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    Sale 5309

    Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts

    2 June 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 356

    IFFLAND, August Wilhelm (1759-1814). Autograph letter signed ('Iffland') to unidentified receipients, Berlin, 20 February 1811, informing them that the opera [Bernhard Anselm Weber's] Deodata will be given the next day instead of [Valentino Fioravanti's] Die Dorfsängerinnen, 'weshalb sie geneigen wollen Ihre Plätze bei dem Kastellan ... bald zu beschicken', one page, 4to; [with] autograph note signed ('Iffland'), Berlin, 12 March 1798, about a reservation, 'Ihr Verlangen schriftlicher Bestellung ist auf Klugheit und Billigheit gegrundet', half page, 4to, bifolium, a portrait print laid onto lower half of page. Provenance: Stargardt sale, 1980, lot 968; the Albin Schram Collection. (2)

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    IFFLAND, August Wilhelm (1759-1814). Autograph letter signed ('Iffland') to unidentified receipients, Berlin, 20 February 1811, informing them that the opera [Bernhard Anselm Weber's] Deodata will be given the next day instead of [Valentino Fioravanti's] Die Dorfsängerinnen, 'weshalb sie geneigen wollen Ihre Plätze bei dem Kastellan ... bald zu beschicken', one page, 4to; [with] autograph note signed ('Iffland'), Berlin, 12 March 1798, about a reservation, 'Ihr Verlangen schriftlicher Bestellung ist auf Klugheit und Billigheit gegrundet', half page, 4to, bifolium, a portrait print laid onto lower half of page. Provenance: Stargardt sale, 1980, lot 968; the Albin Schram Collection. (2)


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