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The "Bab" Ballads: Much Sound Little Sense by  W. S Gilbert - Hardcover - Fifth Revised Edition - from Clausen Books, RMABA and Biblio.com

The "Bab" Ballads: Much Sound Little Sense

by Gilbert, W. S

Condition: Very Good


Philadelphia: Porter & Coates No date of publication indicated. Previous owner's inked name/date on 3rd ffep, else clean and tight. All edges gilt. Blue cloth bookmark slipped in. Gilt lettering & decoration to binding. Shelf worn binding, moderate fraying to head and foot of spine, light fraying to corners and edges, scratch along spine on rear cover, light character soiling. 226pp.. Fifth Revised Edition. Illustrated Cloth. Very Good. Illus. by W. S. Gilbert. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Hardcover.
  • Bookseller: Clausen Books, RMABA US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: SB3542
  • Title: The "Bab" Ballads: Much Sound Little Sense
  • Author: Gilbert, W. S
  • Illustrator: W. S. Gilbert
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Edition: Fifth Revised Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Porter & Coates
  • Place: Philadelphia
  • Keywords: W. S. Gilbert "Bab" Ballads, Music, Ballads, Songs, Poems, Ballads


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gilt
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Cloth
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