Leipzig (Amsterdam): bei Hoffmeister & Kühnel (A. Kuntze), . First edition with Italian lyrics. Papered spine. Kuntze’s vignette mounted on the title page. First edition with Italian lyrics. Residue of a mounted vignette on title page at the upper edge. First and last pages are dusted, paper tanned. Inner pages loose. Last leaf with restored closed tear. Otherwise in very good condition.
First edition of Beethoven’s Das Glück der Freundschaft with the Italian lyrics (Vita felice, “Beato quei”), from the same year as the real first edition by Joseph Eder in Vienna.