Leipzig: Im Insel-verlag [Boeschel & Trepte], 1920.

Price: $250.00

About the item

Number 455 of 520 copies of this the first separate edition of this tragedy. 1 vols. 8vo. Original half- parchment salmon boards with title printed on upper cover and spine. Some fading and scuffing of boards, discoloration of endpapers, else quite clean.

Item #18445

It was from this work that the Austrian composer Alban Berg composed his very successful opera “Wozzeck” (1925). These fragments were first published posthumously in 1850 as “Wozzeck”.