[Thame, Oxfordshire: n.d., ca. 1830s]. A musical notebook beautifully bound in the Regency style, belonging to Sophia Elizabeth... Read More about Manuscript music album
New York: Alfred Scott Publisher, . First Edition. Read More about Carnegie Hall Program, SIGNED BY JOSEPH FUCHS, violinist, who performed on Jauary 25, 1945, with...
New York: Oct 27 1945. Read More about Signature on Philarmonic-Symphony Society of New York Program
Hotel Schenley, Pittsburg: Oct 23, 1923. “the greatest melody of the ‘folk-song’ type is Swanee River”. The great opera soprano (1882 – 1963) responds:“… You have asked me to choose what I believe are the ten musical masterpieces. It is an impossible question for no matter what ten one chooses..... Read More about Typed Letter, signed (“Galli-Curci”), to the editor of “THE ETUDE”, in Philadelphia, in...
New York: Firtgh, Pond & Co., 547 Breoadway, 1860. First edition. Read More about Gentle Annie Melodist. No. 2
New York: Feb 14, 1947. Read More about Signature on Carnegie Hall Program. "Carroll Glenn Valentine's Day 1947"
London: Printed for J. Wilcox, 1740. First edition. An important book in English, regarded by many as mainly a translation of Sebastian de Brossard’s Dictionnaire de musique (Paris, 1703), Grassineau’s work nonetheless “…can be said to be the most important dictionary of music published in Britain until the translation of..... Read More about A Musical Dictionary; Being a Collection of Terms and Characters, As well Ancient as Modern;...
New York: DISC Company, . “THE BOUNCY, OPEN RHYMINESS OF BEING A KID”: ORIGINAL DISC COMPANY ALBUM OF GUTHRIE’S SONGS TO GROW ON, WITH ORIGINAL DISC BOOKLET INSCRIBED BY GUTHRIE. Original album of three 78 rpm discs containing the first recordings of six beloved children’s songs by Guthrie, composed with..... Read More about 78 rpm album]: Songs To Grow On: Nursery Days [With original booklet inscribed:] Songs To Grow...
Scott Field, Illinois: October 29, 1945. “YOUR LETTER ABOUT MY BOOK (BOUND FOR GLORY) GOT DOWN HERE TODAY… YOU HAVE TAKEN ME BACK OVER MY OLD TRACKS”: IMPORTANT 1945 AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED BY GUTHRIE, THE FIRST IN HIS LONG AND OFTEN INTIMATE CORRESPONDENCE WITH CHARLOTTE STRAUSS, DISCUSSING BOUND FOR GLORY..... Read More about Autograph letter signed
Scott Field, Illinois: November 3, 1945. “TELL ME THE CENTER, THE CORE… I WANT YOU TO USE AS YOUR BLUEPRINT AND PLAN TO LIVE BY, TO THINK AND DREAM BY, TO SPEAK BY, AND TO WRITE TO ME BY”: ORIGINAL EIGHT-PAGE 1945 AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED BY WOODY GUTHRIE. Original signed..... Read More about Autograph letter signed
Las Vegas, Nevada: Dec. 8, 1945. “WATCHED A THOUSAND ROADS BURN INK INTO FEARS”: EXCEPTIONAL ORIGINAL FOUR-PAGE AUTOGRAPH LETTER WRITTEN ENTIRELY IN VERSE BY WOODY GUTHRIE, SIGNED AND DATED “DEC. 8, 1945” Original signed autograph four-page letter entirely in Woody Guthrie’s cursive, signed by him and dated “Dec. 8, 1945,”..... Read More about Autograph letter signed
[Las Vegas, Nevada]: December 8, 1945. “POETRY IS NOT ONLY THE SONG LOST IN YOUR SOUL, BUT THE OTHER SIDE OF THE CANYON THAT HEARS AND KNOWS”: SPLENDID ORIGINAL EIGHT-PAGE AUTOGRAPH LETTER WRITTEN ALMOST ENTIRELY IN LYRIC VERSE, A VIBRANT AND MOVING LOVE LETTER. Original signed autograph letter, this ten-page..... Read More about Autograph letter signed
Las Vegas, Nevada: December 18, 1945. Note: this letter has been edited for length; we have a complete transcript available. “FREEDOM FROM FEAR, FREEDOM FROM WANT … FREEDOM TO BELIEVE IN THE HUMAN RACE”: EXTRAORDINARY NINE-PAGE 1945 AUTOGRAPH LETTER TWICE SIGNED BY WOODY GUTHRIE, A RARE GLIMPSE INTO HIS PASSIONS, HIS..... Read More about Autograph letter signed
