6069. Stendahl (Beyle) on Rossini 1824

STENDAHL (M.-H. BEYLE). (2). Vie de Rossini. I-II. Paris (chez August Boulland et Cie) 1824.

8:o (about 215x137 mm.). (5), vi-viii, (1)-306; (3), 306-623, (1 blank) pp. 2 engraved portraits (Rossini and Mozart). Contemporary brown half calf, somewhat worn, sparsely gilt spines, slightly damaged spine labels, uncut. Minor foxing. A few pencil annotations in margins. Signature on first endpapers. 2 volumes.

First edition.
From the library of Swedish antiquarian bookdealer Björn Löwendahl (1941-2013).