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The Great Operas

Buel, James W. (Editor); Verdi, Giuseppe (Introduction)

Published by Societe Universelle Lyrique, 1899
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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Nine volumes - all have green covers and gold lettering on spine. Some covers are slightly warped upward and some have minor scratches/marks to covers. "Albion College" in small gold letters on lower left of front covers. Ex library markings on spine, front pastedown, ffep and rear pastedowns. Occastional "Albion College" stamp on internal pages. All volumes contain beautiful plates. Volume I: A Brief History of Opera, A Life Sketch of Giuseppe Verdi, LaTraviata, A Sketch of Richard Wagner, Tannhauser, A Sketch of Ambroise Thomas, Mignon, A Sketch of Charles Francois Gounod, Faust, A Sketch of Pietro Mascagni, Cavalleria Rusticana. Volume II: The Rhinegold, The Valkyrie, Siegfried, Gotterdammerung, Sketch of Friedrich Von Flotow, Stradella. First page, lower corner has been nicely repaired; mild foxing to last few pages. Volume III: Martha, Semiramide, Manon, Norma, Marriage of Figaro. Volume IV: Aida, Sketch of Carl Maria Von Weber, Der Freischutz, La Dame Blanche, Sketch of Francois Boieldieu, Sapho, Sketch of J. Massenet, Lucia Di Lammermoor, Sketch of Gaetano Donizetti. Volume V: Orpheus and Eurydice, Sketch of Christoph Von Gluckand Giacomo Meyerbeer, The Huguenots, Il Trovatore, Carmen, Sketch of Georges Bizet, The Jewess, Sketch of Jacques Francois Halevy. Tape repair to title page. Volume VI: The Flying Dutchman, Fidelio, Sketch of Ludwig Von Beethoven, Lohengrin, Hansel and Gretel, Sketch of Engelbert Humperdinck, Don Giovanni. Few pages have tape repairs and one page has had corner neatly replaced. Volume VII: Nero, Sketch of Anton Gregor Rubinstein, I Puritani, The Master Singers of Nuremberg, Lakme, A Sketch of Leo Delibes, Samson and Delilah, Sketch of C. Saint Saens. Volume VIII: Minor tape repairs to some pages. Contents: Tristan and Isolde, The Magic Flute, The Bohemian Girl, Sketch of Michael Balfe, La Boheme, Sketch of Giacomo Puccini, Queen of Sheba, Sketch of Karl Goldmark. Volume IX: The Prophet, Robert the Devil, Lucretia Borgia, William Tell, Sketch of Gioacchino Antonio Rossini, Fra Diavolo, Sketch of Daniel Francois Esprit Auber. Bookseller Inventory # 014596

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Title: The Great Operas

Publisher: Societe Universelle Lyrique

Publication Date: 1899

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

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