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001musi: Large 1700 old Antiphonal Music Sheet. Antiphonals are sheets of music used by monks to sing Gregorian Chants. From the middle ages through the 18th century, many antiphonals were beautifully hand painted on sheepskin. This antiphonal was painted in 1700 at a monastery in Spain. It is on a large piece of sheepskin, and has music on both sides. The sheepskin is slightly yellowed with age, but it is in fine condition. If this sheet were framed, it would look fantastic! It would be perfect for anyone who has an interest in music. 15x22 in. $200



002musi: Portrait of Composer Robert Schumann. Lithographed black and white portrait of Schumann, published as a supplement to Etude magazine in Decmeber 1899. Would look very nice in a frame! 13x21 in. $50



003musi: 1876 Music Trio, Love Triangle. Hand colored antique engraving from Harper's Weekly, titled "Harmony and Discord." Shows a young woman seated at a harpsichord, gazing admiringly at a man who is accompanying her on the violin. The third member of the trio, a young man playing the cello, is obviously jealous. 11x16 in. $60



004musi: 1875 Harpsichord, Violin, Viola da Gamba Trio. Nicely hand colored engraving from an 1875 issue of Illustrirte Zeitung, a German-language news weekly. Shows young woman and two men playing music in a seventeenth century parlor setting. 11x16 in. $60



005musi: 1879 Portrait of Handel, Composer. Beautiful, engraved portrait of George Frederic Handel, from an 1879 text on European composers. Accompanied by a biographical chapter on Handel, from the same publication. 10x14 in. $50



006musi: 1870 Portrait of Beethoven, Composer. Engraved portrait of Beethoven, from the July 2, 1870 issue of Appleton's Journal. 8x11 in. $30
SOLD


007musi: 1919 Sheet Music: Just a Girl Like You. Sheet music to "Just a Girl Like You" by Charles Ruddy and Harold Freeman. Cover contains a photographic image of a young woman in a stylish bonnet. 10x13 in. $30



008musi: 1913 Sheet Music: Local Pride March. Sheet music to "Local Pride March," by Al J. Forde. Cover contains a color lithographed image of a brass band marching in a parade. The name of a previous owner is written at the top of the cover in old fashioned ink. 10x14 in. $30



009musi: Musical Instrument: Upright Spinet. Beautiful color print of an upright spinet, published in 1956 by the New York Graphic Society. 11x15 in. $40



010musi: Musical Instrument: Double Spinet. Beautiful color print of a double spinet, published in 1956 by the New York Graphic Society. 11x15 in. $40



011musi: Musical Instrument: Clavichord. Beautiful color print of a clavichord, published in 1956 by the New York Graphic Society. 11x15 in. $40



012musi: 1879 Portrait of Bach, Composer. Beautiful, engraved portrait of Johann Sebastian Bach, from an 1879 text on European composers. Accompanied by a biographical chapter on Bach, from the same publication. 10x14 in. $50



013musi: 1879 Portraits of Mozart, Composer. Two beautiful, engraved portraits of Mozart, one as a small child and the other as an adult, from an 1879 text on European composers. Accompanied by a biographical chapter on Mozart, from the same publication. 10x14 in. $85



014musi: 1820 Woodwind, Percussion Instruments. Nicely hand colored print from an 1820 text on musical instruments, printed from an engraved copper plate. The instruments shown are woodwinds, with the exception of two percussion items in the bottom row. 8x11 in. $50



015musi: 1820 Brass, Wind Musical Instruments. Nicely hand colored print from an 1820 text on musical instruments, printed from an engraved copper plate. All of the instruments shown are different types of horns. 8x11 in. $50



016musi: 1820 Ancient Musical Instruments. Nicely hand colored print from an 1820 text on musical instruments, printed from an engraved copper plate. Includes a view of a lyre, pipes, and several types of horns. 8x11 in. $50



017musi: 1820 Musical Instruments: Harps. Nicely hand colored print from an 1820 text on musical instruments, printed from an engraved copper plate. Shows three different types of harps: 1) Single Harp; 2) Ancient Triple Harp; and 3) Modern Triple Harp. 8x11 in. $50



018musi: 1820 Musical Instruments from India. Nicely hand colored print from an 1820 text on musical instruments, printed from an engraved copper plate. At top is a view of many people playing Indian instruments. Below are views of a "Been," which is a stringed instrument similar to a sitar. 8x11 in. $50



019musi: 1803 Ancient Musical Instruments, Masks. Engraved images from an 1820 text on musical instruments, showing views of several harp-like stringed instruments from ancient Greece. Also included are views of ancient Greek masks. 8x11 in. $40



