Paris: G. Hartmann & Cie. [PN G. H. et Cie. 2121], .
Large octavo. Full light brown cloth with titling gilt to upper and spine, decorative endpapers. 1f. (recto decorative half-title in colour, verso blank), 1f. (recto illustrated title in colour, verso blank), [i] (decorative named cast list in colour), [ii] (contents), [i] (small illustration), 275, [i] (blank) pp.
Named cast includes Vergnet, Delmas, Martapoura, Affre, Douaillier, Voulet, Ragneau, Fiérens, and Lureau-Escalaïs.
Handstamp of musicseller Doblinger to blank free front endpaper and of Adolph Fürstner in Berlin to blank lower margin of title.
Binding slightly worn and soiled.
Le mage was first performed in Paris at the Opéra on 16 March 1891.
"[Massenet] was the most prolific and successful composer of opera in France at the end of the 19th century and into the beginning of the 20th." Annegret Fauser, Patrick Gillis and Hugh Macdonald in Grove Music Online.
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