London: Chappell & Co. [PN 22805], [ca. 1895]. Quarto. Original publisher's blue wrappers with titling in dark blue within decorative border. 1f. (recto title, verso named cast list and notes on first English performance), [i] (contents), 2-225 [i] (publisher's catalogue) pp.
Named cast includes from the Royal Opera, Covent Garden London production includes Melba, Eames,Regina Pinkert, Bauermeister, Edouard de Reszké, Dufriche, Igenio Corst, Ceste, Castelmary, Miranda, Rinaldini, and Jean de Reszké, and from the Carl Rosa Opera Company production Zelie de Lussan, Kate Drew, Annie Cook, Abramoff, Max Eugene, John Child, F. H. Celli, E. Albert, and Barton McGuckin.
Wrappers worn and detached with remnants of tape repairs; spine reinforced with cloth tape. Tape to inner margin of title and verso of final leaf; minor soiling to edges of title with small publisher's facsimile signature handstamp to lower margin.
First performed in English in Liverpool by the Carl Rosa Opera Company at the Royal Court Theatre on Wednesday, the 15 January 1890. Item #28952
Price: $25.00 other currencies