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Jules Massenet - 20 Melodies [Inscribed with Original Manuscript Music Annotation] - 1903

Jules Massenet - 20 Melodies [Inscribed with Original Manuscript Music Annotation] - 1903

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Jules Massenet - 20 Melodies [Inscribed with Original Manuscript Music Annotation] - 1903
Music - Quantity: 1 - Signed by author - Book

20 Mélodies. Quatrième Volume.
[Paris:] Heugel et Cie., [n.d. but c. 1903]

Size:29cm x20cm

An incredibly rare example of Jules Massenet's, '20 Mélodies'. Signed and dated 1903 by Massenet on the verso of the title with a manuscript musical quotation in the composer's hand of the opening line of song number 8 in the collection, "Ne donne pas ton coeur aux roses du chemin."

Bound in grey cloth covers. There is some staining to the cloth and wear to edges. Condition: hinges weak, with some chords visible in parts. There is some light staining to the lower margin and block edge to the first few leaves. A few areas of grubbiness, but otherwise in good order. Stamp to lower title. Please see our images for further description.

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
1
Subject
Music
Author/ Illustrator
Jules Massenet
Book Title
20 Melodies [Inscribed with Original Manuscript Music Annotation]
Condition
Good
Publication year oldest item
1903
Edition
1st Edition
Language
French
Original language
Yes
Extras
Signed by author
Number of pages
127
Dimensions
29×20 cm
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