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Signed and dated by the artist in the stone, together with an attestation to the fact that the portrait was made from life. Printed in black on a yellow ground. 193 x 165 mm. Margins slightly worn and foxed. In very good condition overall. A fine impression on wove paper.
ROSSINI, Gioachino 1792-1868
Fine bust-length portrait lithograph by Juilen Boilly (1796-1874)
Paris de Villain [ca. 1823]
Price: $600.00
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Folio. Newly bound in half dark tan leather with marbled boards, dark red leather label titled in gilt to spine. 1f. (title), 1f. (privilege), 1-9 (typeset preface), [i] (blank), 51, [i] (blank) pp. Engraved, with "Philips Sculpt." to foot of last page of music. With the signature of George Howell and a date of 1750 to front free endpaper.From the distinguished collection of the noted English music and instrument dealer Thomas William Taphouse (1838-1905), with his signature "TW Taphouse Oxford" on a small slip of paper affixed to front pastedown.Light uniform browning; two leaves slightly stained at blank upper margin; endpapers and final three leaves slightly foxed; Howell signature partially erased. A very good, clean and well-margined copy overall.
GEMINIANI, Francesco 1687-1762
The Art of Playing on the Violin
London [n.p.] 1751
Price: $2,800.00
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Four volumes. Quarto. Full modern marbled boards with printed paper labels to spines. With numerous illustrative plates, some depicting musical instruments, diagrams and musical examples (some engraved) throughout. Volume I [1789]: 1f. (title), [iii]-v (Dedication to the Queen), [vi] (blank), [vii]-[viii] (Contents), xvi (Preface), xvii-xviii (Definitions), 485, [1] (blank), [487]-501, [i] (blank) + a total of 7 engraved plates (2 of which are folding) and 2 folding woodcut plates + [ix] index, [i] (blank), [i] ("Directions to the Book-Binder) pp. With a fine half-length engraved frontispiece portrait by Bartolozzi after Sir Joshua Reynolds of Burney holding a leaf of music. Includes 3 engraved plate by Bartolozzi after Cipriani, one by Grignion and one by Burney.Volume II. Printed for the Author: And sold by J. Robson... and G. Robinson, 1782. 1f. (title), 1f. (contents), 586, pp. 587-597 engraved music, [i] (blank) pp. ,Volume III. Printed for the Author: And sold by Payne and Son... Robson and Clark... and G.G.J. and J. Robinson, 1789. 1f. (title), 1f. (contents), [iii]-xi ("Essay on Musical Criticism"), [i] (blank), 622 + [xi] (Index), [i] (Errata) pp. With 2 engraved plates, one by Bartolozzi after Cipriani and one by Bartolozzi after Burney Volume IV. Printed for teh Author: And sold by Payne and Son... Robson and Clark... and G.G.J. and J. Robinson, 1789.  1f. (title), 1f. (contents), 685, [i] (blank), 1f. ("Chronological List of the principal Books published on the Subject of Music in England..."), [xii] (Index), [i] (Errata), [i] (blank) pp. With one engraved plate by Bartolozzi after CiprianiSome light browning, primarily to margins; occasional mispagination; other minor defects consisting mostly of very occasional small holes and tears to blank margins.An unusually attractive, clean, crisp and wide-margined copy overall.
BURNEY, Charles 1726-1814
A General History of Music
London Printed for the Author: And sold by Payne and Son... Robson and Clark... and G.G.J. and J. Robinson 1782, 1789
Price: $1,250.00
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The composer is depicted in formal dress holding a quill pen poised over a leaf of blank music manuscript paper. "F. Halévy" printed to foot of image. 292 x 355 mm. Minor browning to edges. A fine impression on wove paper with large margins.
HALÉVY, Jaques Francois 1799-1862
Fine large bust-length portrait lithograph by Zéphirin Belliard (1798-?1857)
Paris Lith. de Grégoire et Deneux [1843-1851]
Price: $800.00
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Small emblematic portraits of Lully and Quinault are set in a richly illustrated border incorporating numerous musical and literary motifs, including scenes from Lully's operas and musical instruments, with biographical notes on both the composer and librettist below. 334 x 226 plus wide margins. With "Les Illustres Français" to head. Slightly browned; dampstaining to blank upper margin. A fine impression on laid paper.
