Paris: L. Bathlot [PN L. B. 2750], . Large octavo. Plain flexible boards with manuscript title label to spine. 68 pp.
Occasional performance notations in pencil and blue crayon. Handstamp "O Nodern Artiste Lyrique... Paris" to first page of music and additional handstamp of "F. Léonsay Ex-Régisseur des Bouffee-Bordelais" to head of several pages.
Upper board mostly detached and torn; annotation and handstamp to front pastedown. Lacking title and cast/contents leaf (supplied in photocopy from the Bibliothèque Nationale copy); minor soiling to edges with small tears and chips not affecting music; small rectangular handstamp to several upper margins; horizontal tear to pp. 47-48, with no loss.
COLIN, Lucien 1849-1919.
Coco-Bel-Œil Opérette en un Acte... 5e Édition 3 H. 1 F... L. Péricaud & Delormel... Répertoire de la Société Lyrique. [Libretto]. Paris: C. Joubert, [ca. 1881]. Octavo. Original publisher's brown wrappers. 1f. (recto half title, verso blank), 1f. (recto title, verso blank), [i] (cast list and setting with partial libretto), 6-40 pp.
With extensive performance markings, blocking diagram, and annotations in French in pencil, blue crayon, and black ink. Three handstamps of "Ariel-Cadet Régisseur Général" to upper wrapper, with "Mise en Scène" in manuscript to head.
9 leaves manuscript text for part of Jolicoeur, i.e., 18 + 1f. (blank) pp. Light vertical crease.
An interesting assemblage of performance materials. Item #29522
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