Cream marbelized covers with brown spine and gilt lettering. Some shelfwear and bumped corners. Some yellowing around edge of pages. Binding tight. Some Foxing. Various copyright years. Vol. 1: Music Literature, c. 1948. Frontispiece (Beethoven in his study). Black & White photographs, illustrations 392 p. Vol. 1, pt. 2: Piano series, Vol. 1: Pianoforte Compositions. c. 1959. Frontispiece (Portrait of Anton Rubinstein, black & white). Stains at front edge of pages, foxing. Title pages and following 3 pages have a vertical creases. Pages 1-352. Vol. 1, pt.3: Study Material - Grades One & Two. c. 1959, Frontispiece (Portrait of Mendelssohon, black & white). Includes: Index . 208 p. Vol. 2: Piano Series, Vol. 2: Pianoforte Compositions. Frontispiece (Portrait of George Frederick Handel, black & white). c. 1959. Some pages have a paper clip imprint. Last page has a very small tear . Pages 353-704. Vol. 2: Music Literature- Critical & biographical sketches of the Epoch Makers of Music. c. 1948. Frontispiece (Portrait of Selim Palmgren, black & white). Minimal soiling. B/W photographs, illustration throughout. Incl. Contents, Biographical Dictionary, Dictionary of terms. 787 p. Vol. 2: Study material - Grades Three and Four. c. 1959. Frontispiece (Portrait of Schuman, black & white). Last page has a small tear. Incl. Table of Contents. 219 p. Vol. 3: Music Literature - The Pianist Guide. c.1948. Frontispiece (Portrait of Brahms, black & white). Illustrations throughout. Incl. Contents. 379 p. Vol. 3: Piano Series: Vol. 3: Piano forte. Frontispiece (Portrait of Paderewski, black & white). Hinge is crack at FEP. inside front cover, photograph of Marilyn Neeley, Pianist, dated Monday, October 14, 1963 and signedby her. Also on FEP, signature by Ralph Pierce and and inscription "With kind good wishes from Johana Harris, University of the Pacific". Some fingers soiling along edge of pages. Paper clip imprints at top of some pages. 3 pages have dog-ear upper corners. Some pencil notations. Pages 705-1056 p. Vol. 4: Music Literature: The Opera. c. 1948. Frontispiece (Portrait of Wagner, black & white). B/W photographs, illustrations throughout. Incl. Index of Composers. 641 p. Vol. 4: Piano Series, Vol. 4: Pianoforte Compositions. c.1959. Frontispiece (Portrait of Bela Bartok, black & white). Binding soft. Top & bottom of spine are frayed. Pencil notations. Pages 1057-1408 p. Vol. 5: Piano Series, Pianoforte Compositions. c.1959. Frontispiece (Portrait of Eric Satie, black & white). Incl. Table of Contents. p. 1409-1760. Some marginal pencil marks. Top & bottom of spine are frayed. Vol. 6: Piano Series: Vol. 6: Pianoforte Composition. c. 1959. Large stain, due to moisture damage; some pages may have mold residue. FEP and Frontispiece are glued together, no other pages are. Frontispiece (Portrait of Otterino Respighi, black & white). Pages1761-2112. Vol. 7: Piano series: Pianoforte Composition. c.1959. Frontispiece (Portrait of Two young girls at the piano, Painting by Renoir, black & white). Pencil notations. P. 2227 2244 have dog-ear lower corner. Some pages have scotch tape to secure the corner. Pages 2113-2464. Vol. 8: Piano Series: Pianoforte Compositions. c.1595 Frontispiece (Portrait of Maurice Ravel, black & white). Includes General Index, Graded Index, Classified Index. Pages 2465-2852. Last volume does not have a number. It is simply titled: Album of the World's Best Home Songs. c.1959.Pages 9 - 64 have a bump on the front edge. Incl. Index of pages. 260 p. Weight: 40 Lbs. No shipping out of the USA, extra postage required. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: The International Library of Music for Home ...
Publisher: The University Society.
Binding: Quarter Binding Hardback
Book Condition: Very Good
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