1830 · Pariggi
Publisher's handstamp to lower margin of title.
Binding quite worn and rubbed; upper 3" of spine split; shaken. Slightly worn; small annotation in ink to upper outer corner of front free endpaper; light to moderate foxing; portrait tissue guard creased; minor loss to outer margin of pp. 1-2, not affecting music. Second Pacini edition (without several numbers from the opera). Gossett p. 273. OCLC no. 47041691.
Il Barbiere di Siviglia, to a libretto by Cesare Sterbini after Pierre-Augustin Beaumarchais' Le barbier de Séville, was first performed in Rome at the Teatro Argentina on February 20, 1816. The opera is one of Rossini's most beloved works. (Inventory #: 26431)