Massenet, Jules (1842-1912)
Le Jongleur de Notre Dame. [Vocal score]Heugel & Cie.: Paris, . Pl.n: H. et Cie 20.419. first edition of piano-vocal score. Small quarto. Quarter bound black leather with pebbled maroon buckram boards. Spine heavily rubbed and boards a bit dusty. Title page trimmed a bit close at bottom (just barely affecting). Some gray and blue penciled notes throughout. A very good copy.
Inscribed opposite title page: à Dangér | à un grand artiste. | un souvenir des belles | représentation | de [illegible] de Lyon!...| J. Massenet | 1905.SSC-13948$1,200
Evidently Dangér took part in a performance of the opera in Lyons.
This first-edition piano-vocal score dates to the same year as the opera's premiere (publication date as per plate number). (It is unclear if a full orchestral score was ever published.)