Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel [PN 10807], [after 1872]. Folio. Disbound. 1f. (series title), 3-23, [i] (publisher's catalogue: "Friedrich Chopin's Werke. Erste kritisch durchgesehene Gesammtausgabe"; prices in Mark). Series title and catalogue lithographed; music engraved.
Former owner's signature to upper right corner of title: "?Mr Egner." Rehearsal letters added in pencil.
Spine reinforced with paper tape. Series title repaired; most leaves detached; some fraying to upper and outer edges; several leaves closely trimmed.
First Edition, later issue of this arrangement; part of Breitkopf & Härtel's first complete edition of Chopin's works. Dated according to prices in Mark. Not in Grabowski-Rink. Chomiński-Turło p. 107. Kobylańska p. 43.
Despite the attribution on the title, the reduction of the present work was the work of August Horn (1825-1893). Rink: Chopin The Piano Concertos (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1997), p. 35, dates Horn's arrangement, specifically commissioned by Breitkopf, to 1860-64. Item #24862
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