29 November 1996,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 518
GBP 300 - GBP 500
GIACOMO MEYERBEER (1791-1864)
Album leaf with printed heading ("Album de Mr. Lefébure-Wély"), signed ("Giacomo Meyerbeer"), 8vo, and inscribed with 12 bar musical quotation and libretto (light browning).
"Dominus vobiscum! Dieu vous conserve et vous préserve de tout album".
Half-length portrait photograph signed ("Giacomo Meyerbeer"), to M. Charles Scitivaux, 4to, inscribed with musical quotation and libretto, mounted on album leaf, Paris, September 1863 (image marked).
"La Luna inciel risplende gia voghiam voghiam tranquillo è il mar voghiam voghiam voghiamo".
With Meyerbeer's Gli Ugonotti (Florence, 2 vols., n.d.) (4)
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