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4446. Anda, Geza. (1921-1976).
Original Photograph

Original early portrait photograph of the lyrical Swiss pianist of Hungarian birth. Furtwangler called him "a troubador of the keyboard." 7 x 9.5 in (18 x 24 cm) and in very fine condition.

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19049. Andersen, Hans Christian. (1805–1875).
His Etui and a small Papercut Figure

A finely made etui, bone with black lacquered decoration and mounted with gilded metal, understood to have belonged to the beloved Danish author best known for such classic fairy tales as “The Ugly Duckling,” “The Red Shoes,” and “The Emperor’s New Clothes.” Enclosed is a handwritten note in an early unidentified hand reading "Hans Christian Andersens Etui" and "Harboe" to verso, along with a small paper cut of a bull, apparently accomplished by the author.  Etui measures 2.5 x 5 x .5 inches (6.5 x 13 x 1.5 cm.). Read More...

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Literature
Literature & Classics

8685. Anderson & Low (est. 1990).
NDGT [Danish National Gymnastic Team, 1998]

Toned gelatin silver print from the Anderson & Low series, showing a beautifully composed image of a Danish National Gymnastic Team athlete.  Signed, dated, titled and numbered from the edition of 25.  Not examined out of frame but in apparently fine condition.  Framed to 14.5 x 12 inches (36.8 x 30.5 cm.).  Read More...

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21400. Anderson, Laurie. (b. 1947) & Burroughs, William S. (1914–1997) & Giorno, John. (1936–2019).
"You're the Guy I Want to Share My Money With" – Signed LP

Original Giorno Poetry Systems pressing of the experimental 1981 double album, a collaboration between the three poets which was recorded during their "Red Night" spoken word tour of 1981. Each has signed to the cover. Gatefold cover: VG+, 2 LPs: VG+.  Together with the original records, both of which have not been playtested, but appear to be in fine condition.  Light scuffing to cover, overall fine. Read More...

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Literature
Song
Autograph Document

17166. Anderson, Marian. (1897–1993).
My Lord, What a Morning - SIGNED

New York: The Viking Press. 1956. Signed autobiography from the trailblazing African-American opera singer. Signed on the title: "To Paul / Kind regards / Marian Anderson." 312 pp. 8vo. Original cloth-backed boards. Fine copy in original dust jacket with some edge wear, shelf soiling, and small edge losses. Read More...

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Opera
Book

22799. Anderson, Marian. (1897–1993).
Original Photograph in Metropolitan Opera Debut "Un ballo in maschera"

Stunning original silver gelating Sedge Le Blang photograph of the great African American contralto in her pathbreaking Metropolitan Opera debut as Ulrica, in Verdi’s Un ballo in maschera. 8 x 10 inches (20.5 x 25.2 cm). Photographer's stamp on verso with notations, edges slightly worn, overall fine.  Read More...

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Unsigned Photo/Portrait
Unsigned Photograph

20866. Andrews, Julie. (b. 1935).
Signed Photograph

Signed photograph of the Academy Award–winning English actress, who has inscribed "To Paul / Love, from / Julie Andrews" in black ink to the lower left.  In very fine condition.  8 x 10 inches (20.3 x 25.4 cm.). Read More...

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Performing Arts & Media
Film
Theater

22869. Angelou, Maya. (1928-2014).
Signed Photograph

Signed photograph of the important poet and civil rights activist shown in profile and inscribed in green ink.  5.5 x 8 inches and in fine condition. 

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Poster
Film
Literature

16024. Ansermet, Ernst. (1883–1969).
Vintage Photograph

Vintage photograph of the great conductor, shown as an older man ca. 1940's, studying a large score with his glasses in one hand. Photographer credit in the lower right margin: Moss Photo, New York. Staple holes and some light surface wear; otherwise overall in fine condition. 8 x 10 inches (20.8 x 25.5 cm). Read More...

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18046. Ansermet, Ernst. (1883–1969) & Magaloff, Nikita. (1912–1992).
Original Photograph, Studying a Score

Original photograph of the Swiss conductor seated together at the piano with pianist Nikita Magaloff, studying a score. Some light wrinkling and verso rough; overall fine. 4 x 3 inches (10.5 x 7.3 cm). Read More...

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Opera

23090. Antheil, George. (1900-1959).
Autograph Musical Quotation Signed

An uncommon AMQS from the American avant-garde composer, pianist, author, and inventor who co-patented a 'Secret Communications System' with actress Hedy Lamarr in 1941. AMQS on an off-white card imprinted "Collection of Bernard J. Klug." Antheil pens two bars from one of his works, signing below in bold ink, "October 29, 1954, George Antheil." In fine condition. 5 x 3 inches (12.7 x 7.6 cm).

