London: Schott [PN 25788], 1895. Small folio. Original publisher's decorative black cloth-backed wrappers. [i] (title), [i] (copyright statement) [i] (dramatis personae), [i] (blank), [1-2] (story), 3-179, [i] (blank) pp.
Wrappers slightly worn with minor edge chips and tears; lower wrapper slightly creased. Small music seller's handstamp to lower margin of title; hinge split at first leaf of music; one gathering loose.
First English edition.
"...Hänsel und Gretel, which effectively uses a Wagnerian idiom for a fairytale, was a success at Weimar, 1893... and subsequently elsewhere ever since." Oxford Music Online. Item #27886
Price: $40.00 other currencies