Beethoven Letters in America - Fac-similes with Commentary -- inscribed by Arturo Toscanini

Price: 150.00 USD

New York: The Beethoven Association, 1927. Quarto, cloth, good copy, light wear to binding, especially spine ends and corners, modest reinforcement to both front and rear inner hinges, and light edgewear to first few pages, some longish tears to several pages within, seems to have been printed on particularly brittle paper. INSCRIBED boldly in red ink, Christmas 1944, to Kolman Smit, a professional violinist who performed mainly with the Philadelphia Orchestra. 212 pp with many tipped in facsimiles in b/w. First printing. Good.