London: John Kerpen, [ca. 1784]. Folio. Disbound. Violino primo: 1f. (title),  (blank), 2-13, [i] (blank) pp.; Violino secondo: 1f. (title),  (blank), 2-13, [i] (blank) pp.; Viola: 1f. (title),  (blank), 2-13, [i] (blank) pp.; Violoncello:  (blank), 2-13, [i] (blank) pp. Engraved. Secondary pagination in ink.
Soiled; some show-through and offsetting; closely trimmed; most leaves of Violino primo and outer bifolium of Violino secondo parts detached and frayed at spine; small ink stain to title and slight loss to outer margin of final leaf of Violino primo part just touching notation; Violoncello part lacking title, dampstained and frayed at outer edge with some loss to music, remnants of tape to first page.
A later edition. Gérard p. 224. BUC p. 117. RISM B3140 (1 copy only in the U.S., at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill). WorldCat (copies at Duke and the University of Missouri, Kansas City).
Dating uncertain. Humphries and Smith note the publisher as active "c. 1782-85, or later" (p. 200); Gérard suggests the same time frame for the present edition; BUC notes "1784." The entries in WorldCat are dated either "1785" or "1790s." Item #27024
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