W.A. Mozart. Don Giovanni, 2 volumes, first edition of the full score, Leipzig [1801]
W.A. Mozart. Don Giovanni, 2 volumes, first edition of the full score, Leipzig [1801]
W.A. Mozart. Don Giovanni, 2 volumes, first edition of the full score, Leipzig [1801]
W.A. Mozart. Don Giovanni, 2 volumes, first edition of the full score, Leipzig [1801]
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W.A. Mozart. Don Giovanni, 2 volumes, first edition of the full score, Leipzig [1801]

Estimate: 3,000 - 4,000 GBP

W.A. Mozart. Don Giovanni, 2 volumes, first edition of the full score, Leipzig [1801]

Estimate: 3,000 - 4,000 GBP

Lot Sold:3,500GBP

Description

MOZART, WOLFGANG AMADEUS

Il dissoluto punito osia Il Don Giovanni...in Partitura, Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, [1801]


FIRST EDITION OF THE FULL SCORE, 2 volumes, oblong 4to (24.3 x 32cm), engraved title with vignette of the protagonist with the Commendatore (by Bolt after Kinninger), type-set music, text in Italian and German, contemporary papered boards, red-gilt labels to covers, nineteenth-century ownership stamps, green labels and buckram spine coverings ("Eduard Im-Thurn"), without wrappers or the separate German libretto by Rochlitz,


Don Giovanni was the first of Mozart's operas to be published in full score.


LITERATURE:

Haberkamp, pp.295-298 (plates 254-257); Hoboken 341; Hirsch, ii 645


PROVENANCE:

Eduard Im Thurn (1813-1877), writer and doctor in Schaffhausen

Condition Report

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W.A. Mozart. Don Giovanni, 2 volumes, first edition of the full score, Leipzig [1801]
W.A. Mozart. Don Giovanni, 2 volumes, first edition of the full score, Leipzig [1801]
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