New York: 1940. 4 pages, 9.5 x 6 inches, New York, January 11, no year, circa 1940. Bjoerling's signature adorns the top of this program for a recital he gave as part of an artists series at Maryville College. Includes the full signature of his frequent pianist, Harry Ebert, in blue ink. Very good condition. One of the most highly regarded opera tenors of the 20th century.
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Chicago: 1957. 1 page, trimmed from a larger sheet to 5.75 x 7.25 inches, Chicago, November 29, 1957. Portion of a program of Tosca at the Lyric Opera of Chicago, leader roles sung by the Swedish-born tenor and the American soprano, showing the cast list and the date and time of the performance. Advertisement on the back; small chip on the bottom edge. Very good(-) condition.
New York: Limited Editions Club, 1982. In the English Version by Desmond Vesey, with the English Lyrics. 155pp. Illustrations and an original lithograph by Jack Levine. Thin 4to, gilt stamped black cloth, board slipcase. N.Y.: The Limited Editions Club (1982). A fine copy in a fine box. Limited. One of 2000 copies, signed by the artist on the limitation page.
New York: Viking, 1972. Edited by Anthony Gishford, with introduction by Benjamin Britten. 16 pages of full color illustrations plus 130 black & white illustrations. 272pp. large 8vo, cloth, d.w.; price clipped, chipped at head of spine. New York: Viking, (1972). A very good coy in a very good (-) dust jacket.
London: 1911. 1 page on a sepia-tone postcard featuring Caruso in suit and tie measuring 5 x 3.5 inches, London, May 19, 1911. Boldly signed on the front; handwritten note in Italian on the back to his friend Riccardo Stracciari, whom Caruso addresses as "Celebre Artista Lirico." Accompanied by a translation: "Thanks for your note that gave me so much pleasure. I'm all right [in English]. I thank God and the newspapers with their stupid stories for keeping alive the.....
Azzali, 1987. Text in Italian. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 265 pages, large 8vo, black cloth, dust wrapper. Azzali, 1987. A fine copy in a near fine dust wrapper. Presentation copy, signed and inscribed in Italian by the author on the title page: "A Francesco... Carlamaria" as well as by Renata Tebaldi on the front free endpaper: "To Francesco... Renata Tebali, 1995."
Milan: Electa, 1981. Text in Italian. Illustrated in black and white. 253 pages. 8vo, black boards, dust wrapper; wrapper slightly soiled and edge-worn. Milan: Electa, (1981). First edition. A near fine copy in a very good(+) wrapper. Inscribed by both Casanova and Tebaldi on flyleaf: "A [...]con affetto Carla e Renata Tebaldi 1982"
Dallas: Baskerville, 1995. Translated and edited by Connie Mandracchia DeCaro. Illustrated with b/w photographs. 265pp. 8vo, blue cloth, d.w. (d.w. and cloth bumped slightly on top corner). Dallas: Baskerville Publishers, Inc, 1995. A near fine copy despite a little bit of wear. From the Great Voices series, Number 2.
Chicago: Lyric Opera of Chicago, 1979. Foreword by Saul Bellow, recollections by Carol Fox, and graphic design by R.D. Scudellari. Patterned endpapers; profusely illustrated with both black-and-white and color photographs, some full-bleed. 233 pages, 4to, orange-y-brown patterned leatherette with decorative gilt spine, dust wrapper (some chipped to upper corners and curling to edges). Chicago: Lyric Opera of Chicago, (1979). A near fine copy in a very good(-) wrapper.