Paris: Richault et Cie. [PN 8486 R.], .
Large octavo. Quarter dark red leather with marbled boards and decorative metal guards to corners, raised bands on spine in compartments gilt, titling gilt. 1f. (recto decorative title within border, verso blank), 1 (cast list and contents), 2-280 pp. Engraved.
Named cast list in pencil for performances in 1807 and 1854 to verso of title.
Stamp of "The Rokahr Family Library" to front flyleaf.
Binding slightly worn, rubbed, and bumped; decorative corner guards lacking to lower corners; hinges partially split. Slightly worn; occasional light foxing; some signatures split; former owner's handstamp to upper margin of free front endpaper with pencil annotation beneath; handstamp to lower margin of title.
First performed in Paris at the Théâtre de l'Academie Impériale de Musique on 15 December 1807 and reprised with changes on 17 March 1854.
Price: $165.00 other currencies