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8826. Berlin, Irving. (1888-1989).
"Oh! How I Hate to Get Up in the Morning" - Signed Sheet Music

New York: Waterson, Berlin & Snyder. 1918. One of Berlin's most famous songs, boldly signed "Irv Berlin" in blue ink on the front cover. 4 pages, bifolium; 1/4 leather clamshell box. Read More...

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8868. Berlin, Irving. (1888-1989).
"Russian Lullaby" - Signed Sheet Music

New York: Irving Berlin Inc.. 1927. Desirable copy of one of Berlin's most famous songs, boldly signed "Sincerely Irving Berlin" in blue ink on the front cover. 5 pp. Light diagonal crease through front cover, else fine. Read More...

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1214. Berlin, Irving. (1888-1989).
"This Is the Army," 1940 Souvenir Program Book

Large folio, in fine condition.

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4501. Berlin, Irving. (1888-1989).
Original Photograph

Vintage photograph of Berlin filming "Oh, how I hate to get up in the morning," in "This Is the Army," where he recreated a role he had played in his World War I hit "Yip! Yip! Yaphank."  Edges nicked, one corner margin torn, otherwise fine.  8 x 10 inches (20.3 x 25.4 cm.). Read More...

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10031. Berlin, Irving. (1888-1989).
“Songs from Irving Berlin’s ‘Alexander’s Ragtime Band" - SIGNED PRESENTATION COPY

Bound music book entitled, “Songs from Irving Berlin’s ‘Alexander’s Ragtime Band,’” 9 x 12, 180 pages, signed and inscribed on the second free end page, “To Phyllis Arthur, best wishes from Irving Berlin.” Autographic condition: fine, with some light toning and soiling to signed page. Brownish-grey paper covers with a cloth-covered spine; front sunned; creasing to edges (mostly at corners); spine-edges rubbed, with several tears in cloth; cloth at spine-tail folded up; slightly yellowed and soiled. In a very nice custom-made brown cloth-covered case with a black leather title piece and beautiful marbled paper lining.

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11629. Berlin, Irving. (1888-1989).
Signed Photograph ensemble with American Soldiers

Two original 8" x 10" photos of the beloved American songwriter relaxing and making music with American soldiers, together with three other photographs not including Berlin, one of which identifies the group as the "Officers Of The 82nd N.C.B. March 1944." Berlin has signed his name in black fountain pen ink "Irving Berlin" to a light area of the image of him playing the piano. 9 1/2" x 7 1/2" and 8" x 6". Some water damage, else fine.

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13633. Berlin, Irving. (1888-1989).
TLS About WWI Bands

Typed letter signed from the great American songwriter dated October 30, 1957, responding to a letter from a Miss May Patterson about Army band members in World War I: "As I recall, I was one of a committee assigned to purchase band music for the overseas bands. Unfortunately, I have no information regarding any of the alumni... In closing, let me say that your letter brought back many memories of the First World War." On his letterhead and with the original envelope with "Irving Berlin's 'Sayonara'" stamp; some thumbtack holes but overall in fine condition. 7.25 x 10.5 inches (18.3 x 26.5 cm).

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19066. [Berlin, Irving. (1888–1989)] Mackay, Ellin. (d. 1988) [Frissell, Toni. (1907–1988)].
Signed Christmas Card with "White Christmas" Musical Quotation

Printed Christmas Card signed "Ellin and Irving" to the interior by Mackay, longtime wife of the great American songwriter, on behalf of the pair, beneath a printed musical quotation from the most iconic Christmas song of them all.  Quotation includes melody along with the lyrics "May your days be mer-ry and bright- / And may all your Chist-mas-es be white."  Together with an original black and white Frissell photograph of daughters Linda Louise, Mary Ellin, and Elizabeth Irving, originally mounted to front of card, with printed Frissell credit to cover.  Mounting remnants to front cover and verso of photograph, light toning to edges of card, else fine.  Card 4.5 x 6.25 inches (11.4 x 15.9 cm.). Read More...

