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"ITS BEEN GREAT TO WORK WITH YOU ON THE BOOK"

(CLAPTON, Eric) (HARRISON, George) BLAKE, Peter; TAYLOR, Derek. 24 Nights. Guildford, England, 1991.

Signed limited first edition of a lavish production issued to commemorate Eric Clapton's record 24-night performance at the Royal Albert Hall in 1991, this unique and most desirable copy warmly inscribed by both Eric Clapton and George Harrison to the illustrator, renowned British pop artist Peter Blake—inscribed by Clapton on the title page, "Dear Peter, it's been great to work with you on the book, Eric Clapton '91," and by Harrison on the title page verso, "To Peter with lots of love George Harrison, 1991" with Harrison's sketch of a smiling face. This is number 1049 of 3500 copies signed on the limitation page by Clapton (dated "91") and illustrator Blake. Includes a folio-size scrapbook illustrated with numerous photographs and collages (most full-page and in color), and drawings by Blake—best known for his sleeve design for the Beatles' album Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band—a companion volume of commentary by Derek Taylor, as well as two audio compact discs featuring Clapton and his band playing live at the Royal Albert Hall in London in 1991. $10000.

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“THE GREATEST RELIGIOUS MUSICAL WORK SINCE BACH”

BEETHOVEN, Ludwig van. Missa Solemnis. Mayence et Paris, 1827. First edition, fully engraved, of the piano-vocal score of Beethoven’s choral masterwork, the Missa Solemnis, published in the year of his death, the same year as the publication of the full score. $9500.

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RARE LES MISTÈRES D’ISIS, 1801, THE FIRST APPEARANCE OF THE FULL SCORE OF MOZART’S THE MAGIC FLUTE

MOZART, Wolfgang Amadeus. Misteres d"Isis. Paris, 1801.

First appearance in any form of the full score of Mozart’s Magic Flute, fully engraved. $9500.

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“PERHAPS NO OTHER PIECE OF GREAT MUSIC HAS EVER ENJOYED
SUCH IMMEDIATE AND UNIVERSAL ACCEPTANCE”

HAYDN, Joseph. Creation. Vienna, 1799.

First edition of “The Creation,” preceding Haydn’s authorized editions of the score by one year, fully engraved and in a contemporary binding. $7500.

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SONGS BY GEORGE HARRISON: TWO ELABORATELY ILLUSTRATED BOOKS, COMPLETE WITH CDS, BOTH VOLUMES SIGNED BY HARRISON

HARRISON, George. Songs by George Harrison. Surrey, England, 1987, 1992. Two volumes.

Signed limited editions of both volumes of lyrics to Harrison's songs, each number 1049 of 2500 copies, lavishly illustrated with watercolors by Keith West, many full-page, four double-page and folding, and including 16 photographic montages, and mounted illustrated limitation pages signed by Harrison. Also signed by West in each volume on a tipped-in illustrated bookplate. With two CDs of Harrison singing a total of eight songs. A wonderful production. $7200.

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RÊVERIE, INSCRIBED BY DEBUSSY TO THE ARRANGER

DEBUSSY, Claude. Reverie. Paris, 1914.

Early edition of the piano-violin score, inscribed by Debussy on the front cover to the arranger Ferdinando Ronchini, “pour F. Ronchini, avec mon sincere compliment. Claude Debussy. Juillet-1914.” $6200.

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