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Emporium Auction | January 25, 2024

Thu, Jan 25, 2024 09:00AM EST
Lot 615

Classical Music Related Books and Ephemera Grouping

Estimate: $400 - $600

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comprising: Die Walküre by Richard Wagner, Mainz: B. Schott's Sohnen, n.d. (lithographed, possibly circa 1875), bound in full tree calf leather, morocco spine label, gilt lettering and decoration to spine, marbled endpapers; Le Nozze Di Figaro by W.A. Mozart, Paris: Maurice Schlesinger, n.d., 1822; five leatherbound symphonies/operas, including Don Juan, Missa Solemnis in D, and Die Zauberflote; three hand-written symphony scores; three Mozart related titles: Mozart: Haffner Symphony, New York: Oxford University Press, 1968; Wolfgang Amade Mozarts by Ludwig Ritter von Kochel, 1965; The Life and Works of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart by Robert Bory, 1948; two 19th century metal engraver's plates from Hector Berlioz's Te Deum A Trois Choeurs; together with a leatherbound copy of 1867 Centennial Portfolio

Provenance: Collection of David Bahlman and Howard Klosterman


light wear to extremities, leather with some scuffs and minor losses, scattered areas of staining, foxing, offsetting, and creasing throughout; Die Walkure lacking poem pages, scattered staining throughout

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Collection of David Bahlman and Howard Klosterman