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Auction Name
Music and Continent Books and Manuscripts
Auction Date
06/09/2010 - 06/09/2010
Sale Number
#L10402
Total Lots
195
Sold Lots
0
Lots Sold
0.00%
Unsold Lots
195
Total Sales (GBP)
0.00
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (GBP)
0.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (GBP)
0.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (GBP)
757,200.00
High Estimate of All Lots (GBP)
1,034,600.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
-0.02%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
46 ITALIAN OPERA.

AUTOGRAPH VOLUME OF OVER 100 COLOURED COSTUME DESIGNS BY ROMOLO LIVERANI (1809-1872)

GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 Unknown
87 SULLIVAN, ARTHUR--GILBERT, W.S.

HER MAJESTY'S SHIP "PINAFORE"...

1878 GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 Unknown
65 OPERA.

REMARKABLE MANUSCRIPT CATALOGUE OF THEATRICAL WORKS PERFORMED IN VIENNA, 1819-1821

1819 GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 Unknown
88 [SULLIVAN, SIR ARTHUR]--VICTORIAN THEATRE AND MUSIC.

A COLLECTION OF OVER FIFTY AUTOGRAPH LETTERS SIGNED, INCLUDING SEVERAL FROM THOSE ASSOCIATED WITH THE FIRST GILBERT AND SULLIVAN OPERA, THESPIS

GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 Unknown
91 VERDI, GIUSEPPE AND RUGGERO LEONCAVALLO.

THREE VOCAL SCORE EDITIONS, TWO INSCRIBED

GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 Unknown
93 VIOLINISTS.

SEVEN AUTOGRAPH LETTERS BY VIEUXTEMPS, SPOHR, DE BÉRIOT, RODE AND H.W ERNST

GBP 2,000.00 - 2,500.00 Unknown
98 WAGNER, RICHARD.

IMPORTANT AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED ("RW"), TO THE CHORUS-MASTER WILHELM FISCHER IN DRESDEN, WITH TWO PAGES OF AUTOGRAPH LIBRETTO FOR THE END OF TANNHÄUSER

GBP 6,000.00 - 8,000.00 Unknown
115 SOPHOCLES.

TRAGWDIAI EPTA METEXHGHSEWN... TRAGAEDIAE SEPTEM CUM COMMENTARIIS.

1502 GBP 6,000.00 - 8,000.00 Unknown
120 KÜCHLER, BALTHASAR.

REPRAESENTATIO DER FÜRSTLICHEN AUFFZUG UND RITTERSPIL.

1611 GBP 3,000.00 - 4,000.00 Unknown
133 CROZE-MAGNAN, S.-C., AND OTHERS.

LE MUSÉE FRANÇAIS, RECUEIL COMPLET DES TABLEAUX, STATUES ET BAS-RELIEFS, QUI COMPOSENT LA COLLECTION NATIONALE.

1803 GBP 3,000.00 - 4,000.00 Unknown
138 NAPOLEON I.

IMPORTANT LETTER SIGNED ("NAPOLEON"), TO EUGÈNE DE BEAUHARNAIS, VICEROY OF ITALY

1805 GBP 2,000.00 - 2,500.00 Unknown
143 RECUEIL DE COSTUMES

DRAMATIQUES, PUBLIÉE PAR VIZENTINI... D'APRÈS LES DESSINS DE FEU AUGUSTE GARNEREY, ET MR HTE LECOMTE. [PARIS: MARTINET AND ENGELMANN, 1819-1822]

1819 GBP 8,000.00 - 12,000.00 Unknown
177 KRUCHENYKH, ALEKSEI.

VZORVAL' [EXPLODITY].

1913 GBP 4,000.00 - 5,000.00 Unknown
178 KRUCHENYKH, ALEKSEI.

CHORT I RECHETVORTSY [THE DEVIL AND THE POETS].

1913 GBP 1,200.00 - 1,500.00 Unknown
179 MAYAKOVSKY, VLADIMIR, DAVID BURLIUK, NIKOLAI BURLIUK AND VELIMIR KHLEBNIKOV.

TREBNIK TROIKH: SBORNIK STIKHOV I RISUNKOV [MISSAL OF THE THREE: A COLLECTION OF POEMS AND DRAWINGS].

1913 GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 Unknown
181 BURLIUK, DAVID, N. BURLIUK, V. BURLIUK, V. KHLEBNIKOV, A. KRUCHENYKH, B. LIVSHITS, V. MAYAKOVSKY AND OTHERS.

MOLOKO KOBYLITS: RISUNKI, STIKHI, PROZA [THE MILK OF MARES: DRAWINGS, VERSE, PROSE].

1914 GBP 3,000.00 - 4,000.00 Unknown
182 LIVSHITS, BENEDIKT.

VOLCHE SOLNTSE. KNIGA STIKHOV VTORAYA [WOLF SUN. SECOND BOOK OF POEMS] (CHETYRE ZHENSHCHINY [FOUR WOMEN, DRAWINGS BY DAVID BURLIUK]).

1914 GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 Unknown
194 MALEVICH, KASIMIR SEVIRINOVICH.

GLIAD, POGLIAD, UZH BLIZKO VISLY... [LOOK, JUST LOOK, THE VISTULA IS NEAR...].

1914 GBP 3,000.00 - 4,000.00 Unknown
196 MYLNYE PUZYRI

[SOAP BUBBLES].

1914 GBP 500.00 - 700.00 Unknown
198 MOOR, DMITRII.

BOGATYRSKOE DELO KOZMY KRYUCHKOVA [THE HEROIC DEED OF KOZMA KRYUCHKOV].

1914 GBP 500.00 - 700.00 Unknown
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