Item #124837 Carmen. Prosper. Bercovic Mérimée, Jean, Konrad . Charlot, intro.


1941. New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1941.

4to. 143 pp. Color lithographs throughout. Quarter cloth, and colorful patterned cloth boards, backstrip and upper board with slight sunning, lacking slipcase, internally a fine copy.

§ Copy #1290 of 1500 copies, signed by the illustrator. Introduction by Konrad Bercovic. Illustrated with lithographs in color by Jean Charlot. The translation by Lady Mary Lloyd. "Due to the exigencies of that bastard musical form known as opera, and the lack of respect librettists the world over have shown for their 'inspirers' Mérimée's tale will be a great surprise to those who know Carmen only from this side of the opera's footlights." (Introduction). Item #124837

Price: $250.00