Vienne: Joseph Czerný [PN J.Cz. 2686], . Folio. Disbound. Violino primo:  (title), 2-17, [i] (blank) pp.; Violino secondo:  (blank), 2-13, [i] (blank) pp.;  (blank), 2-13, [i] (blank) pp.; Violoncello:  (blank), 2-12, [ii] (blank) pp. Engraved.
With manuscript titling to first blank leaf of parts and small oval collector's handstamp to Viola part; with ontemporary signature ("Lemke") in ink with "1" in manuscript to upper right corner of title.
Slightly worn, soiled, and foxed; binder's holes to inner margins; repairs to final leaf of Violino primo part.
First Edition of the "Death and the Maiden" quartet (its second movement quoting Schubert's lied of the same title). Deutsch p. 508. Hirsch IV, 655. Not in Hoboken.
This quartet is considered among the greatest works of the chamber music repertory. Item #28107
Price: $1,500.00 other currencies