LULLY, Jean-Baptiste 1634-1687 and Philippe QUINAULT 1635-1688
Fine original engraving by Nicolas Ponce (1746-1831) after Clement Pierre Marillier (1740-1808)
Paris [1770-1780]
Price: $900.00
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Corelli is depicted half-length, facing left, holding a leaf of musical manuscript in his left hand. 258 x 184 mm. plus margins. Slightly browned and spotted. A strong impression on laid paper.
CORELLI, Arcangelo 1675-1737
Portrait engraving by John Cole (fl. 1720-1740)
Price: $350.00
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269 x 206 mm. Trimmed to plate mark; small portion of lower right blank corner trimmed away.
[HANDEL] Rolli, Paolo Antonio 1687-1767
Mezzotint portrait of the librettist, half-length, seated at a table
[?London] [ca. 1790]
Price: $300.00
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Within a circular border with printed title "Joseph Haydn" and the composer's birth and death dates, with outer decorative border incorporating musical instruments and musical manscript leaves, Haydn's facsimile signature below the image. Published in Austria or Germany, after 1809.  207 x 132 mm. Laid down to heavy mounting paper, slightly worn and soiled.
HAYDN, Joseph 1732-1809
Portrait lithograph
Price: $450.00
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Identified at upper right in contemporary manuscript: "Spontini." ?1803-1815. Executed in black and white crayon on dark tan paper. 522 x 416 mm. A very accomplished drawing, very likely done from life. Slightly worn; small area of paper reinforcement to lower right corner of verso.
SPONTINI, Gasparo 1774-1851
Fine large original drawing by an anonymous artist
[?Paris]
Price: $9,500.00
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The composer is depicted wearing a wig with an open lace collar. Signed in the stone by the artist. 172 x 110 mm. A fine impression on wove paper.
LULLY, Jean-Baptiste 1634-1687
Lithographic portrait by Ducarme after a drawing by Adolphe Midy (1797-1874), bust-length
Paris Blaisot [ca. 1830]
Price: $200.00
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Signed and dated in the stone by the artist. With printed text below portrait: "Institut Royal de France. Académie des beaux Arts (Musique) Cherubini... Chevr. de La Legion d'honneur et de St. Michel. Surintendant de la musique du Roi etc. Né à florence [en 1760] Elu en 1815." With "539" in pencil to foot of sheet. Image size 150 x 175 mm., sheet size 298 x 202 mm. Slightly soiled and foxed. A very good impression on wove paper.
CHERUBINI, Luigi 1760-1842
Fine bust-length lithographic portrait by Julien Boilly (1796-1874)
[Paris] [ca. 1820]
Price: $750.00
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173 x 140 mm. Lightly browned and spotted; verso with light offsetting of text from volume from which the portrait was evidentlly extracted.
HUMMEL, Johann Nepomui 1778-1837
Lithographic portrait by Cäcile Brand (fl. ca. 1820-1840), bust-length
Leipzig A. Kneisel [1833]
Price: $120.00
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Stanford is depicted half-length, the head and face receiving detailed treatment with the body roughly sketched out. Signed and dated by the artist in the stone "W.R. 97."  231 x 166 mm.Browned, slightly heavier to edges; two small areas at blank upper margin stained from mounting tape. Quite a good impressionn printed on tan wove paper.
STANFORD, Sir Charles Villiers 1852-1924
Portrait lithograph by William Rothenstein (1872-1924)
London T[homas] Way 1897
Price: $475.00
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Signed and dated by the artist in pencil at lower right just below plate impression with the number "13" in pencil to lower right corner. With "Dr. Richard Strauss 1917" printed at head of image. 268 x 190 mm. plus wide margins.
