London: J. & W. Chester, Ltd. [PN J.W.C. 9733], . Folio. Original publisher's ivory wrappers illustrated by Aubrey Hammond printed in green and blue. 1f. (recto title, verso blank), 1f. (foreword dated September 1935 with facsimile autograph signature of Goossens), 1f. (recto cast and scene lists, verso blank), 1f. (recto cast of characters in order of their appearance in each act, verso blank), 1f. (scene descriptions for each act), 1f. (blank), 285, [i] (blank) pp., 1f. (recto "Complete List of Compositions of Eugene Goossens," verso blank).
Wrappers slightly worn. Outer corners slightly bumped and creased. An attractive copy overall.
First Edition. OCLC no. 1609313
Don Juan de Mañara, one of two operas by this distinguished English composer and conductor with librettos by Bennet, was first performed in London at Covent Garden in 1937.
Hammond (1893-1940) was an English graphic artist known for his 1920s London Underground posters as well as his various theatrical designs including his work for the Fritz Lang movie Metropolis. Item #26074
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