Paris: Naderman [PN 1526], [ca. 1810-1812]. Folio. Full light orange paper boards, red and black morocco title label and shelfmark, respectively, gilt to spine. 1f. (recto title, verso blank),  (blank), 2-59, [i] (blank) pp. Engraved. Text in Italian and French.
Publisher's facsimile signature handstamp and contemporary manuscript shelfmark to blank margins of title.
Binding slightly worn, rubbed, and bumped. Scattered light internal foxing, slightly heavier to initial pages; outer margins of title slightly soiled. In very good condition overall.
First French Edition. Scarce. Eitner VII, p. 279. Lesure I, pp. 123-24. OCLC nos. 154297340, 181891288. Not in BUC, Hirsch, or Hoboken.
Diane et Endimion was first performed in Paris at the Tuileries in the autumn of 1809.
"[Paer] was one of the central figures in the development of opera semiseria during the first decade of the 19th century." Scott L. Balthazar and Julian Budden in Grove Music Online. Item #25859
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