Wien: Universal-Edition [PN U.E. 6205], [September 30, 1926].
Small folio. Original publisher's printed wrappers. [i] (title), 2-3, [i] (blank) pp. Printed note to foot of first page of music: "Copyright 1920 by Universal-Edition." Printed note "Weag." [Waldheim-Eberle A.G.] to lower right corner of final page of music.
Publisher's catalogue "Arnold Schönbergs Werke in der Universal-Edition" dated "IV [April] 1923 to verso of lower wrapper. Price "1.50" (currency not specified) handstamped to upper right corner of upper wrapper.
Very minor stains to upper wrapper; edges slightly browned.
First Edition, second issue. Rufer (Engl.) p. 31. Ringer p. 313. Tetsuo Satoh pp. 9-10. Date according to website of the Arnold Schönberg Center, Vienna. The opus number is misleading insofar as the two songs were already composed in 1908.
“I was the first one to dare to take the decisive step – but that does not really count as a merit; I regret that but I am obliged to ignore it. The Two Songs Op. 14 were the first step...” Website of the Arnold Schönberg Center, Vienna (Schoenberg on his transition to atonality).
Price: $70.00 other currencies