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    George Gershwin. Rhapsody in Blue. New York: Harms, [circa 1927]. Sheet music; presentation copy, inscribed by Gershwin on the title-page: "To Aage B. Nilsen / All good wishes, / George Gershwin / [flourish] / Jan. 1928." Loose folded sheets, as issued; folio (12.25 x 9.25 inches; 311 x 235 mm.). Housed in publisher's loose folded cover, as issued. Ink cancel stamps on front cover and title-page. Two small 1-cent postage stamps affixed to the title-page. Very minor rubbing to cover; the first letter of Gershwin's presentation is a bit smudged. Nearly fine; housed in later cloth clamshell case. One of the earliest appearances of a piano solo arrangement for Rhapsody in Blue. From the James C. Seacrest Collection.

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    March, 2018
    7th Wednesday
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