Budapest: Rózsavölgyi és Társa [PN G. N. 743], [ca. 1900].
Folio. Original publisher's wrappers with vignette of the National Theatre in Budapest. 3-10 pp. Publisher's catalogue with incipits to verso of lower wrapper.
Hungarian bookseller's handstamp to foot of title.
Wrappers frayed at edges, with several tape repairs. Somewhat worn and browned.
First Edition, later issue. Mona 1621. Rare (no copies located outside Hungary).
A fantasy for solo piano on themes from the opera Bánk Bán (1861) by Ferenc Erkel. Kovaltsik appears to have been a prolific arranger and composer of piano music based on popular operas. Dozens of works were published in the 1860s and some, such as the present composition, were issued multiple times over decades.
Price: $35.00 other currencies