Late Summer 2021 Catalogue


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210 items in this catalogue total,
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81. [Opera] Scovotti, Jeanette. (b. 1936).
Signed Photograph

Signed Metropolitan Opera photograph of the American coloratura soprano, who has inscribed "To Paul / sincerely / Jeanette Scovotti."  In fine condition.  8 x 10 inches (20.3 x 25.4 cm.). Read More...

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82. [Opera] Seefried, Irmgard (1919–1988).
Signed Photograph

Signed photograph of the important German soprano, a frequent collaborator with Elisabeth Schwarzkopf.  Stamp to verso identifies her as "Leading Soprano / Vienna Opera."  Fine.  8 x 10 inches (20.32 x 25.4 cm.). Read More...

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83. [Opera] Stratas, Teresa. (b. 1938).
Signed Photograph in Menotti's "The Last Savage"

Signed Louis Mélancon of New York photograph of the Canadian soprano in costume as Sardulla for a Metropolitan Opera production of Menotti's The Last Savage.  Metropolitan Opera Press Department label and blurb affixed to verso, togher with photographer's stamp.  Fine.  8 x 10 inches (20.3 x 25.4 cm.). Read More...

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84. [Opera] Streich, Rita. (1920–1987).
Signed Photograph in "Ariadne auf Naxos"

Signed photograph of the Russian-born lyric soprano, who has inscribed "To Paul / cordially / Rita Streich," in costume as Zerbinetta in a production of Richard Strauss's Ariadne auf Naxos.  Stamp to verso reads "'Alfa Foto' / Teatro Colon / Buenos Aires."  Surface creases to right margin, image unaffected, else fine.  8 x 10 inches (20.3 x 25.4 cm.). Read More...

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85. [Opera] Sutherland, Joan. (1926–2010).
Signed Photograph

Striking portrait photograph of the soprano, who has inscribed "To Paul / with best wishes / Joan Sutherland."  Signature low contrast, otherwise in very fine condition.  8 x 10 inches (20.7 x 25.4 cm.). Read More...

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86. [Opera] Sutherland, Joan. (1926–2010).
Signed Program

Concert program from a Saturday, February 23, 1963 performance at Symphony Hall in Boston, signed to cover by the Australian soprano.  The performance, conducted by Sutherland's husband and longtime collaborator Richard Bonynge, included works by Arne, Bach, Boccherini, Boyce, Handel, Paisiello, and Thomas.  8 pp.  Signature faint, else fine.  6 x 9 inches (15.2 x 22.9 cm).

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87. [Opera] Sutherland, Joan. (1926–2010).
Signed Promotional Mailer for RCA Victor Recording of "Norma"

Impressive promotional mailer from RCA Victor for a new recording of Vincenzo Bellini's Norma featuring the Australian soprano in the role.  Sutherland has inscribed "To Paul / with best wishes / Joan Sutherland" to the cover, which features a striking half-tone photograph of her in costume.  The interior of the mailer reads "RCA Victor Records / Cordially offers you / for your / personal record library / the critically acclaimed / Sutherland / in Bellini's / Norma."  "Joan Sutherland as Norma" embossed in gold font to original present wrappers.  4 pp.  With somewhat poor ink adhesion to the signature, else in fine condition.  8.5 x 11.5 inches (21.6 x 29.2 cm.). Read More...

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88. [Opera] Swarthout, Gladys. (1900–1969).
Signed Photograph to the Box Office Treasurer of the New York Philharmonic

Portrait photograph of the American mezzo-soprano, who has inscribed to the Box Office Treasurer of the New York Philharmonic, "For Edward Hochner / Cordially / Gladys Swarthout."  NBC Artists Service stamp to verso.  In fine condition.  8 x 10 inches (20.3 x 25.4 cm.).

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89. [Opera] Tebaldi, Renata. (1922–2004).
Signed Program

Bifold recital program from a Wednesday, February 1, 1956 performance at Symphony Hall in Boston.  The Italian soprano, who was accompanied by pianist Martin Rich, has signed over the first page of the program listing, which included works by Bellini, Handel, Mozart, Rossini, Sarti, Scarlatti, and Verdi.  4 pp.  Horizontal crease, light wear to edges, else fine.  6.25 x 9.5 inches (15.9 x 24.1 cm.).

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90. [Opera] Traubel, Helen. (1899–1972).
Signed Program

Signed Community Concert Association (San Francisco?) program for a performance by the American soprano, 1948–49. The evening included vocal music Beethoven, Mascagni, Schubert, Strauss, Wagner, Rachmaninoff, Mendelssohn, Burleigh, Engel, Fairchild, and Ilgenfritz.  In fine condition.  6.25 x 9.5 inches (15.9 x 24.1 cm.).

Traubel was a dramatic soprano best known for her Wagnerian roles, including Brünnhilde and Isolde.  She sang with the Metropolitan Opera from 1937 to 1953.


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91. [Jazz & Song] Baker, Josephine. (1906–1975) [Mariotti, Mario. (1899–1975)].
Signed Photograph - An Alluring Portrait on a Tiger Skin Rug

Striking vintage doubleweight glossy portrait of Baker posing beside a tiger skin rug, signed and inscribed in French in fountain pen, “à Mr Mario Mariotti / en souvenir de / Josephine Baker / Milano / 1932.”  Some losses to edges and a small area at her extended wrist, but the imposing image is largely unaffected and it is otherwise in fine condition.  6.5 x 9.3 inches (16.5 x 23.6 cm.). Read More...

