Milan: Epimaque et Pascal Artaria [PNs 58-67], [ca. 1830].
Oblong octavo. Vellum-backed marbled boards with decorative rectangular paper label with manuscript titling to upper, manuscript titling to spine.  pp. total in various paginations. Engraved. On wove paper.
With small embossed crown with initials ("FG") beneath to upper blank margin of title.
From the collection of Luigi Ricci (1893-1981), Italian conductor, vocal coach, and close associate of Puccini and Mascagni.
Binding somewhat worn, rubbed, and scuffed; head of spine chipped; free front endpaper lacking. Scattered light foxing.
First Edition of this arrangement, later issue. Rare. OCLC (no copies in North American libraries). Inzaghi IN. 23, p. 143. Bergamo Catalogue, p. 133, 27.
An opera romantica in 3 acts to a libretto by Domenico Gilardoni after La fille de l’exilé (1819) by Pixérécourt, Otto premiered in Naples at the Teatro Nuovo on 13 May 1827.
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