Title: L'Aveugle de Palmyre: Comedie-Pastorale, En Deux Actes, En Vers, Melee D'Ariettes: Representee Pour La Premiere Fois Par Les Comediens Italiens; bound with Ariettes détachées de l'Aveugle de Palmyre, 1767. First Edition
Author: François-Georges Desfontaines, Jean Joseph Rodolphe
Publisher: de La Chevardière, Paris
A first edition of Desfontaine's The Blind Man of Palmyra, being a pastoral comedy in two acts in verse, mixed with several arias. The play itself was originally performed in 1767.
This copy includes the scarce arias normally detached from the Blind Man of Palmyra, being the original and complete musical score by composer Jean Joseph Rodolphe, which is rarely found bound with the play.
One volume in octavo, 50+18 pages
On note of condition, this volume is in good condition, with some wear and chipping to the spine, and rubbing at the corners of the marbled boards. There is virtually no foxing or staining present throughout the volume.