[London]: Blundell, [1779-1780]. Folio. Disbound. Violino primo: 1f. (title),  (blank), 2-13, [i] (blank) pp.; Violino secondo: 1f. (title),  (blank), 2-13, [i] (blank) pp.; Viola:  (title), 2-13, [i] (blank) pp.; Violoncello: 1f. (title),  (blank), 2-13, [i] (blank) pp. Engraved. Watermark "RG."
"No. 29" in contemporary manuscript to each title.
Some dampstaining and creasing to upper half of Violoncello part; stain to p. 5 of Violino secondo part.
First Edition. BUC p. 374. RISM G1966 (1 copy only in the U.S., at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill). WorldCat (1 copy at the University of Illinois.
Giardini was a noted violinist, called by Burney "the greatest performer in Europe." He settled in London from 1750 to 1784, where he was active in concert life and as a teacher and composer. TNG Vol. 7 p. 351. Item #27001
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