Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Publisher: New York: Ticknor & Fields, 1993.
A handsome first edition/first printing in unread Fine condition in Fine dust-jacket. Signed by author Cathleen Schine directly on the title page.
Schine tells the story of the love affair between the composer Jean-Philippe Rameau and his niece Marguerite-Angélique de Rameau. Marguerite-Angélique was the daughter of Rameau's sister and the older sister of the composer Jean-Philippe. The two were raised together and shared a close relationship. Marguerite-Angélique was also a talented musician and composer herself. The two eventually married and had four children.; 8vo; Signed by Author.