020musi: 1858 Ancient Musical Instruments. Nicely hand colored, engraved print from an 1858 text on musical instruments. Contains views of twenty one different ancient instruments, primarily from Greece and Egypt. 6x9 in. $50



021musi: 1873 Portrait of Richard Wagner, Composer. Engraved portrait of Wagner from Harper's Weekly, accompanied by biographical text below the image. 11x16 in. $40



022musi: 1891 Music: Singing in Harmony. Engraved scene from The Graphic, titled "Friends of Harmony." Shows a group of men gathered in a Victorian parlor, singing to piano accompaniment. 11x16 in. $40



023musi: 1870 Print: Great German Music Composers. Engraved scene from Harper's Weekly, titled "Great German Composers." Contains images of numerous German classical composers gathered together, as if they were all seated in the same room. 11x16 in. $40
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024musi: 1870: Stringed Musical Instruments. Interesting engraved image from the Illustrated London News, titled "Musical Instruments in the South Kensington Museum." Almost all of them are stringed instruments, with the exception of several small flutes and a xylophone. 11x16 in. $40



025musi: 1871: Woman Playing Lute. Engraved scene from Every Saturday, titled "Adelina Patti as Desdemona." Shows a woman seated in a wooden chair, playing a stringed instrument which appears to be a lute. 11x16 in. $40



026musi: 1900 Ad for Upright Piano. Color lithographed advertisement for upright pianos by Wing and Son. Features a frontal view of a Wing piano. Text beneath the image states that the model shown is "Style 29," with a figured mahogany case. 12x12 in. $40



027musi: 1873 Music Rehearsal Scene. Hand colored engraving of a painting by R. Zimerman, titled "Before the Rehearsal." Shows a group of 17th or 18th century musicians seated around a table, preparing to play. Published circa 1873 by D. Appleton and Co. 11x16 in. $60




028musi: 1915 World War I Player Piano Ad. Full page advertisement for Pianola player pianos, from the June 19, 1915 issue of The Graphic. Shows a young woman seated at the piano, while three men in military uniforms enjoy the music. Text above the image states that Pianola pianos distract the mind from gloomy thoughts. 11x16 in. $35



029musi: 1870 Music Ad: Cabinet Organ. Full page advertisement for Mason & Hamlin cabinet organs, from the Oct. 29, 1870 issue of Every Saturday. Shows an organ from the front, with text beneath describing improvements that had been made to the current year's models. 11x16 in. $35



030musi: 1897 Piano Music Print by Gibson. Hand colored engraving by Charles Dana Gibson, titled "The Triumph of Genius." Shows a young woman seated next to a talented pianist, who is playing the piano. The woman's jealous lover is watching from the side. 11x16 in. $60



031musi: 1856 Dancing Fashion Print. Nicely hand colored engraving printed circa 1856, showing four well-dressed couples at a dance. Print is titled "Polka Fashions." The title beneath the image is very faded and difficult to read, but the image itself is clean and clear. 6x9" $40



032musi: 1895 Music Conductor Portrait. Sepia tone photographic portrait of Theodore Thomas, a late 19th century conductor. Printed in 1895 as an illustration to a book. Shows Thomas standing in front of a music stand, with a baton in his right hand. 11x16 in. $40



033musi: 1888 Ad for Sohmer Pianos. Color lithographed advertisement for Sohmer pianos, featuring a "race" between several pianos of American and European manufacture. The Sohmer piano is in the lead. Judges representing England, France and Germany are watching the race. On the right, a woman representing Public Opinion is handing a laurel wreath to the victor. In the lower right corner, there is a small poem praising Sohmer's victory. 10x13 in.
$40



034musi: 1926: Spanish Woman Playing Guitar. Color lithographed cover to the March 1926 Ladies Home Journal, featuring a woman in traditional Spanish dress playing a guitar. 10x14 in. $35



035musi: 1902: Jan Kubelik, Concert Violinist. Color portrait of Jan Kubelik, a concert violinist from Bohemia. Published in the Jan. 4, 1902 issue of Harper's Weekly. 11x16 in. $40



036musi:
C.1890 Half-tone portrait of Ludwig Van Beethoven. By C. Jager.
10-1/2 x 7 in. $25



037musi:
1820 Hand colored copper engraving showing Russian musical instruments featuring the Gudok, which is a Rebec with three strings; Rojok, and Balalaika.
11-1/2 x 9 in. $40


 
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