Paris: È. et A. Girod [PN E. et A. G. 4830], . Large octavo. Full dark gray cloth with original publisher's ivory printed wrapper laid down to upper. 1f. (recto title with lithographic illustration by Celestin Nanteuil, verso named cast list), 1f. (contents), 296 pp. Lithographed.
Named cast includes Montaubry, Gourdin, Crosti, Nathan, Trillet, Lejeune, Galli-Marié, Baretti, Tual, and Casimir.
Binding slightly worn, faded, and bumped; handstamps "Hanns Arnold Komponist u. Schriisteller" and music seller Edouard Goetz to wrapper, repeated on title along with that of the publisher Girod. Slightly worn; occasional light foxing; some minor tears, not affecting music; some lower outer corners lacking.
A pupil of Halévy, "Maillart's music is characterized by graceful melodies, a colourful, theatrical style and skilful instrumentation." Grove Music Online
Nanteuil, (1813-1873) was a French painter, engraver and illustrator in the Romantic style. Item #29361
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