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9673. Antheil, George. (1900-1959).
Signed Photograph to Alexander Smallens

Rare signed original 7 x 9 inch photograph of the avant-garde composer, inscribed to the American conductor, Alexander Smallens "with sincere and highest admiration to Alexander Smallens from his friend George Antheil / Jan 22, 1932 / NYC." The photograph by Ruth Asch, stamped on the verso and in very fine condition. Read More...

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11258. Antheil, George. (1900-1959).
Original Photograph

An uncommon original 1940 photograph of the avant-garde composer seated at the piano while scoring the Fairbanks/Hayworth film "Angels Over Broadway." 8 x 10 inches (20.5 x 25 cm.). Margins a little nicked/creased, else fine.

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22031. [Anti-Semitism in Music] [National Socialism] Blessinger, Karl. (1888–1963) [Perle, George. (1915–2009)] .
Mendelssohn Meyerbeer Mahler: Drei Kapitel Judentum in der Musik als Schlüssel zur Musikgeschichte des 19. Jahrhunderts

A chilling example of anti-Semitic Nazi writing on music (in German). Berlin: Bernhard Hahnefeld, 1939. 94 pp. Handstamp of George Perle to front endpaper. Handstamp of Adolf-Hitler-Schule Köln Aachen to p. 4; shelf mark of its library to upper board and p. 4. 7.25 x 5 inches (18.5 x 12.5 cm). Browned; boards bumped; spine lost. Otherwise in good condition. From the collection of American composer George Perle. Read More...

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History & Historiography
A copy of the anti-Semitic "Dictionary of the Jews in music," the quintessential publication of Nazi musicology and maybe the most notorious reference work of the entire discipline. First edition. Berlin: Hahnefeld, 1940. 393 (202) pp. Only the front matter counts pages; the dictionary, from page [11], counts columns instead (two per page), as do many German dictionaries, including MGG. Original binding. Handstamp of George Perle to head of front endpaper. Handstamp of "Adolf-Hitler-Schule Waldbröl" to center of endpaper. Handstamps, "Ausgabe 1" and "Ausgabe III", spread over verso of front endpaper and page [1]. 7.75 x 5 inches (19.4 x 12.3 cm). Spine mostly detached, with some loss. From the collection of the American composer George Perle. Read More...

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15311. [Apollo] Heyden, Otto. (1820–1897).
Apollo with the Horae - DESIGN FOR A THEATER CURTAIN

Oil on canvas, signed lower right: O. Heyden.  Measuring 26.5 x 29.75 inches [67 x 76 cm]. Beautifully framed in black wood with gilt fillet, overall 34 x 37.5 x 2.5 inches  [86.5 x 95 x 5.5 cm].  Read More...

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15125. Arbós, Enrique Fernández. (1863–1939).
Signed Photograph

Signed photograph from the Spanish violinist, composer and conductor, a virtuoso violinist who studied with Monasterio, Vieuxtemps and Joachim, taught at the Madrid Conservatory and the Royal College of Music in London, and who was later one of Spain’s greatest conductors. Clipped halftone photograph, mounted on a postcard and signed and dated on the mount: March 11, 1939. A few surface scratches; overall in fine condition. 3.5 x 5.5 inches (9 x 14 cm). Read More...

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Two autograph musical quotations, from the important opera conductor Luigi Arditi and the Polish opera singer and pedagogue Adelina Murio-Celli, penned on recto and verso of an album leaf. Arditi has penned two measures in A flat major from an unidentified composition, signed below and dated New York, April 5, 1881. Murio-Celli has penned a phrase of two measures with the text "Oh! breathe one word of gladness..." and dated New York, April 20, 1897. 9 x 6 inches. In fine condition. Read More...

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Opera

23077. Arendt, Hannah. (1906 - 1975).
Signed Photograph

Rare signed original Pach Brothers portrait photograph of one of the most important and influential thinkers of the twentieth century.  Signed "Hannah Arendt" in blue ink on the mount beneath her image and in pencil by the photographer. Image ca. 9- 3/16" x 6-3/16" on bevelled photographer's studio mat, overall ca. 15-1/2 x 11". Mount lightly age-toned with small repaired tear lower right, otherwise in very good condition.  Read More...

22549. Argento, Dominick. (1927–2019).
"Tria Carmina Paschalia" - Autograph Musical Quotation Signed

Large AMQS by the American composer, conductor and pianist, the beginning of "Tria Carmina Paschalia"; four measures in full score (six staves) for SSA, guitar and harp.  Inscribed, "for Steve Juscik / with best wishes / Dominick Argento."  No date.  Sheet from 12-staff pad.  5.5 x 8 inches (14 x 20.5 cm).  Horizontal fold; in fine condition.  Read More...

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