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  • 2 volumes. 4to. Autograph manuscript, bound, containing 4 original musical compositions by Roland Farley, as follows: 'Sonata in C Minor [with Cantabile]' (30 pp), 'Sonata for Cello and Piano [including cello and piano parts]' (9 pp; 30 pp), 'Sonata for Viola and Piano [containing both parts]' (11 pp; 34 pp), 'Quintet for Strings and Piano/ 2nd movement' (10 pp); plus one manuscript in facsimile ('Sonata for Violin and Piano in A Minor', 16 pp). Bound in black cloth, with gilt titles to cover, 'Chamber Music/ by Roland Farley'. Sheets are varying sizes. Binding and contents all lean and tight. Sold with: Bound volume containing the printed sheet music of the works of Roland Farley. Full morocco, lacking spine, titled in gilt '36 Songs/ 5 Chorals/ by Roland Farley'. Laid-in is a transcription of a Conrad Aiken poem, possibly in Farley's hand. It should be noted that Farley was blind, and he may have had help transcribing the manuscripts into the present form. The manuscripts were acquired directly from the family. VG. THE SET:
  • The New Spoon River

    By Edgar Lee Masters

    Our Price: $850.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789111742795
    • Publisher: Boni and Liveright
    • Published: 1924
    8vo. 1st edition, LIMITED SIGNED issue, One of 360 copies SIGNED by Masters, this one additionally inscribed to Roland and Elsie [Farley], whose poem 'Roland Farley' appears at page 184 in the book. With 2 signed typescript poems, 'Roland Farley', dated January 2nd, 1924, and 'In the Garden' (apparently unpublished), dated December 28, 1923, both framed. Also, with 1 pp ANs from Masters to Elsie on his letterhead, discussing (primarily) his letterhead. Original half-white paper spine, over blue paper. Some wear to joints, rubbing to covers. With autograph ownership signature of Roland and Elsie Farley to paste-down. VG/--.

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