Important Manuscripts, Continental Books and Music

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Important Manuscripts, Continental Books and Music

Important Manuscripts, Continental Books and Music

Important Manuscripts, Continental Books and Music

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An Angel Delivering a Message, historiated initial on a cutting, [France, early 14th century]

1. An Angel Delivering a Message, historiated initial on a cutting, [France, early 14th century]

Adoration of the Magi, 15th Century

2. Adoration of the Magi, 15th Century

Four small miniatures on two leaves from a Book of Hours [France, Brittany or Normandy, c.1420]

3. Four small miniatures on two leaves from a Book of Hours [France, Brittany or Normandy, c.1420]

Ducks and a Bear in a large illuminated border [Italy (Brescia), 15th century (3rd quarter)]

4. Ducks and a Bear in a large illuminated border [Italy (Brescia), 15th century (3rd quarter)]

 Italian Renaissance. Three documents by ducal scribes, in Italian and Latin, Pavia, 1468 and Ferrara, 1489

5. Italian Renaissance. Three documents by ducal scribes, in Italian and Latin, Pavia, 1468 and Ferrara, 1489

The Bible of William Ketyll, with prologues, in Latin [England, 13th century (second quarter or middle)]

6. The Bible of William Ketyll, with prologues, in Latin [England, 13th century (second quarter or middle)]

Book of hours, Use of Rome, in Latin and Picard French, illuminated manuscript on vellum, mid-15th century

7. Book of hours, Use of Rome, in Latin and Picard French, illuminated manuscript on vellum, mid-15th century

 Schönbartbuch (titled 'Schempart Buch'), in German [Germany (Nuremberg), late 16th century]

8. Schönbartbuch (titled 'Schempart Buch'), in German [Germany (Nuremberg), late 16th century]

Anna Keller, Gebetbuch, manuscript on paper, dated 1604, contemporary stamped calf over wooden boards

9. Anna Keller, Gebetbuch, manuscript on paper, dated 1604, contemporary stamped calf over wooden boards

Spanish Forger. A miniature added to a leaf from a C15 Book of Hours, in Latin, late C19 or early C20

10. Spanish Forger. A miniature added to a leaf from a C15 Book of Hours, in Latin, late C19 or early C20

Carta executoria de hidalguía, Valladolid, 16 December 1636, manuscript on vellum, contemporary calf gilt

11. Carta executoria de hidalguía, Valladolid, 16 December 1636, manuscript on vellum, contemporary calf gilt

A. Akhmatova. Five first editions by Akhmatova, Nikolay Gumilev, Mikhail Kuzmin and Georgiy Ivanov 1921-1923

15. A. Akhmatova. Five first editions by Akhmatova, Nikolay Gumilev, Mikhail Kuzmin and Georgiy Ivanov 1921-1923

G. Carducci. Autograph manuscript of his essay on copyright, "Per l'ordine e contro l'Ordine", 1881

16. G. Carducci. Autograph manuscript of his essay on copyright, "Per l'ordine e contro l'Ordine", 1881

A. Einstein. Autograph letter signed, to the mathematician E.G. Straus, with three equations [spring 1945?]

17. A. Einstein. Autograph letter signed, to the mathematician E.G. Straus, with three equations [spring 1945?]

 Franz Joseph I of Austria. Grant of nobility for Leopold Walter Sachs, 1913

18. Franz Joseph I of Austria. Grant of nobility for Leopold Walter Sachs, 1913

French Literature. Eight autograph letters etc George Sand, Dumas père, Scribe, Bernhardt, Zola and others

19. French Literature. Eight autograph letters etc George Sand, Dumas père, Scribe, Bernhardt, Zola and others

S. Freud. Autograph note signed, 4 October 193[9]

20. S. Freud. Autograph note signed, 4 October 193[9]

G. Garibaldi. Collection of nine letters signed, Caprera, 1862-1875

21. G. Garibaldi. Collection of nine letters signed, Caprera, 1862-1875

C. Goldoni. Ten autograph letters signed to the Genoese nobleman Cristoforo Spinola, Venice 1742-1743

22. C. Goldoni. Ten autograph letters signed to the Genoese nobleman Cristoforo Spinola, Venice 1742-1743

N. Gumilev. Autograph manuscripts of two poems "Devochka" and "P'yanyy Dervish", 1921

23. N. Gumilev. Autograph manuscripts of two poems "Devochka" and "P'yanyy Dervish", 1921

History. Eight military and diplomatic documents, mainly French and Italian, 1615-1824

24. History. Eight military and diplomatic documents, mainly French and Italian, 1615-1824

Italian Literature. Collection of autograph letters etc, by Pellico, Manzoni, Duse, Verga, Benelli, and others, C19

25. Italian Literature. Collection of autograph letters etc, by Pellico, Manzoni, Duse, Verga, Benelli, and others, C19

Italian Risorgimento. Collection of poems by Fusinato and letters by Cavour, Mazzini, Battisti and others

26. Italian Risorgimento. Collection of poems by Fusinato and letters by Cavour, Mazzini, Battisti and others

E. Kästner. Highly important archive of correspondence to and from his publisher Kurt Maschler, 1945-1972

27. E. Kästner. Highly important archive of correspondence to and from his publisher Kurt Maschler, 1945-1972

E.E. Kisch. Archive of autograph correspondence, printed publications and other items, c.1917-1948

