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73/2153 Law  The appeal of the verdict against Jacob de Jager 73/2153 Law The appeal of the verdict against Jacob de Jager
73/2153 [Law]. (The appeal of the verdict against Jacob de Jager). Eleven manuscript documents, all but one pen and ink on paper (1x vellum), all dated 1673/ 1674, all bifolia.

= Interesting collection of documents on behalf of Jacob Janszoon de Jager, a prisoner in the "Voorpoort van den Hove". The documents consist of testimonies by bystanders and pleas by his attorneys attesting to his good nature and his innocence in the supposed murder of Mouringh Claeszoon.

€ (50-70) 80
73/2154 Looy S L van  Collection of ±30 typescript letters manuscript postcards and business cards 73/2154 Looy S L van Collection of ±30 typescript letters manuscript postcards and business cards
73/2154 Looy S L van  Collection of ±30 typescript letters manuscript postcards and business cards 73/2154 Looy S L van Collection of ±30 typescript letters manuscript postcards and business cards
73/2154 Looy S L van  Collection of ±30 typescript letters manuscript postcards and business cards 73/2154 Looy S L van Collection of ±30 typescript letters manuscript postcards and business cards
73/2154 [Looy, S.L. van]. Collection of ±30 (typescript) letters, manuscript postcards and business cards, all addressed to S.L. van Looy, bound in contemp. gilt blindst. calf w. red mor. letterpiece. - TOGETHER WITH: Looy, S.L. van. Iets over de geschiedenis van het boek en de beteekenis van den boekhandel. Rede uitgesproken door -. Amst., the author, 1920, (26)p., a.e.g., orig. wr. pres.

- Spine sl. rubbed; binding partly discoloured.

= Mostly notes of gratitude from persons to whom Van Looy sent out copies of the aforementioned publication. Also contains an autograph letter by JAC. VAN LOOY (to "Waarde Sam", (...) "Hartelijk bedankt voor het boekje waarin ik met groot genoegen je redevoering las. Ze is onderhoudend en leerzaam tevens en daarbij vol aardige toonaarden (...). Ik meen ergens gelezen te hebben dat een Duitsch geleerde onlangs onze Haarlemmer Laurens Koster als de éerste in zijn eer heeft hersteld. Is dat zoo? al doet het er dunkt mij weinig toe.") and short thank you notes from i.a. S.H. de Roos, S. Gouda Quint, P. Nijhoff and C.M. van Stockum.

€ (500-700)
73 2155 Louis Bonaparte 1778 1846 73 2155 Louis Bonaparte 1778 1846
73/2155 Louis Bonaparte (1778-1846). Manuscript letter signed "Louis", addressed to "Monsieur le Notaire Boonzajer", pen and ink, 1 leaf, recto only.

= Letter expressing his gratitude to C.G. Boonzajer for his gift of his work on Hugo de Groot, titled: "Geschiedkundige aanteekeningen betrekkelijk het slot Loevestein", which he had presented to Louis Bonaparte on the 30 June. Provenance: Collectie Dr. J.G. de Lint.

€ (50-70) 140
73/2156 Medieval manuscripts  Bifolium and fragment from an unidentified work 73/2156 Medieval manuscripts Bifolium and fragment from an unidentified work
73/2156 [Medieval manuscripts]. Bifolium and fragment from an unidentified work, late 14th cent., Middle Low German text in black ink on vellum, 6 pen-flourished initials alternating in blue and red ink w. penwork extending into margins, rubricated in red ink, recto and verso, 44x25 cm. (leaf), 22x15 cm. (text), ±45 lines in 2 colums.[*]

- With the usual scuffing and soiling due to previous use as part of a later binding.

= Fragment from a 14th century German rhyme chronicle, mentioning "Symone und Juda".

€ (200-300) 5500
73 2157 Medieval manuscripts  Bifolium from a missal 73 2157 Medieval manuscripts Bifolium from a missal
73 2157 Medieval manuscripts  Bifolium from a missal 73 2157 Medieval manuscripts Bifolium from a missal
73 2157 Medieval manuscripts  Bifolium from a missal 73 2157 Medieval manuscripts Bifolium from a missal
73/2157 [Medieval manuscripts]. Bifolium from a missal, European, early 16th cent., Latin text in black ink on vellum, littera textualis, recto and verso, 32,5x22 cm. (total size), 26x17 cm. (text), 11 large initials in red, blue and black pen and ink, scores, rubricated.

