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The BirchBark Bookshop just listed two beautiful volumes of The Guitar Review from 1946 through 1951. These lovely books are currently available to purchase through our online shop at Biblio.com, and may also be listed in our Amazon inventory soon.

Vladimir Bobri (editor)         Edition: First printing     Book condition: Fine  $80.00Guitar Review V1 cover

New York: The Society of Classic Guitar, 1975. First printing. Hardcover. Fine. This beautiful volume includes the entire editorial contents of issues 1 through 6  from 1946 through 1948, without the advertising pages. Included within is a rich assortment of editorials, commentary, letters, music notation, and technical resources interspersed with delightful illustrations, portraits, and graphics. This volume includes articles by and about Andres Segovia, an article on Flamenco songs and Dances, and the Memoirs of Makaroff, among many other pieces of wisdom about the history and music of the classic guitar. This book is in fine condition with gilt designs imprinted on a black cover and spine. There is no damage or any signs of wear to the pages or cover. The previous owner’s name is written on the front endpaper, and dated 1976  : R.A. Stephan (Crane School of Music professor emeritus). 160 pages.

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Vladimir Bobri (editor)     Edition: First printing     Book condition: Near Fine  $80.00Guitar Review V2 cover

New York: The Society of Classic Guitar, 1976. First printing. Hardcover. Near Fine. This beautiful volume includes the entire editorial contents of issues 7 through 12 from 1948 through 1951, without the advertising pages. This volume includes articles by Pablo Castellanos, Heitor Villa-Lobos, and Andres Segovia, among many other pieces of wisdom about the history and music of the classic guitar.   Issue 11 is the “Portrait Issue” – an extensive album of photographs of famous guitarists and composers. This book is in near fine condition with gilt designs imprinted on a red cover and spine. The the top of the spine has been bumped and there is a small tear at the top of the front joint, but there is no other damage or any signs of wear to the pages or cover. The previous owner’s name is written on the front endpaper: R.A. Stephan (Crane School of Music professor emeritus). 211 pages.

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BirchBark Bookshop has started listing some very special books on Biblio.com. You can browse our Biblio inventory at http://www.biblio.com/bookstore/birchbark_bookshop_potsdam

For example, we just posted this gem for history buffs:

A Tour Around the WorldTour Around cover

By General Grant; James D. McCabe, editor

Philadelphia: National Publishing Co., 1879.  First edition. Hardcover. Very Good.  General Grant describes in rich detail the people and places he encountered during his extensive travels which took him through England, France, Egypt, Italy, Turkey, Greece, and India in the nineteenth century. More than 200 engravings provide portraits, architectural sites, and landscapes of the time.  // $40.  //
Lots more books will be going up on Biblio over the next few weeks. Check back often!

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