1839 · Wien
No. 1: 1 [title within sunburst], 2-31, [i] (blank) pp.
No. 2: 1 [title within sunburst], 2-35, [i] (blank) pp.
No. 3: 1 [title within sunburst, 2-35, [i] (blank) pp. Inscribed at upper margin "Geschenk von Frau Julie verw. Böhme, Dresden, 15.11.1884."
With Dresden library stamp to margins of multiple pages; small stamp of the Staatsbibliothek Berlin with de-accession stamps to verso of each title page; shelf numbers in pencil and red ink to upper inner corners of titles with minor showthrough to verso; faint pencilled notes in a miniscule hand to foot of each title page.
Slightly worn and soiled; minor offsetting; spines reinforced with paper tape.
A very good, untrimmed copy. First Editions. Deutsch pp. 617-620. Hoboken 14: 636, 637, and 638. Raab p. 541.
Schubert's "incomparable" final three piano sonatas, D958-960, were among the "rich array of ambitious works that included the songs posthumously published as Schwanengesang (D957, August and October), ... the String Quintet in C major (D956, September-October) and Der Hirt auf dem Felsen (D965, October) for voice, clarinet and piano." Maurice J.E. Brown, Eric Sams and Robert Winter in Grove Music Online. (Inventory #: 36032)