- Contemp. annots. in blank margins; stained and sl. (finger) soiled.

ADDED: 6 fragments of maculature, Latin text in black ink on vellum, littera textualis, a few rubrications, mounted.

€ (50-70) 275
73/2158 Medieval manuscripts  Collection of 91 religious texts 73/2158 Medieval manuscripts Collection of 91 religious texts
73/2158 Medieval manuscripts  Collection of 91 religious texts 73/2158 Medieval manuscripts Collection of 91 religious texts
73/2158 [Medieval manuscripts]. (Collection of 91 religious texts). Manuscript in Middle-Dutch on paper, Eastern Netherlands, ±1475, 145 lvs., red and black ink, littera hybrida, written in (at least) 3 different hands, 23-34 lines to the page, leaves measuring ±11,3x8 cm., rubricated in red, contemp. vellum wallet binding w. brass clasp and catch, kept in modern cl. box w. hinging lid, sm. 8vo.[*]

- Eighteenth cent. owner's entries on first and final 2 blank lvs.; fingersoiled. Vellum darkened, creased and worn.

= Curious collection of religious texts compiled in the eastern region of the Netherlands in the 15th century. Comprising i.a. a treatise on obedience; a treatise on simony; the short passion of St. Birgitta; 17 prayers for every hour of the day from 4 a.m. until 8 p.m.; a description of Paradise; "Die mynne quam van mynen"; the visionary voyage of Petrissa to Paradise; a sermon by Jan Brugman on a passage in Corinthians; a Middle-Dutch translation of Veni Sancte Spiritus; the fifth collation on Jesus by Mechtild van Hackeborn; "Item Mester Willem seet" and the punishment for nuns that lure towards the other sex. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LXIII.

€ (1.500-2.500) 20000
73/2159 Medieval manuscripts  Fragment of 16 manuscript leaves 73/2159 Medieval manuscripts Fragment of 16 manuscript leaves
73/2159 Medieval manuscripts  Fragment of 16 manuscript leaves 73/2159 Medieval manuscripts Fragment of 16 manuscript leaves
73/2159 [Medieval manuscripts]. Fragment of 16 manuscript leaves, Middle-Dutch on vellum, ±1460, red and black ink, littera textualis, 23 lines in 2 columns to the page, leaves measuring ±12x8,4 cm., initials alternating in red and blue ink, bound together in modern blindst. calf.[*]

- Some sl. soiling in lower corners.

= Sixteen leaves from a manuscript containing part of the Dutch translation of Jordanus de Quedlinburgs' Meditacien vanden leven ende passie Ons Heeren Ihesu Christi.

€ (300-500) 1700
73/2160 Medieval manuscripts  Hier beghinnet die souter van onser liever vrouwen 73/2160 Medieval manuscripts Hier beghinnet die souter van onser liever vrouwen
73/2160 Medieval manuscripts  Hier beghinnet die souter van onser liever vrouwen 73/2160 Medieval manuscripts Hier beghinnet die souter van onser liever vrouwen
73/2160 Medieval manuscripts  Hier beghinnet die souter van onser liever vrouwen 73/2160 Medieval manuscripts Hier beghinnet die souter van onser liever vrouwen
73/2160 Medieval manuscripts  Hier beghinnet die souter van onser liever vrouwen 73/2160 Medieval manuscripts Hier beghinnet die souter van onser liever vrouwen
73/2160 Medieval manuscripts  Hier beghinnet die souter van onser liever vrouwen 73/2160 Medieval manuscripts Hier beghinnet die souter van onser liever vrouwen
73/2160 [Medieval manuscripts]. "Hier beghinnet die souter van onser liever vrouwen." Manuscript in Middle-Dutch on vellum, ±1475, 173 lvs., red and black ink, littera textualis, at least 2 different hands, 20-25 lines to the page, leaves measuring ±12x8,4 cm., rubricated in red and blue ink, CONTEMP. HANDCOLOURED MINIATURE of the Crucifixion surrounded by St. Bernard with staff and a nun, 7-line foliate initial on golden underground, rich pen-flourishes in red, blue and green and red and blue in outer margins in the style predominant in the province South Holland, contemp. blindst. calf w. paper ticket on spine, 12mo.[*]

- Three final lvs. sm. stain on fore-edge and sm. dam. spots due to former clasps; owner's stamp on verso first blank leaf and w. owner's entry "Dit buck hoert toe Ariaensgen van Muijwyck". Lacks clasps and catches; binding professionally restored w. use of leather.

