Letter books and correspondence of Adolf Martin Schlesinger

Collection of approximately 5,000 letters sent by music publisher A. M. Schlesinger to his successor Heinrich Schlesinger, covering the period 1803-1864, plus around 750 letters, receipts, and contracts sent to Schlesinger by composers, musicians, and others from between ca. 1825-1870, including two letters and the summary of a third letter to Beethoven.

Item Information
Material Type: 
Letter to Beethoven
Record Number: 
Lt3
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A. M. Schlesinger
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Auction Information
Auction House: 
Sotheby's (London)
Lot Number: 
144
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Sotheby's (London), Music and Continental Books and Manuscripts, sale no. L16402 (with photograph); Beethoven Journal v. 31, no. 2 (Winter 2016), p. 89.

Date of Sale: 
05/24/2016
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Estimate Price: 
£150000-200000
Sale Price: 
unsold
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$0
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