STRAUSS, Richard 1864-1949
Fine drypoint etching by the noted artist Emil Orlik (1870-1932)
?Vienna 1917
Price: $1,750.00
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4 volumes bound in 3. Octavo. Attractively bound in full mid-tan calf with decorative spines and edges gilt, inner dentelles gilt, all edges yellow, silk ribbon markers. Vol. I: 1f. (engraved pictorial title of a young boy on horseback by Kunze after Brentano), 1f. (half-title), 470 pp.; Vol. 2: 1f. (half-title), 1f. (engraved pictorial title with the Oldenburg horn and Heidelberg Castle by A. Weise after a sketch by Brentano drawn by Wilhelm Grimm), 1f. (volume secondary title), 448 pp.; Vol. 3: 1f. (half-title), 1f. (engraved pictorial title with a male figure playing the flute, a female playing the harp, by Ludwig Emil Grimm after Brentano), 1f. (volume secondary title), 253 pp.; Vol. 4: 1f. (engraved pictorial frontispiece by Ludwig Emil Grimm after Brentano), 1f. (title: "Kinderlieder Anhang zum Wunderhorn"), 103 pp. With an 8-page dedication to Goethe to Volume 1. Bookplate of Lili Bon to front pastedown of all three volumes. Bindings very slightly rubbed and bumped at corners. Vol. I: professional repairs to edges of first six leaves, two leaves with professional repairs with no loss of text, some minor foxing and staining; Vol. 2: title very slightly trimmed at lower edge just affecting several letters of imprint; minor dampstaining and foxing, some mispagination; Vol. 3: minor foxing, staining to edges of upper margins throughout, some mispagination; Vol. 4: frontispiece slightly trimmed and laid down to mounting paper.
ARMIN, Archim von and Clemens BRENTANO
Des Knaben Wunderhorn. Alte deutsche Lieder
Heidelberg, Frankfurt Mohr u. Zimmer, J.C.B. Mohr 1806-1808
Price: $3,800.00
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5 volumes. Large folio. In full cloth with titling gilt to uppers and spine. In dustjackets.Volume 1: Early Wares: Prehistoric to Tenth Century. 288 pp. Volume 2: Sung Wares. 308 pp. Volume 3: Liao, Hsi-Hsia, Chin and Yuan Wares, 300 pp. Volume 4: Ming Official Wares. 308 pp. Volume 5: Ch'ing Official and Popular Wares. 320 pp.  With over 2,000 illustrations in full colour throughout. Text in English and captions accompanying illustrations in both English and Chinese. In exceptionally good condition with only very slight wear to dustjackets and with some endpapers very slightly cockled.
LIU, Liang-Yu
A Survey of Chinese Ceramics
Taiwan Aries Gemini [1991]
Price: $1,600.00
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2-1/3 pp. of a bifolium. Dated [Berlin]-Charlottenburg, January 23, 1902. In German (with transcription and translation). Regarding a recommendation for the director of the Berliner Tonkünstlerorchester, Herr Strunz, and mentioning Strauss's "Singgedicht," Feursnot. Strunz "is looking for some patrons enthusiastic about the arts who could help him materially... Is it very outrageous of me to bother you with this? Since, however, I myself, too, am only guided by purely artistic interest in this enterprise, to which I contribute the greatest sacrifices of time and effort myself, perhaps you will forgive me... I am going to travel to Vienna tomorrow for the premiere of my opera..."Creased at folds and very slightly overall; slightly defective at inner fold, with four small file holes to blank areas filled in with matching paper, slightly affecting several letters.
STRAUSS, Richard 1864-1949
Autograph letter signed in full to "Herr Levy"
Price: $1,600.00
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Oblong folio. Disbound. 1f. (title), 3-7, [i] (blank) pp. Engraved. Titling within decorative border. Price: "1 Fr: 50 Cent:"Title slightly skewed; minor paper imperfections.A very good copy overall.
BEETHOVEN, Ludwig van 1770-1827
[WoO 70] Variazioni sopra il Duetto Nel cor più non mi sento, dell' Opera la Molinara per il Piano-Forte... Op. III.
Bonna N. Simrock [PN] 33 [not before 1802]
Price: $175.00
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Oblong folio. Disbound. 1f. (title), 1-5, [i] (blank) pp. Engraved. Price: "40 Xr." Number "4" below imprint. Accidental added in pencil to final measure of variation 1.Slightly worn and soiled; partially separated at spine; small circular brown stain to blank lower area of title.
