Autograph letter signed in full to Mr. Frank Garlichs, treasurer of the Metropolitan Opera

CARUSO, Enrico 1873-1921


AbeBooks Seller Since January 6, 2003

Quantity Available: 1

Buy Used
Price: US$ 1,375.00 Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 10.00 Within U.S.A. Destination, Rates & Speeds
Add to basket

30 Day Return Policy

About this Item

2 pp. of a bifolium. Octavo. Dated London, June 13, 1914. In black ink. On stationery with "Gerrard 4343. Savoy Hotel, London." printed at head. In English. With original autograph envelope, ca. 110 x 165 mm., with name and address of recipient ("Mr. Frank Garlichs Metropolitan Op. House New York.") and return address ("U.S.A.") to recto. "Savoy Hotel" printed to verso. Postmarked London, June 13, [19]14.Caruso thanks Garlichs for a substantial cash advance for the Metropolitan Opera's 1914-1915 season. He tells him when his season at Covent Garden will close. "Many thanks for all informations[!] and for the receipt of the Columbia Bank of N.Y. in wich[!] you have deposit[!] in my account $9000 rapresenting[!] the advance that your Co owes me in account season 1914/15. My season here will be over at the 30th of this month and I will go in Italy. Please accept my best regards and excuse my Englisch[!]."Very slightly worn; creased at central fold; occasional light smudging of ink, with no loss to text. Envelope slightly worn, soiled and stained; remnants of adhesive black paper mount to verso. The 1914 season would be Caruso's last at Covent Garden. World War I erupted shortly after the season concluded, and Caruso did not return after the War's end in 1918. Bookseller Inventory # 23542

Ask Seller a Question

Bibliographic Details

Title: Autograph letter signed in full to Mr. Frank...

Store Description

Private premises. By appointment only.

Visit Seller's Storefront

Terms of Sale:

All items are offered subject to prior sale and are unconditionally guaranteed as authentic. All prices are net. An additional 8.625% will be added to the invoices of New York State residents. All accounts will be invoiced, new customers on a pro-forma basis. Payment is due upon receipt of invoice. Overseas customers are asked to kindly remit in U.S. dollars (by check drawn on a U.S. bank), by international money order, or by international wire transfer (inclusive of all bank charges). Please co...

More Information
Shipping Terms:

The costs of shipping and insurance are additional. Domestic shipments are customarily sent via Federal Express, UPS, or Priority Mail unless otherwise requested. International shipments are customarily sent via International Priority unless otherwise requested. All shipments will be sent insured unless other requested by the purchaser, in which case shipments are sent at the purchaser's own risk.

List this Seller's Books

Payment Methods
accepted by seller

Visa Mastercard American Express

Check Money Order Cash PayPal Invoice Bank Draft Bank/Wire Transfer