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      This page lists all books I know about by the late discographer   Brian Rust (1922-2011), as author, co-author or editor, in publication date order, including ISBN numbers, the total number of pages in each book, and every known edition of every title.

      Never having done a bibliography list for a single author before, I previously searched for such lists on the Web and always found them. But when I bought my first Brian Rust book, The American Record Label Book, 1st ed., I searched and could not find one with all the book details I wanted. Wikipedia has a short list with title and publication date only. At "jazzdiscography.com", Brian: The Discography Compilation Application has titles only. However, none of these pages include ISBN numbers with convenient Amazon links where each book might be purchased, the total number of pages in each book, and no separate entry for every edition of every title. To include all these details is the purpose of this page.

      Lengthy interview of Brian Rust by Nick Dellow: - Vintage Jazz Mart, Part 1 - Vintage Jazz Mart, Part 2

No Connection Disclaimer

      New pages split off from my original Bibliography page

  1. 1955/1958, King Joe Oliver, ISBN: none, 224 p., by Brian Rust & Walter C. Allen, LC: 59-024202
          Walter Charles Allen, per the LC, there are three Walter C. Allen authors: 1904- , 1920- , 1927- --- which is he?
  2. 1957, Chris Barber: A Biography Appreciation, Record Survey & Discography, Jazz Information Series: Booklet No. 2, 20 p., no ISBN, by Brian Rust (Author), Ken Sykora (Editor) Jazz Information Series: Booklet No. 2,
  3. 1958, London Musical Shows on Records, 1894-1954, ISBN: none, ASIN: B0007JL904, 207 p., LC: 58-042359
  4. 1958, Recorded Jazz: A Critical Guide, ISBN: none, ASIN: B0018KJEI0, 256 p., by Rex Harris & Brian Rust, LC: 58-001954
          [ Duckles, 1964, #1084, p. 292] [ Duckles, 1966, #1281, p. 303] [ Duckles, 1974, #1772, p. 417] [ Duckles, 1988, #2839, p. 500] [ Duckles, 1994, #2810, p. 534]
  5. 1961/1962/1963, Jazz Records A-Z 1897-1931, 2nd ed., ISBN: none, 736 p., LC: 61-045695, LC: 65-053104, LC: 2016-560480
          [ Duckles, 1964, #1088, p. 293, "Introduction and preliminary listing of record labels"] [ Duckles, 1966, #1285, p. 304, same]
  6. 1964/1965/1967, The Al Bowlly discography, compiled by Clifford M. Harvey and Brian A.L. Rust, Hatch End, Middlesex, U.K.: Rust's Rare Records - Al Bowlly
          I have never seen a copy of this book, so I cannot verify how big it is or whether it had one edition or multiple editions.
          National Library of Australia: "1967, 48 p. AND 1965, 552 p." - Stanford University and the LC: 65-000181 "1964, 52 p."
  7. 1965, Jazz Records A-Z 1932-1942, 3rd ed., ISBN: none, 680 p., LC: 66-049990
  8. 1970, Jazz Records 1897-1942 (2 vol.),
          [ Duckles, 1974, #1781, p. 419] [ Duckles, 1988, #2845, p. 501, "Introduction and index of abbreviations for musical terms and record labels"]
  9. 1970, The Victor Master Book, 1925-1936, Vol. 2: 340 p., LC: 74-261997  

  10. #4bl - Rust, Brian   {A} - cover scans
          "The Dance Bands"
          Foreword: Sid Phillips ["1-12-1971"], New Rochelle, NY: Arlington House, "British edition published 1972"
          1974 (U.S. edition), 160 p., ISBN: 0-87000-272-4, ISBN-13: 978-0-87000-272-4, 160 p., LC: 72-172345, no UPC  

  11. #xq - Rust, Brian with Allen G. Debus   {A} - cover scans
          "The Complete Entertainment Discography, from the mid-1890s to 1942"
          New Rochelle, NY: Arlington House
          1973, 677 p., ISBN: 0-87000-150-7, ISBN-13: 978-0-87000-150-5, LC: 73-13239, no UPC

