Pariggi: Pacini [PNs 2036-2148], [ca. 1830]. Folio. Half 19th-century dark green leather with marbled boards, titling gilt to spine. 1f. (title), 1f. (fine lithographic portrait of Pellegrini in the role of the Barber by Parent), 1f. (thematic table of contents), 218 pp. Engraved.
Publisher's handstamp to lower margin of title.
Binding quite worn and rubbed; upper 3" of spine split; shaken. Slightly worn; small annotation in ink to upper outer corner of front free endpaper; light to moderate foxing; portrait tissue guard creased; minor loss to outer margin of pp. 1-2, not affecting music.
Second Pacini edition (without several numbers from the opera). Gossett p. 273. OCLC no. 47041691.
Il Barbiere di Siviglia, to a libretto by Cesare Sterbini after Pierre-Augustin Beaumarchais' Le barbier de Séville, was first performed in Rome at the Teatro Argentina on February 20, 1816. The opera is one of Rossini's most beloved works. Item #26431
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