Lot #5168
Tony Glover's Music Book Archive

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Estimate: $800+


Collection of over 70 music books from the personal archives of Tony Glover, which includes biographies, photo books, and historical accounts of various musicians and acts from the realms of rock and jazz. The collection, which consists mostly of hardcover and softcover first editions, with several paperbacks, sheet music books, and special magazine issues also included, features 10 books signed and inscribed by the author or subject, including: Kevin Avery (Everything Is An Afterthought: The Life and Writings of Paul Nelson); Joan Baez (And a Voice to Sing With); Joseph ‘Red Dog’ Campbell (The Legendary Red Dog); John Cohen (There Is No Eye); Joe Gioia (The Guitar and the World); Peter Guralnick (Searching for Robert Johnson); Marianne Faithful (Faithfull); Willie Perkins (No Saints, My Years with the Allman Brothers Band); John Gibbs Rockwood (Witness to the Blues); and Bill Wyman (Stone Alone: The Story of a Rock ‘N’ Roll Band).

A list of the unsigned books is as follows:

The Aesthetics of Rock (Meltzer)
The Age of Rock 2 (Eisen)
The American Night: The Writings of Jim Morrison, Vol. 2
The Beatles in A Hard Day’s Night (paperback)
The Beatles in Help! (paperback)
Bill Wyman’s Blues Odyssey (Wyman and Havers)
Bob Marley: Soul Rebel-Natural Mystic (Boot, Goldman)
The Blues Album Cover Art (March and Lewis)
Celebrating the Duke (Terkel)
Circus Magazine (The Elvis Years)
Courtney Love (Wise)
The Doors: The Illustrated History (Sugerman)
Electric Rock (Robinson, paperback)
Elvis ‘56: In the Beginning (Wertheimer)
Everything Is An Afterthought: The Life and Writings of Paul Nelson (Avery)
The Festival Songbook, edition 90/200 (sealed)
Festival! The Book of American Music Celebrations
Gaga (Morgan)
Guitar Player (September 1975; October 1981; March 1988)
Guitar World (March 1988)
Harry Smith’s Anthology of American Folk Music, Volume Four (Smith)
Hendrix (Welch)
High Times (September 1976)
I Need More (Pop and Wehrer)
The Inner World of Jimi Hendrix (Dannemann)
It’s Too Late to Stop Now (Landau)
Janis (Dalton)
Jazz Americana (Woodward)
Jazz Masters of the Forties (Gitler)
Jazz: The Rough Guide
The Jazz Word (paperback)
Jerry Lee Lewis Rocks! (Palmer)
Jimi Hendrix: Inside the Experience (Mitchell)
Jimi Hendrix: Musician (Shadwick)
Jimi Hendrix Sessions (McDermott, Cox, Kramer)
Jim Morrison: An Hour For Magic (Lisciandro)
Johnny Thunders…In Cold Blood (Antonia)
Lead Belly: The Smithsonian Folkways Collection
The Lost Writings of Jim Morrison: Wilderness, Vol 1.
Michael Bloomfield: The Rise and Fall of an American Guitar Hero (Ward)
Mister Satan’s Apprentice (Gussow)
Mojo Classic: Johnny Cash & The Story of Country Rock (Vol. 1, No. 11)
Morrison: A Feast of Friends (Lisciandro)
Music City Babylon (Faragher)
My Music, My Life (Shankar)
No One Waved Good-bye (Somma)
On Tour with Iggy Pop (Gibbs)
Our Own Story by The Rolling Stones (2 paperbacks)
Outlaw Blues (Williams, paperback)
Record (Siegel)
Remembering Buddy: The Definitive Biography of Buddy Holly
Rhythm, Riots and Revolution (Noebel, paperback)
Rock Encyclopedia (Roxon)
Rock Folk (Lydon)
Rock: From Elvis Presley to the Rolling Stones (Jahn)
Rock from the Beginning (Cohn, paperback)
The Rock Story (Hopkins, paperback)
Ron Wood: The Works (Wood and German)
The Story of Jazz (Stearns, paperback)
Twenty-Minute Fandangos and Forever Changes (Eisen)
Up-Tight: The Velvet Underground Story (Bockris and Malanga)
Us (paperback)
Van Morrison: Too Late to Stop Now (Turner)
Woodstock: A Special Report by the Editors of Rolling Stone. In overall very good to fine condition.

From the Tony Glover Collection.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Marvels of Modern Music
  • Dates: #611 - Ended June 24, 2021