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.
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.
SIR ARTHUR SULLIVAN PLEDGES HIS STOCK IN THE SAVOY AND CLARIDGE’S HOTELS — AS SECURITY FOR A LOAN
SULLIVAN, SIR ARTHUR S. (1842-1900). English composer. Exceedingly-rare, Partly-printed Document Signed twice, “Arthur S. Sullivan”, and “A.S.”, on a stock certificate transferal agreement form. One full page, quarto. London, April 6, 1898.
SIR ARTHUR SULLIVAN RECOMMENDS HIS GODSONS COMPANY, WHO JUST HAPPENS TO BE THE SON OF SIR GEORGE GROVE — THE FOUNDING EDITOR OF GROVE’S DICTIONARY OF MUSIC AND MUSICIANS
SULLIVAN, SIR ARTHUR S. (1842-1900). English composer. Autograph Letter Signed, “Arthur Sullivan”. Two pages, octavo. “Grove House, Weybridge”, July 19, no year.
SIR ARTHUR SULLIVAN GIVES A FAST UPDATE AS TO HIS MUSICAL PROJECTS
SULLIVAN, SIR ARTHUR S. (1842-1900). English composer. Autograph Letter Signed, “Arthur Sullivan”. One full page, oblong octavo. No place, February 12, 1874. Fine condition.
SIGNED CARICATURE OF ARTURO TOSCANINI
TOSCANINI, ARTURO (1867-1957) Italian conductor. Original quarto [8 x 10 ½ inches] pencil sketch accomplished by Francis Perachino, who was an accomplished artist who had the ability to capture people s personalities. Boldly Signed, ”Arturo Toscanini” in pencil, under his profile.
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.