Paris: J. Meissonnier [PN 1770], . Large octavo. Quarter black leather with dark green textured cloth boards with decorative blindstamping and lyre-like motif to center of upper panel, titling and decorative gilt to spine. 1f. (title), 1f. (named cast list and thematic index), 74, 74 bis-75, 75 bis-76, 76 bis-77, 77 bis-197, [i] (blank), [i] (publisher's advertisement), [i] (blank) pp. Engraved.
Named cast includes Chollet, Audran, Grard, Mocker, Darcier, and Rouvroy.
Binding somewhat worn and rubbed. Minor to moderate foxing and browning; publisher's and musicseller's handstamps to title; pp. 147-150 bound upside down and in reverse order.
Le Roi d'Yvetot was first performed at the Opéra-Comique in Paris on October 13, 1842.
"[Adam] composed more than 80 stage works, some of which, especially those written for the Paris Opéra-Comique, obtained considerable and lasting success." Elizabeth Forbes in Grove Music Online. Item #28236
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