Lot 511

MASSENET, Jules (1842-1912). 20 Mélodies, [Paris, c. 1903], cloth, inscribed by the composer with a musical quotation.

Estimate: £300 - £500
Hammer price: £120
Bidding ended. Lot has been sold.

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). 

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