28. E.E. Kisch. Archive of autograph correspondence, printed publications and other items, c.1917-1948

N. Lenau. Four autograph poetical manuscripts and one letter signed ("Niembsch" and "Nikolaus Lenau"), c.1837-1842

29. N. Lenau. Four autograph poetical manuscripts and one letter signed ("Niembsch" and "Nikolaus Lenau"), c.1837-1842

G. Leopardi. Unpublished letter, dictated to his sister Paolina, and six by his brother Pierfrancesco, 1830-1847

30. G. Leopardi. Unpublished letter, dictated to his sister Paolina, and six by his brother Pierfrancesco, 1830-1847

Napoleon I. Manuscript document from the Divan of Cairo, with Napoleon's autograph response, 1798

31. Napoleon I. Manuscript document from the Divan of Cairo, with Napoleon's autograph response, 1798

A. Nobel. Collection of autograph letters, drawings and documents about his dynamite factory in Italy, 1872-1873

32. A. Nobel. Collection of autograph letters, drawings and documents about his dynamite factory in Italy, 1872-1873

L. Trotsky. Autograph postcard signed to Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera, 1939-1940

33. L. Trotsky. Autograph postcard signed to Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera, 1939-1940

J. S. Bach. Manuscript parts for the final chorus of the "St. Matthew Passion", BWV 244, C18th

34. J. S. Bach. Manuscript parts for the final chorus of the "St. Matthew Passion", BWV 244, C18th

	J. S. Bach. Manuscript full score of the Concerto in D minor for Cembalo, BWV 1052, first half of the C19th?

35. J. S. Bach. Manuscript full score of the Concerto in D minor for Cembalo, BWV 1052, first half of the C19th?

J. S. Bach. Three first and early editions of music for organ, bound in one volume, 1831-1834

36. J. S. Bach. Three first and early editions of music for organ, bound in one volume, 1831-1834

J. S. Bach. Two early editions: Fantaisie pour le Clavecin, No I [BWV 906] & Chromatische Fantasie BWV 903

37. J. S. Bach. Two early editions: Fantaisie pour le Clavecin, No I [BWV 906] & Chromatische Fantasie BWV 903

V. Bellini. Five autograph letters about his love affairs, "I puritani" and Shakespeare, mainly unpublished, 1834-1835

38. V. Bellini. Five autograph letters about his love affairs, "I puritani" and Shakespeare, mainly unpublished, 1834-1835

M. Bruch. Collection of manuscripts of the opera "Die Loreley" op.16, some corrected by the composer, 1863-1916

39. M. Bruch. Collection of manuscripts of the opera "Die Loreley" op.16, some corrected by the composer, 1863-1916

M. Bruch. Autograph manuscript of the song "Für die Eltern", his earliest composition, written out in 1920

40. M. Bruch. Autograph manuscript of the song "Für die Eltern", his earliest composition, written out in 1920

[Chopin, Fréderic]--Letter by Titus Woyciechowski about the publication of Chopin's Polish Songs op.74, 1857

41. [Chopin, Fréderic]--Letter by Titus Woyciechowski about the publication of Chopin's Polish Songs op.74, 1857

F. Delius. Manuscript by Philip Heseltine ("Peter Warlock") of the vocal score of Delius's "Hassan", 1921

42. F. Delius. Manuscript by Philip Heseltine ("Peter Warlock") of the vocal score of Delius's "Hassan", 1921

F. Delius. Collection of autograph working drafts for an unknown set of piano pieces, and other works, c.1920

43. F. Delius. Collection of autograph working drafts for an unknown set of piano pieces, and other works, c.1920

 F. Delius. Partly autograph manuscript of the String Quartet (1916), the original version in three movements

44. F. Delius. Partly autograph manuscript of the String Quartet (1916), the original version in three movements

R. Hahn, nineteen autograph letters signed, including to the critic Robert Brussel

46. R. Hahn, nineteen autograph letters signed, including to the critic Robert Brussel

 G.F. Handel. Atalanta an Opera as it is Performed at the Theatre Royal in Covent Garden, first edition, [1736]

47. G.F. Handel. Atalanta an Opera as it is Performed at the Theatre Royal in Covent Garden, first edition, [1736]

G.F. Handel. First edition of the oratorio "Esther" and three others by Handel and Corelli, 1700-1739

48. G.F. Handel. First edition of the oratorio "Esther" and three others by Handel and Corelli, 1700-1739

 Hasse and Pergolesi. Collection of eighteenth-century Italian manuscripts of opera arias, in three volumes, 1730s

49. Hasse and Pergolesi. Collection of eighteenth-century Italian manuscripts of opera arias, in three volumes, 1730s

F. Liszt. Autograph musical quotation from "Magyar dallok" no.7, S.242/7, signed, 12 October 1842

50. F. Liszt. Autograph musical quotation from "Magyar dallok" no.7, S.242/7, signed, 12 October 1842

Frederick Loewe. Autograph manuscript of the song 'If ever I would leave you' from "Camelot", 1960s

51. Frederick Loewe. Autograph manuscript of the song 'If ever I would leave you' from "Camelot", 1960s

[Lully, J.-B.] Armida opera musicale tradotta dal francese, Rome: for Angelo Bernabò, 1690

52. [Lully, J.-B.] Armida opera musicale tradotta dal francese, Rome: for Angelo Bernabò, 1690