From Casa Ricordi Historical Archives
the excitement of exploring the autographs of the most famous Italian Operas

by Giacomo Puccini
Facsimile of the autograph full score
Limited edition of 100 copies
  An elegant dark-brown cloth covered box containing:

   • Deluxe facsimile of the autograph full score

        • 3 volumes, 528 pages (232 + 196 + 100 pp)
        • Original folio format 35.5 x 53.5 cm
        • Quarter leather binding with paper boards, golden
           lettering and ornaments after the original

   • Commentary/iconographic study  
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        • Roger Parker: "'Easy reading is damned  hard
            writing': Puccini at work"
        • Mercedes Viale Ferrero: "Puccini at Work"
          • 96 pages, with more than 100 four-color
             reproductions from documents in the Casa
             Ricordi Historical Archives
        • Texts in English and Italian

  Available December 2004

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