
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B1525
Who's Who of Jazz   (John Chilton)
Regular price: $19.90
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B1504
Mister Jelly Roll: The Fortunes of Jelly Roll Morton  (Alan Lomax)  (Duell, Sloan and Pearce)
$39.90
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B1570
Jelly Roll Morton’s Last Night at the Jungle Inn  (Samuel Charters)   (0-7145-2805-6 )  (Marion Boyars)
$13.90
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B1569
Bessie (Bessie Smith)   (Chris Albertson)    (0-8128-1700-1)
$19.90
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B1583
Ella Fitzgerald   (Stuart Nicholson)    (0-684-19699-9 )
$39.90
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B1524
The Music of Light     (OE Lindsley Cameron)     (0-684-82409-4)
$29.00
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B1568
Patti Smith     (Victor Bockris & Roberta Bayley)     (0-684-82363-2 )
$29.90
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B1584
The Good Life   (Tony Bennett)    (0-671-02469-8 )
$29.90
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B1539
Musiques Cubains   (Francois-Xavier Gomez)     29782277302797
$9.90
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B0907
Year of the Pearl    (David Hapgood)     0679411658
$9.90
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B0998
Musique dailleurs  (Domaine etranger) - Anthologie de poemes et de chansons  (Leonard Cohen)   (Christian Bourgeois)
Regular price: $59.90
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B0180
Etrange musique etrangere  (Stranger Music)  (Leonard Cohen)  (McClelland & Stewart)
Regular price: $39.90
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B0179
Stranger Music  (Leonard Cohen)   (McClelland & Stewart)
Regular price: $39.90
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B0175
Prophet of the Heart  (Leonard Cohen)   (Omnibus Press)
Regular price: $19.90
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B0176
Various Positions -A Life of Leonard Cohen (Ira B. Nadel)
Regular price: $29.90
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B0177
The Favourite Game - a Novel   (Leonard Cohen)  (McClelland & Stewart)
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B0178
The Brazilian Sound: Samba, Bossa Nova, and the Popular Music of Brazil  (Chris McGowan;  Ricardo Pessanha)
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B0055