BEETHOVEN, Ludwig van 1770-1827
[WoO 70] Variazioni sopra il Duetto Nel cor più no mi sento, dell' Opera Molinara per il Clavicembalo o Forte Piano... Op. III.
Vienna Giovanni Traeg [without PN] [March 1796]
Price: $1,250.00
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Oblong folio. Disbound. [i] (title), 2-7, [i] (blank) pp. Engraved. Titling within decorative border. Price: "1 fr.. 50 Cs."Minor soiling and paper imperfections.A very good copy overall.
BEETHOVEN, Ludwig van 1770-1827
[WoO 69] Variazioni della Thema Quant' e più bello l'Amor Contadino Nell' Opera La Molinara per il PianoForte... Op. II.
Bonna N. Simrock [PN] 32 [WM ?"GW"] [1797]
Price: $350.00
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Oblong folio. Disbound. [i] (title), 2-9, [i] (blank) pp. Engraved. Price: "1 Fr: 50 Cs:"With extensive fingerings (British style, with "x" for the thumb) added in pencil in an unknown hand. Spine carefully reinforced with clear tape. Some soiling and creasing.
BEETHOVEN, Ludwig van 1770-1827
[WoO 57] Andante pour le Pianoforte... No. 64
Bonn N. Simrock [PN 430] [after 1805]
Price: $150.00
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Oblong folio. Contemporary marbled wrappers with decorative cut paper label with titling in manuscript to upper. Piano: [i] (title), 2-11, [i] (blank) pp.; Violin (or Violoncello): 1-2, 1-2 pp. (one bifolium; first leaf for violin, second for violoncello). Engraved. Price: "12 gg."With overpaste "Au Magasin de Musique en commission. No. 104 dans le Kalver-straat à Amsterdam" to foot of title of piano part. Wrappers worn and soiled with paper reinforcement to spines and inner margins. Violin/Violoncello part heavily frayed and browned at edges; price changed in manuscript to "f.1: 4."A very clear impression.
BEETHOVEN, Ludwig van 1770-1827
[WoO 46] Variations pour le Fortepiano avec Violon (ou Violoncelle) sur le theme (bei Männern welche Liebe fühlen) de l'Opera: die Zauberflöte: de Mozart
Leipsic en Comission au Bureau de Musique [= Hoffmeister & Kühnel] [PN 122] [1802]
Price: $700.00
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Folio. Early stiff blue wrappers with octagonal label titled in manuscript to upper. 1f. (title), 48, [ii] (blank) pp. Engraved. Price: "f 3._C.M." above "[Reichsthaler sign] 2._" Printed note to title: "Eingetragen in das Archin [!Archiv] der vereinigten Musikalienhändler." Rehearsal letters A to O added in pencil in an unknown hand with numerous annotations in red crayon. Penciled inventory of parts to last page, related to a performance on October 13, [18]92 and signed "Felchner." Spine reinforced with black cloth tape. Handstamp "Musikbibliothek der Universität Gießen" to upper wrapper and first page of music. Small yellow sticker to upper left corner of title with manuscript shelfmark "VI. 13," with same shelfmark also added in manuscript to label on upper wrapper. Printed titling "Ouverture" to first page of music extended in pencil: "zu" [crossed out "Ele"] "Leonore." Some pages slightly skewed. Some soiling and foxing.A very good copy overall.
BEETHOVEN, Ludwig van 1770-1827
[Op. 138] Ouverture in C. componirt im Jahr 1805 zur Oper: Leonore... 138tes Werk. Aus dem Nachlass. Partitur.
Wien Tobias Haslinger [PN T.H.] 5141 [early 1838]
Price: $2,800.00
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Folio. Disbound. Violin I: 1f. (title), 13, [i] (blank) pp.; Violin II: [i] (title), 2-13, [i] (blank) pp.; Viola: [i] (title), 2-13, [i] (blank) pp.; Violoncello: [i] (title), 2-13, [i] (blank) pp. Title lithographed, music engraved. Price: "4 fl 30 xr."Quite browned, most noticeably to outer leaves; somewhat soiled; occasional paper imperfections; tape to spine of Viola part; some offsetting to Violoncello part; embossed "x" to left lower corner of Violin I part.
