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HAYDN - FIRST AND EARLY PIANO EDITIONS

Haydn, Franz Joseph

First and early editions. Small folio. Half bound red leather with marbled boards and red gilt label at front. A fine volume in excellent condition (see additional condition notes below).
This handsome volume of Haydn's piano sonatas and trios is in exceptionally crisp condition and contains:

Six Admired Scotch Airs, Arranged as Rondos, for the Piano Forte, with an Accompaniment for the Violin & Flute. [Hob. XXXIa: 176]. London: Preston, [1802/1803]. 27 pp. First edition. Engraved. Light foxing and paperclip marking on title page and some ink transfer throughout. Music crisp and in excellent condition.

Two Admired Airs, Composed with Variations, for the Piano Forte. [Hob. XVII: 2, 3]. London: Preston, [c. 1800]. 12 pp. Early edition. Engraved. Clean and crisp; in excellent condition.

Three Sonatas for the Piano-forte or Harpsichord, with Accompaniments for a Violin and Violoncello. [Hob. XV: 11-13; piano part only]. London: Longman, Clementi & Co., [1789]. 35 pp. Early edition. Engraved. Particularly beautiful and clean title page; some ink transfer to music but a fine copy.

A Favorite Sonata for the Piano Forte, with Accompaniments for a Violin and Violoncello as performed by Master Hummell at Mr. Salmons Concerts Hanover Square. [Hob. XV: 14; piano part only]. London: Preston, [c. 1822]. A reprint using the plates from the Longman & Broderip edition of 1792. 15 pp. Engraved. Paperclip imprint with small tear to title page; some staining and ink transfer throughout.

Trois Sonates Pour le Piano Forte Avec Accompagnement de Violon & Violoncello. [Hob. XV: 21; piano part only]. London: Preston & Son, [1795]. 35 pp. First Edition. Engraved. Heavy ink transfer, but all music legible. Quite a nice copy.

Three Sonatas for the Piano-Forte with an accompaniment for the Violin & Violoncello. [Hob. XV: 27-29; piano part only]. London: Preston, [c. 1813]. A reprint using the plates from the Broderip & Wilkinson edition of 1798 (which itself used the plates from the Longman & Broderip first edition of 1797). 42 pp. Engraved. Minor ink transfer; plate mark to p. 31. A beautiful copy.

A favorite Sonata, for the Piano Forte. [Hob. XVI: 49]. London: Preston, [after 1808]. A reprint using the plates from the Broderip & Wilkinson edition of c. 1798. 15 pp. Engraved. Light paperclip mark to top margin of pp. 1-4. Otherwise a fine copy; clean and crisp.

Sonata for the Piano-Forte, with Accompaniments for a Violin & Violoncello. [Hob XV: 32; piano part only]. London: Preston, [1794]. First edition. 11 pp. Engraved. Ink transfer, but otherwise an excellent copy.

A Sonata for the Piano Forte [with violin and violoncello accompaniment]. [Hob. XIV: 4; piano part only]. London: Preston, [n/d; likely early-nineteenth century]. 5 pp. Engraved. Some ink transfer, but otherwise an excellent copy.

In addition, bound at the back, are two arrangements of Haydn's symphonies:

Haydn's Celebrated Overture, Adapted for the Harpsichord or Piano Forte, in an easy style by Thos. Carter. London: J. Preston, [1783]. [Hob. I: 53, without introduction]. 11 pp. Engraved. A crisp and clean copy with some minor ink transfer.

Three Favorite Overtures Composed by the Celebrated Giuseppe Haydn, of Vienna, adapted for the Harpsichord or Piano Forte, by Sigr. Giordani. [Hob. I: 63; 75; 69]. London: J. Preston, [1783]. 31 pp. Engraved. A crisp and clean copy with some minor ink transfer.

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