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The Met : One Hundred Years of the Grand Opera with three Lps: Met 1976-77 Season; Caruso; and Tebaldi. Also with a relief bust of Caruso and mirror replication of the Metropolitan Opera stage. 6 pieces

Mayer, Martin; Sayao, Signed by Bidu

Published by Simon & Schuster and the Metropolitan Opera Guild, 1983
Condition: Fine Hardcover
From Weller Book Works, A.B.A.A. (Salt Lake City, UT, U.S.A.)

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Mayer, Martin. The Met : One Hundred Years of the Grand Opera with three Lps: Met 1976-77 Season; Caruso; and Tebaldi. Also with a relief bust of Caruso and mirror replication of the Metropolitan Opera stage. 6 pieces. Signed by Bidu Sayao. New York: Simon & Schuster and the Metropolitan Opera Guild, 1983. 1st edition. One of 1000 copies signed by a Met ar. 368pp. Illustrated. 4to. Signed by author. Book condition: Near fine. The former owner's name is ink-stamped on the center of each Lp and there are a few tiny dings on the frame of the mirror. This group of items consists of the leather bound book signed by Brazilian soprano Balduina (Bidu) de Oliveira Sayao, Three long-playing Metropolitan Opera Guild records: Enrico Caruso (1976; Renata Tebaldi (1978); and the Metropolitan Opera 1976-77 Season containing LeProphete by Meyerbeer, Dialogues of the carmelites by Poulenc, Esclarmonde by Massenet and Lulu by Berg. Also incuded are a 5 x 6.5 inch relief bust of Caruso by Eliot Goldfinger. It is signed by Goldfinger and mounted on wood measuring 9 x 12 inches. Last is a mirror made by Neal martz to resemble the stage at the Metropolitan Opera House. It measures 9.5 x 10.5 inches. Bookseller Inventory # RMAYMET00TW

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Title: The Met : One Hundred Years of the Grand ...

Publisher: Simon & Schuster and the Metropolitan Opera Guild

Publication Date: 1983


Book Condition:Fine

Edition: 1st Edition

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