BEETHOVEN, Ludwig van 1770-1827
[Op. 131] Grand Quatuor En Ut dièze [!dièse] mineur pour deux Violons, Alto et Violoncelle composé et dédié à Son Excellence Monseigneur Le Baron de Stutterheim... Oeuvre 131. [Parts]
Mayence: les fils de B. Schott... Paris... Anvers: chez A. Schott [PN] 2628 [June 1827]
Price: $1,500.00
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Oblong folio. Marbled wrappers. [i] (title), 2-11, [i] blank pp. Title lithographed, music engraved. Price: "45 x C M." Printed note to foot of page 2: "Diese[!] unter L. v. Beethovens Nachlasse vollendet vorgefundene Capriccio ist im Manuscripte folgender Massen betitelt: Die Wuth über den verlornen Groschen, ausgetobt in einer Caprice." Spine of outer bifolium reinforced with marbled paper; spine of wrappers reinforced with matching dark green tape. Title browned; lower margin imperfectly trimmed; final leaf creased at upper right outer corner with very slight loss to lower right blank corner; one signature loose.
BEETHOVEN, Ludwig van 1770-1827
[Op. 129] Rondò a Capriccio per il Pianoforte solo... Opera postuma.
Vienna Ant. Diabelli e Co., [PN] D. et C. No. 2819 [January 1828]
Price: $2,000.00
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Folio. Disbound. 1f. (title with decorative device on sunburst background), [i] (blank), 2-17, [i] (blank) pp. Title lithographed, music engraved. Price: "1 Fl 24 kr:" Some foxing and soiling; slight bleeding; mark to p. 5 (possibly due to a defect in the plate); minor paper imperfections.A very good copy overall.
BEETHOVEN, Ludwig van 1770-1827
[Op. 126] Six Bagatelles pour le Piano=Forté... Oeuvre 126
Mayence B. Schott Fils [PN] 2281 [April 1825]
Price: $7,500.00
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Folio. Piano: [i] (title), 2-19, [1] (blank) pp. Price: "f:2 C.M." Violin: 1-5, [i] (blank) pp. Violoncello: 1-5, [i] (blank) pp. Engraved. Small label with calligraphic titling to upper wrapper of piano part: "L. Van Beethoven. Adagio, Varationen [!Variationen] und Rondo pour Piano, Violon & Violoncelle. Op. 121;" labels in the same style to head of first pages of string parts: "Adagio, Variationen und Rondo von L.Van Beethoven" with penciled note: "Beethoven op. 121." Handstamp to first page of all parts: "Valerie Hanquet." Early calligraphic signature to inner lower wrapper, upside down: "D. F. Crommelin."Marbled wrappers of piano part with red tape reinforcement to spine; spines of string parts reinforced with marbled paper. Slighty worn and soiled.A very good copy overall.
BEETHOVEN, Ludwig van 1770-1827
[Op. 121a] Adagio, Variationen und Rondo für Pianoforte, Violine und Violoncell... 121tes Werk. [Parts]
Wien S.A. Steiner und Comp. [PN] 4603 [May 1824]
Price: $2,800.00
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Oblong folio. Disbound. 1f. (collection title, engraved by H. Zimer), [i] (title), 4-43, [i] (blank) pp. Engraved. Price: "2 fl. 45 x.C.M." With "Gestochen v: Jos: Sigg." to final page of music. Text of collection title: "Vaterländischer Künstlerverein Veränderungen für das Piano-Forte über ein vorgelegtes Thema componiert von dern vorzüglichsten Tonsetzern und Virtuosen Wien's und der k.k. oesterreichischen Staaten... Abtheilung. Eigenthum der Verleger. Wien, bey A. Diabelli et Comp. No. 1133. Leipzig bey H.A.Probst. [PN] no. 1380-81." Spine torn and slightly frayed; minor browning and fraying to edges.
