Coreographic of Ballet in Opera Mignon (Presentation Volume with Text and Drawings in the Hand of the Author) [with] Typed letter Signed

By: Albertieri, Luigi

Price: $785.00

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42 page journal book, with red leather over spine and corners; Cut out block letters pasted to front cover with title "Mignon" and same on first page of contents; Contents are all in the hand of Luigi Albertieri and include one page presentation, followed by 38 pages alternating with text and drawings/figures showing choreography; Presentation is in English and reads: "To / The very good / teacher Lillian / Cushing, in remem / brance of my first copy / of Coreografic of the ballet / in Opera Mignon, made in / the years 1896- for Covent Garden / London, and Metropolitan Opera / House of New York. / Yours truly / Luigi Albertieri"; Remaining text is in Italian; Volume may be ex-library, as there is some wear to spine appearing that a label may have been removed, as well as to rear end leaves where tape residue remains; Letter M of cover title, MIGNON, is worn, though title remains clear; All of writing and drawings remain very bright and clean; Folded and laid into the book is a typed letter with personal letterhead of Luigi Albertieri at 11 East 59th Street, New York, and dated May 17, 1927; Letter is addressed to "Miss Cushing" (presumed to also be Lillian Cushing?); Content of letter deals with rates and openings for students to be accepted by Albertieri at his New York studio; Letter is signed boldly by the author, with hand written note "Give my best whishes to my dear Martha"; Letter has been folded and has weekend along folds; There is a 1 x 2 inch piece of the letter with typed text that is detached, though smoothly torn and laid in place; Very interesting and unique items... feel free to request photos.

Title: Coreographic of Ballet in Opera Mignon (Presentation Volume with Text and Drawings in the Hand of the Author) [with] Typed letter Signed

Author Name: Albertieri, Luigi

Categories: Signed, Performing Arts,

Publisher: N/P, Self Published:

Binding: Half Leather - Hardbound

Book Condition: Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Size: 8vo

Seller ID: 024627

Keywords: Luigi Albertieri Ballet Dance Choreography Coreography Covent Garden Metropolitan Opera