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Fancy on a Bach Air for solo cello. Autograph musical manuscript of the complete work by this award-winning American composer by CORIGLIANO, John b. 1938

Oblong folio (28 x 42 cms). 1 page. Notated in pencil on 16-stave Aztec brand paper. Undated, but 1996. For solo cello, with music encompassing both bass and soprano clefs, mostly unbarred. Signed at upper right, with autograph titling "Fancy on a Bac…

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Two solo songs from Landscapes and Remembrances. Autograph manuscripts in piano-vocal score by MENOTTI, Gian Carlo 1911-2007

1976. Folio (ca. 313 x 237 mm). Unbound. Notated in pencil on 12-stave "G Schirmer Royal Brand" paper. Signed "G. Menotti." The Abandoned Mansion (South Carolina) for contralto: 1f. (title), 5, [i] (blank) pp. Farewell at a Train Station in Vermont fo…

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Manuscrit illustré de dessins originaux et composé de deux parties ""La Porcelaine de Chine"" et ""Le Bronze chinois"" by ANONYME

Paris, 1888. Fine. Paris 1888, 18x23cm, relié. - Manuscrit intitulé ""La Porcelaine de Chine"" orné de nombreux dessins originaux in et hors-texte en noir et en couleurs réalisés à même la page, sur de fins morceaux de papier…

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Designs and specifications for Shingle-Sydes; Litchfield County, Connecticut by Stilson, William Walworth

Calligraphed title, verso with manuscript inked faked printer's sign "the Shingle-syde Press" within double rules, 16 architectural plates (15 on thick drawing paper, one on tracing paper) with pencil and watercolour drawings of elevations, plans and sect…

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[Hribeglias (?), Gregory]. Benedictina 1V Oct. Nov. Dec. by MANUSCRIPT HYMN BOOK

The fourth manuscript volume of a set of Benedictine hymn books relative to saints primarily in the Western European church, with emphasis on Germany and Britain. The text incorporates hymns for every portion of a saint's day and mainly in rhyme with …

From Roger Collicott Books



[ Np], 1949. 3 2/3 pages, in ink, on versos of printed quarto sheets (reuse of printed statements of terms for performances of Shaw's plays). With two typed onlays, one bearing substantive deletions and insertions in Shaw's hand. Accompanied by an early …

From William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-ILAB


The Far Horizon [Autograph manuscript piano-vocal score] by CADMAN, Charles Wakefield 1881-1946

1933. Folio (320 x 240 mm). Notated in pencil on 12-stave music paper. Signed. Dated on the final page "Began Jan. 6th 1933 Finished on Feb. 8th, 2:20 p.m. 1933." [1]: Brief title and composer's singed inscription in ink to the librettist: "Original Ms.…

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[1] 2 – 293 [10] pages. 2 – 84 "DIVERSI EXORCISMI ET BENEDICTIONES", 85 – 96 empty, 97 – 163 "PRECES CONSUETA QUOTIDIANA", 164 – 169 empty, 170 – 192 "MODUS Absolvendi Confratres", 193 – 278 German sermons, [294 – 300] 3mpty, [301 – 302]…

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Catalogue of Political Pamphlets by WALPOLE, Hon. Frederick

Walpoleana - A Family Production WALPOLE, Hon. Frederick. Catalogue of Political Pamphlets relating to Sir Robert Walpole's Administration. [n.p. n.p.], ca 1840.£2800 Manuscript on paper, 12mo, ff. 77, including the occasional blank, with further blanks …



[Autograph Manuscript, re: His Reflections on Economic and Political Matters] by Shaw, George Bernard

[London?], 1914. Two pages, closely written in pencil, with deletions and insertions, on two quarto sheets of pale blue T.H. Saunders letterstock (watermarked '1913'). Horizontal fold, with minor creases and smudges, but very good. An intriguing manuscr…

From William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-ILAB


Vingt-cinq costumes pour le théatre. [Twenty-five costumes for the theatre] ; Préface par Edmond Jaloux by George Barbier

Paris: Camille Bloch & Jules Meynial, 1927. First Edition. A remarkable collection of elegant theatrical costume designs signed by leading French art deco designer George Barbier (1882-1932). Portrait frontispiece of Barbier by his friend and rival Charl…

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Album de plantes marines. Offert à Mme. Larchey par C. Lefèvre. Capitaine d’habillement au 18e. de ligne. by Lefèvre, C

Calligraphic manuscript title within pen-and ink-drawing of a broad figural and floral border, and 72 mounted specimens of maritime plants, the majoritiy of the images composed of two or more specimens, with manuscript captions pasted onto 9 thick cardboa…

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[Autograph Letter, Signed, to Samuel G. Blythe] by Clemens, Samuel L

London, 1900. Two pages, in ink, on two panels of folded quarto sheet of letterhead (30, Wellington Court, Albert Gate). Folded for mailing, else near fine. To Samuel G. Blythe (1868-1947), then editor of the BUFFALO ENQUIRER: "Objections? Indeed no. On …

From William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-ILAB


[Original Autograph Letter, Signed ("S. L. Clemens") to James R. Osgood] by Clemens, Samuel L

Hartford, 1883. 1 2/3 pages, in pencil, on two octavo lettersheets. Folded for mailing, filing pinhole through upper left corner, else very good or better. To James R. Osgood, then principal of Osgood & Company, and publisher of THE PRINCE AND THE PAUPER…

From William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-ILAB


Recueil de secrets ou recettes qui ont pour objets la santé, l’utilité et l’agrément. by Anonymous

Three separately numbered parts, each part with its own title. Main title and an advertisment leaf (4) pages; (2), 5 pages (Première partie. Secrets et recettes qui ont pour objet la Santé); (2), 31 pages (Seconde partie. Secrets et recettes qui ont pou…

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