Important printed and manuscript music, books on music and continental manuscripts : comprising autograph letters, manuscripts, early printed and manuscript music and rare books on music.

London : Sotheby's, [1995]
192 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 27 cm.
Music -- Manuscripts -- Catalogs.
Music -- Bibliography -- Catalogs.
Musicians -- Autographs -- Catalogs.
Autographs -- Collections.
Rare books -- Bibliography -- Catalogs.
Bibliography -- Early printed books -- Catalogs.
Manuscripts -- Catalogs.
"Including autograph manuscript of Erich Maria Remarque's All quiet on the western front; the autograph manuscript of Schumann's Faschingsschwank aus Wien, Op. 26; an unknown autograph manuscript of the 'Willow Song' and 'Ave Maria' from Verdi's Otello; the autograph manuscript of Chopin's Nocturnes in C minor, Op. 48, no. 1 and in F sharp minor, Op. 48, no. 2; important sources of early music ... ; an autograph manuscript by Einstein, describing the discovery of Relativity ... "
"Day of sale, Friday, 1st December, 1995 ... "
Sale "LN5718 SKAT"
Includes bibliographical references (p. 188) and index.
Local notes:
Gotham Book Mart Collection copy has catalog "Giuseppe Verdi Otello Autograph Manuscript of the 'Willow Song' and 'Ave Maria' ... Lot 375 in the sale of Important Printed and Manuscript Music, Books on Music and Continental Manuscripts..." laid in at back.
Penn Provenance:
Gotham Book Mart (former owner) (Gotham Book Mart Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
Gotham Book Mart Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
Sotheby's (Firm)
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