Nov 07, 2017 - Sale 2461

Sale 2461 - Lot 179

Price Realized: $ 2,340
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,500 - $ 2,500
MENDELSSOHN-BARTHOLDY, FELIX. Autograph Letter Signed, "Felix Mendelssohn B," to "Mrs. Moscheles," in German, thanking her for returning some borrowed books, and requesting the address of a treacherous laundress. 1 page, 8vo, with integral address leaf; faint scattered staining, abrasions and remnants of prior mounting to terminal page along vertical fold, horizontal folds. [London], 17 July [1833?]

Additional Details

The recipient of this letter is likely Charlotte Embden Moscheles, wife of composer Ignaz Moscheles (1794-1870).
From the Jimmy Van Heusen Collection.