Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901.
Falstaff / di G. Verdi.
Milano, Ricordi, c1893.
Libretto by A. Boito, based on Shakespeare's The merry wives of Windsor.
First ed.; engraved.
Library's copy has a handwritten German translation of the sung text pasted over the original Italian throughout.
Collection's copy has, pasted to p.  of cover of v. 1, a playbill for a performance of the opera at the Sächsische Staatstheater, Opernhaus, Dresden, 25 December 1942, conducted by Karl Böhm.
From the library of Karl Böhm, with his signature in each volume.
Boito, Arrigo, 1842-1918, librettist.
Böhm, Karl, 1894-1981, former owner.