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Important Signed & Inscribed Books and Photographs

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RARE HOLOGRAPH LETTER WRITTEN BY AUSTRIAN COMPOSER ALBAN BERG, LESS THAN ONE MONTH BEFORE HIS SUDDEN DEATH

BERG, ALBAN.  (1885-1935).  Austrian composer.  Scarce Autograph Letter Signed, “Alban Berg”, on his stamped “Alban Berg, Wien XIII/I Trauttmansdorffgasse 27” stationery.  Vienna, February 17, 1935.  Two pages, large octavo.  Very fine condition.  Accompanied by original envelope addressed in his hand to Frau Hentsch.

$2850.00
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JOHANNES BRAHMS ASKS TO  “HAVE ABOUT SIX COPIES MADE OF OPUS NO. 42”

BRAHMS, JOHANNES.  (1833-1897).  German composer.  Fine Autograph Letter Signed, “J.B.”, in German.  Four full pages, large octavo.  Ischl,  August 6, 1894.  Very fine condition.  To an unnamed correspondent.  

$9700.00
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SIR ARTHUR SULLIVAN REPORTS: “I HAVE NOT YET RECEIVED THE LIBRETTO…”

SULLIVAN, ARTHUR (1842-1900) English composer best know for his work with librettist W.S. Gilbert. Manuscript Letter Signed, “Arthur Sullivan,” on 1 Queen’s Mansions, Victoria Street S.W. stationery.  One page, octavo. London. October 14, 1894.  Sullivan writes to:  V. Langammer, Esq:

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CHOPIN SELLS THE COPYRIGHT TO HIS

2nd GRANDE SONATA

AND HIS LA BERCEUSE

CHOPIN, FREDERIC.  (1810-1849).  Polish composer and pianist, noted for his lyric compositions for piano, including 55 mazurkas, 13 polonaises, 24 preludes, 27 etudes, 19 nocturnes, 4 ballades and 4 scherzos.  Remarkable and Very Rare Partly Printed Document Signed, “Frederic Chopin,” in English.  One page, quarto.  Paris, May 2, 1845. 

$37,500.00
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CHOICE PHOTOGRAPH OF LOUIS ARMSTONG PLAYING HIS TRUMPET –  BOLDLY SIGNED

ARMSTRONG, LOUIS.   (1901-1971).    American trumpeter and vocalist who was among the most influential figures in  American jazz; nicknamed “Satchmo”.   Choice, black and white Photograph Signed, “Louis Armstrong” to the right of his image against the lighter background of the image.

$595.00
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SIGNED CARTE-DE-VISITE PHOTOGRAPH OF FRANZ LISZT

LISZT, FRANZ (1811-1886).   Hungarian Romantic era composer, piano virtuoso, and teacher.  An attractive carte-de-visite Photograph, depicting Liszt in a dramatic pose, standing aside a music stand and boldly Signed,  “F. Liszt.”

$6500.00
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SIR WILLIAM GILBERT REGRETFULLY DECLINES AN INVITATION

GILBERT, SIR WILLIAM S.  (1836-1911).  English playwright.  Autograph Letter Signed, “W.S. Gilbert”, on his monogrammed WSG stationery.  Two full, separate pages, octavo. “6 Evelyn Mansion, Victoria St.”, February 15, 1896. 

$950.00
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