Offenbach a/m: J. André, [March 1829]. Oblong folio. Modern half black leather with marbled boards, original rectangular printed label inlaid to upper. 1f. (title), [iii] ("Vorbericht" by Ant[on] André dated "March 1829" with plate number 5200 to lower right corner), [i] (blank), 28 pp. Lithographed.
Printed in red and black as noted in the Vorbericht. With handstamp "Hamburger Öffentliche Bücherhallen Musikbücherei" to verso of title.
First separate edition. Köchel 6, p. 711. Hoboken 12, 573 (with extra leaf containing trombone part bound in). Not in Hirsch. RISM M4803 (4 copies, with only one in the U.S., at the Library of Congress). Worldcat (5 copies, none recorded in the U.S.).
An early example of a critical edition. The Vorbericht foreshadows scholarly editorial procedures becoming common in the later nineteenth century; the printing in two colors and the inclusion of deleted measures (printed complete with deletion) look even further ahead. Item #24770
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