SPL Hand Coloured Rare Book Collection Featuring Norman R Bobins

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SAINT-SAUVEUR, J.-G.
Acteurs et actrices célèbres qui se sont illustrés sur les trois grands théatres de Paris, ouvrage orné de trente portraits coloriés

Published
Paris: Chez Latour, 1808.
Plates
30
Binding/Size
Xs=12mo
Value
0-5000
Published
Paris: Chez Latour, 1808.
Ref
903

12mo, contemporary polished brown calf, board edges decorated in gilt; flat spine comprised of five compartments with floral gilt devices in each; titled in gilt to the second compartment; marbled end papers. FIRST EDITION of this collection of portraits of famous Parisian actors and actresses. It is illustrated with 30 copperplates coloured by hand at the time. A most attractive copy. Bookplate of "Mr Le Bon de la Roche Lacarelle" on front pastedown. Coloured plates in order: 1. Frontispiece. Mlle Lecouvreur. Theatre Francais. 2. P. Grandval. Theatre Francais. 3. Mlle Dangeville. Theatre Francais. 4. Auger. Theatre Francais. 5. Mlle Ilvia. Theatre de l'Opera comique. 6. Biancolelli. Theatre de l'Opera comique. 7. Mme Favart. Theatre de l'Opera comique. 8. Carlin. Theatre de l'Opera comique. 9. Mlle Gaussin. Theatre Francais. 10. Veronese. Theatre de l'Opera comique. 11. Mlle Saint-Huberti. Academie Imperiale de Musique. 12. Le Kain. Theatre Francais. 13. Mme Vestris. Thestre Francais. 14. Brizart. Theatre Francais. 15. Mlle Clairon. Theatre Francais. 16. Preville. Theatre Francais. 17. Mme Preville. Theatre Francais. 18. Bonneval. Theatre Francais. 19. Mlle Dumesnil. Theatre Francais. 20. Mole. Theatre Francais. 21. Mlle Olivier. Theatre Francais. 22. Michu. Theatre de l'Opera comique. 23. Mlle Joly. Theatre Francais. 24. Desessarts. Theatre Francais. 25. Mme Sio-Messie. Theatre de l'Opera comique. 26. Dosainville. Theatre de l'Opera comique. 27. Mlle Arnoult. Academie Imperiale de Musique. 28. Chasse. Academie Imperiale de Musique. 29. Mlle Laguerre. Academie Imperiale de Musique. 30. L'Arrivee. Academie Imperiale de Musique.