Milano: Luigi di Giacomo Pirola, 1862.
Original publisher's light blue printed wrappers with illustration of La Scala within decorative border to upper. 1f. (recto title, verso blank), 1f. (recto "Ai Lettore" dated November 1862, verso blank), [v]-xxix, [i] (blank), 1f. (recto part title, verso list of abbreviations), -165, [i] (blank), 1f. (recto index, verso blank). Uncut. Wrappers slightly worn and creased; minor staining to verso; small paper label to foot of spine. Occasional light foxing; some signatures loose; leaves of slightly varying sizes.
A complete chronology of performances at La Scala from its beginnings in 1778 to 1862 including details relative to composers, singers, dancers, etc., with a brief historical account of the great opera house.
Price: $125.00 other currencies