Lot 779: Prolific Hungarian-born composer (1887–1951). Signed book: The New Moon. NY: Harms, Inc., 1928. Leatherbound hardcover, 9.25 x 12.5, 277 pages. Signed and inscribed on the first free end page in fountain pen, "To Lillian Albertson, the Producer, from Sigmund Romberg, the composer of 'The Desert Song' and 'New Moon,' Los Angeles, Jan 20/30." Romberg adds a few bars of each of the songs named. Toned adhesive remnants to the cracked front hinge, and rubbing and edgewear to the spine, otherwise fine condition. Accompanied by a custom-made quarter leather clamshell box.
RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 453
Sunday, 17th May 2015
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