BEETHOVEN, Ludwig van, 1770-1827
As-dur Sonate Op.26
Facsimile herausgegeben von Erich Prieger
[Bibl. Jagiellońska, Krakow; formerly Preuß. Staatsbibl. Berlin]
[Sonata, piano, no.12, op.26, Ab major]
Bonn, 1895. 37 x 28 cm. xi, 31 pp. Beautiful collotype of the autograph, composed 1800-1801. The sonata, rediscovered in 1878 by Prieger among a pile of medicine and theological books in a private house, is the first major work from a classical composer to appear in facsimile. Prepared by the acclaimed atelier of Albert Frisch, Berlin. Introduction in Ger. Fine handmade paper. Original black embossed cloth boards, with lettering in gold. Extremely rare.