Paris: Edition Choudens, [ca. 1970].
Large octavo. Original publisher's ivory wrappers printed in red and black. 1f. (recto title, verso blank), 1f. (recto named cast list and contents, verso blank), 230 pp.
Named cast for the Théâtre de l'Opéra performance in 1862 includes Gueymard, Hamackers, Tarby, Gueymard, Belval, Grisy, Marié, Coulon, and Féret, and from the from the Opéra Populaire performance in 1900 Julia Brietti, A. Gillard, Broglia, Émile Cazenueve, Stanler, Outhier, Corin, Montégut, and Darras.
Wrappers slightly worn; small catalogue handstamp to lower margin of upper.
First performed in Paris at the Opéra on February 28, 1862, to a libretto by Barbier and Carré inspired by G. de Nerval's Le voyage en Orient. "The magnificent, first production was directed by Eugène Cormon, with costumes designed by Alfred Albert and Paul Lormier, and scenery by Édouard Desplechin (Act I), Charles-Antoine Cambon and Joseph Thierry (Acts II and IV, scene 2), Hugues Martin (Act III), and Joseph Nolau and Auguste-Alfred Rubé (Act IV scene 1)." Wikipedia.
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