1875 · Paris
Binding worn; minor damage to outer edge of upper; minor remnants of label to center of upper board; head of spine to lower split. Slightly browned and foxed; some gatherings split; occasional tears to upper margin; publisher's handstamps to lower margin of title. Alice de Nevers was first performed in Paris at the Folies-Dramatiques on April 22, 1875.
"For his theatrical career [Ronger] took the name Hervé, gradually gaining recognition through his Don Quichotte et Sancho Pança (1848) and engagements at the Théâtre de l'Odéon and Théâtre du Palais-Royal, where he appeared as author, composer, conductor, actor, tenor buffo singer and producer, as required." Andrew Lamb in Grove Music Online. (Inventory #: 28377)