= A lovely prayerbook probably compiled for a cistercian nun. Contains many prayers, i.a. "Een ghebet als men gaen wil ten heilig sacrament"; "Die seven bliscappen van Maria"; prayers to St. Bernard of Clairvaux; prayers for the dying; Stabat Mater; "Sinte augustijns gebet dat hi mitten engel maecte die hem die heer sente" and "Hier beghinnet die commendatie als een mensche stervet". SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LXIII.

€ (3.000-5.000) 27500
73/2161 Medieval manuscripts  Hier begynt dat ander deel der beduydinge op cantico canticorum 73/2161 Medieval manuscripts Hier begynt dat ander deel der beduydinge op cantico canticorum
73/2161 Medieval manuscripts  Hier begynt dat ander deel der beduydinge op cantico canticorum 73/2161 Medieval manuscripts Hier begynt dat ander deel der beduydinge op cantico canticorum
73/2161 Medieval manuscripts  Hier begynt dat ander deel der beduydinge op cantico canticorum 73/2161 Medieval manuscripts Hier begynt dat ander deel der beduydinge op cantico canticorum
73/2161 Medieval manuscripts  Hier begynt dat ander deel der beduydinge op cantico canticorum 73/2161 Medieval manuscripts Hier begynt dat ander deel der beduydinge op cantico canticorum
73/2161 [Medieval manuscripts]. "Hier begynt dat ander deel der beduydinge op cantico canticorum". Manuscript in Middle-Dutch on vellum and paper, Eastern Netherlands, ±1460, 213 lvs., red and black ink, littera hybrida, 24-29 lines to the page, leaves measuring ±21,3x13,5 cm., rubricated in red, 1 large pen-flourished initial in red and green ink, contemp. calf w. blindst. fillet lines, brass catches, sm. 4to.[*]

- Some occas. sm. stains in outer blank margins. Otherwise contents in a very fine condition. Professionally rebacked; lacks clasps; binding sl. worn along extremities.

= The second part of the commentary on the Song of Songs from verse 3.7 onwards. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LXIII.

€ (2.000-3.000) 12000
73/2162 Medieval manuscripts  Leaf from an antiphonary 73/2162 Medieval manuscripts Leaf from an antiphonary
73/2162 Medieval manuscripts  Leaf from an antiphonary 73/2162 Medieval manuscripts Leaf from an antiphonary
73/2162 [Medieval manuscripts]. Leaf from an antiphonary, 16th/ 17th cent., Latin text in black ink on vellum, rubricated, recto and verso, ±39x27,5 cm. (leaf), 29x22 cm. (text), 5/ 6 lines to the page, scores, w. 4 pen-flourished initials, framed.
€ (70-90) 90
73/2163 Medieval manuscripts  Leaf from an unidentified work 73/2163 Medieval manuscripts Leaf from an unidentified work
73/2163 Medieval manuscripts  Leaf from an unidentified work 73/2163 Medieval manuscripts Leaf from an unidentified work
73/2163 [Medieval manuscripts]. Leaf from an unidentified work, early 14th cent.(?), Latin text in black ink on vellum, w. neumes on three-line staves, rubricated in red ink, recto and verso, 32x22 cm. (leaf), 23x16 cm. (text), ±20 lines in 2 colums.

- With the usual scuffing and soiling due to previous use as part of a later binding.

= Probably music for mass.

€ (80-100) 80
73/2164 Medieval manuscripts  Prayerbook 73/2164 Medieval manuscripts Prayerbook
73/2164 Medieval manuscripts  Prayerbook 73/2164 Medieval manuscripts Prayerbook
73/2164 Medieval manuscripts  Prayerbook 73/2164 Medieval manuscripts Prayerbook
73/2164 Medieval manuscripts  Prayerbook 73/2164 Medieval manuscripts Prayerbook
73/2164 [Medieval manuscripts]. (Prayerbook). Manuscript in Middle-Dutch on paper, 1556, 222 lvs., pen and black and red ink, littera hybrida cursiva, 17 lines to the page, leaves measuring ±14,8x9,5 cm., contemp. blindst. calf w. floral borders with birds and also central blindst. bird on both covers, 2 brass clasps and catches.[*]

- Lacks first textleaf; waterstain in first and final blank, extending from inner margin.

