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Auction: Musical Manuscripts
was auctioned on: 22 May 2018
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Bach, Johann Sebastian

Estimate: £10,000 - £15,000
ca. US$13,439 - US$20,159
Price realised:  £12,500
ca. US$16,799
Lot number 47, Views: 39

Bach, Johann Sebastian THE CORRECTED PROOF OF THE EIGHT ENGRAVED CHORAL PARTS FOR THE "ST MATTHEW PASSION" BWV 244, [BERLIN: SCHLESINGER, C.1831] FIRST EDITION, 8 volumes, 8vo ( c. 27.5 x 18.5cm), engraved throughout, plate no.1687, for two four-part choruses (78 numbers), WITH EDITORIAL ALTERATIONS AND CORRECTIONS IN RED CRAYON THROUGHOUT , no title pages, unpressed & uncut,original stitching, in a nineteenth-century card slipcase, the volumes titled above the music: "Erster Theil Canto Coro I o [...Alto ...Tenor ...Basso]", each 28 pages, and: "Soprano Coro II o [Alto... Tenor... Basso...]", 26, 27, 27 & 27 pages, some light foxing, small tear to final leaf of Basso Coro II o

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Sotheby's
Title: Musical Manuscripts
Date of the auction: 22 May 2018
Address: Sotheby's