Paris: Choudens Père et Fils [PN A.C. 5868], .
Large octavo. Qaurter dark blue calf with marbled boards, dark red leather label gilt to spine. 1f. (recto title within architectural border, verso blank), 1f. (recto contents, verso blank), 4 (publisher's notes), 8 (illustrations and publisher's catalogue of musical works by Bizet dated 11 [November] 85) pp., 1f. (recto facsimile of page of autograph score of Bizet's Noé, verso blank), 101 pp.
Binding worn, rubbed, and bumped; spine cracked and chipped; endpapers browned. Some minor wear and occasional foxing; check marks in ink to individual songs in the section of the catalogue entitled "Mélodies Séparées."
First Edition. Macdonald: The Bizet Catalogue (online), 102, 68, 89, 103-109, 90, 110-114.
"Posthumous collection of songs for voice and piano, each published in two keys. All but no. 2 were published for the first time." Macdonald.
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