Las Vegas, Nevada: December 21, 1945. “I DID NOT INVENT LOVE. IT WAS HERE WHEN I GOT HERE”: ORIGINAL SIX-PAGE 1945 AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED BY GUTHRIE, WRITTEN TO INTIMATE FRIEND AND CORRESPONDENT CHARLOTTE STRAUSS. Original signed autograph letter, this six-page letter, entirely in Woody Guthrie’s hand, signed by him and..... Read More about Autograph letter signed
[Stroudsburg], Pennsylvania: October 8, 1946. “THE TRUTH OF THIS WHOLE PAGE STANDS JUST AS TRUE AS ANY HOLLER IN ANY LAND ON EARTH”: EXTRAORDINARY 1946 AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED BY WOODY GUTHRIE, FEATURING A LENGTHY LYRIC POEM AND EIGHT ORIGINAL SKETCHES. Original signed autograph letter, this eight-page letter written entirely in..... Read More about Autograph letter signed
n.p: 1947. “I TOLD HIM, WOODY, LIKE WOOD, I SAID, AND I TAPPED MY HAND ON JESSIE’S FIDDLE”: ORIGINAL 1947 TYPEWRITTEN ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT OF GUTHRIE’S STORY STUDY BUTTE, AN ASSOCIATION COPY BEAUTIFULLY INSCRIBED BY HIM, WITH TWO TYPED LETTERS TO GUTHRIE FROM FILMMAKER LERNER ON LEWIS MILESTONE’S INTEREST IN THE..... Read More about Study Butte. Typed Manuscript Inscribed. [With:] Two typed letters on a single sheet
[Old Woking, Surrey]: Gresham Books, . Completed Revised edition. Standard Text. Read More about The Piano-Forte. Its History traced to the Great Exhibition of 1851. New Preface by the Author...
(Cambridge: 1902. Special Copy, #23 of 40 on Holland (Van Gelder Zonen) Handmade paper. Printed by the Marion Press. Larremore says there were 43 printed. One of 40 by the Marion Press. Read More about The Twelfth Catalogue of the Officers and Members of the Hasty Pudding Club. Containing a Brief...
New York: 3 April, 1933. Variant of the portrait published in PORTRAITS: the Photographs of Carl Van Vechten, (1978), edited by Saul Mauriber. Heifetz Portrait, 1933. Read More about Portrait photograph of Jascha Heifetz
Paris: Durand & Fils, [c. 1919]. First edition. Music by Debussy, Illustrations and Text by Andre Hellé. First edition of this thoroughly delightful yet fragile book, reproducing the children's ballet which debuted in 1919 with sets and costumes designed by Hellé, the great children's illustrator (Debussy had composed the music..... Read More about La Boite ê Joujoux. Ballet pour Enfants par André Helle. Musique de Claude Debussy
London: Ward, Lock & Co., Limited, nd. Reprint of the second edition. Read More about Violin Making, as it was and is; being a Historical, Theoretical, and Practical Treatise on the...
New York: October 8, 1947. American blue and Jazz singer who is most famous for her recordings with Louis Armstrong. She was hit by a car and killed in NYC at 45. Read More about Portrait photograph of Bertha "Chippie" Hill (1905-1950
London: A. and C, Black, Ltd, 1921. First edition was done in 1888. This is the second edition. Read More about Musical Instruments Historic, Rare and Unique. The Selection, Introduction and Descriptive Notes by
[New York: October 26, 1934]. Fine, Large Portrait of Nora Holt ("Lasca Sartoris"), Inscribed by Her. Superb, large, inscribed portrait by Van Vechten of one of his oldest, closest, and most important friends from the days of the Harlem Renaissance until the end of his life. Perhaps as much as..... Read More about Portrait photograph of Nora Holt
London: Horace Cox, 1895. First edition. Read More about Lyra Piscatoria: Original Lyrics on Fish, Flies, Fishing and Fishermen, Including Poems on All...
New York: May 10, 1955. Variant of the portrait reproduced in PORTRAITS: the Photographs of Carl Van Vechten, (1978), edited by Saul Mauriber. Read More about Portrait photograph of Burl Ives