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1903 art nouveau bronze plaquette made by Dupré to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the composer's birth. On the front to Berlioz’s right is the score of Les Troyens and a scroll with Latin text "INSANO CASSANDRAE INCENSUS AMORE" ["INFLAMED WITH AN INSANE LOVE FOR CASSANDRA"]. On the verso the caption reads: "Grenoble et La Côte Saint André A Hector Berlioz." Both sides of the plaquette are signed G Dupré. 67 x 47 mm. Somewhat rubbed, overall fine.

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9615. Berlioz, Hector. (1803-1869).
A Travers Chants. Etudes Musicales, Adorations, Boutades et Critiques.

Paris: Michel Lévy. 1862. First edition. 12mo. 336 pp. A fine copy, blue paper boards over gilt-stamped blue morocco with four raised bands to spine. Clouzot p. 52. Read More...

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10691. Berlioz, Hector. (1803-1869).
GRANDE MESSE DES MORTS / Dédiée à Mr. le comte de Gasparin, pair de France... Op. 5. - [FULL SCORE]

Paris: Maurice Schlesinger. [1838]. First edition. Tall upright folio. Title [1], 1 - 156 pp. Engraved throughout ("Gravé par Mlle. Lard"), without plate number. A fine, crisply printed and wide-margined copy, with scattered foxing, small stain upper right margin of first 60 pages, not affecting within the plate. Contemporary brown boards, trimmed front wrapper affixed to the front. This copy from the Collection of Andre Meyer. Hopkinson 20A (title page illustrated, plate IIA) ; D. Kern Holoman, Catalogue of the Works of Hector Berlioz, p.160; Hirsch IV, 700. Rare. Worldcat records but six copies. Read More...

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10979. Berlioz, Hector. (1803-1869).
Benvenuto Cellini. Opera semi-seria en trois actes. Paroles de M. M. Le?on de Wailly et Auguste Barbier. Traduction allemande de M. P. Cornelius.... Oeuvre [23]. FIRST EDITION PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED TO ERNEST REYER

Brunswick: Chez Henry Litolff. [1856]. First Edition. Oblong 8vo. piano-vocal score, 28 x 17 cm. Title, verso blank. Dedication to Maria Pavlovna, Grande Duchesse de Sax-Weimar, verso blank. Blank, [1]. Music, pp. 2-376. Title and dedication printed in gold on smooth paper, the music engraved throughout. [PN] 1232. Inscribed in black ink on the reverse of the dedication page "A mon ami Reyer / H. Berlioz." Hopkinson 67D. Holoman, p. 178. This copy from the collection of André Meyer, with a note of a provenance from one of his children penned on a rear endpage. A closely trimmed copy, with resultant loss to the title page foot of the foreign distributors, but without any other losses throughout. In a fine half calf modern binding. Read More...

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10168. Berlioz, Hector. (1803-1869).
1843 JOURNAL DES DEBATS with Berlioz "Symphonie Fantastique" Review

JOURNAL DES DEBATS Politiques et Littéraires. MERCREDI 8 FEVRIER 1843. Large folio, 4 pp. Removed from a bound collection, inner edge reinforced with clear adhesive, otherwise fine. From Weimar, the news of a recent Berlioz performance is reported: Read More...

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11270. Berlioz, Hector. (1803-1869).
L’enfance du Christ = Des Heiland’s Kindheit : trilogie sacrée : texte français et allemand, œuvre 25 / paroles et musique de Hector Berlioz ; transcrite par A. Méreaux et Th. Ritter ; paroles françaises, avec traduction allemande de P. Cornelius.- FIRST EDITION USED BY BOLLY

Paris: S. Richault. [1855]. First Edition. 8vo. Title (v.b.); Text pp. [1] - 12; Nota [1]; 2 - 187 pp. Lithographed. [PN] 11607 R. Variant first edition of the Piano and Vocal score, this copy signed at the head of the title "L. Bolly," with his markings in pencil throughout, and with a laid-in complete program from a 9 January, 1881 performance ("12me Concert du Chatelet" ) of the work conducted by Ed. Colonne and featuring Bolly in the role of the Récitant. Blue cloth, Bolly stamped at lower spine, edges fraying, signatures loose and shaken. Hopkinson 56D (a). Read More...

