Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, 1905.
Quarto. Full light brown cloth, bevelled boards, black title label gilt to spine, upper edge gilt, black endpapers, ivory silk ribbon marker. 1f. (recto title, verso contents), iii-x (preface by Erich Prieger), 276 pp. Text in German.
Binding slightly worn. Light uniform browning throughout. An attractive copy.
First Edition of the first (1805) version of the work. Rare. LvBWV v. 1, p. 427. Hoboken 2, 315.
A reconstruction by Erich Prieger of the original version of the opera, published in a small print run 100 years after the first performance of the first version of the work in Vienna at the Theater an der Wien on 20 November 1805.
Price: $650.00 other currencies