Liste 72 - 47 livresPublished on 03 July 2020
Catalogue 89 - Summer PotpourriPublished on 30 June 2020
Contains 194 items and includes important autograph letters of Bellini to Count Apponyi in Paris discussing the composer’s constant work on his opera I Puritani; Berlioz to a conductor at the Paris Opéra regarding his Les Troyens; Gounod to the famous opera singer Adelina Patti praising her performance as Juliette in his Romeo and Juliette; Verdi to his librettist Francesco Piave regarding his opera Jérusalem; and Wagner discussing his early opera Rienzi as well as his proposed biography of Beethoven.
Opera performers are represented by letters and photographs of Caruso, Chaliapin, Jean de Reske, Gilbert Duprez, Adelina Patti, Marcella Sembrich, Rosine Stoltz, and two collections of original and vintage photographs of singers from the Golden Age of opera.
Musical first editions include works by Chopin, Mendelssohn, Haydn, Mozart, Schubert, and Robert Schumann.
The catalogue also contains a wide variety of original fine engravings and etchings of composers and musicians from the 17th through the 20th centuries. There is, in addition, a smattering of books about music and musicians.
Catalogue 98: Books, Manuscripts, Broadsides and Pamphlets and Ephemera on Law and Related Fields, 16th to 20th CenturiesPublished on 23 June 2020
We are pleased to offer our latest Catalogue. Highlights include
- a copy of the first English edition of Beccaria
- an 1804 Code Napoleon with contemporary annotations
- a 19th-century American archive concerning tariffs
- a legal manuscript compiled on the Kentucky frontier
- a 16th-century pocket-sized French layman’s edition of the Institutes