Bonn: N. Simrock [PNs 3068. 3069. 3070.], 1833.
Oblong folio. Unbound as issued.  (title), 2-19;  (title), 2-19;  (title), 2-23 pp. Engraved.
From the collection of American composer Lowell Mason (1792-1872) and with the embossed stamp of the Lowell Mason Library of Music, Yale College Theological Department, to upper blank margin of title to first number. A duplicate that, together with a considerable number of others, was deaccessioned in the 1980s.
Minor foxing and browning; title to first number slightly frayed at edges; outer leaves separated at spine.
A good, wide-margined copy overall.
First edition. Göthel p. 143
"Regarded by many contemporaries as worthy of a place beside Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven in the pantheon of the greatest composers, [Spohr] has, together with Gluck and Cherubini, been allotted a considerably lower status by posterity." Clive Brown in Grove Music Online.
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