|Estimate:||£300 - £500|
MASSENET, Jules (1842-1912). 20 Mélodies. Quatrième Volume. [Paris:] Heugel et Cie., [n.d. but c. 1903]. 4to (280 x 195mm). Title printed in green, printed musical notation (some staining at lower margins of the first few leaves). Contemporary [?or original] grey cloth (some staining). 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." Provenance: from the Collection of the late Dr Elkan Lewis (1931-2020).