Seamus Heaney - The Collection of Ed & Mary Conley DownePublished on 08 July 2020
The Seamus Heaney Collection of Ed & Mary Conley Downe, a comprehensive collection comprising first editions, broadsides, ephemera and periodical appearances, mostly signed by the author. Produced in partnership with Rick Gekoski.[...] Read more
Rare Books Decorative Prints Historical Photography - Auction 132 July 31stPublished on 06 July 2020
Inhaltsverzeichnis Table of contents Alte Drucke S. 5 - 15 Early printed books Theologie und Religionswissenschaften S. 15 - 17 Theology and study of religions Manuskripte, Urkunden und Autographen S. 18 - 37 Manuscripts, old documents, and autographs Buchwesen S. 37 - 41 Bibliology Geographie und Reisen S. 42 - 81 Geography and travels Historische Photographie S. 82 - 116 Historic Photography Orts- und Landeskunde S. 117 - 123 Local and regional studies Dekorative Graphik S. 123 - 140 Decorative prints and maps Naturwissenschaften und Technik S. 140 - 180 Natural science and technology Geschichte S. 181 - 196 History Kunstbücher S. 197 - 208 Art books Literatur und Philosophie S. 209 - 232 Literature and philosophy Moderne Literatur S. 232 - 335 Modern literature Kinderbücher S. 335 - 339 Children’s books Varia S. 339 -[...] Read more
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.