  12. 1973, British Dance Bands On Record 1912-1939, 1st ed., ISBN: ?, ASIN: B0017681CA, 458 p., by Brian Rust & Edward S. Walker
  13. 1975, The American Dance Band Discography, 1917-1942 (2 vol.), ISBN: 0-87000-248-1, ISBN-13: 978-0-87000-248-9, 2066 p., LC: 75-033689
          [ Duckles, 1988, #2862, p. 503-504] [ Duckles, 1994, #2835, p. 538]
  14. 1975, Gramophone Records of the First World War: an HMV catalogue, 1914-1918, ISBN: 0-7153-6842-7, ISBN-13: 978-0-7153-6842-8, Introduced by Brian Rust, LC: 74-020448
  15. 1976, The H.M.V. Studio House Bands 1912-1939, ISBN:?, ASIN: B000NE9C3E, ? p.
  16. 1976, The Zonophone Studio House Bands 1924-1932, by Brian Rust, 35 p., no ISBN, no LC  

  17. #4bh - Dearling, Robert & Celia Dearling with Rust, Brian   {A} - cover scans
          "The Guinness Book of Music Facts and Feats, 1st ed."
          Enfield, Middlesex, U.K.: Guinness Superlatives Limited
          1976, 288 p.*, ISBN: 0-900424-63-X, ISBN-13: 978-0-900424-63-2, LC: 76-383609, no UPC
        * p. 279-288, the Bibliography and the Index pages are unnumbered in this book
        From the Preface on page 9: "It fell to Brian Rust to provide the greater part of Section VIII and valuable material for Section IX. His name will be well known to readers, particularly those fascinated by the lighter musical scene of pre-Second World War, and he has made available his astonishing fund of knowledge, much of it obtained from the artists themselves."

  18. 1977, London Musical Shows on Record, 1897-1976, ISBN: 0-902470-07-8, ISBN-13: 978-0-902470-07-1, 672 p., by Brian Rust & Rex Bunnett, LC: 78-307917

  19. #lq - Rust, Brian   {A} - cover scans
          "The American Record Label Book: From the 19th Century Through 1942, 1st ed."
          New Rochelle, NY: Arlington House Publishers
          1978, 336 p., ISBN: 0-87000-414-X, ISBN-13: 978-0-87000-414-8, LC: 78-016583, UPC: ? - Record Labels

  20. 1978, Jazz Records 1897-1942, 4th ed. (2 vol.), ISBN: 0-517-37017-4, ISBN-13: 978-0-517-37017-9, ca. 2000 p., LC: 78-001693
          [ Floyd & Reisser, 1983, #72, p. 73]
  21. 1979, British Music Hall on Record, General Gramophone Publications, 304 p., ISBN: 0-902470-12-4, ISBN-13: 978-0-902470-12-5, LC: 79-322094
  22. 1979, Discography of Historical Records on Cylinders and 78s, ISBN: 0-313-20561-2, ISBN-13: 978-0-313-20561-3, 327 p., LC: 78060530
          [ Duckles, 1988, #2830, p. 498] [ Duckles, 1994, #2801, p. 531]  

  23. #sz - Rust, Brian.   {A} - cover scans
          "Brian Rust's Guide to Discography",
          Westport, CT / London, U.K.: Greenwood Press, "Discographies, Number 4"
          1980, 134 p., ISBN: 0-313-22086-7, ISBN-13: 978-0-313-22086-9, ISSN: 0192-334X, LC: 79-6827, no UPC
          [Contents: ...; labels;...] [ Duckles, 1988, #2774, p. 488] [ Duckles, 1994, #2753, p. 521]
          Table of Contents

  24. 1980, The Prestige Label: A Discography, by Michel Ruppli & Brian Rust, 390 p., ISBN: 0-313-22019-0, ISBN-13: 978-0-313-22019-7, LC: 79-008294, no UPC

  25. 1981, Melodiya: A Soviet Russian L.P. Discography, by John Reginald Bennett & Brian Rust, Westport, CT : Greenwood Press, 832 p., ISBN: 0-313-22596-6, ISBN-13: 978-0-313-22596-3, LC: 81-004247, UPC: 9-780313-225963  

  26. #4bi - Dearling, Robert & Celia Dearling with Rust, Brian   {A} - cover scans
          "The Guinness Book of Music, 2nd ed." *
          Enfield, Middlesex, U.K.: Guinness Superlatives Limited
          1981, 288 p., ISBN: 0-85112-212-4, ISBN-13: 978-0-85112-212-0, LC: 81-141035, no UPC
          * "Facts and Feats", this part of the title of the 1st ed. was dropped from this 2nd ed. and the 3rd ed. titles.  

