Paris: G. Brandus & S. Dufour [PN B. & D. 11670], [187.
Large octavo. Full dark ivory linen, dark brown leather title label gilt to spine. 1f. (recto title within architectural border, verso blank), [i] (notes on first performance, named cast list, and contents), 2-238 pp. Lithographed.
Named cast includes Monjauze, Meillet, Priola, and Marie Roze.
Binding slightly soiled with minor staining to outer edge of upper; title label worn and rubbed; joints split. Occasional minor foxing; small oval handstamp and publisher's facsimile signature handstamp to lower margin of title; occasional light dampstaining to outer margin, not affecting music; small chip to lower corner of pp. 117-118, not affecting music.
First Edition, second issue, of the first version.
First performed in Paris at the Théatre Impérial de l'Opéra-Comique on July 7, 1870.
Flotow's career was dominated by opera; L'ombre is regarded as his last success.
Price: $135.00 other currencies