- Gianni da Calais. Barcarola: Una barchetta in mar. Napoli: B. Girard e Ci. [PN 819], [ca. 1850]. Original publisher's wrappers with catalogue to title. 6 pp. Engraved. Wrappers detached; slightly creased. Some wear; scattered light foxing. First Edition, later issue.
- Marino Falliero. Aria: Bello ardir di congiurati. Roma: R. Gentilucci e C. [PN 121], [ca. 1836]. 21 pp. Engraved.
Spine reinforced with paper tape. Outer leaves somewhat worn, foxed, and soiled; light foxing and offsetting throughout. Rare Roman issue.
- Gemma di Vergy. Cavatina: Perchè Gemma soffra lieta. Napoli: B. Girard e Ci. [PN 2833], . 7 pp. Engraved.
Margins quite worn and frayed; leaves mostly detached; light foxing throughout. First Neapolitan edition, issued shortly after that of Ricordi.
- Gemma di Vergy. Cavatina: Qui un pugnale! chi il confisse! Roma: Ratti e Ci. [PN 561], . 9 pp. Lithographed. Margins somewhat worn; light staining to outer leaves. Rare Roman lithographed issue, published the same year as the first Italian edition.
From the collection of Italian conductor, vocal coach, and close associate of Puccini and Mascagni, Luigi Ricci (1893-1981).
Price: $65.00 other currencies