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"THE FOUNDATIONS OF MODERN ROCK JOURNALISM"

NELSON, Paul; PANKAKE, Jon, editors. The Little Sandy Review. Minneapolis, 1959-65. Thirty volumes.

First editions of the complete 30-volume run of the groundbreaking folk music fanzine The Little Sandy Review. From the collection of contributing writer Tony Glover, who was also a harmonica player and a close friend of Bob Dylan from their days in Dinkytown on the campus of the University of Minnesota. $7800.

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COSTUMES FOR TCHAIKOVSKY’S SLEEPING BEAUTY, WITH 56 MOUNTED COLOR PLATES BY LÉON BAKST AND PORTRAIT OF BAKST BY PICASSO, SIGNED BY BAKST: LARGE FOLIO LIMITED EDITION

BAKST, Léon. L'Oeuvre de Leon Bakst pour La Belle au Bois Dormant. Paris, 1922.

Signed limited first French edition, number 308 of only 500 copies signed by both Bakst and publisher Maurice de Brunoff, with 56 mounted color plates (54 full-page costumes and sets for the Ballet Russes, with letterpress tissue-guards), and a portrait of Bakst by Picasso. $7500.

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FIRST EDITION OF THE BOOK OF AMERICAN NEGRO SPIRITUALS, INSCRIBED BY JAMES WELDON JOHNSON

JOHNSON, James Weldon. The Book of American Negro Spirituals. New York, 1925.

First edition, presentation copy, of the Harlem Renaissance classic, inscribed to a famous sports columnist and short story writer: "For Ring W. Lardner with sincere regards—James Weldon Johnson." $6500.

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“THE FINE BALANCE BETWEEN UNITY AND INFINITE VARIETY”

HAYDN, Joseph. Complete String Quartets. Paris, 1802. Four volumes.

First collected edition, early issue, of Haydn’s complete string quartets, beautifully engraved and bound in handsome contemporary morocco and boards. Haydn was particularly pleased with what he called this “exceptionally beautiful edition of the quartets.” $5000.

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HAYDN’S EXTRAORDINARY ORATORIO, THE SEASONS, FIRST EDITION OF THE PIANO-VOCAL SCORE IN ORIGINAL PUBLISHER’S WRAPPERS

HAYDN, Franz Joseph. Seasons. Leipzig, 1802.

First edition of the piano-vocal score, variant issue, of Hayden's bold secular oratorio, the follow-up to The Creation, with engraved title page and publisher’s advertisements, in original paper wrappers. $5000.

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“KISS IN THE DARK,” “LITTLE BAREFOOT,” “PRAIRIE BIRD”

(DRAMA). American Theatrical Broadside Collection. Boston, circa 1840-1880. Fifty-five individual sheets.

Nearly all of these 55 delightful broadsides were published in Boston in the mid-19th century— advertising various Boston venues— romantic dramas, comedies, satires, farces, and even lighter fare. $4000.

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