Lettres inédites d'Adolphe Nourrit : manuscript, [before 1863]


Lettres inédites d'Adolphe Nourrit : manuscript, [before 1863]

Autograph draft of the chapter on Adolphe Nourrit, from Halévy's Derniers souvenirs et portraits; does not reproduce the letters themselves.

3, 3bis, [4], 3ter, 4-5, 5bis, 6, 6bis, 7-70 leaves ; 27 cm.


SNAC Resource ID: 7152813

Houghton Library

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