= Contents: various meditations on sin and forgiveness and prayers for specific circumstances accompanied by scriptures as well as numerous reflections upon the Lord's Prayer and the creed of the Apostels. Probably written for a friar, leaf 22r mentions i.a. "lieve broeder". Written in a very elegant hand.

€ (500-700) 3500
73/2165 Medieval manuscripts Miniatures  Christ bearing the Cross 73/2165 Medieval manuscripts Miniatures Christ bearing the Cross
73/2165 Medieval manuscripts Miniatures  Christ bearing the Cross 73/2165 Medieval manuscripts Miniatures Christ bearing the Cross
73/2165 Medieval manuscripts Miniatures  Christ bearing the Cross 73/2165 Medieval manuscripts Miniatures Christ bearing the Cross
73/2165 [Medieval manuscripts. Miniatures]. (Christ bearing the Cross). Large arched miniature in colours and gold on vellum, ±8,3x5,7 cm., on recto first leaf of a bifolium from a Book of Hours, France, late 15th cent., Latin text in black ink, littera textualis, ±15x10,5 cm. (leaf), ±8,3x5,7 cm. (text), 2/ 14 lines, two 2-line foliate initials, richly flourished full border w. flowers, fruits, acathus leaves, grotesque figures and insects on a golden underground.[*]

= High quality miniature. The exquisite execution of the extremely detailed italianate background indicates a highly skilled artist and a probable high provenance. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LXIV.

€ (2.500-3.500)
73/2166 Medieval manuscripts Miniatures  Mary holding the Christ child surrounded by four angels 73/2166 Medieval manuscripts Miniatures Mary holding the Christ child surrounded by four angels
73/2166 Medieval manuscripts Miniatures  Mary holding the Christ child surrounded by four angels 73/2166 Medieval manuscripts Miniatures Mary holding the Christ child surrounded by four angels
73/2166 [Medieval manuscripts. Miniatures]. (Mary holding the Christ child, surrounded by four angels). Large arched miniature in colours and gold on vellum, ±8,1x5,7 cm., on a leaf from a Book of Hours, France, late 15th cent., Latin text in black ink, littera textualis, ±15x10,5 cm. (leaf), ±8,3x5,7 cm. (text), 3/ 14 lines, one 3-line richly decorated initial, richly flourished full border w. flowers, acanthus leaves, a grotesque figure and birds on a golden underground.[*]

- Some loss of paint in the canopy under which Mary is seated and from the cloak of one of the angels.

= Miniature accompanying the prayer to the Virgin Mary "Obscero te". SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LXIV.

€ (1.000-1.500)
73/2167 Medieval manuscripts Miniatures  A seated court lady reading a book and a gentleman standing next to her 73/2167 Medieval manuscripts Miniatures A seated court lady reading a book and a gentleman standing next to her
73/2167 [Medieval manuscripts. Miniatures]. (A seated court lady reading a book and a gentleman standing next to her). One arched miniature in colours, 9,2x5,5, on recto of a vellum leaf, 19th cent., Latin text in black ink on vellum, littera textualis, 15x9,3 cm. (leaf), 2,5x3,8 cm. (text), 4 lines.

- Text w. some craquelure and w. some loss of pigment.

= The nineteenth century knew a revival of medieval art and illumination.

€ (100-150) 110
73 2168 Militaria  Boudret J F  18th cent  73 2168 Militaria Boudret J F 18th cent
73 2168 Militaria  Boudret J F  18th cent  73 2168 Militaria Boudret J F 18th cent
73/2168 [Militaria]. Boudret, J.F. (18th cent.). "Construction de tous les ouvrages en usage de la fortification reguliere selon les sistemmes de Mr. de Vauban". Manuscript treatise, dated 1741, pen and ink on paper, 156,(1)p. (and a number of blank lvs.), 25 (of ?) fold. fortification plans and plates (pen and ink and watercolour), contemp. calf, sm. 4to.

