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First edition of the vocal score, Paris, [1831].  Royal College of Music, London. Giacomo Meyerbeer. Lithograph after A. Maurin. Nicolas Levasseur as Bertram. Engraving by Mecou after A. Lacauchie. From Galérie Théâtrale. Julie Dorus-Gras as Alice. Engraving by E. Rouargue after A. Lacauchie. From Galérie Théâtrale. Julie Dorus-Gras as Alice. Lithograph by Lacauchie.  Royal College of Music, London. Cast list for the first performance from an 1848 Paris edition of the libretto. Lithographed caricature by B. Roubaud ('Benjamin') from Le Charivari. Playbill from The Theatrical Observer, 20 February 1832. Playbill from The Theatrical Observer, 21 February 1832. Playbill from The Theatrical Observer, 28 June 1832. Playbill for Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, week commencing 15 April 1833. The first performance of Robert the Devil this season was on 8 April 1833. Libretto for a performance at Her Majesty's Theatre, May 1847. The cast included Jenny Lind and Josef Staudigl. Lind and Staudigl in Act III, Scene 1. Engraving from The Illustrated London News, 8 May 1847. The Cloister Scene in Act III showing the famous ballet of Ghostly Nuns in a performance at Her Majesty's Theatre, July 1862.  Engraving from The Illustrated London News, 26 July 1862. Roberto il Diavolo. Miniature orchestral score. G. Guidi: Florence [1869].