Folio. Dark purple leather-backed marbled boards, titling and decorative devices gilt to spine.
Simphonie en Partition ... No. . Prix 25f. Paris: Chez. M. M. Chérubini, Méhul, Kreutzer, Rode & Boieldieu [PN 641], . 1f. (title),  (blank), 2-67,  (blank) pp. Engraved. First Edition, first issue. Sonneck: Orchestral Music, p. 295. RISM M2155 (6 copies located).
Simphonies A Grand Orchestre Dediées A S. Exce. Monseigneur le Comte Regnaud de Saint-Jean-D'Angély, Ministre d'Etat ... No. . Prix 25 Fr... Lale script ... La musique gravée par Richomme. Paris: Magasin de Musique [PN 645], . 1f. (title),  (blank), 2-67,  (blank) pp. Engraved. Title page with fine decorative engraving by Lebe-Gigun after the drawing by noted French artist Jean-Baptiste Isabey (1767-1855) incorporating a coat of arms at head. First Edition, later issue, with new title page. Not in Sonneck. RISM M2158 (7 copies located).
Publisher's and musicseller's handstamps to titles.
From the collection of Italian conductor, vocal coach, and close associate of Puccini and Mascagni, Luigi Ricci (1893-1981); previously from the collection of Italian composer Francesco Maria Albini (1829-1917), with his signature and inventory numbers to titles.
Binding slightly worn and rubbed. No. 1 slightly foxed and with offsetting; No. 2 slightly foxed and with minor creasing to final leaves.
"the most important French symphonist of the Empire" M. Elizabeth C. Bartlet in Grove Music Online.
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