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Music, Continental And Russian Books And Manuscripts
20 November 2014 • London
Sale Total: 1,205,625 GBP    Sale Number: L14406
207 lots
  • Cabinet-style photograph signed ("ArthurSullivan. 1885"), on the image
    Estimate: 2,000 – 2,500 GBP
    Lot Sold:
    3,000 GBP
    BIDDING IS CLOSED
  • Three autograph fragments, apparently from a single unidentified work, comprising
    Estimate: 2,500 – 3,000 GBP
    BIDDING IS CLOSED
  • Vocal Score of <em>Towards the Unknown Region</em>, <u style="text-decoration: underline;">containing numerous autograph corrections by the composer for a revised edition of the work</u>
    Estimate: 1,500 – 2,000 GBP
    Lot Sold:
    3,250 GBP
    BIDDING IS CLOSED
  • Visiting card inscribed by Verdi in 1852, and an autograph letter signed by Puccini.<strong> </strong>
    Estimate: 1,500 – 2,000 GBP
    BIDDING IS CLOSED
  • La forza del destino, libretto in quattro atti di F.M. Piave,&nbsp;<em>Milan: regio stabilmento nazionale Tito di Gio. Ricordi, 1863 [blind-stamp to title "T.R./ 63/ III"],&nbsp;</em><u style="text-decoration: underline;">revised by the composer</u>
    Estimate: 12,000 – 15,000 GBP
    Lot Sold:
    23,750 GBP
    BIDDING IS CLOSED
  • Don Carlos Grand Op&eacute;ra en cinq actes&nbsp; [vocal score], <em>Paris: L&eacute;on Escudier, 1867</em>;&nbsp;<u style="text-decoration: underline;">first edition, </u><u style="text-decoration: underline;">signed and inscribed&nbsp;by the composer to the creator of the role of Philip II</u>
    Estimate: 4,000 – 5,000 GBP
    BIDDING IS CLOSED
  • Autograph draft letter signed ("G Verdi"), about Palestrina and Marcello
    Estimate: 1,500 – 2,000 GBP
    Lot Sold:
    1,750 GBP
    BIDDING IS CLOSED
  • Autograph manuscript draft of part of the libretto of <em>Otello, </em>comprising twelve lines of text written by the composer&nbsp;
    Estimate: 5,000 – 7,000 GBP
    Lot Sold:
    5,625 GBP
    BIDDING IS CLOSED
  • Unpublished autograph letter signed ("G. Verdi"), about&nbsp;<em>Otello</em>
    Estimate: 2,500 – 3,000 GBP
    BIDDING IS CLOSED
  • Two autograph notes, one about Beethoven, Gluck&nbsp;and Handel, and memoranda about his finances in 1898
    Estimate: 1,800 – 2,000 GBP
    BIDDING IS CLOSED
  • Five autograph manuscripts of chamber music, comprising two versions of "Fin d'un r&ecirc;ve" for piano trio, and two versions of "Babiole", signed ("Emile Waldteufel") in several places,
    Estimate: 2,000 – 3,000 GBP
    BIDDING IS CLOSED
  • Nineteenth-century manuscript full score of <em>Der Freisch&uuml;tz</em>, in three volumes
    Estimate: 1,500 – 2,000 GBP
    Lot Sold:
    3,250 GBP
    BIDDING IS CLOSED
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