R. Strauss. Eight first and early editions, five signed and inscribed by the composer, 1887-1927
R. Strauss. Eight first and early editions, five signed and inscribed by the composer, 1887-1927
R. Strauss. Eight first and early editions, five signed and inscribed by the composer, 1887-1927
R. Strauss. Eight first and early editions, five signed and inscribed by the composer, 1887-1927
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R. Strauss. Eight first and early editions, five signed and inscribed by the composer, 1887-1927

Estimate: 1,500 - 2,000 GBP

R. Strauss. Eight first and early editions, five signed and inscribed by the composer, 1887-1927

Estimate: 1,500 - 2,000 GBP

Lot Sold:2,125GBP

Description

STRAUSS, RICHARD

Collection of eight first and early editions, five signed and inscribed by the composer, Berlin: Adolph Fürstner and others, 1887-1927


1) Aus Italien, INSCRIBED ON THE TITLE TO ANTONIO BAZZINI ("Dem grossen Meister Bazzini, in tiefster Verehrung und Dankbarkeit, der Componist. Mailand, 10 December 1887"), 8vo, Munich: Aibl, printed wrappers chipped--


2) Ariadne auf Naxos [vocal score], SIGNED AND INSCRIBED ON THE TITLE ("Meinem lieber Freunde und Direktor Leopold Sachse zur Erinnerung an die schönen Tage in Hamburg August 1927 DRichard Strauss"), 4to, Berlin: Fürstner--


3) Sechs Lieder nach Gedichten von Clemens von Brentano op.68, no.5 of 60 copies on handmade paper, large folio (c.46 x 34cm), Fürstner, 1920, signed ("Richard Strauss") on the frontispiece, 7 etchings by F. Christophe, deckle edges, green lithographed cover ("Christophe 1920"), slipcase--


4) & 5) Krämerspiegel op.66, Berlin: Cassirer, 1921, folio, 2 copies: nos.99 and 101 of 120 on hand-made paper, signed by Strauss and Michel Fingesten, publisher's vellum-backed boards gilt--6) Ein Heldenleben, 8vo, Leipzig: Leuckart, [1899]--7) Elektra, [libretto], 12mo, Berlin: Fischer, 1909, boards--8) Die Ägyptische Helena, [libretto], Fürstner (NY: Ricordi), cloth, slipcase

Condition Report

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R. Strauss. Eight first and early editions, five signed and inscribed by the composer, 1887-1927
R. Strauss. Eight first and early editions, five signed and inscribed by the composer, 1887-1927
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