Rare Works by Schubert and Brahms Shine as Highlights of Books & Manuscripts Sale

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Sotheby's Books & Manuscripts sale on 4 December begins with a selection of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts including a ninth-century leaf and two fine miniatures by the Master of the Houghton Miniatures. Its Continental & Russian Books & Manuscripts part features a collection of fine bindings including some made for De Thou, Fabri de Peiresc, Lamoignon and others, as well as a beautiful set of La Fontaine’s Fables in red morocco by Derome. And the music section contains some rare, unknown autograph manuscripts by Schubert, Brahms, Wagner, Gounod, Mahler, Fauré, Delius and Tippett, and Renaissance printed music by Galilei and Palestrina.

Rare Works by Schubert and Brahms Shine as Highlights of Books & Manuscripts Sale

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