Le Rencontre Imprévue ou Les Pèlerins de la Mecque Opéra-Comique Poème de Dancouret (1764) ... Partition Piano et Chant Réduite par J.B. Wekerlin Prix: 15f. net

[Paris]: G. Legouix [PN G.L. 1308], [1891].

Large octavo. Half dark red morocco with red pebbled cloth boards with gilt rules, raised bands on spine in decorative compartments gilt, titling gilt, marbled endpapers. 1f. (recto bust-length portrait of Gluck, verso blank), 1f. ("Notice"), 1f. (list of subscribers), 1f. (blank), [i] (cast list), [ii] ("Table Thêmatique"), [i] (blank), 167m [i] (blank) pp.

Bound with:
La Rencontre Imprévue ... [Libretto]. [Paris: G. Legouix, 1891]. 1f. (recto title, verso blank), 23, [i] (blank) pp.

Binding slightly worn, with minor discoloration to lower portions of boards; edges slightly foxed. Uniform light browning; title slightly foxed with small imperfection, not affecting text; frontispiece tissue guard slightly foxed; small red stains to lower margins of first few leaves; libretto browned.

First Edition of the complete piano-vocal score. Hopkinson 32F.

Item #36772

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