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Auction archive: Lot number 16

# - Brahms, Johannes.

Music
3 Dec 2008
Estimate
£1,500 - £2,000
ca. US$2,230 - US$2,974
Price realised:
£2,375
ca. US$3,531
Auction archive: Lot number 16

# - Brahms, Johannes.

Music
3 Dec 2008
Estimate
£1,500 - £2,000
ca. US$2,230 - US$2,974
Price realised:
£2,375
ca. US$3,531
Beschreibung:

# - Brahms, Johannes. AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED ("J BRAHMS"), TO AN UNNAMED RECIPIENT ("GEEHRTESTER HERR") regretting that he cannot come to England owing to an Italian tour for which arrangements have been made, noting that if he were to come to England, he would not like to come for such a short time, for practical reasons and because of his [genuine] interest in the country and its people ...Nun aber habe ich schon manche Verpflichtungen...u. möchte den Plan nach Italien zu gehen, festhalten. Entschlöste ich mich nach England zu gehen möchte ich doch nicht für so kurze Zeit die Reise machen, aus praktischen Gründen u. weil.. mich doch mehr an Land u. Leuten interessirt... 2 pages, large 8vo, later annotation to blank integral leaf ("Brahms cannot come. He has arranged for a tour in Italy."), no place, August 1875, horizontal and vertical folds, browning to edges, tiny tear to upper edge, not affecting text

Auction archive: Lot number 16
Auction:
Datum:
3 Dec 2008
Auction house:
Sotheby's
London
Beschreibung:

# - Brahms, Johannes. AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED ("J BRAHMS"), TO AN UNNAMED RECIPIENT ("GEEHRTESTER HERR") regretting that he cannot come to England owing to an Italian tour for which arrangements have been made, noting that if he were to come to England, he would not like to come for such a short time, for practical reasons and because of his [genuine] interest in the country and its people ...Nun aber habe ich schon manche Verpflichtungen...u. möchte den Plan nach Italien zu gehen, festhalten. Entschlöste ich mich nach England zu gehen möchte ich doch nicht für so kurze Zeit die Reise machen, aus praktischen Gründen u. weil.. mich doch mehr an Land u. Leuten interessirt... 2 pages, large 8vo, later annotation to blank integral leaf ("Brahms cannot come. He has arranged for a tour in Italy."), no place, August 1875, horizontal and vertical folds, browning to edges, tiny tear to upper edge, not affecting text

Auction archive: Lot number 16
Auction:
Datum:
3 Dec 2008
Auction house:
Sotheby's
London
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