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Auction: Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts
was auctioned on: 29 May 2014
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AUTOGRAPH COLLECTION -- MUSIC A collection of autograph lett...

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Estimate: £1,200 - £1,800
ca. US$2,021 - US$3,031
Price realised:  £1,250
ca. US$2,105
Lot number 27, Views: 173

AUTOGRAPH COLLECTION -- MUSIC. A collection of autograph letters by composers and musicians including Ignaz Moscheles (autograph letter signed to the portraitist J.K. Stieler, Leipzig, 18 February 1855, praising the compositional talents of ‘Frau Köstlin’ [Josephine Lang (1815-1880)], and criticising the debased taste of modern publishers, 3 pages, 8vo , with envelope; and autograph note signed, in pencil, n.d.), Joseph Joachim (autograph letter and autograph postcard signed), Amalie Joachim (letter and card), Felix Weingartner (1898, making arrangements for a concert in Munich), Niels Gade (cut subscription and signature, in German, n.d. sending greetings to Schumann), Gaspare Spontini (1847, discussing arrangements for a concert performance of Olympie), Wilhelm Kienzl (postcard and letter), Paul Heyse, Henri Marteau, August Wilhelmj (2), Anton Schindler and Josef Kainz, also a brief letter signed by Giuseppe Garibaldi (1864, declining to visit Manchester for the present (split at folds)), 18 items in total.
AUTOGRAPH COLLECTION -- MUSIC. A collection of autograph letters by composers and musicians including Ignaz Moscheles (autograph letter signed to the portraitist J.K. Stieler, Leipzig, 18 February 1855, praising the compositional talents of ‘Frau Köstlin’ [Josephine Lang (1815-1880)], and criticising the debased taste of modern publishers, 3 pages, 8vo , with envelope; and autograph note signed, in pencil, n.d.), Joseph Joachim (autograph letter and autograph postcard signed), Amalie Joachim (letter and card), Felix Weingartner (1898, making arrangements for a concert in Munich), Niels Gade (cut subscription and signature, in German, n.d. sending greetings to Schumann), Gaspare Spontini (1847, discussing arrangements for a concert performance of Olympie), Wilhelm Kienzl (postcard and letter), Paul Heyse, Henri Marteau, August Wilhelmj (2), Anton Schindler and Josef Kainz, also a brief letter signed by Giuseppe Garibaldi (1864, declining to visit Manchester for the present (split at folds)), 18 items in total.

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts
Date of the auction: 29 May 2014
Address: Christie's
29 May 2014, London, South Kensington