1826 · Vienne
Blindstamp of Ewer & Co., Newgate Street, London, to foot of title.
Some soiling; impression occasionally light; outer bifolium partially detached and slightly frayed at spine; Violino secondo part lacking. A good, uncut copy overall. An unrecorded reprint of Steiner & Comp.'s 1816 edition. Not in RISM (Steiner edition = RISM K2802, identical except for imprint and price [see the digitized copy at the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, Munich]). The Tobias (or "Tobie") Haslinger imprint was used from 1826, when Haslinger became the sole owner of the company; the Ewer handstamp dates from 1841-1852 (see Humphries & Searle p. 143).
"Krommer was one of the most successful of the many influential Czech composers in Vienna at the turn of the 18th century. His creative output comprises over 300 works... Krommer's reputation is attested by the rapid spread of his compositions in reprints and arrangements by German, Danish, French, English, Italian and American publishers... His violin duets have proved to be his most lasting works: they were still in use at the end of the 19th century as instructive pieces for students." Othmar Wessely in Grove Music Online. (Inventory #: 25739)