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13288. Berlioz, Hector. (1803-1869).
"Roméo et Juliette" - Autograph Musical Quotation with CDV Photograph

Scarce AMQS from the important French romantic composer and shaper of the modern orchestra, mounted together with a cdv portrait photograph (without photographer's imprint). Berlioz has penned six measures from the "Love Scene" of his Roméo et Juliette, indicated as "Adagio," and boldly signed below the the music. Dated (perhaps in another hand) at the lower left: Paris, 1861. Toned, else fine. AMQS measuring approx. 18 x 5 cm, the full presentation measuring 29.5 x 21 cm.  Read More...

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13739. Berlioz, Hector. (1803-1869) [Escudier, Léon. (1821-1881)].
Autograph Letter Thanking Escudier for his Article

A short autograph letter from the French Romantic composer, addressed to the French journalist, music critic and music publisher Léon Escudier and thanking him for a "superb and warm" article about his works. Translated from the French, in full: "My dear Escudier (I believe it was Leon who was the author), I came to shake your hand and thank you for the superb and warm article. There has rarely been written on my compositions something which is so remarkable in its insights, and which has made me so happy. Yours, H. Berlioz." 1 p., with an additional cover page addressed to Escudier. No place, no date. One tear, some small chips, smudges, and toning; overall in very good condition. 4.25 x 5 inches (10.5 x 13 cm). Together with a later sepia postcard portrait of the composer, 5 x 7 inches (12.5 x 17.7 cm). Read More...

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Carte de visite photograph of the French composer, as captured by photographer Nadar, whose signature "N" is printed in red at the lower right. Some light wear, overall very fine.  2.5 x 4 inches (6.5 x 10.3 cm).

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11434. Berman, Eugene. (1899 - 1972).
Untitled - ORIGINAL DRAWING

Pen and ink on paper depicting shrouded figures at a wall, monogrammed ''E.B.'' and dated 1948 along lower edge. 9 x 12.75 inches. Pink stains to paper, mounted to canvas backing, otherwise fine.

Born in Russia, the Surrealist and Neo-Romantic artist Eugene Berman is known for his imaginary landscapes and architectural conceits and is also recognized for his Baroque-like stage set designs for the likes of the Metropolitan Opera.


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17628. [Bernhardt, Sarah. (1844–1923)] Dumas, Alexandre. (fils, 1824–1895).
L'Étrangère - SIGNED PRESENTATION COPY TO SARAH BERNHARDT

Paris: Calmann Lévy. 1877. Presentation copy of the French author's play L'Étrangère, signed and inscribed by Dumas on the half-title to the important French actress Sarah Bernhardt, who starred in the original production. He pens (translated from the French): "To Mademoiselle Sarah Bernhardt, with the apologies, thanks, and unreserved compliments of the author, A. Dumas." 148 pp. Hardcover, 8vo, handsome contemporary red morocco with gilt; raised bands, title and Bernhardt's initials in gilt at the foot of the spine; silk endpapers. Neatly restored, faint water stain to endpapers; some light internal foxing; overall fine. Read More...

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19176. Bernstein, Leonard. (1918–1990).
"A Quiet Place & Trouble in Tahiti" - Signed Poster

Original poster signed by the composer and conductor for a production of A Quiet Place & Trouble in Tahiti at Kennedy Center Opera House from 21-28 July, 1984.  Framed and matted with signature to upper left.  Unexamined outside of frame, appears in very fine condition.  18.75 x 26.75 inches (47.6 x 67.9 cm.). Read More...

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