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GRIEG MUST CANCEL HIS CONCERT DUE TO HIS POOR HEALTH

GRIEG, EDVARD.  (1843-1907).  Norwegian composer.  Autograph Note Signed, “Edvard Grieg”, in Norwegian, on an octavo post card.  London, November 28, 1892. 

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SWISS ARTIST, PAUL KLEE,  SENDS GREETINGS FROM HIS TRAVELS IN EGYPT TO THE DIRECTOR OF THE SCHLOSS MUSEUM

KLEE, PAUL. (1879-1940). Swiss-born German painter; blended concepts from expressionism, cubism, and surrealism into his unique style that made him a master of color theory.   Brief Autograph Note, written on a picture postcard of “Thebes, The Hypostyle Hall of Ramesseum”,  Boldly Signed, “Klee”, in German.  “Luxor, Egypt” One page, octavo.

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LEONARD TSUGUHARU FOUJITA — LETTER ILLUSTRATED WITH AN INK SKETCH OF A STORK

FOUJITA, LEONARD TSUGUHARU. (1886-1968)   Japanese–French painter and printmaker, who applied Japanese ink techniques to Western style paintings;  has been called “the most important Japanese artist working in the West during the 20th century”;  he achieved great fame as a painter of beautiful women and cats.    Scarce Autograph Letter Signed, “Leonard Foujita”, in French, on the back of a picture postcard bearing an image of Foujita’s “La Vierge à L’enfant.”  October 4, 1967.  Incorporating a small drawing of a stork.

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LOUIS ARMSTRONG  — AN ATTRACTIVE SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH

ARMSTRONG, LOUIS.   (1901-1971).    American trumpeter and vocalist who was among the most influential figures in  American jazz; nicknamed “Satchmo”;  his career spanned five decades and all eras in the history of jazz.  Choice, black and white postcard Photograph Signed, “Louis Armstrong” under his image on the wide lower portion, in his characteristic green ink. 

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ENRICO CARUSO  —  FABULOUS ALBUM DETAILING CARUSO’S CONCERT IN NEW CASTLE, ENGLAND, ON SEPTEMBER 10, 1909  ~~ WITH A SIGNED PROGRAM, NUMEROUS COLOR TICKETS, LETTERS FROM HIS MANAGER ORGANIZING THE EVENT, AND PRESS CLIPPINGS SURROUNDING THE EXTRAVANGANZA

CARUSO, ENRICO (1873-1921) Acclaimed Italian tenor. Light tan cloth-bound quarto album containing a fascinating collection of memorabilia related to Caruso’s September 10, 1909, concert at the Town Hall, Newcastle-on-Tyne, England.   30+ pages, quarto.

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ORIGINAL DRAWING OF G.K.  CHESTERTON,  BY LONDON CARICATURIST, L.J. BINNS, BOLDLY SIGNED BY THEM BOTH

CHESTERTON, G.[ilbert] K.[ieth] (1874-1936). English writer and author; one of the dominating figures of the London literary scene in the early 20th century. Original octavo caricature of Chesterton, drawn on heavy artists board, and boldly Signed, “G.K. Chesterton” under his image. 

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SIR HENRY ROWLEY BISHOP PENS THE MUSIC TO ACCOMPANY THE SCOTTISH POET, JOANNA BAILLIE’S: ‘THE CHOUGH AND CROW TO ROOST ARE GONE’

BISHOP, SIR HENRY ROWLEY.  (1786-1855).  English conductor and composer.  Rarely seen, Autograph Musical Quotation Signed, “Henry R. Bishop: Knt. Prof. Mus. Lon”.  One page, octavo.  London, March 21, 1854.  Bishop has penned 5 bars of music plus the lyrics from Scottish poet Joanna Baillie’s :  THE CHOUGH AND CROW TO ROOST ARE GONE

$950.00
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