OPERA. Collection of first and early editions... - Lot 1184 - Ader

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OPERA. Collection of first and early editions... - Lot 1184 - Ader
OPERA. Collection of first and early editions of piano-chant scores of French operas; 11 bound volumes, small in-fol. MEYERBEER Giacomo. - Robert le Diable (Paris, Schlesinger, [1831], 1st edition, 407 p., title with lithographed vignette, music and table engraved, rel. of the demi-chagrin rouge period. - Die Hugenotten (The Huguenots) (Leipzig, Breitkopf & Härtel, [1836]), 1st German edition, 2 volumes, 466 p., engraved music, quotation no. 5720, lyrics in German and French, richly decorated brown half calf binding of the period, with embroidered covers and gilt bead titles. - L'Africaine (Paris, Benoit ainé, [ca. 1860]), half-maroquin (qqs ff. déreliés ). BERLIOZ Hector. La Damnation de Faust (Paris, Richault, [1854]), 1st edition [Hopkinson 54 D(a)], 390 p., portrait by Charpentier after Prinzhofer, engraved music, modern rel. half-maroquin green with corners; plus another edition (Richault, [c. 1882]). LECOCQ Charles, La Fille de Madame Angot (Paris, Brandus, [1873]), title illustrated by Barbizet, copy of the author with a copy sent by the publisher Brandus to Lecocq on this 10th.000th copy; ex-libris by Lecocq (then by Georges Van Parys), olive morocco binding with richly decorated gilt covers and mosaic with a medallion bearing the inscription "10.000th copy of the score of La Fille de Madame Angot by Ch. Lecocq", aubergine calf lining with gilt decoration, gilt and chased edges (folder and case). BIZET Georges, Carmen (Paris, Choudens, new edition). REYER Ernest, Sigurd (untitled). SAINT-SAËNS Camille, Samson et Dalila (Paris, Durand). VERDI Gius
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