Item #38519 Jenny Lind's Album. Jenny LIND.
Jenny Lind's Album

Jenny Lind's Album

London: Jullien Co. 214 Regent Street, [1847].

Folio. Original publisher's dark ivory decorative boards with floral motif printed in green, light yellow endpapers, all edges gilt. 1f. (recto chromolithographic title by M. & N. Hanhart, verso blank), 1f. (blank), [1]-3 "A Memoir, Biographical and Critical of Mademoiselle Jenny Lind.," [i] (blank), 1f. (recto "Contents ... Vocal. Mademoiselle Jenny Lind's Celebrated Swedish Melodies, and Operatic Gems, as sung by that unequalled vocalist, at the private soirées musicales of Her Majesty, at Her Majesty's Theatre, and all the provincial concerts, with the original Swedish and Italian words and elegant English adaptations, verso blank), 1f. (recto blank, verso pictorial lithograph), 123, [i] (blank) pp.

With fine full-page lithographic illustrations to three songs: The Pasture Song (no. 1), Pretty, Pretty Girl (no. 4), and The Sea King's Bride (no. 7) by Brandard.

With facsimile handstamp signature to lower margin of title.

Contains:
No. 1. The Pasture Song ... translated by J.W. Mould, composed by Ahlstrom, p. 1
No. 2. Love smiles no more ... translated by Desmond Ryan, composed by Ahlstrom, p. 11
No. 3. The Stars of Heaven are gleaming ... translated by J.W. Mould, composed by Ahlstrom, p. 15
No. 4. Pretty, pretty Girl ... translated by J.W. Mould, composed by Ahlstrom, p. 21
No. 5. The Post Boy's Return ... translated by G. Linley, composed by Lindblad, p. 30
No. 6. Winter warm'd into showers ... translated by J.W. Mould, composed by Ahlstrom, p. 41
No. 7. The Sea King's Bride ... translated by J.W. Mould, composed by Ahlstrom, p. 47
We now must part ... translated by J.W. Mould, composed by Donizetti, p. 55
When I was quitting Norman bowers ... translated by J.W. Mould, composed by Meyerbeer, p. 60
We born 'midst the rolling ... translated by J.W. Mould, composed by Donizetti, p. 71

Instrumental
Fantaisie Elegante, No. 1 ... composed by Kuhe, p. 77
" No. 2 ... composed by Kuhe, p. 85
Jenny Lind Waltz ... composed by H. Koenig, p. 92
Swedish Nightingale Waltz ... composed by Jullien, p. 102
La Figlia del Reggimento Polka, composed by Jullien, p. 114

Boards considerably worn and detached; front free endpaper stained and chipped at edges, detached. Minor internal wear; many leaves detached. Lacking the color portrait and pp. 33-36 from The Post Boy's Return.

Rare. OCLC (3 copies only).

Item #38519

Price: $150.00  other currencies

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