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Banville, Theodore de - Siraudin. - Le Beau... - Lot 133 - Crait + Müller
Banville, Theodore de - Siraudin. - Le Beau Léandre. Comedy in one act, in verse. Paris, M. Lévy frères, 1856. In-8, bound in full red morocco, the boards decorated with a double frame of gilt fillets and a frame of dotted lines, spandrels spandrels very ornate, the first board stamped with the name of its owner F. Luther, beautiful interior scroll, combed endpapers - scattered spotting and freckling. On the false title page Th. de Banville wrote a poem of 13 verses addressed to Amédine Luther, actress at the Vaudeville at the time of this wording. "Flesh of lilies, hair of sun, Janisset before you succumbs. All in you is snow and vermeil, flesh of lily, hair of sun. Roses from a rosebush like no other, pearls, stars, it is Dove! Flesh of the lily, hair of the sun, Janisset before you succumbs. Cupid, the child magister, teaches us to cherish her trace. She ravishes in full brilliance, Cupid, the child magister. He says: Amédine Luther. To say: poetry and grace! Cupid the magister child teaches us to cherish his trace. Theodore de Banville. Sunday, October 19, 1856".
Amédine Luther (1834-1861). Theatre actress, born in Nantes. Daughter of the actress Julie Lupperger, known as Anna Luther, whom she followed on her excursions to the provinces. She made her debut at the Comédie-Française at the age of 14. She also played a child's role at the Gymnase dramatique in 1838. Then entered the Gymnase around 1849. Then at the Vaudeville (1855-58), at the Porte-Saint-Martin (1859-60) and at the Ambigu. Married his comrade Raphaël Félix, Rachel's brother.
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