Moscow: S. P. Iakovlev, 1898. Large octavo. Quarter dark-brown calf with marbled boards, titling gilt to spine. 391, vi, iii pp.
Binding worn, rubbed, and bumped; upper lacking paper. Slightly browned.
First Edition. Rare.
An early collection of Tchaikovsky’s writings on music, mostly reviews for the daily Russkie vedomosti (including one of the first performance of Richard Wagner’s Ring in Bayreuth), compiled by his classmate at the St. Petersburg Conservatory, the eminent writer on music, Herman Laroche. Item #30784
Price: $350.00 other currencies