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BAUM, L. Frank. The Wizard of Oz Waddle Book.
New York : 1934First edition, first state, with publisher's imprint to the spine. A most unusual toy book; the reader was invited to take the die-cut figures and assemble them into three dimensional models which, when placed on the provided sloping runway, would move or "waddle" down on their own. A very scarce Oz title, this is one of very few known copies containing... Learn More£13,000.00
Stock Code: 98934
BURGESS, Anthony, as John Burgess Wilson. "Sonatina in G Major. For Anne Field."
[No place] : 1952Holograph music manuscript comprising the complete sonatina written by Burgess as a Christmas gift to his first wife, titled and annotated by him and signed at the end with the rare complete form of his signature, John Burgess Wilson. Famously, Burgess wanted more than anything to be considered a composer; the present score dates from some six years... Learn More£2,750.00
Stock Code: 25605
HAYDN, Joseph. Die Schoepfung, Ein Oratorium … The Creation, An Oratorio.
Vienna : 1800First edition, published by the composer, extremely uncommon, particularly so with the seldom-encountered 4-leaf subscribers list; an excellent copy of this monumental work, widely recognised as one of the highpoints of the Western musical canon. "The Creation is a masterwork in the special sense that it has no weak point, nothing that could be changed... Learn More£12,000.00
Stock Code: 125770
BERNSTEIN, Leonard. Typed letter signed to Renée Longy-Miquelle; with presentation copies of two of his books, The Joy of Music (1959) [and] The Infinite Variety of Music (1966).
New York : 1945A touching and resonant group, gifts of gratitude from the composer to his former music teacher, Renée Longy, who taught him at the Curtis Institute. The letter, undated but the envelope postmarked 5 January 1945, was written shortly after the opening of Bernstein's first Broadway musical, On The Town.
"Well the show has opened and is a phenomenal... Learn More£6,750.00
Stock Code: 50137
LAUREL, Stan (Arthur Stanley Jefferson). A collection of original Laurel and Hardy scenarios and scripts from the files of the Hal Roach studio.
[Los Angeles] : 1927-35A superb collection of original script material from the golden age of the most successful comic partnership in film history. In 1926, under contract to Hal Roach Studios for the third time, the English-born comedian Stan Laurel (Arthur Stanley Jefferson) reworked an old sketch of his father's into a two-reel comedy, Home from the Honeymoon, featuring... Learn More£45,000.00
Stock Code: 65988