[Op. 25]. Douze Etudes pour le Piano dédieés à Madame la Comtesse d'Agoult... Oeuvre 25. Liv. I [-Liv. 2]. Pr. 1 Thlr. 15 Ngr... 5832 u. 5833. Frédéric CHOPIN.
[Op. 25]. Douze Etudes pour le Piano dédieés à Madame la Comtesse d'Agoult... Oeuvre 25. Liv. I [-Liv. 2]. Pr. 1 Thlr. 15 Ngr... 5832 u. 5833

[Op. 25]. Douze Etudes pour le Piano dédieés à Madame la Comtesse d'Agoult... Oeuvre 25. Liv. I [-Liv. 2]. Pr. 1 Thlr. 15 Ngr... 5832 u. 5833

Leipsic: Breitkopf & Härtel... Paris: Brandus & Co... Londres: Wessel & Co. [PNs 5832, 5833], [1860s]. Folio. Disbound. Two volumes. Vol. 1 (nos. 1-6): 1f. (title), 3-31, [i] (blank) pp.; Vol. 2 (nos. 7-12): 1f. (title), 3-31, [i] (blank) pp. Titles lithographed; music lithographically transferred from engraved plates. Price: "1 Thlr. 15 Ngr." Publisher's handstamp to lower right corner of title to both volumes, that to Vol. 2 slightly smaller.

With additional handstamp to foot of title of Vol. 1: "Beer & Schirmer 701 Broadway New-York"; and to foot of title of Vol. 2: "G. Schirmer 701 Broadway New-York."

Some edges frayed; occasional dampstaining; browned, more heavily to Vol. 2; two outer bifolia detached.

Second German edition, third issue. Grabowski-Rink 25/1-6–2b-B&H (no. 1-6) and 25/7-12–2b-B&H (no. 7-12). Chomiński-Turło p. 90. Kobylańska p. 55. Hoboken 4, 276.

The handstamps to Vol. 2 and the relatively poor paper quality suggest that the present copy is a later issue (but no later than 1872 because of its price in Thaler and Neugroschen). The company of Beer & Schirmer was active from 1861-66, after which it was known as G. Schirmer. Item #24863

Price: $100.00  other currencies

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