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92. [Jazz & Song] [The Beatles] Lennon, John. (1940–1980) & Starr, Ringo. (b. 1940) .
'Yellow Submarine' John and Ringo Production Cell

Outstanding hand-painted gouache on 16 field acetate production drawing setup of John and Ringo in The Beatles' Yellow Submarine, ca. 1968. This is a great single cel setup with an amazing 6.25 x 7 inch depiction of two of the band members on one level, the full sheet measuring approx. 16 x 12 inches.  Letter and numerical notations along the lower edge, set against a toned rigid pale yellow matboard with superficial warping of the acetate but otherwise in fine condition. Framed in a period red wooden frame. 16.5 x 13.25 inches overall.  Read More...

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93. [Jazz & Song] [The Beatles] Lennon, John. (1940–1980).
John Lennon and Blue Meanie Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band 'Yellow Submarine' Production Cell

Outstanding hand-painted gouache on 16 field acetate production drawing setup fromThe Beatles' Yellow Submarine, ca. 1968. This is a great single cel setup with an amazing large approx. 5.5 x 11.5 inch depiction of John Lennon dressed in Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band attire opposite a raging Blue Meanie brandishing a stool (2 x 3 inches), the full sheet measuring approx. 16 x 12 inches.  Letter and numerical notations along the lower edge, set against a rigid gold-toned matboard with superficial warping of the acetate but otherwise in fine condition. Framed in a period blue wooden frame. 16.5 x 13.25 inches overall.  Read More...

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94. [Jazz & Song] [The Beatles] Lennon, John. (1940–1980) & Ono, Yoko. (b. 1933).
'This Is Not Here' – Signed Exhibition Poster

Extremely rare limited edition 18 x 24 poster for the 'This Is Not Here' exhibition held from October 9-27, 1971, at the Everson Museum of Art in Syracuse, numbered 69/100, boldly signed in black felt tip, "John Lennon" and "Yoko Ono." In very fine condition, the sheet hinged along the edges of the reverse to the mat. Framed without glazing. The exhibition of Ono's artwork—billed as 'a show of unfinished paintings and sculpture'—featured Lennon as a guest artist and opened on his birthday in 1971. Limited to just one hundred signed examples, this is a very difficult-to-find piece of the utmost desirability.

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95. [Jazz & Song] [Drummer] Marrow, Paul F..
Signed Photograph

Great original doubleweight photograph of a drummer pictured in his tuxedo and holding a snare drum, signed "To Mattie / From / Paul F. Marrow."   8 x 10 inches  (20.5 x 25.5 cm.).  We have been unable to locate any information about this musician.

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96. [Jazz & Song] Fitzgerald, Ella. (1917–1996).
Signed Postcard Photograph

Early postcard photograph of the legendary jazz singer ca. 1940, signed "Sincerely / Ella Fitzgerald." Moderate wear along the edges, else fine.  3.5 x 5.5 inches (8.9 x 14 cm.).

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One of the most iconic of all jazz photographs, William Gottlieb's depiction of the legendary jazz performers mid-set at the Downbeat Club in New York City, Fitzgerald looking out over the audience as Gillespie gazes at her with admiration.  Gelatin silver print, circa 1946-48; printed later.  With photographer's signature to lower left corner and photographer's stamp to verso.  Not examined out of frame but in apparently fine condition.  Sight: 10.25 x 13.25 inches (26 x 33.6 cm.).; framed to 17.25 x 21.25 inches (43.8 x 53.9 cm.).  Literature: The Golden Age of Jazz, Pomegranate Artbooks, 1995, p. 100. Read More...

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98. [Jazz & Song] Garland, Judy. (1922–1969).
Souvenir Program

Souvenir program with facsimile signature to cover celebrating the legendary singer and actress.  The program contains a biography, numerous photographs and stills from throughout her career, and several personal photographs, including one showing a 10-year old Liza Minnelli.  20 pp.  Some wear to spine and edges, else in fine condition.  9 x 12 inches (22.9 x 30.5 cm.). Read More...

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99. [Jazz & Song] [Popular Music].
Signed Photographs

Grouping of three signed photographs and one signed picture postcard from various female performers of the mid-20th Century, including what seems to be a folk trio consisting of Louise Clark, Sue Rock, and Margie Francis, two unidentified performers with the mononyms Maxine and Vivian, and a postcard of soprano Anne Bollinger.  Three measuring 8 x 10 inches (20.3 x 25.4 cm.); one 3.5 x 5.5 inches (9 x 14 cm.).

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100. [Jazz & Song] Rich, Buddy. (1917–1987).
"Keep the Customer Satisfied" - Signed LP

UK pressing of the 1970 LP Keep the Customer Satisfied by the Buddy Rich Big Band with the sleeve signed to verso by the jazz drummer and bandleader billed in his heyday as "the world's greatest drummer," known for his virtuoso technique, power, speed, and ability to improvise.  The album, credited to The Buddy Rich Big Band and recorded live at Caesar's Palace, was released in the U.S. by Pacific Jazz.  Liberty Records LBL 83168E.  Light wear and toning to sleeve verso, else in fine condition.  Record has not been playtested but appears to be NM+.

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