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Mozart on the Way To Prague.

By: Morike, Eduard.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Published by Pantheon, CR 1947,:

Seller ID: 001871


126 pages. Green dust jacket, slight tears, book covers are cream spine and maroon w/white flowers, all good+. Illustrated with 13 Eliane Bonabel charcoal sketches printed on light blue paper by Merid en Gravure Co., Meriden, Connecticut. Translated and introduction by Walter and Catherine Alison Phillips. A classic of German 19th Century literature shows Mozart driving with his wife to Prague for the production of his still unfinished opera, Don Giovanni - stopping at a... View more info

The Romance of the Mendelssohns.

By: Petitpierre, Jacques.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Published by Dennis Dobson, London, MCMXLVII, 1947,:

Seller ID: 001423


251 pages w/index and sources. Dust jacket with portrait of wife on front cover, slight tears, linen cream covers with silhouette on front cover. All very good. 246 illustrations in black and white, c olor frontis by Edouard Magnus of Mrs. Mendelssohn. Art, music, European composers. View more info

Chopin and Bohemia.

By: Prochazka, J. (selected and text by).

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Published by Artia:

Seller ID: 000384


Dated 1969, printed in Czechoslovakia, 192 pages with index and a list of the illustrations. Dust jacket is taped on the front flaps, green with gold covers, slight edgewear, overall good. This covers the few neg lected chapters of his visits to Bohemia in 1829-1830 and the circumstances of his 2 sojourns in the spa resorts of West Bohemia. These visits affected Chopins' emotional life, influenced deeply his c reative work of those years. Art, music, Chopin, composers, E... View more info

Live and Work of Monteverdi.

By: Prunieres, Henry.

Price: $30.00

Seller ID: 001873


Published by Dutton, no date, 293 pages w/index. Dark blue covers, all very good. Translated from French by Marie D. Mackie. Numerous music examples, frontis is Monteverdi. This combines his life with a critical study of his works. Art, music, biography. View more info