Here for your delectation is the SPECTACULAR & RARE---------------------LA BOHEME:  AN OPERA IN FOUR ACTS LIBRETTO by G. Giacosa and L. Illica, English Version by W. Grist and P. Pinkerton.

Music by Puccini (not included, of course)

This is "THE ONLY CORRECT AND AUTHORIZED EDITION" from the Metropolitan Opera Hose in New York.

La bohe is an opera in four acts by Giacomo Puccini to an Italian libretto by Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa, based on Scènes de la vie de bohème by Henri Murger. The world première performance of La bohème was in Turin on February 1, 1896 at the Teatro Regio (now the Teatro Regio Torino) and conducted by the young Arturo Toscanini. Since then La bohème has become part of the standard Italian opera repertory and is one of the most frequently performed operas internationally.

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This is the oversized softcover only stated Ricordi Edition from 1917.  Other than a name on the title page, both the cover and the book are in excellent condition. There are no rips, tears, markings, etc.---and the pages and binding are tight (see photo). **Note: All books listed as FIRST EDITIONS are stated by the publisher in words or number lines--or--only stated editions that include only the publisher and publication date.  Check my feedback to see that I sell exactly as I describe. So bid now for this magnificent, impossible-to-find LITERARY / MUSIC COLLECTIBLE.

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