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  1. Woodstock Experience.
    Signed limited edition, one of 1,000 copies signed by Michael Lang and Arlo Guthrie. 60 artists, musicians, audience members and organisers contributed to this richly illustrated book and multimedia set published to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the festival. Learn More
    £750

    Stock Code: 102620

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  2. We Love You Beatles.
    First edition, first printing. A most unusual children's picture book about the Beatles blending the bold visual language of mid-century graphic design with vibrant and bold colours of pop art. A visually stunning children's pop culture title. Learn More
    £650

    Stock Code: 102054

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  3. to Bird with love
    First and only edition, no limitation but hard to find, particularly in the fragile, entirely integral box. Visually superb, tr Learn More
    £450

    Stock Code: 67143

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  4. Coltrane, Monk, Bird and Pres - group of four autographed album leaves from the collection of Junior Mance.
    From the collection of Jazz Hall-of-Famer Junior Mance from his time as house pianist at the Bee Hive in Chicago. None of the the leaves are personalized, apart from that of Coltrane who has inscribed, "Best to Junior, John Coltrane." The Coltrane leaf is mounted with a studio printed photograph by Francis Wolff, a portrait... Learn More
    £7,500

    Stock Code: 81999

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  5. Black Incantation. 50 Danseurs et Chanteurs D'Afrique. Direction Artistique Rikar.
    Striking image in sepia, black, yellow and green by Castelli Aubin. Scarce and striking poster for a Black "Ballet" written by the musician/artistic director Fonseca-Nou Ka Sonj Learn More
    £650

    Stock Code: 82513

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  6. Norman Granz presents  Jazz at the Philharmonic, nr. 1
    Superb large-scale poster for the JATP tour of Germany in 1960, featuring Ella Fitzgerald, the Jimmy Giuffre Three, Paul Smith Quartet, Roy Eldridge, and the Shelly Manne Quintet. An example of the work of Kieser's early collaborative atelier with typographer Hans Michel (1952-62) which produced some truly remarkable work,... Learn More
    £2,500

    Stock Code: 73749

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  7. Norman Granz presents Jazz at the  Philharmonic 1961.
    First printing, artist not credited, but with its masterful balance of image and text it is clearly the work of Kieser and his colleague Hans Michel, who were responsible for the design of all of these German promotions during the late 50s and early 60s. Although the two jazz giants were on an extended tour of Europe and... Learn More
    £1,750

    Stock Code: 68519

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  8. Gerry Mulligan & The Concert Jazz Big Band,
    First printing, designed by Gunther Kieser and signed by the him at the centre of the right margin. G Learn More
    £1,100

    Stock Code: 68502

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  9. Official document drafted by the California State Legislature
    A quite remarkable document issued by the California State Legislature (House Resolution No. 477) a mere 11 days after Coltranes death in Huntington Hospital, Long Island, on 17 July 1967 at the age of 40. He is buried at Pine Lawn Cemetery, Farmingdale, New York. The resolution passed by the legislature remarks that the... Learn More
    £1,500

    Stock Code: 108781

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  10. Jazz.

    Jazz.

    Pasadena: [1987]

    First edition, first printing, one of 4,000 copies. With accompanying text by Leonard Feather and Terry Southern. Learn More
    £375

    Stock Code: 105843

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  11. South Pacific. A Musical Play.
    First edition, first printing. The book version of the classic Rogers & Hammerstein musical, with three illustrations from photographs of the original cast. Learn More
    £375

    Stock Code: 112334

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  12. Christkindleins Wiegenlied.
    First edition, number 93 of 250 copies only on handmade paper. Learn More
    £125

    Stock Code: 110005

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  13. Man and Mask.
    First edition, first impression. From the publisher's archive, with their ink stamp to the half title. Learn More
    £45

    Stock Code: 108677

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  14. Man and Mask.
    First edition, first impression. From the publisher's archive, with their ink stamp to the title page. Learn More
    £50

    Stock Code: 108676

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  15. Man and Mask.
    First edition, first impression. From the publisher's archive, with their ink stamp to the front pastedown, and front panel of the dust jacket. Learn More
    £35

    Stock Code: 108675

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  16. Fantasia.
    First edition, first printing. Inscribed by Walt Disney, "To David Von Kessell sincerely Walt Disney." David was the son of Disney Imagineer, Glendra Von Kessel. Learn More
    £6,000

    Stock Code: 111964

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  17. Republic Box Set.
    Signed limited edition. Number 16 of 113 boxed sets signed and numbered by the artist. With a pair of black latex handling gloves as issued. Learn More
    £500

    Stock Code: 107222

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  18. The Word on the Street.
    First edition, first impression. Signed by Bonehead and the Gallagher brothers on the rear panel. Learn More
    £300

    Stock Code: 106896

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  19. The English Ballad.
    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £250

    Stock Code: 106674

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  20. Jazz Graphics.
    First and only edition. Beautifully produced in limited numbers, this is the closest thing to a catalogue raisonn Learn More
    £395

    Stock Code: 109129

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