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SC 1998.58

Ruth T. Watanabe Special Collections
Sibley Music Library
Eastman School of Music
University of Rochester


A sample of sale catalogs from the collection (1885-1933).


Location: M2A 8,5
.25 feet


The collection was apparently compiled by staff of Sibley Library during the early years as representative of important private music collections.

Scope and Content

A small sample of sale catalogs devoted to private collectors’ libraries.


Special Collections holds an unprocessed collection of dealers catalogs from the early twentieth century.

Restrictions and Use

There are no restrictions on the use of this collection.


The series consists of a small collection of sale catalogs alphabetized according to the name of the creator of the collection.


folder 1 Bibliotheca Burghesiana: catalogue des livres…Paolo Borghese – Rome, Vincenzo Menozzi, 1892.
folder 2 Catalogue de la Bibliotheque de feu Hector Colard – Bruxelles, Georges Giroux, 1924.
folder 3 Catalogue des Livres composant la Bibliotheque du Bibliophile Jacob – Paris, A. Claudin, 1885.
folder 4 Bibliotheque musicale de M. Adolphe Jullien – Paris, Robert Legouix, 1933.
folder 5 Catalogue de la bibliotheque de M. Theophile Lemaire – Paris, Edmond Sagot, 1896.
folder 6 Catalogue des livres anciens et modernes… bibliotheque musicale M. Martin – Paris, Ch. Porquet, 1885.
folder 7 Bibliotheque musicale de M. Pasdeloup createur des concerts populaires – Fontainebleau, Alfred Pouye, 1888.
folder 8 Bibliotheque de M. Louis Pericaud: ouvrages sur le theatre, parts 1-4 – Paris, E. Jorel, 1907.
folder 9 Catalogue de livres anciens et modernes…de M. Porel – Paris, Delestre & Belin, 1906.
folder 10 Catalogue de la bibliotheque theatrale de feu M. Francis Sallez – Paris, Leon Sapin, 1885.
folder 11 Bibliotheque de feu M. Francisque Sarcey, parts 1 & 2 – Paris, A. Durel, 1899.
folder 12 Catalogue de la bibliotheque theatrale de feu M. Paul Siraudin – Paris, Sapin, 1885.
folder 13 Catalogue de la bibliotheque de feu M. Ernest Thoinan – Paris, Paul, Huard & Guillemin, 1895.
folder 14 Catalogue des livres anciens & modernes…de feu M. Ch. Vervoitte – Paris, Sagot, 1887.
folder 15 Catalogue de livres anciens et modernes…Olbert Vigentini – Paris, Jules Martin, 1892.