HERKOMER (HUBERT) [An Idyll. A Pictorial-Music-Play], PROOF COPY PRINTED ON VELLUM, 1891
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HERKOMER (HUBERT) [An Idyll. A Pictorial-Music-Play], PROOF COPY PRINTED ON VELLUM, 1891
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Lot Details
HERKOMER (HUBERT)
[An Idyll. A Pictorial-Music-Play], PROOF COPY PRINTED ON VELLUM, 16 etched plates by Herkomer, ALL PRINTED ON VELLUM AND SIGNED IN PENCIL, window-mounted, occasional light spotting, without the text volume, bookplate of Sir David Salomons (1797-1873), contemporary blue crushed morocco gilt, g.e., wide dentelles tooled with a design of trailing vine, folio, [Novello, 1891]

Footnotes

  • An Idyll was performed 13 times at the Bushey School theatre in 1889. Herkomer (1849-1914) wrote the story and music, acted in it, and designed the scenery and costumes in conjunction with his wife and pupils. The music was conducted by the Wagnerian maestro Hans Richter.
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