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Le festin d'Atrée, ou, Les tantalides : tragedie en musique

Label
Le festin d'Atrée, ou, Les tantalides : tragedie en musique
Title
Le festin d'Atrée, ou, Les tantalides
Title remainder
tragedie en musique
Title variation
Tantalides
Contributor
Binder
Engraver
Former owner
Publisher
Subject
Genre
Language
fre
Summary
First and only edition of an anonymous musical drama, printed by the fictitious publisher, Pierre Marteau.
Cataloging source
CLU
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Summary expansion
The drama, arranged as a prologue and three acts, and written in alexandrine verse, stages the feast at which Atreus reveals to his brother Thyestes that he had murdered Thyestes' two children and served them as food at the banquet. Atreus then shows his brother the heads and hands of his sons
Label
Le festin d'Atrée, ou, Les tantalides : tragedie en musique
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Without music
  • Signatures: A12 B10
  • Last leaf is blank
  • Engravings: engraved title page by the Dutch engraver Jacobus Harrewijn, with title "Le festin d'Atrée," precedes letterpress t.p
  • Woodcuts: title vignette (printer's device?) of an armillary sphere; ornamental initials; head- and tail-pieces; small woodcuts on p. 17 and p. 30: one of a wolf [?], the other of Romulus and Remus with the she-wolf
  • Text printed in small roman type; stage directions in small italic type
  • Not in Weller (Falsche Druckorte), or Brunet (Imprimeurs imaginaires)
Dimensions
13 cm (12mo)
Extent
42, [2] p.
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: 19th-century dark green morocco binding, signed by Cuzin along lower turn-in of upper cover; signed by the gilt finisher, "Maillard d'or" on recto of lower turn-in of lower cover; triple gilt fillet; gold-stamped arms of Count Joseph de Lagondie on upper and lower covers; elaborate gilt spine panels; gold-stamped spine title "Le festin d'Atrée;" marbled endpapers; all edges gilt; yellow, green, and pink striped silk bookmark. Count Lagonie's armorial bookplate on verso of front endpaper. Formerly sold as lot #503 at the Lagondie sale, held Nov. 24-28, 1879 at the Hotel des Commissaires-Priseurs, rue Drouot, Paris. In manila paper phase box. Purchase, Gordon Hollis at the Golden Legend, 2011.
Other physical details
illustrations (engravings)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)756050074
  • ucoclc756050074
Label
Le festin d'Atrée, ou, Les tantalides : tragedie en musique
Publication
Note
  • Without music
  • Signatures: A12 B10
  • Last leaf is blank
  • Engravings: engraved title page by the Dutch engraver Jacobus Harrewijn, with title "Le festin d'Atrée," precedes letterpress t.p
  • Woodcuts: title vignette (printer's device?) of an armillary sphere; ornamental initials; head- and tail-pieces; small woodcuts on p. 17 and p. 30: one of a wolf [?], the other of Romulus and Remus with the she-wolf
  • Text printed in small roman type; stage directions in small italic type
  • Not in Weller (Falsche Druckorte), or Brunet (Imprimeurs imaginaires)
Dimensions
13 cm (12mo)
Extent
42, [2] p.
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: 19th-century dark green morocco binding, signed by Cuzin along lower turn-in of upper cover; signed by the gilt finisher, "Maillard d'or" on recto of lower turn-in of lower cover; triple gilt fillet; gold-stamped arms of Count Joseph de Lagondie on upper and lower covers; elaborate gilt spine panels; gold-stamped spine title "Le festin d'Atrée;" marbled endpapers; all edges gilt; yellow, green, and pink striped silk bookmark. Count Lagonie's armorial bookplate on verso of front endpaper. Formerly sold as lot #503 at the Lagondie sale, held Nov. 24-28, 1879 at the Hotel des Commissaires-Priseurs, rue Drouot, Paris. In manila paper phase box. Purchase, Gordon Hollis at the Golden Legend, 2011.
Other physical details
illustrations (engravings)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)756050074
  • ucoclc756050074

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