Paris: Au Ménestrel, Heugel & Fils [PN H. 4804, H. 4804. bis], . Large octavo. Black cloth-backed marbled boards. 1f. (recto illustrated title depicting a scene from the opera, verso blank), 1f. (recto blank, verso full-page illustration by Frédéric Regamey depiciting Depuis in the role of Pierre Cargouniol), 1f. (recto full-page illustration by Frédéric Regameydepicting Judic in the role of Thérèse Valbrezègue, verso blank), [i] (notes on first performance, named cast list, and contents), 2-36, 1-3 (no. 5bis renumbered as no. 4), [i] (blank), 37 (no. 4 renumbered as no. 5), 38-44, 3ff. (manuscript music), 45-67, [i] (blank) pp.
Named cast includes Judic, Dupuis, Baron, and Léonce.
Heavily marked up for performance, with numerous annotations in ink, pencil, and red and blue crayon; text translated into Swedish in black ink and pencil.
With a 6-page manuscript insertion in piano-vocal score between pp. 45 and 45
Stamps of "Arvid Englind Teaterförlag Stockholm" and "Aug. Warberg Stockholm" to title.
Binding mostly detached and partialy disbound. Internally worn and soiled; some creasing, minor staining, tears, and repairs; many leaves guarded at inner margins; Warberg stamp to title crossed out in pencil.
First performed in Paris at the Théâtre des Variétés on April 4, 1877. Item #29524
Price: $150.00 other currencies