BEETHOVEN, Ludwig van 1770-1827
[Op. 120] 33 Veränderungen über einen Walzer für das Piano-Forte componirt und Der Frau Antonia von Brentano gebornen Edlen von Birkenstock hochachtungsvoll zugeeignet... 120tes Werk.
Wien... Leipzig bey H.A.Probst A. Diabelli et Comp. [PN C. et D.] No. 1380 [not before June 1824]
Price: $750.00
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Oblong folio. 1f. (title), [i] (blank), 2-17, [i] (blank) pp. Engraved. Price: "fl: 1_15 kr: Conv:M:" Printed note to foot of title: "Diese Ouverture ist auch für Pianoforte allein um 45 kr:, dann in Auflagstimmen für ein ganzes Orchester um fl: 3._, und in Partitur um fl: 2._Conv:M: zu haben" and PNs of all four versions - 4-hands piano reduction (4684), 2-hands piano reduction (4683), parts (4681), and full score (4682) - printed to left margin. Handstamp below imprint: "Musikalien Leihanstalt von Falter & Sohn in München." Fingering added in pencil in an unknown hand to pp. 2-3.Paper tape reinforcement to spine; some foxing and minor soiling. A very clear impression.
BEETHOVEN, Ludwig van 1770-1827
[Op. 115, Arr.] Grosse Ouverture (in C dur) eingerichtet für Pianoforte zu vier Hände [!Händen] von Carl Czerny... 115tes Werk
Wien S.A. Steiner und Comp. [PN] S:u:C: 4684 [April 1825]
Price: $500.00
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Folio. Disbound. 1f. (title), 3-21, [i] (blank) pp. Engraved. Price: "R: 1, 4 g:" Title slightly soiled and stained; some browning and foxing; upper margin of final leaf trimmed; old paper repairs to outer leaves.A very clear impression.
BEETHOVEN, Ludwig van 1770-1827
[Op. 110] Sonate pour le Piano Forte... Œuvre 110
Paris... Berlin... Vienne... L Maurice Slesinger [!Schlesinger] [PN] 1159 [July 1822]
Price: $6,500.00
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Oblong and upright folio. Unbound. Score: 1f. (title), [3] (blank), 4-19, [1] (blank) pp.; Violoncello: [1] (blank), 2-5, [ii] blank pp. Title engraved by F. Wolff in black over lithographed background in blue; music engraved. Printed price: "4 Fr.. 50.".  Spine partially separated and frayed. Title crudely trimmed and smaller in size; circular sticker to head with presumed shelfmark "19/IV;" handstamp to foot, mostly erased. Some leaves soiled and slightly foxed; edges browned; occasional staining; annotation in ink to margin of p. 2 of violoncello part: "Beethoven op. 102."
BEETHOVEN, Ludwig van 1770-1827
[Op. 102 no. 1]. Deux Sonates pour le Pianoforté et Violoncell... Op. 102. Liv: I. [Score and violoncello part]
Bonn et Cologne N. Simrock [PNs] 1337, 1338 [after 1817]
Price: $450.00
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Oblong folio. Disbound. 1f. (title), [1] (advertisement), 2-29, [i] (blank) pp. Engraved. The word "Preis" printed, but neither amount nor currency added. With publisher's advertisement, "Pränumerations-Anzeige," to p. 1 soliciting subscriptions to first editions of Beethoven's symphonies no. 7 and 8 and announcing full scores, parts, and various arrangements.  With fine engraved pictorial title depicting General Wellington leading his troops in battle. Extended printed note following imprint: "so wie auch zu haben [and also available]: in Leipzig bey Breitkopf und Härtel _ C.F. Peters _ Fr. Hoffmeister, [continuation in smaller print] Bonn, bey N. Simmrok [!Simrock] _ Offenbach, bey J. Andrä [!André] _ Zürich, bey Nägeli u[nd] Comp. _ Ettwill [!Eltville], bey C. Zulehner,_ und in den Musikhandlungen zu Augsburg _ Berlin _ Braunschweig _ Frankfurth _ Hamburg _ München _ Mayland [!Mailand] _ Neapel _ Stuttgardt [!Stuttgart]." Incomplete key change corrected (2 flats added) to p. 20 in pencil (at "Andante grazioso"). Old paper repair to outer leaves; crease to lower outer corner of last leaf; slight bleeding and offsetting. In very good condition overall.
