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    Stanley DonwoodThere Will Be No QuietThames & Hudson
    WORLD EXCLUSIVE SIGNED COPIES and £5 OFF!!! SUPER COOL AND AWESOME deluxe 400 page hardback book featuring stunning artwork from Radiohead artwork...
    The Rap AttackAfrican Jive To New York Hip Hop by David ToopPluto Press
    Pluto First edition paperback original book - rare and essential! Secondhand paperback in average condition, some ageing and wear to front cover
    • Original Book (400g)£40.00
      Secondhand paperback in good condition, bit of creasing to front cover
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    Keith HaringThe Authorized BiographyPrentice Hall Press (1991)
    The biography of graffitti artist Keith Haring - great!
    • Original Book (1kg)£35.00
      1st edn. s/hand UK hardback w/dustjacket in good condition
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    Rhythms of the WorldBy Francis Hanly BBC Books (1989)
    s/hand large format paperback
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      Secondhand paperback book
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    An introduction to Latin percussionby Hans MaterInternational Music Publications
    Crazy Hans gives groovy tips in this how-to large format percussion book
    • Original Book (200g)£12.00
      Out of print secondhand A4 hardback ex-library
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    The Stevie Wonder Scrapbookby James Haskins with Kathleen BensonCassell
    Great 1979 book about Stevie Wonder's life with loads (100s) of stunning black and white photos and text. Great!
    • Original Book (600g)£12.00
      Out of print secondhand p/b in good condition
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    Fela: The Life And Times Of An African Music IconBy Michael E. VealTemple
    Musician, political critic, and hedonist, international superstar Fela Anikulapo-Kuti created a sensation throughout his career. In his own country of...
    OreallaBy Roy Heath (1984)Allison & Busby
    An educated native of Guyana is torn between his own life of servitude and the independent but anachronistic life of his aboriginal friend.
    • Original Book (500g)£7.00
      Secon-hand paperback (difft cover)
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    Diana Ross: A Legend in Focus (2000)by Sharon Davis
    • Original Book (1.4kg)£12.00
      Large format secondhand hardback book
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    Soft Machineby William BurroughsCorgi
    It's a cult classic ...
    • Original Book (200g)£8.00
      Secondhand paperback in good condition
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    A Hidden ViewImages of Bahia, BrazilFrontline/BCA (1994)
    Large format secondhand original book cover has wear and creasing, inside has library stamp
    Tales Of Old JamaicaIncluding Annee Palmer, White Witch Of Rose Hall and the Women PiratesCollins
    Ten of the most fascinating tales of the island's past are retold here by one of her foremost historians. Three Fingered Jack, the Terror of Jamaica, the...
    • Original Book (350g)£9.00
      Original out of print second-hand paperback in good condition
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    The Sound of Philadelphia Tony Cummings (1975)Eyre Muthuen Ltd.
    Killer book on the sound of Philadelphia in the 1970s.
    • Original Book (900g)£30.00
      Original out of print second-hand book in great condition
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    Africa O-Ye!A Celebration Of African MusicGuinness Publishing
    DESCRIPTION:The sounds of Africa have been infiltrating Western music and culture for some time. This book traces the development of the various musical...
    • Original Book (700g)£10.00
      secondhand original paperback book in good condition
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    Black Pearl: The Hairderesser from HaitiA. and E. SheehanHarvill (1956)
    Good Haiti historical novel about 'the hairdersser from Haiti'
    • Original Book (400g)£20.00
      1956 Ist Edition UK hardback with dustjacket some ageing - pretty good considering 63 years old!
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    2StonedBY Andrew Loog OldhamVINTAGE (2003)
    • Original Book (800g)£5.00
      s/hand paperback in ok condition
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    African All Stars: The Pop Music Of A Continentby Chris Stapleton & Chris MayPaladin
    From Afrobeat to Highlife, Juju, Township Jazz, Zouk - it's all here.
    • Original Book (300g)£10.00
      Out of print p/b UK copy in ok condition
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    West Side Story: A Novelizationby Irving ShulmanPocket Books
    • Original Book (200g)£10.00
      Original USA 1972 paperback book in good condition, some wear to front cover
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    JazzBY John FordhamDorling Kindersley
    • Original Book (1.4kg)£10.00
      Second-hand original large format hardback book

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    Stevie WonderBy John Swenson
    Great pics and bio!
    • Original Book (500g)£10.00
      Secondhand paperback in great condition​
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    Stockhausen: Conversations with the composerby Jonathan CottPicador
    • Original Book (250g)£18.00
      Original second-hand paperback in good condition
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    The Folk Music Encyclopaediaby Kristin Baggelaar And Donald Milton (1977)
    • Original Book (1kg)£15.00
      Secondhand out of print hardback book ex-library with stamps in good condition
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    Black AlbinoBy Namba RoyLongman
    Roy was born in Accompong Jamaica, settled in South London after WW2. In his writing, Roy was conscious of his Caribbean-African heritage especially...
    • Original Book (200g)£18.00
      Secondhand out of print original paperback book in good condition
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    Searching for Robert Johnsonby Peter GuralnickSecker & Warburg
    • Original Book (200g)£10.00
      Secondhand small hardback book w/dustjacket in good condition
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    Mama Said There'd Be Days Like ThisBy Val WilmerThe Women's Press (1991)
    Val Wilmer's autobiography is fascinating both about her work as a photographer, and about the jazz world where most of her work took place. The focus...
