New York: John Lane Company, 1910.
First Edition. Hardcover. 7 3/4" X 5 3/8". 245pp, plus 5 pages of ads. Dark blue cloth over boards, with upper board and spine lettered in gilt and musical device stamped in blind to upper board. Moderate wear to binding, with rather heavy edgewear, chipping to head and tail of spine, hard bumping to corners, and scattered rubbing. Front free endpaper cropped. Bookplate to front pastedown. Both hinges cracking, with webbing visible to rear hinge. Pages are clean and unmarked. A worn but serviceable first printing of this study of the life and works of Jules Massenet. Fair. Item #3236