[LW A230/1]. Illustrations de l'Opéra L'Africaine ... No.1 Prière des Matelots. Franz LISZT.
MEYERBEER, Giacomo 1791-1864

[LW A230/1]. Illustrations de l'Opéra L'Africaine ... No.1 Prière des Matelots

de G. Meyerbeer, pour Piano par F. Liszt

Berlin: Bote & Bock [PN B.&B. 6883], [after 1866].

Folio. Sewn. 1f. (coloured pictorial lithographic title by Simony), 3-15, [1] (blank) pp. Lithographed.

The fine title lithograph depicts the wreck of Dom Pédro's ship and portraits of both Vasco da Gama and Sélika.

Somewhat worn and browned; occasional offsetting; title browned and chipped, with minor paper loss to blank margins with "56562x" in blue pencil and musicseller's handstamp to foot; spine reinforced with tape.

Re-issue of the first edition. LW A230/1. Searle 415/1. Raabe 224/1.

Liszt made numerous transcriptions from the operas of Meyerbeer, including L'Africaine, Le Prophète, Les Huguenots, and Robert le diable.

Item #31565

Price: $65.00  other currencies

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