Zürich: Atlantis, (1980). First German edition. 8vo, 635pp; blue cloth. Ownership inscription; letter taped to front pastedown; very good in a rubbed dust jacket with a couple of small chips. Item #205716
The author's own copy of his definitive work on the great composer, originally published in a shorter English language version in 1963. Inscribed on the first leaf: "(Nr. 1), Eric Werner, Zürich, 1. July 1980." In addition, Werner has taped to the front pastedown a 1949 typed letter he received from the great musicologist Alfred Einstein referring to Franz Schubert and his treatment of a psalm text.