- Lacks at least one plate; trifle foxed. Binding worn and w. acid bite.

= Treatise on the work of French marshal and military architect Sébastien Le Prestre de Vauban (1633-1707). With nice colourful plates. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LXIV.

€ (1.500-2.500)
73 2169 Music  Abt Franz 1819 1885 73 2169 Music Abt Franz 1819 1885
73/2169 [Music]. Abt, Franz (1819-1885). AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED "Franz Abt", to "Geehrter Herr Schmidt", dated "Wiesbaden 1. März 83", pen and ink, 1 folded leaf, recto and verso, (2)p.

= Difficult handwriting, but apparently about a poem that Abt will try to set to music. "Durch Ihren lieben Brief wurde ich in angenehmer [Weise?] an die schönen Tage in Nürnberg erinnert, - als wir noch 25. Jahre jünger waren. Ich musste nun gerade [...?] diese 25. Jahre [...?] - zu mir eingesandten Gedicht gut treffen - und will die gern versuchen[?]. Augenblicklich bin ich aber mit einige Arbeiten für [...?] beschäftigt. [...]. Am 11. gehe ich dann in [...] für 8. Tage nach Leipzig. Es wird also noch Ende des Monats werden bis Sie wieder von mir hören. [...] wir dann abwarten[?] wie die Composition ausfällt [...]."

€ (200-300) 200
73 2170 Music  Andriessen Nicolaas Hendrik 1845 1913  Andriessen Willem 1887 1964  Andriessen Hendrik 1892 1981  73 2170 Music Andriessen Nicolaas Hendrik 1845 1913 Andriessen Willem 1887 1964 Andriessen Hendrik 1892 1981
73 2170 Music  Andriessen Nicolaas Hendrik 1845 1913  Andriessen Willem 1887 1964  Andriessen Hendrik 1892 1981  73 2170 Music Andriessen Nicolaas Hendrik 1845 1913 Andriessen Willem 1887 1964 Andriessen Hendrik 1892 1981
73/2170 [Music]. Andriessen, Nicolaas Hendrik (1845-1913), Andriessen, Willem (1887-1964), Andriessen, Hendrik (1892-1981)). One AUTOGRAPH POSTCARD SIGNED "N.H. Andriessen" and 2 AUTOGRAPH LETTERS SIGNED "Willem Andriessen" and "H. Andriessen", to "G. Alsbach & Co." (postcard)/ "Zeer geachte heer Alsbach" (both letters), dated "Haarlem 20 Dec.r 1898"/ "Amsterdam-Z., 15 Oct. 1943" and "Utrecht, 26 Febr. 1939", recto only, each (1)p.

= N.H. Andriessen advertising his composition "Goe Nacht, Slaap Zacht" ("Mannenkooren van W.H. Andriessen"); Willem Andriessen thanks Alsbach for an enthousiastic letter written by Alsbach about an (unidentified) youth work (written around 1908) by Willem Andriessen; Hendrik Andriessen supplies Alsbach with answers to his questions for biographical information (for a new edition of Riemann's Lexicon).

Voormolen, Alexander (1895-1980). AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED "Alexander Voormolen", to "Zeer geachte Heer Alsbach", dated "16/8/37", lead pencil, 1 leaf, recto and verso, (2)p.

= Interesting letter on i.a. the successful performances that his works for cello and his Trio had in Canada, as his friend Cornelius Ysselstein has informed him. Asking Alsbach, at the suggestion of Ysselstein, to send over a symphonic work of his as well as his violin sonata, his "Oud Nederl. Liederen en de Suite voor Clavecimbel".

Gilse, Jan van (1881-1944). AUTOGRAPH LETTER and TYPESCRIPT LETTER, both SIGNED "Jan van Gilse", to "Geachte redactie" and "Waarde vriend [Cor] Kuiler", dated "Bremen 6.4.4." and "Amsterdam (C) 20 Januari 1938", 3 fold. leaves, recto and verso, (6)p. and 2 leaves, recto only, (2)p.

