PERKASIE, Pa. – A rare 18th-century volume of Johann Sebastian Bach’s choral songs, Vierstimmige Choralgesange, will be sold July 11 by Bought IT Sold It. The first authorized complete edition of Bach’s choral songs is estimated at $13,000-$15,000. LiveAuctioneers.com will provide Internet live bidding for this online only auction.
The auction will also include several other classical signed first edition masterpieces from Haydn, Gluck, Schumman, Ravel, Brahms and a first edition Auernhammer Sonatas by Mozart.
Another piece that deserves a look is a rare early Beatles acetate mono recording for Let It Be/You Know My Name with Apple green crayon writing on the face. Believed to be John Lennon’s personal copy, the recording is estimated to bring $1,500-$3,500.
An estate lot of Victorian, Edwardian and Art Deco jewelry includes a 1.25-carat emerald ring accented with .72 carats of diamonds in an 18-karat setting.
Additional items include about 50 lots of antique Japanese netsuke, inro, tobacco pouches, kiseru and yatate.
Several pieces of fine art including Albert Fields authenticated Dali prints, Anthony Quinn sculptures and an original Danielle Rochon pastel on canvas.
There are 200-plus lots of various memorabilia including sports, political and animation. Highlights include a Ronald Reagan signed lobby card for the 1949 comedy Girl From Jones Beach, a dual signed Mickey Mantle and Roger Maris photo, a collection of signed Rocky Marciano letters and numerous original UPI or AP press photos covering sports and mafia including Al Capone and John Gotti.
The auction will be July 11 beginning at 10 a.m. Eastern. For details phone 215-453-3936.
View the fully illustrated catalog and sign up to bid absentee or live via the Internet during the sale at www.LiveAuctioneers.com.
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