BEETHOVEN, Ludwig van 1770-1827
[Op. 91]. Wellingtons Sieg oder die Schlacht bey Vittoria für das Piano-Forte... 91tes Werk. [2-hand piano reduction]
Wien S.A. Steiner und Comp. [PN] S. et C. 2361 [1817]
Price: $1,350.00
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Oblong folio. Sewn. 1f. (title), 11, [i] (blank) pp. Engraved. Price: "50 X.C.M." Owner's signature in ink to lower right corner of title: "Dr. [?]Sechter." Slightly worn and foxed; impression light; upper outer corner slightly bumped and torn; lower corners very slightly creased; blue paper reinforcement to spine; signature slightly trimmed.
BEETHOVEN, Ludwig van 1770-1827
[Op. 78]. Sonate pour le Piano-Forte composée et dédiée à Madame la Comtesse Thérèse de Brunswick... Oeuvre 78.
Vienne Artaria et Compag. [PN] 2126 [after 1810]
Price: $900.00
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Oblong folio. 1f. (title), 3-13, i (blank) pp. Lithographed. Price: "16 gr." Titling within ornamental oval border. Untrimmed.Slightly worn and soiled; edges slightly browned.
BEETHOVEN, Ludwig van 1770-1827
[Op. 78]. Sonate pour le Piano Forte composée et dédiée à Madame la Comtesse Thérèse de Brunswick... Oeuv. 78.
Leipsic Breitkopf & Härtel [PN 1567] [1810]
Price: $5,500.00
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Oblong folio. Disbound. 1f. (title), 3-13, [i] (blank) pp. Lithographed. Price: "16 Gr."Slight offsetting, bleeding, and browning.
BEETHOVEN, Ludwig van 1770-1827
[Op. 77] Fantaisie Pour le Pianoforte dédiée à son ami Monsieur le Comte François de Brunswick... Oeuv. 77.
Leipsic Breitkopf & Härtel [PN 2623] [1817]
Price: $285.00
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Oblong folio. Disbound. Sewn. [1] (title), 2-13, [i] (blank) pp. Engraved. Price in pencil: "f.1.10." Pagination (35-48) added in manuscript in an unknown hand to all pages including title and final blank. Slightly worn and soiled; blank inner margin of title lacking, reinforced with paper tape, with small stain to blank lower margin of verso; two small holes to upper outer portion of leaves, just affecting text.
BEETHOVEN, Ludwig van 1770-1827
[Op. 79]. Sonatine pour le Piano-Forte... Oeuvre 79.
Vienne Artaria e Comp. [PNs] 2125, 2128 [ca. 1811]
Price: $3,000.00
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Octavo. Original publisher's printed wrappers with titling within decorative border. 1f. (title), 1-182, [ii] (blank) pp. Lithographed title, music engraved. Price: "3 Thlr." Handwritten note in pencil to p. 108: "Diese beiden Takte [mm. 2 and 3 on the page] bleiben weg" [These two measures are omitted]. Wrappers worn, soiled and slightly stained; spine partially lacking; titling to upper wrapper without numeral preceding "...ième." Minor staining to lower margin of final two leaves; signatures loose; final signature detached. In very good condition overall.
BEETHOVEN, Ludwig van 1770-1827
[Op. 67]. Cinquième Sinfonie en ut mineur: C Moll... Oeuvre. 67. Partition. [Full score]
Leipsic Breitkopf & Härtel [PN 4302] [1826]
Price: $5,500.00
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Octavo. Modern blue half cloth with marbled boards, original dark yellow printed wrappers bound in. 1f. (title), 182 pp. Engraved. Price: "3 Thlr." With printed note to title: "Enrégistré aux archives de l'Union" and with another printed note to head of p. 108: "Anmerkung: Der zweite und dritte Takt dieser Seite sind durch einen Stichfehler entstanden und kommen nach einer früher übersehenen Correctur Beethoven's in Wegfall. Vergleiche Allgemeine Musikalische Zeitung, Jahrgang 48, Seite 461" [Note: The second and third measure of this page have originated from an engraver's error and should be omitted according to a formerly missed correction by Beethoven. Compare to Allgemeine Musikalische Zeitung 48, p. 461].Wrappers somewhat worn and soiled. Professional paper repair to inner margin of title; some dampstaining throughout; edges slightly browned.
