Lot 704: Sheet music booklet for Grieg's Op. 66 Norwegian Folk Songs, 23 pages, 9.25 x 12.5, nicely signed and inscribed on the title page to Julius Rontgen, and dated Amsterdam, March 12, 1897. Also bears Rontgen's ownership signature on the front cover, "J. Rontgen." In very good condition, with heavy wear to the covers with toned tape repairs and paper loss to edges, and a somewhat loose binding; the signed page is fine with mild edge toning. Rontgen was also a composer and hosted Grieg at his home in Holland during his trip there in 1883. They became close friends and often visited each other during their summertime holidays. An uncommon piece with a desirable association related to Grieg's personal and professional life.
RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 462
Wednesday, 14th October 2015
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