Paris: C. Joubert [PN B. & Cie. 9681], [ca. 1900].
Large octavo. [i] (title), [i] (publishing note), 1f. (named cast list and contents), 46, 1f. (blank) pp. Lithographed.
Occasional performance annotations in blue crayon and pencil.
Wrappers lacking; spine reinforced with brown paper tape. Minor staining to lower portions of some pages; small oval music seller's handstamp to title; former owner's signature to title, cast list, and first page of music (with transfer to facing blank page); small tear to lower margin of p. 9; vertical crease to pp. 35-38.
Printed from Brandus plates.
'[Adam's] final dramatic work, the charming one-act operetta Les pantins de Violette, was produced at the Bouffes-Parisiens, where it shared the bill with Offenbach’s Le thé de Polichinelle, on 29 April 1856. Four nights later Adam died in his sleep." Elizabeth Forbes in Grove Music Online.
Price: $35.00 other currencies