COVID-19 Update

April 1, 2020: Biblio is open and shipping orders.

Sign In | Register
No image available

The "Bab" Ballads: Much Sound and Little Sense

by Gilbert, W.S

Condition: Collectible-Good/No Jacket


London: George Routledge and Sons, Limited 154 numbered pp +4 pp of ads; HB. Pages: clean, bright/lt foxed, tight, sm frontis; a.e. tanned, PO name inked in period script and dated 1897 to front ep. Cover: tan cloth, 3 Gilbert illustrations in red/black + red/black titles front, black titles spine, Pear's soap ad to back; moderate shelfwear, extrems well worn, spine titles rubbed, but still legible, dampstain to front b.e. 34 of the famous Bab Ballads, w/ many wonderful and weird illustrations by Gilbert, crease and bump tot back. This appears to be a popular copy-it is not elegantly bound. While undated, all poems are 1868 or earlier.
  • Bookseller: Independent Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 034017
  • Title: The "Bab" Ballads: Much Sound and Little Sense
  • Author: Gilbert, W.S
  • Illustrator: W.S. Gilbert
  • Format/binding: Decorative Cloth
  • Book condition: Used - Collectible-Good
  • Jacket condition: No Jacket
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: George Routledge and Sons, Limited
  • Place: London
  • Keywords: Humor, Illustrations
  • Size: 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall

Reviews

Review this book (Want a chance to win $50? Log-in or create an account first!) (You'll be automatically entered for a chance to win $50!)




Glossary

Some terminology that may be used in this description includes:
foxed
Foxing is the age related browning, or brown-yellowish spots, that can occur to book paper over time. When this aging process...[more]
tight
Used to mean that the binding of a book has not been overly loosened by frequent use.
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...[more]
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]
shelfwear
Minor wear resulting from a book being place on, and taken from a bookshelf, especially along the bottom edge.

$75.00

$4.75 shipping to USA

More shipping options >




Nebula Award Winners of the 1980s

Collecting Nebula Award Winners of the 1980s

The Nebula Award has been awarded to stories in the Science Fiction and Fantasy genre every year since 1966. Learn about the winners of the 1980s!

Collecting History of the Circus in America

Collecting History of the Circus in America

Step right up! Take a look at the center ring, where you will see displayed the most amazing, most colorful series of history books that the world has ever seen! Right this way, folks…


Trustpilot