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Auction: Online Sale: Books and Works on Paper
was auctioned on: 31 October 2019
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Music.- Bach (Johann Sebastian).- Quintilianus (Marcus Fabius) De institutione oratoria libri duodecim, with the one of the earliest printed eulogies of Bach, Gottingen, Abraham Vandenhoeck, 1738.

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Estimate: £200 - £300
ca. US$258 - US$388
Price realised:  £190
ca. US$245
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Music.- Bach (Johann Sebastian).- Quintilianus (Marcus Fabius) De institutione oratoria libri duodecim, edited by Johann Matthias Gesner, title in red and black and with woodcut ornament, some spotting, contemporary blind-stamped vellum, lightly marked, 4to, Gottingen, Abraham Vandenhoeck, 1738. ⁂ With one of the earliest printed eulogies of Bach. Gesner was Rector of the Thomasschule in Leipzig, where Bach was Cantor. They became good friends, and Bach dedicated his 'Canon a 2 perpetuus' (BWV 1075) to Gesner.

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Auction house: Forum Auctions
Title: Online Sale: Books and Works on Paper
Date of the auction: 31 Oct 2019
Address: Forum Auctions
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