BEETHOVEN: A BIOGRAPHICAL ROMANCE, By H. Rau, 1st / 1st, 1880
Beethoven: A Biographical Romance, by H. Rau — First Edition / First Printing, 1880 HC
Publisher: Oliver Ditson and Company, New York (1880)
Translated from the German of H. Rau, author of "Mozart." In overall excellent to near mint condition. The boards and binding are solid and tight, with little shelf-wear. Former owner's paste-down on inside front board. The pages are crisp and clean. Dark brown boards with gilt decorations; 332 pages. A wonderful biography from a 19th-century perspective about one of the greatest classical composers and musicians, written by a notable author of the time.