Armide, mise en musique par Monsieur de Lully (Armide, set to music by Monsieur de Lully)


LULLY (Jean-Baptiste). Armide. Tragédie mise en musique. (Armide. Tragedy set to music) Paris, 1710. In-folio, calf, gilded coat of arms in centre of sides, all edges gilt a.e.g. (binding of the era).

« Seconde édition gravée par H. de BAUSSEN » (Second edition engraved by H. de BAUSSEN) penultimate opera by Lully and considered his lyrical masterpiece.

Title page, a « privilège général » and 187 engraved pages.

Six engraved borders by SCOTIN and DESPLACES after DUPLESSIS, heading on prologue and each act.

Example of Marquis de SIMIANE coat of arms (1671-1718) [O. H. R., 1604 (which cites another work by Lully with his arms)].

Binding has accident.

Example has a binding with a melomane's coat of arms, 18th Century.

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