    • Original Book (300g)£25.00
      Original out of print uk secondhand book in good condition
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    With Hope in Their Eyes: Compelling Stories of the Windrush Generationby Vivienne FrancisNia
    • Original Book (200g)£8.00
      Original out of print secondhand book in good cond. ex library with plastic cover
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    Kraftwerk: I Was a Robotby Wolfgang FlurSanctuary
    When Kraftwerk split up in the early 1980s, founding member Wolfgang Flur discovered his name dropped from album credits and the drum machine of his own...
    • Original Book (500g)£8.00
      Original out of print edn secondhand book
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    Blind Man With A PistolChester HimesAlison & Busby
    Second-hand original book
    • Original Book (200g)£8.00
      Original out of print edition USA second-hand paperback in good condition ex library w/stamps and plastic covered
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    Reggae Explosion: The Story Of Jamaican MusicChris Salewicz & Adrian BootAbrams
    Killer big hardback book excellently put together as u might expect from the team of writer Chris Salewicz and photographer Adrian Boot.
    • Original Book (2kg)£30.00
      Deluxe hardback out of print edition second-hand copy w/dustjacket in good condition
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    It's All TrueIn The Cities And Jungles Of BrazilHeinemann
    Second-hand original book
    The Encyclopedia Of JazzIn The SixtiesQuartet Books
    Large Second-hand paperback by Leonard Feather in good cond.
    Jamaica FarewellJamaican Migrants in London By Nancy Foner
    • Original Book (500g)£18.00
      1st edition secondhand hardback with dustjacket ex-lbrary w/stamps with plastic cover in good condition
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    Black MusicLeroi Jones (Amira Baraka)Akashic Books,U.S.
    A reissue of a classic, long out of print, featuring a highly provocative and profoundly insightful collection of essays on jazz criticism, the creative...
    • Original Book (250g)£18.00
      secondhand nice out of print edition
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    V.S. NaipaulMiguel StreetHeinemann
    Trinidadian writer VS Naipaul
    • Original Book (200g)£7.00
      Secondhand paperback out of print edition ex library in good condition with library stamps and plastic cover
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    Truly BlessedTeddy Pendergrass (1999)G. P. Putnam's Sons
    Truly Blessed is Teddy Pendergrass''s account of the journey that took him from a North Philadelphia ghetto to the stage of Madison Square Garden, from...
    • Original Book (650g)£18.00
      s/hand out of print first edition hardback w/ dustjacket. Book is fine, dustjacket has wear to edges and one small tear
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    Fly By NightThe New Art of the Club FlyerThames & Hudson
    Covered with inventive, unfurling doodles, hand-drawn lettering and images of sexy figures and party animals, these low-budget productions are created...
    • Original Book (800g)£10.00
      Secondhand A4 book in good condition
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    The Motown AlbumThe Sound of Young America - Three Decades of MagicVirgin
    This is a great collectable for Motown fans. There are many pictures and much historical information for Stevie Wonder, the Isley Brothers, Gladys Knight...
    • Original Book (1.7kg)£12.00
      Out of print s/hand original large format paperback
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    Black TestimonyVoices of Britain's West IndiansBy Thomas J. Cottle
    • Original Book (400g)£18.00
      Hardback UK first edition 1978 with dustjacket (ex-library has stamps, stickers, etc).
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    Sound ReasoningPhotographs & Interview Extracts by Anna ArnoneArandora Press
    **Shipping early next week** 100% ESSENTIAL Very limited edition EXCLUSIVE SIGNED private press book! This is a one-off order with this mailout Absolutely...
    Caribbean Cooking Cooking for Pleasureby Mary SlaterHamlyn
    (Different cover)
    • Original Book (800g)£8.00
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    New Sounds, New Personalities. British Composers Of The 1980Sby Paul GriffithsFaber Music
    Includes Gavin Bryars, John Taverner, Harrison Birtwhistle and more
    • Original Book (300g)£15.00
      Out of print secondhand paperback book in good condition
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    Straight No Chaser #100Straight No Chaser
    A year in the making and weighing in at a whopping 144 pages #SNC100 Vol.1 maintains the Interplanetary Sounds : Ancient To future vision and unites fresh...
    Dave CourtneyRaving LunacyVirgin Books
    Oi! Nutter! Strangely addictive account of an insane but quite funny bouncer/promoter during acid raves in London in 1990s. Definitely on one. Or ten.
    • Original Book (600g)£10.00
      Fuck me it's only a bloody First-edition Secondhand hardback book in a bloody dustjacket in goodish nick innit - nutter!
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    Jazz From DetroitBy Mark StrykerUniversity of Michigan Press
    Jazz from Detroit explores the city's pivotal role in shaping the course of modern and contemporary jazz. With more than two dozen in-depth profiles of...
    FireflyNoel Coward In JamaicaVictor Gollancz
    Very groovy book about Noel Coward in Jamaica written by Chris Salewicz and photographer Adrian Boot. Firefly was the name of Noel Coward's house in Jamaica....
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      Sleeve condition: VG+Hardback secondhand original book in good condition
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    Grand UnionZadie SmithHamish Hamilton
    In the summer of 1959, an Antiguan immigrant in north west London lives the last day of his life, unknowingly caught in someone else's story of hate and...
    What Happened Miss Simone?A BiographyCanongate
    OVER 50% OFF THIS USA HARDBACK IMPORT BOOK! Nina Simone rules! Great biography
    The Rastafarians (Living Religions Series)by K.M. WilliamsWard Lock Educational
    Original secondhand small booklet in good condition
    • Original Book (1.2kg)£20.00
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