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Auction: Music and Continental Books & Manuscripts
was auctioned on: 29 May 2012
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Bach, Johann Sebastian.

Estimate: £3,000 - £4,000
ca. US$4,773 - US$6,364
Price realised:  £4,000
ca. US$6,364
Lot number 3, Views: 3

Bach, Johann Sebastian. COLLECTION OF EARLY EDITIONS Grosse Passionsmusik nach dem Evangelium Matthaei [St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244] [score], Berlin: Schlesinger, 1830, 324 pages, folio (32.5 x 26cm), plate number 1570, without subscribers' list and text, nineteenth-century quarter calf gilt, stamps to title [cf. Hob.26], some browning; 48 Preludes and Fugues...I [...II] Partie ["Das Wohltemperierte Clavier", Books II and I, BWV 870-893 and 846-869], Bonn: N. Simrock, no date, 2 volumes in one, 97 and 83 pages, oblong 4to (25.2 x 32.8cm), plate numbers 138 (I Partie and II Partie, title) and 166 (II Partie, music), modern quarter calf [not in Hob.], erasures to title of I Partie; Practische Orgelschule enthaltend sechs Sonaten [Six Organ Sonatas BWV 525-530], Zurich: Hans Georg Nägeli und Comp., [c.1827], 94 pages, oblong 4to (c.25 x 33cm), nineteenth-century half calf [Hob.38], rebacked retaining original spine, light spotting, corners worn; Exercices Pour le Clavecin...Oeuv. II ["Goldberg" Variations BWV 988], Leipzig: Bureau de Musique de C.F. Peters, [c.1817?] 47 pages, oblong folio (c.27 x 34cm), plate number 1621, the opus number altered to 'IV' in manuscript, modern folder [cf. Hob. 116], outer gathering detached and repaired; together with Czerny's edition of the "48" (2 volumes in one) and a copy of Schirmer's 1938 edition of the "Goldberg" variations (6)

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Sotheby's
Title: Music and Continental Books & Manuscripts
Date of the auction: 29 May 2012
Address: Sotheby's