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BALLIETT, Whitney.

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  1. American Singers.
    BALLIETT, Whitney. American Singers.

    New York : 1979

    First edition, first printing. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper "For Burt Britton, who runs a way of life, Whitney Balliett, N.Y.C. 1979".
    Burt Britton, the book collector and co-founder of Books & Co, also collected self-portraits, or "self-doodles", from a variety of famous figures, including Whitney Balliett.... Learn More
    £250.00

    Stock Code: 116362

  2. American Singers.
    BALLIETT, Whitney. American Singers.

    New York & Oxford : 1979

    First edition, first printing. This volume collects essays on 12 American singers by Whitney Balliett, the acclaimed music and literature critic who wrote for the New Yorker between 1954 and 2001, covering the jazz scene "during its years of greatest development and ferment" (NYT obituary, February 3, 2007). Include in this volume are pieces on Teddi... Learn More
    £25.00

    Stock Code: 83638

  3. American Singers.
    BALLIETT, Whitney. American Singers.

    New York & Oxford : 1979

    First edition. This copy inscribed by Balliett on the front free endpaper; "For Brian Smiga who has more than earned this slim volume. With high regard, Whitney Balliett, New York, 1980." Learn More
    £150.00

    Stock Code: 70651

  4. Barney, Bradley, and Max. Sixteen Portraits in Jazz.
    BALLIETT, Whitney. Barney, Bradley, and Max. Sixteen Portraits in Jazz.

    New York and Oxford : 1989

    First edition, first printing. Author Whitney Balliett was the acclaimed music and literature critic who wrote for the New Yorker between 1954 and 2001, covering the jazz scene "during its years of greatest development and ferment" (NYT obituary, February 3, 2007). The present volume was written between 1971 and 1988 as a supplement to his American... Learn More
    £25.00

    Stock Code: 83673

  5. New York Voices.
    BALLIETT, Whitney. New York Voices.

    Jackson, MI : 2006

    First edition, first printing. This copy inscribed to Berklee instructor, composer and arranger Bob Friedman; "For Bob Friedman a long-time admirer of Magda and Jon Schueler and a sort of cohort of mine. Whitney Balliett, April 7, '06." Amongst the 14 portraits offered here is one of abstract artist Schueler and his art historian wife Magda Salvesen.... Learn More
    £150.00

    Stock Code: 70751

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