Nov 07, 2017 - Sale 2461

Sale 2461 - Lot 217

Price Realized: $ 5,500
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,000 - $ 2,000
12 SONGS FROM "SKYSCRAPER" VAN HEUSEN, JIMMY. 12 Autograph Musical Manuscripts Signed, working drafts of the vocal score for the musical Skyscraper, in pencil and colored pencil, with holograph titles, most with holograph lyrics, most signed in ink. Including all songs except "Wrong!" and "The Auction." Together 105 pages, 4to, most on separate sheets, some stapled together at upper left, 10 printed staves on recto with blank verso; few with scattered soiling, few with uneven toning; custom calf clamshell box with gilt title. Np, circa 1965

Additional Details

"Occasional Flight of Fancy" "Run for Your Life" "Local 403" "Opposites" "Just the Crust" "Everybody Has a Right to Be Wrong" "Delicatessen [The Gaiety]" "More than One Way" "Haute Couture" "Don't Worry" "I'll Only Miss Him [Her] When I Think of Him [Her]" "Spare That Building".
with--Related printed items: Three copies of the final script for Skyscraper with one bound in full calf Over 20 loose copies of vocal scores for songs from Skyscraper, including some that do not appear in the final script.
From the Jimmy Van Heusen Collection.