Oct 14, 2021 - Sale 2582

Sale 2582 - Lot 79

Price Realized: $ 406
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 300 - $ 500
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus (1756-1791)
Die Zauberflöte eine Grosse Oper in Zwey Aufzügen fürs Clavier oder Pianoforte.

Leipzig: in Commission der Breitkopfischen Musikhandlung, [n.d. c.irca 1794].

Oblong folio, two parts in one volume, piano-vocal score for the opera, music typeset, text in German, with engraved frontispiece bound before the second section (corner torn with loss of image); general title preceding the first part (no divisional title, integral blank preceding first section present), divisional title for second part present; issued in thirty-seven short parts, all separately paginated (some numbers skipped, lacking number 19: "Aria der Hölle Rache kocht in meinem Herzen") in the first part; only one part numbered 29 in the second section; general title and following leaf disbound, toned, crumpled along gutter edge, and chipped; bound in full contemporary sheepskin, both boards detached, quite worn, in need of resewing, 12 1/4 x 11 in.

A variant of one of the earliest editions.