Paris: Dépot central de la Musique et de la Librairie [PN T[roupenas] 2], . Folio. Modern marbled boards with manuscript titling to spine label.1f. (title with fine lithographic illustration by Fromentin after Jules David (1802-1892) depicting a cellist, violinst, flutist, and singer making music on a balcony overlooking a city), 52 (duets), [ii] (blank) pp. Title lithographed; music engraved. Minor to moderate foxing; some offsetting.
With: La Partenza a Voce sola con Accompagnamento di Piano Forte... No. 57 Prix 3f. Paris: Maurice Schlesinger [PN M.S. No. 51], . 1f. (title), 5, [i] (blank) pp. Engraved. Slightly foxed; first leaf of music torn.
With: [Caption title] Irene Cantate a due Voci [caption title].... Edition revue et corrigée par l'Auteur Prix, 4. 50. Paris: Pacini [PN 2509], . 14, [ii] (blank) pp. Engraved. Publisher's handstamp to foot of p. 1. Some offsetting.
Les soirées musicales: First Edition of the complete set. Rognoni no. 21. The title of the German edition is illustrated in Schaal: Musiktitel aus fünf Jahrhunderten, p. 135.
La Partenza: An early edition. Rare. Not in Rognoni or Grove. One copy at British Library. Apparently first published by Mollo in Vienna, ca. 1820. Not to be confused with no. 3 of Les soirées musicales (text by Metastasio).
Irene: An early edition. First published by Ricordi, Milan, in 1820 as Egle ed Irene. Item #25028
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