Summer 2012 Catalogue


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161. [Mahler] Wüllner, Ludwig. (1858 - 1938).
Signed Photograph with Schubert Quotation

Large original photograph, boldly signed and inscribed on the mount by the German baritone with a quotation from Schubert and dated April 1909. 10.5 x 13 inches and in very fine condition. Read More...

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162. Malcuzynski, Witold. (1914 - 1977).
Signed Photograph

Signed 11 x 15 cm photograph of the distinguished Polish pianist, specialist in Chopin. Some silvering to the image, else fine.

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Classical Music
A scarce autograph letter from the legendary tenor, one of the most celebrated singers of the 19th century. Creator of Ernesto in "Don Pasquale," he sang all the major French and Italian roles of the period, often appearing opposite his wife, the great soprano Giulia Grisi. Read More...

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164. Mario [Giovanni Matteo de Candia]. (1810 - 1883).
Original CDV Photograph

A fine original CDV Photograph of the legendary tenor, one of the most celebrated singers of the 19th century. Albumen photograph, ca. 1860. Without photographer's imprint, in very fine condition.

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Opera

165. Mengelberg, Willem. (1871-1951).
Signed Photograph

Signed portrait of the important conductor, friend and advocate of Mahler, Strauss, Schoenberg and Reger. Vintage sepia postcard photograph of Mengelberg in a head and shoulders pose, signed 'W. Mengelberg' in bold, dark fountain pen ink across a clear area at the base of the image and further signed and inscribed to the verso and dated Frankfurt, October 1910 in his hand. 8.5 x 13.7 cm. Very fine.

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166. Menuhin, Yehudi. (1916-1999).
Original 1928 Photograph with Louis Persinger

Original photograph of the great violinist at age 11, "here shown with his instructor, Louis Persinger, listening to a record being played on a gramophone, while Yehudi accompanies on his violin." Stamped and with clipping on the verso, some in-painting for press publication and corner creases/chips. 16.5 x 22 cm.

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167. [Milhaud, Darius. (1892-1974)].
1958 Israeli Indedpendance First Day Cover

1958 Israeli First Day of Issue Cover, commemorating the 10th anniversary of the independance of Israel. Stamped with the address of composer Darius Milhaud. Together with a printed card from the Israeli Postmaster and a small original photograph of Milhaud. An interesting grouping of ephemera.

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168. Milhaud, Darius. (1892-1974).
Signed LP Photograph

A 1949 copy of his famous recording of his own "Suite Francaise" with the New York Philharmonic, boldly signed and inscribed across a photograph of the composer.

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169. Milhaud, Darius. (1892-1974).
Vintage Photograph

Vintage 8 x 10 inch photograph of the composer. Stamped by the photographer, BERKO, on the verso. Fine.

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Original vintage 8 x 10 inch press photograph of the two composers enjoying a laugh together. Stamped by the photographer Berko of Aspen, CO on the verso and with a clipping describing their meeting in Aspen where Britten received the first annual Aspen Award and Milhaud was composer-in-residence.

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Paris: Editions Segher. 1968. 165 pp. Inscribed, dated and signed by Darius Milhaud at the half-title page: "A Agnes qui aime la musique (de la part de Jean Roy), Dar. Milhaud, 1969." Clean copy of the book with wear and creasing to the front cover, bump to the lower corner.

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172. Milhaud, Darius. (1892-1974) [Zorina, Vera. (1917 - 2003)].
Signed Photograph to Vera Zorina

Signed 8 x 10 inch photograph of the composer, inscribed to Vera Zorina "A Vera Zorina, dramatique Chophore! avec la reconnaisance e l'amitié de Milhaud, Paris, 1963."

An interesting inscription to the popular ballerina/choreographer and musical theatre actress who was Balanchine's second wife. The inscription refers to her collaboration with Bernstein on Milhaud's opera based on Aeschylean tragedy.


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173. Mille, Agnes de. (1905-1993) .
To a Young Dancer, SIGNED by de Mille and Virginia Lee

New York: Little, Brown & Co.. 1962. First edition, as stated. 8vo, 175 pp.. Boldly signed on the first free endpage "For Susan Snow with gratitude for many kindnesses - Agnes George de Mille - Ballet Arts - August 1962." The following page is inscribed by Viriginia Lee "To Dear Susan, with much affection and very best wishes - Virginia Lee - July 1962." Read More...

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Dance

174. Miller, Glenn. (1904-1944).
Signed Photograph

Vintage glossy 8 x 10 inch photograph of the American jazz musician and bandleader holding his trombone. Boldly signed and inscribed in bold blue fountain pen ink. Some light rippling to the paper, else fine.


In 1942, Miller joined the U.S. Air Force and organized the Glenn Miller Army Air Force Band to entertain the troops. In December 1944, on a flight from England to Paris, the plane Miller was traveling in disappeared over the English Channel and was never found.


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175. Minnelli, Liza. (b. 1946) [Regan, Ken].
Original New York Concert Photograph

Original 8 x 10 inch doubleweight photograph of the American singer and actress. A striking image og Minnelli in full song, in a 1978 NYC performance. Stamped by the photographer on the verso, in very fine condition.

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Song
Published in Le Charivari, May 5, 1852. The full issue, 4 pp. 34 x 25 cm. Nice impression of this humorous musical scene by the great French caricaturist. A few light creases, else fine. Hazard & Delteil 1459.

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177. [Music Iconography] Daumier, Honoré. (1808-1879).
Orchestre d'un bal bourgeois

Published in Le Charivari, October 4, 1852. The full issue, 4 pp. 34 x 25 cm. Nice impression of this humorous musical scene by the great French caricaturist. A few light creases, else fine. Hazard & Delteil 1452.

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178. [Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821).
1812 Invitation to John Spencer Smith

Printed invitation dated 12 March, 1812. Sent in the name of Emperor Napoleon, for an evening party to be held at the Palace des Tuileries. Addressed in ink in an unknown hand to John Spencer Smith, "Chargé d'affaires des états unis en angleterre." The address side creased and foxed, with small torn area at upper left corner. 21.5 x 34.5 cm.

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History & Historiography
LS in French, signed “Napole,” one page, 7.5 x 9 inches. Saint-Cloud, 10 septembre 1807. An important letter to his son, Prince Eugene Napoleon, detailing military plans for the important port city of Livorno. Framed with a contemporary portrait engraving to 15 x 19.25 inches overall. In fine condition, with usual folds and an ink bleed in the center of the letter. Read More...

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180. [Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821)].
Anonymous English Autograph Poem

Autograph poem in an unknown English hand, ca. 1815. A fiery poem addressed to the losing Napoleon, the "haughty Foe," fighting hopelessly as "British thunder strikes the blow." Seven 4-line stanzas, neatly penned on a sheet of 11 x 17.5 cm paper with raised impressed decorative border. Mounted to a slightly larger album page, additional clippings on verso, a few small tears repaired, generally fine.

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