BEETHOVEN, Ludwig van 1770-1827
[Op. 67]. Cinquième Symphonie à grand Orchestre... Op. 67. Partition. [Full score]
Leipzig Breitkopf & Härtel [PN] 4302 [not before 1846]
Price: $750.00
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Oblong folio. Disbound. Sewn. [1] (title), 2-14, [ii] (blank) pp. Engraved. Printed price erased and faint price added in red crayon. The number "2" in early manuscript to upper margin of first page of music.Remnants of early paper reinforcement to inner margin of outer leaves; printed from worn plates; minor imperfections.
BEETHOVEN, Ludwig van 1770-1827
[Op. 54] LIme Sonate pour le Pianoforte... Op. 54.
Vienne Bureau des arts et d'industrie [PN] 507 [1806]
Price: $6,000.00
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Folio. Disbound. Sewn. 1f. (title), 24 pp. Engraved. "Op. 53" added to title in ink. Price: "5s." With "Beethoven Op. 53" printed to foot of every page; repeat sign after measure 2 of first movement added in pencil and later erased; fingering (English style, with thumb marked "x") added to pp. 16-18 in pencil in an unknown hand.Some offsetting; occasional small stains.
BEETHOVEN, Ludwig van 1770-1827
[Op. 53]. Grand Sonata, for the Piano Forte Composed and Dedicated to the Count De Waldstein
London Preston [without PN] [WM 1805]
Price: $1,200.00
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Oblong folio. Disbound. 1f. (title), 3-27, [i] (blank) pp. Engraved. Price: "4 Fr: 50. Cmes."Most lower outer corners slightly creased.In very good condition overall.
BEETHOVEN, Ludwig van 1770-1827
[Op. 53]. Grande Sonate pour le pianoforte composée ed dédiée à Monsieur le Comte de Waldstein... Oeuvre 53.
Bonn et Cologne N. Simrock [PN ] 405 [1805]
Price: $1,000.00
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Oblong folio. Contemporary plain blue wrappers. 1f. (title), 1-6, [ii] (blank) pp. Engraved. With very faint price ("pf 30 Xr") amended in manuscript. Crown watermark. Wrappers quite worn and stained. Some internal wear and soiling. "N 1" added to title in ink. With previous owner's nme ("Antonia") to wrapper and "N1" to title in ink.
BEETHOVEN, Ludwig van 1770-1827
[Op. 51 no. 1]. Rondo Pour le Clavecin ou Piano-Forte
Vienne Artaria et Comp. [PN] 711 [1797]
Price: $2,000.00
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Octavo. Original publisher's printed wrappers. 1f. (title), [ii] (blank), 162 pp. Engraved. Price: "14 Frs."  Wrappers slightly defective, spine mostly lacking, upper laid down. Slight offsetting; staining to edges of outer margins; some paper imperfections. Some edges untrimmed.
BEETHOVEN, Ludwig van 1770-1827
[Op. 36]. IIme Grande Simphonie en Rè majeur (D-Dur)... Oeuvre XXXVI Partition. [Full score]
Bonn et Cologne N. Simrock [PN] 1959 [1822]
Price: $1,350.00
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Oblong folio. 1f. (title), [3]-13, [i] (blank) pp. Engraved. Price: "45 Xr 6. M." Oval handstamp to foot of title: "Kunst & Musikalien Handlung Franz Knöchl Wien Wieden No. 8." Spine reinforced with paper tape; slightly foxed; trimmed but with no loss.In very good condition overall.
BEETHOVEN, Ludwig van 1770-1827
[Op. 34]. Variations pour le Piano-Forte... Oeuvre 34.
Vienne S.A. Steiner et Comp. [PN] 363 [1806-07]
Price: $250.00
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