New York: Edwin F. Kalmus, [ca. 1970]. Quarto. Full textured black cloth, titling gilt to upper. 1f. (recto title, verso cast list and contents), lii, 470 pp,
Former owner's signature "Randall Bare" dated August 1977, Aspen, Colorado, to upper margin of title in ink, with same name obscured with black marker to lower outer corner of upper board.
An opéra semi-seria in two acts to a libretto by Léon de Wailly and (Henri-)Auguste Barbier assisted by Alfred de Vigny after the memoirs of Benvenuto Cellini, the present work was first performed in Paris at the Opéra on September 10, 1838, in a revised version in Weimar at the Grossherzogliches Hoftheater on March 10, 1852, and in a further revision in three acts on November 17, 1852. Item #28993
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