"Rappresentato per la prima volta nel Teatro alla Scala in Milano l'8 aprile 1876."
Based on Victor Hugo's play, Angelo, tyran de Padoue.
Tobia Gorria was the pseudonym of Arrigo Boito.
Orchestral accompaniment arranged for piano.
Publisher's dedication to Maddalena Mariani-Masi: p. ; t.p.: p.  (2nd group); publisher's device: p.  (2nd group); "Personaggi" and "Esecutori": p.  (2nd group); libretto: p. -25 (2nd group); "Indice": p.  (2nd group).
Pl. no.: 44864; p. 1, 2, 4, 6, and 8 also have 44975; except on p. 82, the pl. no. is preceded and followed by c, a, r, z, or t.
Blind stamp dated 3/1883: T.p.
Possible first edition; the only street address on the t.p. is that of the Paris agent, V. Durdilly & Cie.
From the library of Kate R. Griffin.
Boito, Arrigo, 1842-1918, librettist.
Saladino, Michele, 1835-1912, arranger.
Hugo, Victor, 1802-1885. Angelo, tyran de Padoue.
Griffin, Kate R., former owner.