Publisher’s proof copy heavily corrected and marked throughout by composer in pencil, blue crayon, red and various shades of black ink in preparation for publication. Cover signed by composer in red ink; also marked in red: chorus directions added.
Holograph in black ink, signed twice with the autograph title page signed and inscribed: “à Carice. Liebesgruss (Morceau mignon) Transcription pour piano seul par Edward Elgar,” the title also marked by him “‘B’ piano seul” and signed above the music. The manuscript for the printer (Stichvorlage), written on four two-stave systems per page, with alterations and corrections, and a few later additions by him in brown ink and pencil, marked by and for the printer in pencil and black ink, including the projected publisher’s or plate number on the title page (“”16997…24787″”).”
Holograph, signed, in black ink. Full score. Original title: Liebesgrüss : morceau mignon pour orchestre; title revised and rendered in German with French phrase morceau mignon pour crossed-out, and last 2 letters of orchestre modified to render: Liebesgrüss : für Orchester. Includes corrections, rehearsal letters and other markings in pencil, blue crayon and various shades of black ink. Includes possible projected publisher’s or plate numbers on title page: 16997 and 24787₃.