- Strauss, Richard
Ein Heldenleben: Tondichtung fur grosses Orchester.
F. E. C. Leuckart, Leipzig, 1899, Cloth, , , Good
First or early printing. Cloth. Good. 139 pp. Large folio,14.5 X 11 inches, full score. Cream-colored linen with smudging and wear to extremities, with bright gilt lettering to spine and boards. Pages somewhat tanned with soiling at page grabs and some flattened-out creasing. Conductor's marks in red and blue have been erased fairly effectively. Leaf 91-92 has been torn and repaired with tape, which should be removed and repaired with archival methods. Previous owner's stamp on title page. The title page is a beautiful presentation with decorative type in deep forest-green type. The engraved performance rights warning is a facsimile of Strauss's signature. At top of TP: ''Wilhelm Mengelberg und dem Concertgebouw-Orchester in Amsterdam gewidmet.'' At bottom: ''Lith. Anst. v. C.G. Roder, Liepzig. Plate number F.E.C.L. 5200.