Lot #918
Vernon Duke

Vernon Duke

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Estimate: $400+


Vernon Duke

American composer and songwriter (1903–1969) noted for his collaborations with Ira Gershwin, E. Y. Harburg, and Sammy Cahn. Two items: a seven-bar AMQS of music and lyrics from “April in Paris,” signed and inscribed in fountain pen, “To Lionel A. Aucoin, from Vernon Duke, Sept. 27th, 1941,” matted and framed with a publicity photo; and a hardcover first edition of Passport to Paris, with dust jacket, signed on the first free end page in ballpoint, “This independent batch is for the scratches. Sincerely, Vernon Duke, May 1955.” In overall fine condition. Pre-certified PSA/DNA.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autographs And Artifacts Featuring Animation
  • Dates: #479 - Ended July 13, 2016

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