Wien: S. A. Steiner und Comp. [PN] S. et C. 2661, [February 1817]. Oblong folio. Contemporary blue wrappers. 1f. (decorative series title engraved by A. Müller), 1f. (title),  (advertisement), 2-19, [i] (blank) pp. Engraved. Price: word "Preis" followed by blank.
Text of series title in ornamental frame on crosshatched background: "Musée Musical Des Clavicinistes [!Clavécinistes]. Museum für Klaviermeister. [blank]tes Heft. Wien bei S. A. Steiner und Comp."
Upper wrapper lacking. Slightly worn and foxed; occasional staining and minor offsetting.
A very good, crisp copy overall. Untrimmed.
First Edition, early issue. Kinsky p. 280. Dorfmüller p. 225 (Weinhold), 336, and plate 8a. Hoboken 2, 120. Rare.
The advertisement ("Musikalische Anzeige") on p. 1 is for the series "Museum für Klaviermusik" (or "Musée Musical des Clavécinistes), of which the present edition was the first volume; the advertisement also announces (retroactively) the launch of a weekly "Allgemeine musikalische Zeitung," not to be confused with the better known publication of the same name by Breitkopf & Härtel in Leipzig, and recent issues of sheet music, including Beethoven's opp. 90, 91, 92, 96, and 97. Item #22987
Price: $9,000.00 other currencies