New York, East
24 November 1998
BERNY. Plusieurs Aires Choisies. N.p., n.d. [early 19th c.]. Musical manuscript with French text. 78 leaves (last 7 pages without musical annotation), written in brown ink with pink highlights, 6 staves per page. WATERCOLOR TITLE-PAGE OF MONKEY COMPOSING AT A HARPSICHORD, each page surrounded by green, blue, yellow, and red watercolor vegetal and geometric border. 12mo, contemporary red morocco gilt, covers gilt with the arms of the Countess de Tiercelin de Brosse de Saveuse, g.e.; blue silk endpapers; red half morocco case.
John Roland Abbey, Mortimer L. Schiff, bookplates.
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