Leipzig: C. F. Peters [PN 4640, 5546], [ca. 1890]. Large octavo. Quarter black textured cloth with textured paper boards, titling gilt to upper. 1f. (recto decorative title, verso blank), 1 (contents), 2-143, [i] (blank) pp.
Binding slightly worn, rubbed, and bumped; spine chipped; former contemporary owner's signature ("Clara Weydemeyer") to upper margin of free front endpaper. Vertical crease throughout; occasional markings in pencil.
Boieldieu was "the leading opera composer in France during the first quarter of the 19th century and remains the central figure in the opéra comique tradition." Georges Favre and Thomas Betzwieser in Grove Music Online. Item #29397
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