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1 Mccarthy, Albert Big Band Jazz
London Royce 1983 First Edition Hardcover 
4to reprint. Fine in price-clipped dust jacket. Extra postage may be required for international shipment of this oversize book. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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2 (Godrich, John) Carey, Dave; McCarthy, Albert J.; Ralph G. V. Venables Jazz Directory, Volume One
Fordingbridge Delphic Press 1949 First Edition; First Printing Softcover 
Wraps, a terrific association, being John Godrich's own copy, given to me by John right after the publication of the first edition of Blues and Gospel Records 1902-1942, compiled by John and R M W Dixon (1963). In the time between the 1949 publication of Jazz Directory (which never made it beyond Volume Six, Kl-Lo) , Jazz Directory was the only blues (and jazz) discography in existence. This copy is filled with hundreds of John's hand-written entries, from corrections to additions, from matrix numbers to record numbers. The quantity of his entries is mind-boggling.. The rear blanks are filled with additions, all in his hand. Occasionally, one finds tiny texts cut from printed sources, overlaying the original entry. The book itself has a spine reinforced by clear tape and is quite worn. It has short tears and a serious mended tear going across the entire rear wrap. My name stamp is on the first page and I have circled the matrix numberss for some items in my collection back in those early days. I had my own set of Volume two-six--Volume One was already very scarce, and those five volumes are also included in the sale. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 177 pp 
Price: 250.00 USD
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3 Mccarthy, Albert, ed Jazz Forum 1
Fordingbridge Delphic Press (1946) Periodical 
Wraps, good+ to very good- with some rippling (but no staining) and with center pages pulled loose from staples. A more intellectual jazz magazine, Jazz Forum lasted several years. Contributors here include Langston Hughes, Dance, Dodge, Pannassie, two UK surrealists Thacker & del Renzio, G Woodcock, Delaunay, etc. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 32 pp 
Price: 25.00 USD
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4 Mccarthy, Albert The Dance Band Era
Radnor Chilton 1982 First Edition Hardcover 
Reprint. Fine in near fine dust jacket with light wear at spine head. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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5 Mccarthy, Albert The Dance Band Era
Philadelphia Chilton 1982 Reprint Hardcover 
US reprint, fine in fine dust jacket. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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6 Mccarthy, Albert, Ed The Pl Yearbook Of Jazz
London Editions Poetry London 1946 First Edition Hardcover 
Fine in close to fine dust jacket. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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