  27. #lx - Rust, Brian   {A} - cover scans
          "The American Record Label Book" (updated reprint)
          New York, NY: Da Capo Press
          1984, 336 p., ISBN: 0-306-76211-0, ISBN-13: 978-0-306-76211-6, LC: 83-018921, UPC: ? - Record Labels
        "This Da Capo Press reprint edition of "The American Record Label Book" is an unabridged republication of the first edition published in New Rochelle in 1978, here supplemented with author corrections. It is reprinted by arrangement with the author."  

  28. #4bj - Dearling, Robert & Celia Dearling with Rust, Brian   {A} - cover scans
          "The Guinness Book of Recorded Sound"
          Enfield, Middlesex, U.K.: Guinness Books, Guinness Superlatives Limited
          1984, 225 p., ISBN: 0-85112-274-4, ISBN-13: 978-0-85112-274-8, LC: 84-149795, UPC: 9-780851-122748
          [ Duckles, 1988, #2770, p. 487] [ Duckles, 1994, #2749, p. 520]  

  29. 1986, The Guinness Book of Music *, 3rd ed., ISBN: 0-85112-460-7, ISBN-13: 978-0-85112-460-5, 237 p. (280 p.?), by Robert Dearling and Celia Dearling, compiled with the assistance of Brian Rust
          * "Facts and Feats", this part of the title of the 1st ed. was dropped from the 2nd ed. and this 3rd ed. titles.
          [ Duckles, 1988, #3052, p. 536] [ Duckles, 1994, #3059, p. 581]
  30. 1986, Jazz Records, 1897-1942, 5th ed., ISBN: 0-902391-04-6, ISBN-13: 978-0-902391-04-8, 1825 p.
          [ Duckles, 1994, #2816, p. 535, published 1982?]
  31. 1987, British Dance Bands On Record 1911-1945, 2nd ed., ISBN: 0-902470-15-9, ISBN-13: 978-0-902470-15-6, 1394 p. (by Brian Rust & Sandy Forbes) 1989 BRITISH DANCE BANDS ON RECORD 1911-1945 And Supplement by Brian Rust & Sandy Forbes, 1989, ? p., 0902470221 General Gramophone Publications: Harrow, U.K. 1390 Pages of Text along with a 72 Page Supplement
  32. 1988, The Blue Note Label: A Discography, 532 p., ISBN: 0-313-22018-2, ISBN-13: 978-0-313-22018-0, LC: 88-000162
  33. 1989, The Complete Entertainment Discography: From 1897-1942, 2nd ed., ISBN: 0-306-76210-2, ISBN-13: 978-0-306-76210-9, 794 p., by Brian Rust & Allen G. Debus, LC: 87-033155
  34. 1990, My Kind of Jazz, ISBN: 0-241-12791-2, ISBN-13: 978-0-241-12791-9, 216 p.
  35. 1990, Fascinating Rhythm, ISBN: 0-905858-49-2, ISBN-13: 978-0-905858-49-4, 282 p., by Peter Cliffe & Brian Rust
  36. 1999, The Columbia Master Book (4 vol.), ISBN: 0-313-21464-6, ISBN-13: 978-0-313-21464-6, 2128 p., by Tim Brooks & Brian Rust
  37. 2002, Jazz and Ragtime Records (1897-1942), 6th ed. (2 vol.), ISBN: 0-9671819-2-5, ISBN-13: 978-0-9671819-2-9, 2016 p. (includes a CD-ROM), LC: 2002-108671, by Brian Rust & Malcolm Shaw, editors
          6th Revised and Expanded Edition: Rustbooks Publishing [Archive]
  38. 2004, Discography of OKeh Records, 1918-1934, (Discographies), ISBN: 0-313-31142-0, ISBN-13: 978-0-313-31142-0, 798 p., by Ross Laird & Brian Rust, LC: 2003-068986

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