Wien–New York: Universal Edition [PN U.E. 7026], ©1921.
Quarto. Original publisher's dark ivory wrappers printed in dark green. 71 pp. Copyright date 1922 on title, 1921 on verso. Lower wrapper dated "XI 1921"
Signature of the Jewish music critic and conductor Arthur Holde (1885-1962) in ink to upper wrapper.
Wrappers browned, brittle, and chipped, with some loss to spine; lower detached. Minor internal browning, heavier to title and final leaf.
First Edition, first issue. Somfai BB 62, p. 306. Szabolcsi Sz 48, p. 332.
A kékszakállú herceg vára (Duke Bluebeard's Castle), an opera in one act to a libretto by Béla Balázs, was first performed in Budapest at the National Opera on 24 May 1918.
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