= A rather long and remarkable autograph letter in which Van Gilse criticizes one of the questions posed by the editors of an unidentified publication (possibly Riemann's Lexicon), which is whether there are any printed works by the composer that have not yet been performed. As Van Gilse points out the question should have been phrased as follows: "Have any of your performed compositions been put into print yet?" He points out that printing a literary work is completely different from printing a composition. Publishers only wish to spend their money on works that have proven to be popular among concertgoers. Gives examples of famous works that were only published decades after the were composed (Wagner's Lohengrin and Humperdinck's Hänsel und Grethel). Also writing about his musical preferences, or the absence thereof, and writing about his excitement about the coming performance at the Münchener Tonkünstlerfest of the "Allgemeinen Deutschen Musikverein" of his third symphony for large orchestra and soprano. He sees it as a possible turningpoint in his career. The typescript letter to his firend Cor Kuiler is mainly about his gladness that his Kreis des Lebens will be performed at the yearly meeting of the K.N.T.V. Kuiler will be conducting the work and he suggests various cuts to make the piece easier to perform and to reduce the duration of the piece.

€ (300-500) 300
73 2171 Music  Bargiel Woldemar 1828 1897 73 2171 Music Bargiel Woldemar 1828 1897
73/2171 [Music]. Bargiel, Woldemar (1828-1897). Five AUTOGRAPH LETTERS SIGNED "W. Bargiel" (3x)/ "Woldemar Bargiel" (1x)/ "W.B." (1x). all to C.G. Alsbach, pen and ink (2x)/ pencil (3x), 1x dated (by Bargiel) "Rotterdam 1 Febr. 76", 4 dated by C.G. Alsbach between "1869" and "1879", 1x with accomp. envelope.

= Woldemar Bargiel, German composer, half brother of Clara Schumann, protegé of Robert Schumann and Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy. [Letter dated "1 Febr. 76", 1 fold. leaf, (3)p.]: Partly inquiring after his family members but also mentioning plans to conduct the Johannes Passion. Woldemar Bargiel was the first to conduct Bach's Mattheus Passion in the Netherlands (in 1870); [letter dated "25, 1, 69", 1 fold. leaf, (1)p.]: asking Alsbach to ask a certain Mr Pollak on his behalf to sing in a concert. The other short letters concern practical (partly illegible) matters, i.a. on verso of a telegram by Stockhausen with a request by Bargiel ("Bitte durch Musikhandlung Packet Orchesternoten nach Stuttgart zumsteeg zu schicken") and a short note in pencil concerning a trio by?

€ (250-350) 325
73 2172 Music  Bauer Harold 1873 1951 73 2172 Music Bauer Harold 1873 1951
73/2172 [Music]. Bauer, Harold (1873-1951). Two AUTOGRAPH LETTERS SIGNED "Harold Bauer", to "Messieurs" [impresario Alsbach-Doyer], dated "le 13 Fevrier 1912" [with printed letterhead "5, rue Villejust, Paris] and "Paris 5 rue Villejust le 19 Fevrier 1913", both pen and purple ink, each 1 leaf (1x folded), recto and verso, (3)p. and (2)p.

- Both w. 2 filing holes in left margin.

= Harold Bauer, British pianist, who started out as violinist. Despite having been taught by i.a. Adolf Pollitzer and having toured Great Britain for about 10 years from his 10th year onwards, he decided to study the piano in 1892 with Ignace Paderewski and soon became a very successfull pianist, who premiered works by i.a. Debussy and Delius. These two letters were written when his fame had spread all over the world. The letters are about the programme for a concert at the provincial Dutch town of Almelo. Apparently the concert organiser had asked for "musique "'populaire"" to be played at the concert: "J'avoue que je ne sais pas trop bien ce que c'est que la musique "populaire" que demande Almelo. J'avais toujours cru que la musique de dance s'appelait ainsi et c'est justement pour cela que, désirant faire un programme pas trop lourd j'y ai mis pas moins de 17 valses! dont 16 de Brahms et une de Saint-Saens. Je ne puis cependant pas jouer la matchiche [a popular dance of Afro-Brazilian origin in the early 20th century]! Et je ne puis non plus faire un programme composé uniquement de petits morceaux - ce n'est pas mon genre." He goes on to propose a programme which the "Société folâtre (...) trouvera peutêtre plus "populaire"", consisting of music by Beethoven, Schumann, Chopin, Liszt, Schubert and Saint-Saëns. The second letter, writen a year later, concerns practical arrangements to be made for a second concert, showing that the first concert was a success.

€ (100-150) 100